Podcast Episode 020: Giving Back With Gratitude: Making a Difference

Episode Summary:

In this Thanksgiving Week episode of the Take The Lead podcast,  guest-host Jovanka Ciares, Take The Lead’s Operations Director, welcomes to the show Tamra Ryan, CEO of Women’s Bean Project, and Mae Whiteside, president and CEO of CKE Engineers, to discuss how we can all contribute to causes we feel passionate about and say thank you in ways that enable all of us to make a difference.

If you think you aren’t wealthy enough to make a difference YET, listen up, and learn how you can have a big impact.

The included interview first aired live on YouTube during Take The Lead’s Virtual Happy Hour. Watch the video here.

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Books Mentioned

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The Third Law, by Tamra Ryan

No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, by Gloria Feldt

Social Links


Women’s Bean Project


Mae C. Whiteside’s website


Take The Lead’s website

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