Women in Charge

Women in Charge

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What it’s like to be a female boss.


Katrina Adams
May 27 • 40 min
What’s it like to be the president of the U.S. Tennis Association? For the season finale of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Katrina Adams, former president of the U.S. Tennis Association, about the pressures for Americans to win championships,…
Madeline Bell
May 20 • 37 min
What’s it like to be the president and CEO of a children’s hospital? On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Madeline Bell, president and CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, about creating a culture of innovation in a…
Sharon Brous
May 13 • 46 min
What’s it like to be the senior and founding rabbi of a synagogue?On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Sharon Brous, the senior and founding Rabbi of the Los Angeles Congregation, IKAR, about the financial challenges of running a…
Ai-Jen Poo
May 6 • 40 min
What’s it like to be the director of the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States? On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Ai-Jen Poo, director of the National Workers…
Sara Errington
Apr 29 • 43 min
What’s it like to be in charge of the Syracuse Fire Department?On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Sara Errington, District Chief of Syracuse Fire Department, about when to trust science over your gut when making tough calls, how…
Kristine Guillaume
Apr 22 • 40 min
What’s it like to be in charge of an Ivy League newspaper?On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Kristine Guillaume about the pressures of being the ‘first’, how to get the most out of an all-volunteer staff that also have finals…
Anna Allanbrook
Apr 15 • 47 min
What’s it like to be the longtime principal of a Brooklyn public school? On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Anna Allanbrook, the principal of the Brooklyn public school, The Brooklyn New School. They talk about what to look for…
Virginia Johnson
Apr 8 • 42 min
We are so excited to be back for season two of Women in Charge. This season returns with Allison Benedikt as your host and we kick off the first episode talking with Virginia Johnson, the artistic director and founding member of the Dance Theatre of…
Introducing: Who Runs That?
Nov 21, 2018 • 38 min
Allison Benedikt talks about what’s in store for season two of Women in Charge and then chats with Seth Stevenson, host of Slate’s new podcast, Who Runs That? It’s a show about brands people love and the CEOs who shape them. Allison and Seth preview the…
Julia Turner
Oct 29, 2018 • 42 min
What’s it like to be the woman who runs an online magazine and podcast network? On this episode of Women in Charge, we flip the mics and Slate’s Executive Editor Allison Benedikt interviews Julia Turner, Slate’s departing editor-in-chief. Turner talks…
Ellen Stofan
Oct 22, 2018 • 42 min
What’s it like to be the woman who runs one of the most visited museums in the world? Ellen Stofan talks about her path to leadership and the importance of female role models, as well as how the story of one great man is being reimagined as the stories of…
Nadja West
Oct 15, 2018 • 35 min
What’s it like to be the woman who runs the runs the U.S. Army Medical Command? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Army Surgeon General Nadja West. West speaks about being born into a military family, choosing medicine, and…
Jen Agg
Oct 8, 2018 • 45 min
What’s it like to be a woman who runs a small empire of restaurants? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Jen Agg, the Toronto-based restauranteur, formerly of The Black Hoof and Agrikol, whose newest venture is a reimagined diner…
Ana Mari Cauce
Oct 1, 2018 • 37 min
What’s it like to be a woman who leads a university of 55,000 students? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Ana Mari Cauce, the president of the University of Washington, who progressed from assistant professor to president, all at…
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy
Sep 24, 2018 • 40 min
What’s it like to be a woman who’s worked at the helm of multiple Internet-based companies? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Sukhinder Singh Cassidy—someone who worked her way from investment banking at Merrill Lynch, to heading…
Aline Brosh McKenna
Sep 17, 2018 • 43 min
What’s it like to be the woman at the helm of one of the most beloved contemporary TV comedies? On the first episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Aline Brosh McKenna, the co-creator, showrunner, and head writer of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, about…
Coming Sept. 17: Women in Charge
Sep 13, 2018 • 2 min
In this new series, Slate editor-in-chief Julia Turner will ask other women in charge about the nitty-gritty details of their work lives—what do they do every day, how do they do it, and how are things changing for women in their fields? How does Aline…