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Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every other Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.

Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every other Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.

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Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every other Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.

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Episodes

Padma Lakshmi on how food is a gateway to empathy

7/1/2020
Anna's joined by Padma Lakshmi, the author, model and activist who hosts “Top Chef” on Bravo and whose new show, “Taste the Nation,” is now out on Hulu. Padma said she decided to do the show after thinking about what a central role food plays in American culture and everyday life — and how the people behind the food we love are so rarely given the chance to tell their own stories. Padma’s work away from the culinary world has put her on the forefront of a host of issues: civil liberties,...

Duration:00:20:04

Curtis Sittenfeld on 'Rodham' and leading the life that's right for you

6/17/2020
Bestselling author Curtis Sittenfeld joins Anna to talk about her new novel, "Rodham," which imagines a world where a young Hillary Rodham decides not to marry Bill Clinton. Though this isn't Curtis's first book, it is her first book to be released during a global pandemic — which presents its own challenges. We get into all of that, and more.

Duration:00:25:38

Grieving, surviving but hopeful: Teresa Carlson and Dionna Dorsey

6/5/2020
Teresa Carlson, VP of Amazon Web Services, and Dionna Dorsey, the owner and designer behind District of Clothing, join to discuss how businesses are pivoting because of the coronavirus pandemic and how the fallout from the protests over the killing of George Floyd are impacting their companies.

Duration:00:39:26

Re-open the economy? 'We're not ready yet': Rep. Pramila Jayapal

5/20/2020
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal represents Seattle, one of the most hard-hit areas in the country during the coronavirus pandemic. Via Zoom, she and Anna talked about that, why she thinks the economy isn't quite ready to reopen, and what she wishes the Trump administration got wrong in its response. Beyond that, she discussed her history-making path to the Congress, why she often finds leadership lonely, and "the poor men who are so afraid of our talents as women."

Duration:00:36:22

Talking coronavirus with Melinda Gates

5/8/2020
In this special bonus episode, Melinda Gates, one of the world's most active philanthropists and public health advocates, joins Anna to talk about the coronavirus pandemic, what she wishes the Trump administration would do differently in its response and the things that keep her up at night.

Duration:00:19:04

‘If you own your vulnerability, it becomes your strength’: Diane von Furstenberg

5/6/2020
Today, a break from all things “coronavirus,” as Anna Palmer talks with fashion legend Diane von Furtstenberg. They sat down back before the stay-at-home orders began, when she was in DC to present Ruth Bader Ginsburg with the annual DVF Awards' lifetime achievement prize. And though a whole lot has happened since then, Diane’s advice still rings true for how we can approach life and its challenges. Fashion legend DVF on life, leadership, and why, even now, she feels imposter syndrome.

Duration:00:23:00

Inside Facebook's 'incredibly aggressive' response to coronavirus: Fidji Simo

4/22/2020
A conversation with Fidji Simo, head of the Facebook App, on tech, coronavirus and Facebook’s response to misinformation and anti-quarantine protests. Simo is the 34-year-old who is in charge of Facebook's app — which has 2.2 billion users. She joined to talk through not only how the company is responding to Covid-19, but her own unpredictable journey to the upper echelon of Silicon Valley, and what she's doing to open the door for more women to follow.

Duration:00:30:14

‘By December, we are going to go through this again’: Dr. Janis Orlowski

4/8/2020
We talk coronavirus with Dr. Janis Orlowski, chief health care officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, who explains, among other things, the huge shortage of N95 masks the U.S. now faces amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:29:52

How coronavirus became the 'story of our lifetime': Joanne Kenen

3/25/2020
Joanne Kenen, the executive editor of POLITICO’s health care coverage, walks us through the COVID-19 outbreak, America’s slow response and what we should expect in the weeks and months to come.

Duration:00:28:19

‘You’d be shocked how many ideas you have’: Birchbox CEO Katia Beauchamp

3/11/2020
She’s the co-founder and CEO of one of the biggest e-commerce subscription companies in the world. Katia Beauchamp joins us to talk about how she figured out what she wanted to do, the value of starting wherever you are, and what she does to declutter her thinking.

Duration:00:26:26

'You are the owner of your body': Natalia Kanem

3/6/2020
On this special "International Women's Day" episode, Anna is joined by Dr. Natalia Kanem, head of the UNFPA. Her job is to help protect and promote access to sexual and reproductive health and health education throughout the world — especially for girls and women.

Duration:00:25:13

Harris Faulkner is ‘hungrier than ever’ for the truth

2/26/2020
The Fox News host gets real about #MeToo, the 2020 election and what it’s like as the only woman of color to anchor a weekday news show on any major cable network.

Duration:00:29:21

‘I have no illusion about how dirty this could get’: Amy Kennedy

2/12/2020
She’s a teacher, mental health advocate and part of one of America’s most famous political families. But does Amy Kennedy have what it takes to oust an incumbent Republican congressman in one of America’s most closely watched 2020 races?

Duration:00:21:42

‘I have a voice and I need to try to use it’: Kathryn Murdoch

1/29/2020
Kathryn Murdoch opens up about her famous Fox News-owning in-laws, the existential threat of climate change, why politics is so broken — and why she plans on spending $100 million to fix it.

Duration:00:24:01

The art of managing up: Kimberly Grant

1/15/2020
When you sit down at a restaurant to eat, there are so many things that need to happen that never occur to you. That’s where Kimberly Grant comes in. She’s the CEO of José Andrés’ company, and before that, one of the top executives at Ruby Tuesday. Kimberly joined Anna to talk about what makes a restaurant a success, the weird spat between her boss and Donald Trump, and why sterling credentials aren’t always a match for real-world experience.

Duration:00:23:17

‘I’m making white-man money now’: Gloria Calderón Kellett & Isabella Gomez

1/1/2020
Live from the Women Rule summit, Anna speaks with "One Day At a Time" star Isabella Gomez and showrunner Gloria Calderón Kellett about TV, Trump, Latinx representation, the stereotypes they wish would disappear, and how Hollywood is changing for women.

Duration:00:29:50

‘I know my purpose’: Nancy Pelosi

12/18/2019
She's the most powerful woman in America: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. At the Women Rule Summit, she sat down with Anna to talk about the impeachment of President Donald Trump, her decades-long effort to get more women elected to Congress, and why simply having a seat at the table isn’t enough.

Duration:00:26:12

How to be a spokesperson when you’re afraid of public speaking: Lolwah Al-Khater

12/4/2019
Lolwah Al-Khater is the face of Qatari diplomacy. She’s also an introvert with a fear of public speaking, and the first woman ever to hold her position. We talked about how she manages all that — on top of the formidable portfolio of issues she deals with every day in the Middle East.

Duration:00:22:33

Does Amy McGrath have what it takes to defeat Mitch McConnell?

11/20/2019
She flew 89 combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. She was the first woman in the Marine Corps to fly an F-18 in a combat mission. Now, she’s home in Kentucky, hoping to beat the odds and bring down the most powerful man in the Senate. But to do that, Amy McGrath will need to convince a great many Trump-supporting Kentuckians to cross over and support her, too.

Duration:00:25:04

Is work-life ‘balance’ the wrong way to think about it?: Amy Howe

11/6/2019
Amy Howe, the president and COO of Ticketmaster North America, joins Anna Palmer to discuss the “obligation to dissent” that makes her speak up in meetings, what her years as a business consultant taught her about being a successful manager and boss, and how we might be getting that whole “work-life balance” thing all wrong.

Duration:00:26:57