WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women

WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women Podcast

Empower yourself financially. Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success. They join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday.

Deborah Norville: Anchoring Her Own Success
Deborah Norville is an award winning television anchor, Viacom board member, and the host of Inside Edition. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the key lessons she's learned from career setbacks, and what motivates her to stay in the game....

Miko Branch: Pioneering the Natural Hair Movement
Miko Branch, CEO of popular haircare line, Miss Jessie's, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she built a successful business from the ground up and became a pioneer in the natural hair care industry....

Wendy Nguyen: Beyond Instagram Stardom
Wendy Nguyen, founder of Wendy's Lookbook, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how surviving an early life of trauma fueled her to become a successful entrepreneur - from Instagram stardom to a budding CBD business....


Gail Simmons: Staying at the Top of Her Game
Gail Simmons is an accomplished food writer and cookbook author, best known for serving as a permanent judge on the popular series Top Chef. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she turned her life's passions into the career of her dreams....

Mona Sinha: A Woman Moving Millions
Mona Sinha is the chairperson of Women Moving Millions, and a longtime advocate for gender equality. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can embrace their inner philanthropist and feel comfortable owning their success....

Barbara Marcus: Selling Your Own Success Story
Barbara Marcus is a publishing veteran and the president of the Children's Division at Random House. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a powerful career in business and marketing prepared her for her latest chapter of success....


Barbara Marcus: Selling Your Own Success Story
Barbara Marcus is a publishing veteran and the president of the Children's Division at Random House. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a powerful career in business and marketing prepared her for her latest chapter of success....

Finding Confidence: The Secret to Speaking Up
In a special panel discussion, Patricia Stark, Debra Alfarone, Lisa Brooks Greaux, Laura Fredricks, and Susie Moore join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher for a discussion on why women struggle with confidence, and offer expert advice on finding the inner strength to stick to your ambitions....

Maysoon Zayid: Laughing in the Face of Opposition
Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian and disability advocate. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about using humor to combat stereotypes, and how to stick to your ambitions in the face of opposition....


African American Women & Wealth: Triumphing Over Adversity
Encore: In a special presentation, a look back at our panel discussion on African American wealth in the U.S. Dr. Sheila Robinson, Jennefer Witter, Stacey Tisdale, and Tiffany R. Warren join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how racial, gender and social biases continue to challenge women in the black community -- and how they learned to triumph over them....

Subha Barry: Why Working Women Win
Subha Barry is the President of Working Mother Media and an advocate for diversity in the workplace. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she is using her platform to create new opportunities for women....

Meredith Vieira: The Game of Reinvention
Meredith Vieira is an award winning journalist and television personality who continues to reinvent herself. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to staying grounded, and how to evolve in an industry that's always changing....


Lori Sokol: Empowering Women Beyond Societal Limits
Lori Sokol is the Executive Director of Women's eNews, the non-profit digital news service that covers issues impacting women in society. A psychologist and activist, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about her passion for human rights and the struggle to make a difference amid constant battles of inequality....

Kendra Scott: Building a Billion-Dollar Jewelry Brand
Kendra Scott is a designer and entrepreneur who with a $500 budget, built her own billion-dollar jewelry company. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how positivity fuels her ambitions and why giving back is the greatest form of success....

Lesley Jane Seymour: Reinventing Yourself in a Digital Age
Lesley Jane Seymour tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how years of success running women's magazines drove her to create her new business, CoveyClub.com -- and why connecting women around the world has given her a new purpose....


Wellness Entrepreneurs: How to Turn Purpose Into Success
In a special panel discussion, experts join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher with their top health and financial wellness tips. Jennifer Walsh, Founder of Walk with Walsh, Rebecca Parekh, CEO of THE WELL, Melisse Gelula, Co-Founder of Well + Good, and CEO of Orchid Island Juice Co., Marygrace Sexton, discuss the path to success through mindfulness and purpose....

Sarah LaFleur: Transforming the Working Woman
Sarah LaFleur is founder and CEO of M.M.LaFleur, the popular clothing brand that transformed the way women shop for work. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can succeed in the workplace by embracing their individuality....

Shelly Porges: Building 'Billion Dollar' Ideas
Shelly Porges is the co-founder of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women and an avid investor in female run businesses. A serial entrepreneur, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can start their own companies and see their businesses thrive....


CEO Moj Mahdara: The Beauty of Building Inclusivity
The CEO of Beautycon Media and a leading LGBT advocate, Moj Mahdara is a serial entrepreneur who has launched a variety of consumer brands. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how creating a space for inclusivity paved the way to global success....

Eileen Fisher: Breathing New Life Into the Fashion Industry
Eileen Fisher is an iconic clothing designer and founder of the brand Eileen Fisher, Inc. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how simplicity and sustainability have helped her maintain a timeless fashion empire....

Money Secrets With Millennial Experts
In a special panel discussion, Danielle Town, Erin Lowry, Jamila Souffrant, Stefanie O'Connell and Darla Mercado join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how millennials can take control of their money and make it grow....


Success and Philanthropy: The Secret to Giving Back
Actress Marlo Thomas, media executive Loreen Arbus and financial literacy advocate Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz tell the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to giving back, and why philanthropy ultimately makes them feel the most successful....

Kelley Brooke: Owning Your Financial Game
Kelley Brooke is the Director of Golf at Bethpage Golf Course, and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year. An accomplished coach and player, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to thriving in a male dominated industry....

Soledad O'Brien: The Business of Speaking Your Mind
Soledad O'Brien is an accomplished broadcast journalist and producer who found her voice after thriving in the cutthroat media industry. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a career in journalism prepared her to become a successful businesswoman....


Judge Rosemarie Aquilina: Speaking Truth to Power
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina entered the national spotlight by presiding over the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal -- giving a voice to gymnasts who accused former team physician Larry Nassar of abuse. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how turning pain into purpose empowers survivors to speak their truths....

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl: Breaking the Stained-Glass Ceiling
Rabbi Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American to be ordained as a rabbi, and first woman to become both a rabbi and a cantor. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she broke the stained-glass ceiling, and what inspires her to lead other women to do the same....


Maria Bartiromo: Life Lessons From a Financial TV Icon
Maria Bartiromo is a journalist, author, and the host of her own television shows on Fox Business Network and Fox News. The first woman to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, she tells Veronica Dagher her path to multimedia and financial success....

Success and Triumph After Divorce
The Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher revisits three powerful women who've thrived after putting a divorce behind them. Divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, tech entrepreneur Rana el Kakliouby and business leader Sheila Johnson share their stories of strength and new beginnings....

Gloria Feldt: Empowering Women Through Feminism
Gloria Feldt, former CEO of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Take The Lead, is a best-selling author and feminist leader. A longtime advocate for women's rights, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how the fight for gender parity remains a core mission in her life....


Carrie Sheffield: Making Bold Moves
Journalist and political analyst Carrie Sheffield founder of the media startup Bold, inspiring millennials to find their voices amid a new digital landscape. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why uncertainty is the condition where women can ultimately learn to forge ahead and succeed....

Susan Packard: Life Lessons From a Media Mogul
Susan Packard is an entrepreneur, author and businesswoman. As the cofounder of HGTV, she's a seasoned television executive who's also helped innovate programs for HBO and CNBC. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can create their own rules to advance in any workplace....

'Badass' Jen Sincero: Schooling Yourself to Success
Before Jen Sincero became a success coach and best-selling author of the "You Are a Badass" book series, she struggled to make ends meet as a freelance writer. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why awareness is the key to transformation, and how women can build the confidence to meet their financial goals....


Dr. Laura Forese: Changing the Future of Women's Healthcare
As chief operating officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Dr. Laura Forese is one of the most powerful women in healthcare. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why the most important path to success is health, and how women leaders can change the future of medicine....

Ayesha Curry: A 'Homemade' Success Story
Bestselling author and entrepreneur Ayesha Curry tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about her lifestyle brand Homemade, what it takes to sustain a website and product line, and what future business women can learn by following her lead....


African American Women & Wealth: Triumphing Over Adversity
In a special panel discussion on African American wealth in the U.S., Dr. Sheila Robinson, Jennefer Witter, Stacey Tisdale, and Tiffany R. Warren join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how racial, gender and social biases continue to challenge women in the black community -- and how they learned to triumph over them....

Rachel Lloyd: Survivor Turned Leader
Rachel Lloyd has made it her mission to lead women into a safe and successful future. A survivor of human sex trafficking, she founded GEMS or Girls Educational and Mentoring. Lloyd tells host Veronica Dagher how she's working to change sex exploitation in the U.S....

Principal CFO Deanna Strable: A Financial Force
Principal Financial Group's chief financial officer Deanna Strable tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the story of how she made it to the C-Suite -- and how often being the only woman in the room forced her to map out her own unique path to success....


Claudia Romo Edelman: Championing a Global Cause
Claudia Romo Edelman is a Mexican-Swiss diplomat and special adviser at the United Nations. A tireless advocate for equality and diversity, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why she thinks women have the power to change the world....

Sheila Johnson: A Billion Dollar Businesswoman
Sheila Johnson is the co-founder of BET and CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts. As the first African-American woman to achieve a billion dollar net worth, she looks back at the unique challenges she faced trying to succeed in a business dominated by white men....

Top Money Tips For 2019 From Five Financial Experts
As some of the top experts in the field of finance, Jean Chatzky, Sharon Epperson, Bobbi Rebell, Farnoosh Torabi, and Deirdre Bolton have all found success by being savvy about money. They join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher with key financial tips for 2019....


Barbara Bradley Baekgaard: Designer Bag Domination
She created the iconic Vera Bradley luggage and handbag company. Barbara Bradley Baekgaard talks about building her empire from scratch and designing a brand that matches her unique style....

Maria Sharapova: How She's Won Off the Court
Maria Sharapova is a world-renowned tennis star and Sugarpova founder who has built an empire of high-profile brand endorsements. She says, no matter the challenge, resilience has been the key to her success....


Marlo Thomas: Gaining More By Giving Back
Marlo Thomas is a tireless philanthropist. She's known for her work with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which cares for children with terminal cancer. She talks about her transformation from actress to activist, and why she feels the most successful when helping those in need....

From Cupcakes to the Olympics: Inspiring Women
Special encore: An Olympian. A financial guru. A cupcake entrepreneur. Veronica Dagher looks back at some of the most inspiring conversations urging women to take control of their finances, careers, and ambitions....

Celebrity Lawyer Laura Wasser: Moving Beyond Divorce
Attorney Laura Wasser has handled some high-profile Hollywood divorces, working with clients like Britney Spears, Johnny Depp, Heidi Klum and Ashton Kutcher. Now she's reinvented herself as a tech entrepreneur. Her new mission? Make sure everyday people know the law....


Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz: How to Own Your Future
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz is president of the Charles Schwab Foundation and a leading advocate for money independence. She reveals how women can make their futures more secure through financial literacy....

Vicki Robin: Leading Millennials to Financial Independence
Vicki Robin is the best-selling co-author of "Your Money or Your Life," which many younger Americans say has inspired them to join the Financial Independence Retire Early movement. She explains how living below your means now will lead to financial independence later....

McKinsey and Lean In: New Details on Gender Gap
Just how are women faring in corporate America? Is there any progress to report? LeanIn.org president Rachel Thomas and McKinsey's Lareina Yee join Veronica Dagher to discuss this year's "Women in the Workplace" study....


TV Pioneer Pat Mitchell: Using Media for Social Change
Pat Mitchell is a media industry veteran and the first female president and CEO of PBS. She is also board co-chair of the Women's Media Center and gala co-chair of the Women's Media Awards. She talks about transforming a successful TV career into a new passion for empowering women to make their mark in all forms of media....

Mary Higgins Clark: A Novel Way to Make Millions
How does a girl from the Bronx become a bestselling author who's penned more than 50 books? Mary Higgins Clark joins Veronica Dagher to reveal how she rose to become the "Queen of Suspense."...

Jenny Fleiss: Designing Your Own Business
She's listed as one of Fortune's "Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs." Jenny Fleiss is co-founder of Rent the Runway, an online service for designer dress rentals. She shares what it takes for female entrepreneurs to turn their business ideas into reality....


Olympian Bonnie St. John: Being Your Own Champion
Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American ever to win medals at the Winter Olympics. She reveals how life-long adversity taught her the keys to success....

Suze Orman: Finding Your Financial Voice
Suze Orman has made a name for herself as an internationally-known personal finance expert. She explains why it remains her life's passion to help women take control of their money....

Janice Bryant Howroyd: Billion-Dollar Businesswoman
Janice Bryant Howroyd created The ActOne Group, one of the largest workforce solutions companies in the U.S. She details her road to becoming the first African American woman to own a billion-dollar business....


Sharon Salzberg: Success Through Meditation
Sharon Salzberg is known around the world as a teacher of meditation. She's also a best-selling author known for bringing mindfulness practices to the West. She explains how we can all find the true meaning of success....

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo: Traveling Straight to the Top
Encore edition: As president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo has redefined the career path for women in the travel industry. She discusses her success and the importance of encouraging young women to set a course for the top....

Melanie Whelan: The Secret to SoulCycle's Success
Encore edition: SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan reveals how her age helped conquer gender inequity and built a spinning empire. She also explains how her branding expertise and love for community are fueling the fitness phenomenon that's rolling across the nation....


Melissa Ben-Ishay: Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success
Encore edition: Melissa Ben-Ishay is president and co-founder of Baked by Melissa, famous for its bite-sized cupcakes. She reveals how getting fired from a corporate job drove her to create a cupcake empire....

Minkoff, Brown: Turning Your Name Into an Empire
Encore edition: Two leading names in designer fashion, Rebecca Minkoff and Bobbi Brown, share how they built multi-million dollar empires by staying true to their signature style. They talk with host Veronica Dagher....

Fashion Legend Josie Natori: Designing Your Own Dream
Leaving behind a career on Wall Street, designer Josie Natori founded her own company and created a brand that has thrived for more than 40 years. She talks about her road to international success and how she became a self-made millionaire....


Former DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman: Changing Culture Key
Ellen Kullman has held key leadership roles at DuPont and General Motors. She recounts her rise to the top of the business ladder, and discusses how certain changes can help women find a level playing field....

Joanna Coles: Taking the Media by Storm
As chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, Joanna Coles faces career challenges regularly. She shares the secret to how she's gotten ahead in one of the toughest industries for women....

Kate White: The Secret to a Big, Bold Career
Best-selling author Kate White is the former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine. She says women should strive for success by making bold career moves and by betting big....


Nicole Miller: Finding Your Signature Style
Nicole Miller has been a leading name in fashion for more than two decades. She talks about her path to success, from her first boutique on Madison Avenue to becoming a style icon....

Angie Hicks: Finding Your Inner Entrepreneur
Angie's List has been helping consumers find local services for over 20 years. Co-founder Angie Hicks discusses her path to becoming an entrepreneur, and how sometimes the simplest concepts can turn into multi-million dollar businesses....

Hillary Clinton, Sheila Johnson, Deirdre Quinn: An Education
In special coverage of the 8th Annual Elly Awards, host Veronica Dagher looks at how education plays a key role in any successful career. Plus, how the Women's Forum of New York helps women disrupted by extreme adversity achieve their goals....


Moira Forbes: How to Make a Name For Yourself
Moira Forbes hails from four generations of publishers. As executive vice president of Forbes Media, she discusses the challenges she faces today as a woman in a competitive environment....

Barbara Taylor Bradford: Writing Your Own Success Story
Her debut novel "A Woman of Substance" is one of the biggest bestselling books ever. Barbara Taylor Bradford explains how she forged her own path as a writer to become one of the most successful novelists of all time....

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo: Traveling Straight to the Top
As president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo has redefined the career path for women in the travel industry. She discusses her success and the importance of encouraging young women to set a course for the top....


Rosanna Scotto: Triumphing in TV News
Rosanna Scotto has been a leading female news anchor in New York City for almost three decades. She talks about her rise from an Italian-American family in Brooklyn to becoming one of the most successful news anchors in the Big Apple....

Linda Fairstein: From Legal Pioneer to Popular Novelist
Before she became a best-selling author, Linda Fairstein served as a prosecutor in New York City. Her work would inspire the TV show "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." She explains what helped her transition from one challenging career to the next....

Bobbi Brown: Breaking the Beauty Mold
Bobbi Brown is a world-renowned makeup artist who grew her eponymous cosmetics line into a beauty empire. She reveals the key to constant reinvention and the inspiration for her newest brand, Beauty Evolution....


Gloria Steinem: Finding Strength at Any Age
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem offers advice on how to remain vital throughout retirement and beyond. Plus, Evercore's Jewelle Bickford shares how women can take further control of their financial futures....

Sandra Bernhard: How to Reinvent Yourself
From comedian and social activist to radio host and sitcom star, Sandra Bernhard has succeeded in industries notoriously difficult for women. She reveals the secret to career reinvention and how to change with the times....


Rebecca Minkoff: The Secret to Fearless Fashion
Her apparel, handbags and accessories have made her a fashion sensation. Designer Rebecca Minkoff reveals how she created a multi-million dollar business from the ground up, her commitment to female entrepreneurs, and what makes the millennial businesswoman unique....

Loreen Arbus: The Secret to Television Success
Loreen Arbus is the first American woman to head programming for a national TV network. The daughter of the former chairman of ABC, she discusses leading Showtime and Lifetime to success, and how she proved herself beyond her family name....

Jean Case: Turning Success into Social Empowerment
Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, helped turn AOL into a household name. She reveals how she transformed her success in the tech sector into new online platforms for social good....


Gail Federici: A Hair Mogul's Tips for Success
Gail Federici has developed some of the most innovative products in hair care, including Color Wow and John Frieda. She reveals her secret to staying one step ahead and managing multiple empires....