In Her Ellement

Boston Consulting Group BCG

AI and digital expert Suchi Srinivasan and product designer Corin Lines from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) talk to the women at the vanguard of technology in business, art, education, and more. They’re digging into how these powerhouse leaders got where they are—everything from the joy of projects gone right to the realities of family responsibilities. And crucially, asking: what was that moment you knew you weren't merely getting there...you had arrived? That's when you know you're in your element. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy read less

Meet the Host Suchi Srinivasan
Oct 31 2022
Meet the Host Suchi Srinivasan
We’re kicking off Season 2 with our new co-host Suchi Srinivasan, an AI and digital expert and Managing Director and Partner at BCG Platinion. In this episode, Suchi takes us on the journey that led her to the top of a field that's straight out of science fiction.Suchi grew up with a dad who worked as an engineer, and vividly remembers the tech he brought home with him from work. After her studies, she went on to work as a software engineer at the former Bell Telephone Laboratories, moving on to Microsoft during a time of huge change and innovation in the company. Suchi is passionate about using technology as a way to solve some of our world’s most complex and pressing challenges such as climate change. In 2011 Suchi became one of the founding members of the Cleanweb Hackathon, a non-profit community-building event for global entrepreneurs and software developers. The goal was to drive IT-powered innovation and large-scale climate change impact. The event grew into an organization that boasted over 10,000 members across 25+ countries.Suchi is also an advisor and sponsor for Women In Cloud, a community-led economic development organization taking collective action to generate $1B in new net economic access for women entrepreneurs and professionals by 2030.Join us every episode with hosts Suchi Srinivasan & Corin Lines from BCG to hear meaningful conversations with women in digital, technology, and business.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable -
Paying it Forward with Slalom’s Senior Principal Kesha Williams
Aug 8 2022
Paying it Forward with Slalom’s Senior Principal Kesha Williams
Kesha Williams, Senior Principal at Slalom, shares how she became an expert across Java, cloud technologies, artificial & machine learning, and AWS. Kesha is a lifelong learner, a passionate mentor, and advocates for more diversity in tech. She firmly believes in paying your experience forward, no matter your seniority or skill level.Since beginning her coding journey in high school, Kesha has gone on to work for Chick-fil-A and Delta Airlines as a Software Engineering Manager and Senior Software Developer respectively. As Slalom’s Senior Principal of the AWS Cloud Residency, Kesha works to grow early career technologists into world-class AWS cloud professionals and leaders. Kesha has experienced being the only woman of color in the tech space many times throughout her career, which has been challenging. After personally experiencing the gender pay gap, Kesha created the Salary Overflow Tool, which allows for greater salary transparency. She also partners with Women Who Code to educate and inspire women to pursue careers in tech.Check out Kesha’s Salary Overflow tool to see where your own salary might compare to what others are being paid in your role. You can also visit Women Who Code to access free resources & workshops, browse job & scholarship opportunities and engage with an amazing network of technical women across the globe. Join us every episode with hosts Andrea Gallego & Corin Lines from BCG to hear meaningful conversations with women in digital, technology and business. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable -
Entrepreneurship in Tech with Constance Curtis, Founder at The List
Jul 11 2022
Entrepreneurship in Tech with Constance Curtis, Founder at The List
Anyone who has ever dreamt of becoming a tech entrepreneur will ask themselves pivotal questions. How will I raise capital?  Where do I recruit talent? What if I don’t know how to code?  Constance Curtis founded The List to revolutionize modern dating, driven by her frustration with online dating apps.  She shares her founder's journey with us in this episode. As a consumer in the online dating space, Constance was fed up with all of the common problems that people experience; online misrepresentation, the time and energy investment involved and the discouragement from not finding a successful match. Constance decided to found The List with the idea of revolutionizing dating for the 21st Century using AI and data science to make dating a more efficient, successful and enjoyable experience.  As a tech entrepreneur Constance faces the challenges of raising capital, recruiting smart talented tech co-founders to work alongside her and how you’ve got to just keep going even after setbacks.  Constance’s story is sure to be inspiring to anyone who has ever had a dream of running their own business and she’s got valuable real-world experience to share of how to make it happen. Join us every episode with hosts Andrea Gallego & Corin Lines from BCG to hear meaningful conversations with women in digital, technology and business. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable -
How to Drop the Ball with Tiffany Dufu, CEO of The Cru
Jun 27 2022
How to Drop the Ball with Tiffany Dufu, CEO of The Cru
How do you manage it all?  That’s a question that Tiffany Dufu used to dismiss.  But after all of the balls came crashing down for her she shared her story of letting go in her memoir manifesto, Drop the Ball.  Now she spends every day committed to her life’s work of advancing women & girls. This conversation is a “fireside chat” recorded at a BCG Women at Gamma event 06/10/22. Tiffany Dufu is Founder & CEO of The Cru; a peer coaching platform for women looking to accelerate their professional and personal growth.  She was a launch team member at Levo, a technology company and one of the fastest growing millennial professional networks. In this conversation Tiffany shares the immense pressure she felt to manage it all and the importance of cultivating the ability to let go.  She shares her many insights on how to advance women & girls; through promoting more women into leadership positions, creating communities of support and advancing women who are “in the middle.”  For anyone who has ever felt fear of dropping the ball, Tiffany’s story is sure to inspire you to let go. Visit the website for Tiffany’s company, The Cru to access resources to support women in their career, networking, business, finances, self-care & more. Join us every episode with hosts Andrea Gallego & Corin Lines from BCG to hear meaningful conversations with women in digital, technology and business. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable -