Jan. 4, 2021

40. Are You Surrounded By the Right People?, with Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network

40. Are You Surrounded By the Right People?, with Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network

Today’s guest is Kristy Wallace, the CEO of Ellevate Network - a professional women’s business network that has gone above and beyond to connect members of its global community during this challenging period. Kristy and Deb discuss the importance of our p

👠 Kristy’s ‘Life After Corporate’ story. 2:26
✨ People are what make Ellevate unique and different from other women's networks, it’s a place where the magic happens. 4:50
👩🏼‍💼 Ellevate is an ecosystem built on elevating women in the workplace and in the world, and to support each other as the professional leaders that women are. 8:45
🫂 The Ellevate community has over 200,000 women, but it feels quite cozy because of the idea behind it - adding more value, nurturing hyper-local connections, having meaningful conversations, and changing the business culture. 10:57
🧱 There is a real need for a rebuilding of corporate: hope that 2021 will bring a greater acknowledgment of our humanness. 17:17
🙆🏼‍♀️ Women are leaving the corporate workforce in record numbers to take control of their lives. 19:56
👔 One of the reasons for the lack of board diversity is networks and how we are building them, and that is changing. 22:07 
🤝 Ellevate nurtures the idea of diving deeper within the community by helping members to gain skills, offering expert-led discussions with peers, and facilitating squad conversations in roundtables. 24:41
🦸‍♀️ Squads is unique to the Ellevate membership and a powerful microcosm. 27:51
🧚‍♀️ Mentoring meetups is speed dating for mentoring and offers an opportunity to change someone’s life. 28:40
🌷 Ellevate lives in a culture of contribution.  The best investment you can make for your future?  Nurturing relationships. 31:58

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