March 1, 2018

Discover Hidden Changemakers

“At present, our country needs women’s idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.” – Shirley Chisholm, politician, educator, author, and first black woman elected to the United States Congress March is Women’s History Month: a time to celebrate women who’ve created change throughout the world. And this year, in particular, is special. We know you feel it. We feel it […]

January 1, 2018

Hello 2018

It’s 2018, and so the next adventure begins. What will this new year bring for you? For us? For society? We can’t predict the future, but here at Changemaker Chats, we are doubling down on our “why” — why we are set on building a community of Changemakers around the world? Our belief—which continues to be […]

December 7, 2017

Exciting News: We’re Growing!

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead We often come back to these words to remind us why we started Changemaker Chats nearly four years ago. What was once 30 women around a single table in New […]

April 22, 2017

What will it take to get to gender balance?

What will it take to get to a gender-balanced world? That was the question Emmy-nominated filmmaker and Changemaker Tiffany Shlain asked herself as she embarked on an exploration of women and power throughout history. Her new film, 50/50, goes as far as 10,000 years back to examine the role of women in power, from heartbreaking […]

February 10, 2017


If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.  –   Maya Angelou Some things in life are always worth staying the course. No matter how far off the finish line seems. No matter the blood, sweat, and tears–you just. keep. going. Our fight for equal rights, equal pay, inclusivity, […]

January 23, 2017

Thank you and March On

“We are never going home. We are staying together.”  These words from Gloria Steinem yesterday at the historic Women’s March on Washington feel so poignant today as the stories, images, and reflections roll in from marchers. To our friends and family who marched in DC, San Francisco, Denver, New York, and throughout the world and in spirit, thank […]

January 6, 2017

Changemakers Head to Washington: Come Along

Your Rally Is Requested. We’re hitting the streets for the Women’s March on Washington to show the world what we stand for: protection of our rights in the workplace and society and our belief that vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. And we’re gonna have a ball doing it. Join us for […]

January 2, 2017

We are all Changemakers: Reflections for the New Year

Dear Friends, Nothing is more thrilling than a Changemaker sharing her story—whether she is a CEO addressing a room full of women, or a young professional describing a big risk our community inspired her to take. We are constantly humbled and proud of the women around us, and we never cease to learn from you. […]

December 26, 2016

Changemakers on Voice: The Nov/Dec Recap

Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes. – Maggie Smith Over the past two months, Changemaker Chats has explored what VOICE means to leading ladies throughout the U.S. In addition to hearing these women’s stories, words of wisdom, and thoughts on current events, we asked each Changemaker how they define voice, and how each has used her […]

November 10, 2016

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Over the past two years we’ve met the most inspiring female changemakers across the U.S. Not just women in high places, but women of all ages and backgrounds. We’ve felt firsthand what it means to support one another–through seeking out each other’s stories, and humbly listening and learning. There is a palpable sense of empowerment […]

October 6, 2016

The Changemaker’s Journey

Each month, we ask our featured Changemakers – top female talent across sectors – for their perspectives on issues relevant to women today. Our last topic: JOURNEY. We asked Changemakers about the challenges they’ve faced throughout their personal and professional journeys, and what they have learned as they forge ahead.   Melissa Bradley, Entrepreneur and Director of AU Center for Innovation Pace yourself Facing […]

August 11, 2016

Risking it!

  Each month, we ask our featured Changemakers – top female talent across sectors – for their perspectives on issues relevant to women today. Last month, we tackled RISK and asked Changemakers how they perceive and approach risk, and what they’ve learned from their experiences. Here’s how they risk it!   Judith Williams Global Head of Diversity, […]