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Podcast: Lisa Kaplowitz on Gender Equality in the Workplace

Podcast: Lisa Kaplowitz on Gender Equality in the Workplace

Join host Jason Randall and guest Lisa Kaplowitz, the Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at Rutgers Business School and former treasurer of Bed Bath and Beyond, as they discuss the latest business topics. Hear how Lisa was involved in a case that set the precedent for equal collegiate sports opportunities between men and women. Next, they discuss Lisa's involvement at Brown University and how it influenced her career. Then, listen on to hear them talk about imposter syndrome and how widespread it is throughout the workplace, especially for women. The discussion continues as they discuss how small organizations should best work towards gender equality, and how changes in in-person interactions could affect businesses and their employees moving forward. To finish the show, they discuss Lisa's next steps for her career.  Be sure to listen to the full episode today. 

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About Lisa Kaplowitz 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at Rutgers Business School. Her expansive career includes time as an investment banker, treasurer of public company, Bed Bath & Beyond, and CFO of various private equity backed startups. At Rutgers she has founded and serves as Executive Director of the Center for Women in Business. 

Themes/Topics:  

  • How to accomplish substantial company growth
  • How to navigate taking on leadership position at family run business
  • How to navigate taking on a leadership role at a young age
  • Removing the gender barrier in business

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