Working Motherhood with Dr. Portia Jackson

Morra Aarons-Mele is the founder of Women Online and The Mission List. She is an Internet marketer who has been working with women online since 1999. She is former Internet Marketing Director for the Democratic National Committee and started Edelman's Digital Public Affairs team. She helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first Internet chat, and launched Wal-Mart’s first blog. She was founding Political Director for BlogHer.com, and has written for BlogHer as well as The Harvard Business Review Online, The Huffington Post, MomsRising, The Wall St. Journal, The New York Times, and The Guardian.

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Dr. Wanda M. Austin is president and chief executive officer of The Aerospace Corporation, a leading architect for the nation’s national security space programs. The Aerospace Corporation has nearly 4,000 employees and annual revenues of more than $850 million. She assumed this position on January 1, 2008. She is internationally recognized for her work in satellite and payload system acquisition, systems engineering, and system simulation. Austin served on President Obama’s Review of Human Spaceflight Plans Committee in 2009, was appointed to the Defense Science Board in 2010, and was appointed to the NASA Advisory Council in 2014.

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We are featuring listener questions submitted via email and social media to help give you more specific tips and insights to handle all the pieces of being a working mom. If you have any questions you'd like to see answered, please submit them to portia@workingmotherhood.com or via our Facebook page.

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Julie Jones is a mechanical engineer serving as a team lead at a major petrochemical processing plant.  She has held several positions in areas such as mechanical reliability, financial controls, and environmental compliance.   Wife, mother of two, and enthusiastic yogini, she also has a music degree and sings with her local chorale.   

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Nanette Fridman founded Fridman Strategies in 2006 to assist nonprofit organizations with the strategies, structures and training to advance their missions and maximize their impact. Today, her work focuses on strategic planning, governance, financial resource development, and leadership coaching. Nanette’s clients range from small start-up organizations to large international organizations. 

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Courtney is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, with 14 years experience in the field of fitness, nutrition, and injury prevention/treatment. She has been working exclusively with pre- and postnatal women for the last 8 years, developing intelligent strength training programs that meet mothers where they are.

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Kimberly Hensle Lowrance is a working mom of two who lives in the Boston area. A nonprofit director by day, she is also a blogger where she writes about her work-life juggle, parenting, books, and her kids' campaign to get a dog.

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We are featuring listener questions submitted via email and social media to help give you more specific tips and insights to handle all the pieces of being a working mom. If you have any questions you'd like to see answered, please submit them to portia@workingmotherhood.com

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Thea Peters Austin is an actively engaged and motivated leader at one of the largest mutual fund companies in the world. She is currently a Manager in the Individual Investor Group (IIG) Division where she manages multiple operational teams. She has over 25 years of leadership, operations, project, and risk management experience in the financial services and manufacturing sectors of business.

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Jo Casey is a life and business coach and the creator of The Work Happy Coaching Podcast. She works with aspiring and emerging coaches to help them get more joy, confidence and income. She's a self proclaimed geek, Recovering Perfectionist, Yogi, Mama, Writer and Baker of awe-inspiring brownies.

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