Lynn Johnson Is Helping the Next Generation of Female Leaders Find Their Spotlight

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Lynn Johnson is the co-founder and CEO of Spotlight: Girls, a multi-media platform and summer camp that educates and inspires girls to step into the spotlight and be leaders in their community. Through her work, Lynn is empowering young girls to fight against the constant media messages that tell them to sit down and be quiet. She’s helping them harness their power and use their voice. In this episode, Jess and Lynn talk entrepreneurship and business as a social good.

SPECIAL EDITION: Ilana Wiles Is Helping Us Find the Humor to Solve Even the Hardest Challenges

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This special edition episode is powered by Dove Real Beauty Productions. To celebrate its 60th Anniversary at the Mom 2.0 Summit, we are creating conversations with inspiring women around the evolution of self-discovery and the definition of real beauty. Ilana is the creator of Mommy Shorts, where she blogs about her experiences as a working mom raising two young girls with her husband in New York City. Ilana is also a successful writer, having turned her hilarious essays on parenting and her family into a book on being an average but successful parent. In this episode, Jess and Ilana talk advertising, self-esteem, and the myth of the perfect mother.

Kristin Hayden Is Igniting a Passion for Changemaking in Women Across the Country

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Kristin Hayden is a speaker, an Ashoka Fellow, the CEO and co-founder of VisionVenture and the Chief Partnership Officer at IGNITE, a non-partisan organization that helps young women find their passion for civic engagement. In all of her work, Kristin helps young women to find their voice and their vision through a journey of self-discovery. In this episode, Jess and Kristin talk cutting through the noise to find their passion for changemaking, blazing their own path, and how they both inspire others to do the same.