Inspiring a Female Empowerment Movement w/ Luminary CEO & Founder Cate Luzio

Cate luzio luminary Laura Tynan Podcast

Let’s talk tackling gender equality, supporting women in the workplace, entrepreneurship and transition, and what companies can do to reverse the Shecession which has seen 5million women leave the work force in the US alone.

On this episode of Make Millions to Impact Millions, your host Laura Tynan speaks with Cate LuzioFounder and CEO of Luminary, a global collaboration hub for women who are passionate about professional development and expanding their networks.

Cate has two decades of leadership experience in financial services is a three-time Financial Times Global Diversity Champion, and a two-time Yahoo Finance Diversity Hero. She was named a Top 100 Female Founder by Inc Magazine in 2019 and has been featured in every major media outlet including Bloomberg, CNBC & Forbes.

Luminary is the ultimate career advocate and inclusive membership community supporting both individuals and organizations including UBS, JPMorgan Chase, Unilever, Goldman Sachs, Mastercard, Girls Inc., Blackstone, Verizon and many more corporate members. 

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1.26  Cate’s pivotal moment and starting her company Luminary

4.30  Keeping your connections and accelerating your growth

5.34  Starting a business right before the Covid-19 pandemic

6.42  Should I have done this? The challenges of starting a new business and making an impact

9.46  Missing some of the aspects of the corporate world and having a boss (Not just being one)

11.18  How Cate keeps herself motivated, focused, and moving forward

13.16  Getting comfortable with asking for things

14.15  Building a brand and a community of members

18.32  Tangibly achieving gender equality and acting beyond buzzwords

24.57  What is a Shecession? 

28.37  Tangible ways companies can make an impact on the Shecession

31.37  Is gender equality an HR issue? Where does the responsibility lie?

32.48  Would financial implications for senior members of a company who DON’T promote equality actually work?

35.17  Pushing for gender equality: Key challenges and how Cate and Luminary are addressing them

40.53  Cate’s big vision, goals, and where she wants to take Luminary next.

Shareable Quotes:

“Whenever anyone does a pivot or makes a big change, it doesn’t have to be all or nothing”

“Nobody cares about your career more than you do”

“Companies can only pull so much. You also have to push”

“We’re focused on women. The WHOLE woman”

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