Gloria Feldt was named by Vanity Fair as one of "America's Top 200 Women Leaders, Legends, and Trailblazers," and Glamour's "Woman of the Year."

An in-demand speaker, Gloria has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg TV, The New York Times, and many more top media.

She's the cofounder and president of Take the Lead, a non-profit dedicated to achieving gender parity by 2025.

She is a best-selling author of four books, the latest is No Excuses: Nine Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power.

In this episode, Gloria uncovers the power of intention and gives advice to younger people on how they can turn their passion into work.


[01:32] Gloria talks about wanting to fit in growing up & how she got into civil rights for women

[04:17] When to say “yes” and how Gloria landed the role as president of Planned Parenthood

[12:09] Important lessons Gloria learned as president & her vision for 2025

[17:18] 3 things young people need to turn passion into work

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