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THE KNOCKOUT

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The Knockout is a podcast series where industry leaders help women in business turn obstacles into opportunities. Join 25,000 women in business and investing who refuse to walk alone on our path to success. We believe in community over competition, and that by teaching and supporting one another, we can gain the knowledge we need and build a community where we belong.

recent episodes

When to Take Advice, When to Listen to Yourself

When to Take Advice, When to Listen to Yourself

A friendship that has spanned decades, Allison Davi has been aligned with Kayo long before it even started. Recognizing the importance of strong female friendships, both inside and outside the workplace, Allison has taken her charismatic personality from Lehman...

Never Lose Sight of What’s Ahead

Never Lose Sight of What’s Ahead

From leading the first sales team at Morningstar to guiding the post-acquisition integration strategy with Pitchbook, Joanna McGinley has developed a talent for uniting data, research and people together. Joanna is not afraid to own her gifts and never loses sight of...

Building a Bridge Between Fundraising and Impact  

Building a Bridge Between Fundraising and Impact  

Tenacity yields opportunity. Neha Verma, Managing Director in TPG's Client and Capital Formation, won't take no for answer. From taking a hedge fund public before 25 to launching a campaign to cure her son's rare disease, Neha is on a mission to connect fundraising...

Succeeding as a Team Player and Self Advocate  

Succeeding as a Team Player and Self Advocate  

Being thoughtful about the future is hard when the day to day is busy. Jessica Marlin, Counsel at Ropes & Gray, is challenged with serving her clients and defining the future of her practice. For Jessica, its hard saying no to new work when the projects and...

Is Storytelling in Your Business Toolkit?  

Is Storytelling in Your Business Toolkit?  

Do you wonder if your audience actually understands and remembers your key message? Have you ever tried telling a personal story? Storytelling is a key business skill that allows you to relate to your audience. Gabrielle Dolan is global thought leader on the power of...

How to Harness Strengths as a ‘Generalist’ 

How to Harness Strengths as a ‘Generalist’ 

Nadia Karkar is General Counsel of TPG Growth and Rise. Nadia's love of travel and exploration has led her through a series of career turns: law school, business school, international relations, CEO of a real estate firm, and corporate lawyer. Along the way,...

Helping ALL In Need Find Their Voice

Helping ALL In Need Find Their Voice

Marcie Dickson, CEO and Founder of Alterity ADR, is an expert in conflict resolution. But her entrepreneurial path hasn't been linear. Marcie declined the offer to attend law school for free and immersed herself in media and publishing legal services. Along the way,...

Navigating a Career with Community at the Center  

Navigating a Career with Community at the Center  

Fueled to create a community for all, Sarah Fortt, Partner at Latham & Watkins set out to support women of color at her firm. Aside from her day job practicing as a lawyer, she’s dedicated her time to creating a haven that was absent in her own early career days....

Every Child Deserves a Safe Place to Sleep  

Every Child Deserves a Safe Place to Sleep  

Shelter is one of our most basic needs, and certainly every child should have a safe place to sleep at night.  Sadly, many children do not have a safe place to shelter.  For example, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority 2020 Homeless...

When to Lead, When to Learn 

When to Lead, When to Learn 

For the last twelve years, Kelly Lineberger has forged her career alongside the explosion of private equity, specifically building the Ridgemont Equity Partner’s platform. As Principal in the Origination and Capital Markets division, Kelly is challenged to sift...

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