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Get ready to leave perfect behind. Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, has run for office twice and failed. But exercising her bravery muscle led her to create a nonprofit that's reached 300,000 girls with its computer education programs and message of sisterhood. Join Reshma on her mission to show that being brave, not perfect, is the secret to changing the world.

The award-winning Brave, Not Perfect podcast, based on Reshma's internationally bestselling book, brings you interv… Continue Reading >>
Get ready to leave perfect behind. Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, has run for office twice and failed. But exercising her bravery muscle led her to create a nonprofit that's reached 300,000 girls with its computer education programs and message of sisterhood. Join Reshma on her mission to show that being brave, not perfect, is the secret to changing the world.

The award-winning Brave, Not Perfect podcast, based on Reshma's internationally bestselling book, brings you interviews with changemakers with one thing in common. They decided it was better to be brave, not perfect. << Show Less
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The Bravery to Say Goodbye (ft. Marisa Renee Lee) Reshma makes a big announcement about the podcast and her future with Girls Who Code before jumping into a powerful interview with Marisa &nbsp;Renee Lee about grief. They discuss how privilege&nbsp;plays into who is given space to grieve, letting go of trying to grieve the "right" way, &nbsp;and how to find joy and love while in the midst of grieving.
You can continue to follow Reshma's bravery journey on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani.&nbsp;

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Learn more about Marisa's work:&nbsp;https://www.marisareneelee.com/about-marisa

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Snippet of Brave, Not Perfect: The Bravery of Educators (ft. Dr. Jill Biden) Dr. Jill Biden is familiar with the ongoing conversation on education reform in America, and now, in the highest seat of power she's ever held, listen to this snippet on the issues she aims to address. And if you want more, check out the full episode on the station page, where the two talk about the challenges of virtual education, the teachers she admires going above and beyond for their students during the pandemic, and how much she loves the one-of-a-kind community you find in a classroom.
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The Bravery to Say Goodbye (ft. Marisa Renee Lee) Reshma makes a big announcement about the podcast and her future with Girls Who Code before jumping into a powerful interview with Marisa &nbsp;Renee Lee about grief. They discuss how privilege&nbsp;plays into who is given space to grieve, letting go of trying to grieve the "right" way, &nbsp;and how to find joy and love while in the midst of grieving.
You can continue to follow Reshma's bravery journey on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani.&nbsp;

Follow Marisa on Twitter:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/3qn4IIk
Follow Marisa on Instagram:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/3t4u13t
Learn more about Marisa's work:&nbsp;https://www.marisareneelee.com/about-marisa

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The Bravery to Demand Change For Moms (ft. Dr. C. Nicole Mason) Dr. C. Nicole Mason, president and CEO of the Institute for Women's &nbsp;Policy Research (IWPR), joins Reshma to discuss the crisis women are &nbsp;facing in the workplace as a result of the pandemic, the potential of &nbsp;solutions like the Marshall Plan for Moms, and why now is the moment to &nbsp;be bold and ask for more.

Sign the letter to support the Marshall Plan for Moms: https://www.marshallplanformoms.com/

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Marshall Plan for Moms (ft. Dee Poku and Eve Rodsky) Reshma sits down with Dee Poku (CEO and founder of the WIE&nbsp;Suite) and Eve Rodsky (author of the NYTimes Bestseller Fair Play) to discuss the need for a Marshall Plan for Moms and why they're calling on the Biden administration to create a task force to address the economic&nbsp;crisis moms are facing during the COVID-19 crises.
Sign the letter to support the Marshall Plan for Moms:&nbsp;https://www.marshallplanformoms.com/

The WIE Suite:&nbsp;https://www.thewiesuite.com/
Fair Play:&nbsp;https://www.fairplaylife.com/

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What's The Best That Can Happen? (ft. Michelle Poler) Reshma sits down with Michelle Poler, &nbsp;author of Hello Fears: Crush Your Comfort Zone and Become Who You're &nbsp;Meant to Be. They discuss how Michelle went from being scared of &nbsp;everything to doing 100 things that scared her, generational fear, what &nbsp;bravery actually means, and why we should start thinking about what's &nbsp;the best that can happen instead of what's the worst.
You can follow Reshma on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani or join the Brave, Not Perfect Facebook group:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/2t5p41l.
Check out Michelle's Book: https://www.hellofearsbook.com/
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Getting Brave with Money (ft. Tonya Rapley) The new year is a perfect time to get your finances in order. Reshma sits down with Tonya Rapley of MyFabFinance to get advice on how to start that process and what to prioritize. Tonya shares her money journey and how she got her finances uncontrol, gives insight about setting goals with different levels of income and stability in mind, and talks about the importance of accepting imperfection to start her own business.&nbsp;

Donate to BLM:&nbsp;https://blacklivesmatter.com/
Donate to bail funds across the country:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/3qbl8nm

Check out MyFabFinance:&nbsp;https://myfabfinance.com/
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Tonya Rapley on Instagram:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/2XvvBOi
MyFabFinance on Instagram:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/2XvwfeG
Learn more about Tonya's nonprofit, muhturnl:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/3ntuwkE

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Astrology Is Self-Care (ft. Banu Guler) To close out the year, Reshma sits down with Banu Guler, the founder of the popular Co-Star app that uses artificial intelligence to create personalized horoscopes. The two discuss how Banu found the bravery to start Co-Star, whether astrology is really more popular today than it used to be, using astrology as self care, and sharing a star sign.&nbsp;&nbsp;

You can follow Reshma on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani or join the Brave, Not Perfect Facebook group:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/2t5p41l.

Check out Co-Star:&nbsp;https://www.costarastrology.com/
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We Broke The Internet! Girls Who Code recently partnered with the If/Then Initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies to break the internet and show the world what the web would look like if it weren't for the contributions of women. In today's episode, Reshma sits down with Nicole Small, founder of the If/Then Initiative and CEO of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, to discuss this important campaign and how Nicole learned to be brave, not perfect.
You can follow Reshma on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani or join the Brave, Not Perfect Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2t5p41l.&nbsp;&nbsp;

Check out the Missing Code Campaign:&nbsp;https://missing-code.com/
Learn more about the If/Then Initiative:&nbsp;https://www.ifthenshecan.org/
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Follow the If/Then Initiative on Twitter:&nbsp;https://bit.ly/3nkJV7F

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The Myth of Meritocracy (ft. Mellody Hobson) Reshma sits down with Mellody Hobson, co-CEO of Ariel investments and a powerful leader in the financial sector.&nbsp;The two discuss the importance of teaching financial literacy to young people, the myth of meritocracy and how difficult situations can build resilience.
You can follow Reshma on Twitter and Instagram &nbsp;@ReshmaSaujani or join the Brave, Not Perfect Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2t5p41l. &nbsp;

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Bravery in the Corporate World (ft. Indra Nooyi) Reshma sits down with Indra Nooyi, former CEO of PepsiCo and one of the few women of color to lead a Fortune 100 company to discuss sisterhood, the challenges of being a woman of color at the top, and how she succeeded&nbsp;in the corporate world.&nbsp;

You can follow Reshma on Twitter and Instagram &nbsp;@ReshmaSaujani or join the Brave, Not Perfect Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2t5p41l
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