“|r|Evolution” with Cassandra Worthy

Welcome to "|r|Evolution," hosted by Cassandra Worthy, a podcast where we explore evolutionary stories with revolutionary individuals brought to you by the Network of Executive of Women.

Tune in for dynamic conversations on breaking through as a leader and building workplaces that work better for women, and get energized to lead the charge for powerful change!


Our Host:

Cassandra Worthy is Founder & CEO of Change Enthusiasm® Global, a well-respected boutique consulting firm. She is a former Fortune 100 Innovation Leader, highly dynamic speaker & presenter, chemical engineer, but above all else the world’s leading expert on Change Enthusiasm®.  

Through her corporate experiences, she has not only endured but THRIVED during major change challenges including acquisition and significant organizational restructure. This endurance was thanks to the creation and cultivation of her strategy of Change Enthusiasm®. 

In her dynamic keynotes and workshops, with wit and infectious energy, she now teaches this unique strategy with world-class business leaders across any and every industry, from CPG to Retail to Insurance to Healthcare…just to name a few. Cassandra is a two-time TEDx speaker, sharing her authentic message of resilience with millions all over the world. 

View Cassandra’s first Tedx Talk What If? to see her in action! 


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Episodes:

 

Episode 8: The Next 20 Years with Alexis Drickel and Briana Holmes

Episode 8: The Next 20 Years with Alexis Drickel and Briana Holmes

 This week's episode of 'r|Evolution’ is ‘The Next 20 Years,’ featuring guests Alexis Drickel and Briana Holmes on the Millennial and Gen Z perspective on our next 20 years of advancing women. They’ll discuss their personal journeys and the importance of DEI to attracting the best young talent. 

Guests:

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Alexis Drickel
Senior Manager, Learning at PetSmart and NEWGen Committee Member 


 

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Briana Holmes
Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Network of Executive Women  


 

Episode 7: Creating Flexible Workspaces for Parents with Gayatri Agnew

Episode 7: Creating Flexible Workspaces for Parents with Gayatri AgnewGoing 'Phygital' with Brook Jay

This week's episode of 'r|Evolution’ is ‘Creating Flexible Workspaces for Parents' with Gayatri Agnew. Gayatri is the founder of Mother's Monday (www.mothersmonday.com), a "celebration of working moms" held on the Monday following Mother's Day. Cassandra and Gayatri discuss how the workplace has changed for working parents, and the work yet to be done to build workplaces that give working parents the opportunities they deserve.

Guests:

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Gayatri Agnew
Senior Director and Head of Accessibility Center of Excellence, Walmart and Founder, Mother’s Monday 


 

 

Episode 6: Going 'Phygital' with Brook Jay

Episode 6: Going 'Phygital' with Brook Jay

This week's episode of 'r|Evolution’ is ‘Going Phygital,’ featuring Brook Jay, Founder of All-Terrain Collective, a revolutionary experiential marketing agency. Brook and Cassandra will talk about Brook's thrilling entry into the world of building experiential marketing, and how marketing in physical spaces changed and adapted in 2020.

Guests:

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Brook Jay
Founder, All-Terrain Collective 


 

 

Episode 5: Male Allyship Evolved

Episode 5: Male Allyship Evolved

This week's episode of 'r|Evolution’ is ‘Male Allyship Evolved,’ featuring Rusty Smith, Vice President US Sales - 7-Eleven US, The Coca-Cola Company. Rusty shares his deep perspective on the key importance of allyship, the true value of diversity of thought, and getting beyond the buzzword to the real empathy it requires.

Guests:

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Rusty Smith
Vice President US Sales - 7-Eleven US, The Coca-Cola Company


 

 

Episode 4: Balancing Revolution vs. Evolution with Marla Daudelin

Episode 4: Balancing Revolution vs. Evolution with Marla Daudelin 

This week's episode of 'r|Evolution’ is ‘Balancing Revolution vs. Evolution,’ featuring Marla Daudelin, Senior Vice President & GM Global 7-Eleven Team at PepsiCo! Marla and Cassandra talk evolving our workplaces for women, focusing time on creating progress, and integrating our work and personal lives.

Guests:

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Marla Daudelin
Senior Vice President & GM Global 7-Eleven Team, PepsiCo 


 

 

Episode 3: Bringing DEI to Life with Natasha Miller-Williams

Episode 3: Bringing DEI to Life with Natasha Miller-Williams 

On this week’s episode of r|Evolution with Cassandra Worthy, she’ll interview Natasha Miller-Williams about her role as Ferrara’s first head of DEI! Natasha and Cassandra will break down why they're ready to get beyond the business case for DEI, and how working in DEI evolved in a year of social unrest and COVID-19.

Guests:

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Natasha Miller-Williams
Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Ferrara 


 

 

Episode 2: Being a Changemaker with Kristin Kroepfl

Episode 2: Being a Changemaker with Kristin Kroepfl

On this week’s episode of Network of Executive Women’s "r|Evolution", host Cassandra Worthy will interview Kristin Kroepfl of Quaker about her career and her recent role leading the much-lauded rebranding of Aunt Jemima. A fascinating and timely conversation about rolling with change and doing what’s right over what’s easy, this is not one to be missed! 

Guests:

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Kristin Kroepfl
PepsiCo, Vice President and CMO Quaker North America President


 

 

Episode 1: |r|Evolution

Episode 1: |r|Evolution

In episode 1 of |r|Evolution, Cassandra Worthy gets deep with NEW President and CEO Sarah Alter! They’ll talk about why we’re launching this incredible platform, NEW’s big milestone 20-year anniversary, and how NEW is adapting for the future in this anniversary year.  

Guests:

Sarah Alter
President and CEO, Network of Executive Women