Brilliant in 20

Brilliant in 20: NASA’s Derek Wang


Brilliant in 20 continues with our next guest, Derek Wang, Director of Communication for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate.

Brilliant in 20: Monica Ager Jacobsen


Brilliant in 20 is back with guest Monica Ager Jacobsen, an attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State.

Brilliant in 20 Ep. 6 — Create, don’t fix with Carol Evans


Join us for the final episode of the first season of Brilliant in 20, a conversation with Carol Evans, CEO and executive director of SHARE Cancer Support and the founder and former president and CEO of Working Mother Media.

Brilliant in 20 Ep. 5 — The human side of AI with Arthur Tisi


LaVerne Council hosts Arthur Tisi to discuss how MeaningBot supports today’s leaders and their need to understand employees’ capability for remote work, the human side of technology and unconscious bias, and Arthur’s position as CIO for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Brilliant in 20 Ep. 4 — Vulnerability in practice and success with Bridgette Heller


This episode features part 2 of LaVerne’s conversation with Bridgette Heller, in which they discuss how being a Black woman contributed to Bridgette’s drive and success, how to add value as a potential board member, and more about Bridgette’s non-profit, the Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation.

Brilliant in 20 Ep. 3 — Global leadership through vulnerability with Bridgette Heller


Brilliant in 20 returns for an in-depth conversation with Bridgette Heller, former global leader with Danone, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and former Executive Vice President at Kraft. In part one of their conversation, LaVerne and Bridgette discuss brand identity, crisis management, and the importance of vulnerability in leadership.