E46. Tackling Gender Equity with Annie Warshaw

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“We need to be teaching our boys how to be allies. And one way of doing that is really building emotional competency.” – Annie Warshaw

The pandemic has not hit everyone equally. Women, moms in particular, have been forced out of the workforce in droves. This week’s guest, Annie Warshaw, founded Mission Propelle with the goal of achieving gender justice. Tune in for our conversation on equity, justice, and managing societal expectations.

The pandemic has touched every aspect of our lives, and for women in the workforce, it has been devastating. With kids home learning online, it can be difficult for moms to carve out time to work if they’re fortunate enough to have a work from home option. Annie Warshaw knows this struggle all too well and had to pivot her own business to better serve the needs of her clients.

Annie joined Aine to talk about Mission Propelle, her coaching business that aims to give moms the tools they need to stay in the workforce. She discussed overwhelm, equity, and managing societal expectations. Listen for Annie’s story as well as tips on what you can do to gain some semblance of a work-life balance under extraordinary conditions.

  • (03:03) – Mission Propelle

  • (05:21) – Workforce depletion

  • (08:08) – Equity education

  • (10:48) – Corporate solutions

  • (15:34) – Personal passion

  • (19:18) – Building emotional competency

  • (24:11) – Principles from yoga

  • (28:40) – Tips for overwhelmed moms

  • (33:26) – Fun with self-care

  • (35:32) – How is Annie cultivating joy?

If you would like to participate in Aine’s small group mentorship program, Journey to Joy, mentioned in this episode you can apply here

Annie Warshaw is the CEO and Co-founder of Mission Propelle. She is a fierce advocate for gender equity. For the past seven years she has run operations for the company, overseeing partnerships with over 100 schools in the Chicagoland area. She now manages corporate partnerships for their product, Equity Consulting. She is also a Gender Justice Professor at Roosevelt University and is an activist in her community. She is a mom to a 3.5 year old and 19 month old and is due in March of 2021.

Aine Rock is an artist, entrepreneur, mom and High Performance Coach working on becoming the best version of herself and inspiring others to do the same. Rock Your Joy is a place for women to share the unique ways they find, cultivate, and celebrate joy. We’re often so focused on things happening to us that we forget that joy exists within us. Tune in every other week as we find that joy, together.

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