Before serving as US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power was a scholar, activist, and journalist. Tune in to hear how she built her career around her belief system. And how she managed up when those beliefs were challenged.
In this episode, Ambassador Power tells us what she learned from her parents’ failed marriage (9:41), how to disagree with your boss (24:53), and shares her journey with fertility while working nonstop in the White House (30:03).
Her new memoir, The Education of an Idealist, is available now.
Ambassador Susan Rice: “If you're not able to make the people who you're leading feel valued and feel like their input matters then you're going to lose them.”
“I was working six days a week and mostly 12 to 14 hour days... when you're in it, you don't realize that it's not healthy.”
The Former Sr. Adviser to President Obama shared her secret sauce: “compartmentalizing.”