For this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Diana Taylor, Vice Chair of Solera Capital, and Leslie Abbey, CEO of Hot Bread Kitchen, to discuss Empowering Female Entrepreneurs.
Diana currently serves on the boards of Citigroup, Brookfield Asset Management, and Sotheby's, and she chairs the boards of Accion and Hudson River Park Trust. Previously, she was Superintendent of Banks & Chairwoman of the New York State Banking Board.
Leslie is an organizational leader & entrepreneur committed to supporting at-risk youth & families, social justice, and data-driven strategies to improve social service outcomes. As Hot Bread Kitchen's CEO, she oversees the execution of the organization's 3-year plan to support 1,000 breadwinners across New York City and expand its programs to all 5 boroughs.
Diana & Leslie talk about Hot Bread Kitchen's work in creating economic opportunities for women, immigrants, and people of color in the food industry.
This conversation was recorded during our most recent event – Rogue Women V: Financial Empowerment.