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Women@Work: October 16, 2019

Host Laura Zarrow is joined by Jill Griffin (Independent Public Board Director, Luby’s/Fuddruckers) and Joan Williams (Professor; Director, Center for WorkLife Law; Author of “White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America”, Hastings College of Law, University of California) on the Wednesday, October 16, 2019 edition of Women@Work.

Air Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

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Jill Griffin

Air Time: 4:00 pm
Featuring: Jill Griffin

Joan Williams

Air Time: 4:00 pm
Featuring: Joan Williams

Featured Guests

Jill Griffin

Independent Public Board Director, Luby’s/Fuddruckers

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Jill Griffin grew up in Marshville, North Carolina surrounded by wonderful teachers who inspired her love of writing.

Jill is a Forbes.com columnist, NYSE independent Public Board Director, internationally-published Harvard “Working Knowledge” author. Follow These Leaders is her sixth business book.

Jill serves as an Independent Board Director for Luby’s/Fuddruckers Restaurants where she chairs the Talent Management & Administration Committee overseeing Operations, Management Succession, Customer Loyalty and Risk.

A huge fan of Austin TX, Jill proudly served as Chairwoman for VisitAustin.org for eight years and is part of the launch team for VisitAustin Foundation. She also advises ride-sharing start-up Hytch (Nashville, TN) Broadway Bank/Austin and Central Texas Girl Scouts.

Jill graduated Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor of Science and MBA degrees from the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business, is the recipient of the school’s Distinguished Alumna Award and was the Spring 2018 commencement speaker for MBA and PhD graduates.

She leads Jill Griffin Executive Learning. Reach her at jillgriffin.net.

Jill’s interests include yoga, acrylic painting, biking, and World War II History. (Jill’s father, Vent Griffin, was in the Normandy Invasion and awarded a Purple Heart.)
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Joan Williams

Professor; Director, Center for WorkLife Law; Author of “White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America”, Hastings College of Law, University of California

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Professor Joan C. Williams is a Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair, and the Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings College of the Law. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, J.D., and Master’s Degree in City Planning (1980); Yale University, B.A., History (1974); and Princeton Day School (1970).

Described as having “something approaching rock star status” by The New York Times, Williams was awarded the Families and Work Institute Work Life Legacy Award (2014), Hastings Visionary Award (2013), American Bar Foundation’s Outstanding Scholar Award (2012), the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award (2012), the ABA’s Margaret Brent Award for Women Lawyers of Achievement (2006), the Distinguished Publication Award of the Association for Women in Psychology (2003), and the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award for Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About It (Oxford University Press, 2000). In recognition of her interdisciplinary work, Williams gave the 2008 Massey Lectures in American Civilization at Harvard University, delivered in prior years by (among others) Eudora Welty, Gore Vidal and Toni Morrison. She is the author or co-author of over ninety academic articles and book chapters, along with eight books, most recently What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Every Woman Should Know (NYU Press, 2014) with her daughter, Rachel Dempsey.

Book – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N276AU1/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
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