Aileen Black

  • Embracing true grit: Good, bad & ugly

    Author Caroline Miller joined Gigi Schumm to remind women that true grit is developed by pushing through the struggle not avoiding it.

  • Engineering a career in the intelligence field

    On this episode of Women of Washington, hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black welcomed Teresa Smetzer, director of digital features and digital innovation at the Central Intelligence Agency.

  • A balancing act: Family and career path

    On this episode of Women of Washington, hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black spoke with Alexandria (Lexy) Kessler, partner in charge of Aronson LLC, a government contract services group.

  • Breaking down the barriers of gender equality

    On this episode of Women of Washington, hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black welcomed Margaret “Margie” Sullivan, founder and CEO of Sullivan Strategy, an advisory firm dedicated to corporate growth strategies.

  • The journey from federal to the private sector

    On this episode of Women of Washington, hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black welcomed Jill Vaughan, former assistant administrator for the Transportation Security Administration.

  • Women making a difference on Capitol Hill

    Heather Podesta, founder and chief executive officer of Heather Podesta and Partners, sharer her journey though the halls of Washington on Women of Washington.

  • Cherish, learn from successes and failures

    “Take the successes and challenges as they come. The road to a successful career is not a straight path,” said Beth Killoran, chief information officer at Department of Health and Human Services. She spoke with Women of Washington co-hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.

  • Donna Rice Hughes follows path of faith to child advocacy

    Donna Rice Hughes, president and chief executive officer of Enough Is Enough, is an internationally known internet safety expert, author, speaker and film producer. She talks to Women of Washington about her journey that took some “left” turns and how faith showed her the right path.

  • Kathryn Harris of Women in Technology talks to Women of Washington

    Kathryn Harris, president of Women in Technology and principal and founder of the Resolution Law Group talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.

  • Sonya Jain of eGlobalTech talks business, passion, goals

    Sonya Jain, CEO of eGlobalTech, sits down with hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm for Women of Washington interview, discussing all things business, success, passion and goals.