Are men the only ones who are able to be charismatic? Not in our eyes. In this episode, Renee and Sarah discuss three women who have conned their way to the top in a world dominated by rich men in suits. You’ll hear about Elizabeth Holmes, Anna Sorokin, and Sheryl Sandberg.
Are these women admirable because of their crimes? Absolutely not.
Is it okay to admire these women for their charisma? We think yes.
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
My Friend Anna by Rachel DeLoache Williams
An Ugly Truth by Cecilia Kang and Sheera Frenkel
Generation Hustle on HBO
Inventing Anna on Netflix
The Drop Out on Hulu
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This episode was edited by Phalin Oliver and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose