Press

See my recent appearances below, and email me here to inquire about press opportunities.

Negotiating alone won’t fix the wage gap

by Julia Carpenter

“Bossed Up founder and CEO Emilie Aries encourages women to negotiate, but she admits it’s sometimes not enough to reverse systemic bias.

‘At the end of the day, it’s hard to pinpoint when gender and race and age and all those unconscious biases come in to ruin a negotiation,’ she says.”

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These Women Prove That Work Burnout Is Real—and Beatable

by Jessica Militare

“According to the American Psychological Association, burnout is an actual disorder, with diagnosable symptoms. Emilie Aries, 29, founded Bossed Up in 2013 to help women beat burnout and build sustainable success after she experienced it herself. Those symptoms? They could look like physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism and detachment, or feelings of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment.

‘Then lay that over with systemic racism and systemic gender bias, and that’s where women begin to feel a real lack of agency,’ Aries says.”

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Let These Badass Boss Ladies Show You The Secrets To Dressing Like A Rock Star At Work

by Julie Gerstein

“I believe in wearing what makes you feel like a boss! I spent years trying to dress a certain way to make others take me more seriously, but when I’m not authentic to who I am, I look and feel uncomfortable.”

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Ellevate Podcast: Avoiding Burnout with Emilie Aries

“Emilie Aries had a career that started with a bang: she was the youngest state director in the nation helping President Obama push for policies like federal health reform, was recruiting training and managing hundreds of volunteers, and living a busy life… until it caught up with her. Finding herself burnout at age 25, Emilie decided to change her life. She founded Bossed Up, a training company that helps women manage career transition and avoid burnout. In this episode, Emilie shares her own experience with burnout, how to avoid it, her views on what it takes for gender equality to be real, the realities of meritocracy and how to rejuvenate.”

 

Working Woman: Bossed Up Founder & CEO Emilie Aries

by Alison Starling

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How Work/Life Balance Became Work All The Time

by Alex Laughlin

“‘I don’t want to revel in Sheryl Sandberg’s admission as much as some people are sort of celebrating her admission of some inadequacies in ‘Lean In,’ because frankly, the book was such an impetus for this conversation,’ said Emilie Aries, founder and chief executive of Bossed Up, a training company that hosts boot camps and retreats for women who are hoping to better integrate their personal and professional lives.

Aries says her work is a reaction to the “Lean In” message, which she says places undue emphasis on women’s professional development over personal wellness, including a stable home life. If the focus on professional goals is excessive, she says, it risks bringing “shame and silence to whatever people have going on personally.'”

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‘Bossed Up’ on Stuff Mom Never Told You

Before joining the SMNTY podcast as a co-host myself, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the former co-hosts, show creator Cristen Conger & Caroline Ervin.

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How to Go From Burnt Out to Bossed Up

I joined Double Forte President Lee Caraher on the Everything Speaks podcast.

Bossed Up CEO: How Women Can Have Healthier Careers

by Laura Nichols

“Women are less likely than men to invest in their personal well-being. Men are 35% more likely to take breaks just to relax, according to the Captivate Network. Women are much more likely to juggle social goals that involve caring for others, in addition to their own workload, than men, leading to inefficient multitasking, feelings of guilt, role overload, and burnout.”

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Fight Burnout and Get Intentional In Your Career

I joined Scott Barlow on the Happen to Your Career Podcast to discuss burnout, ways to fight it, and how to be proactive – not reactive – when it comes to designing a career and life that works for you.

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Becoming the Boss of Your Life with Emilie Aries

I joined Kathlyn Hart on the Big Leap Show Podcast to discuss my entrepreneurial journey and stepping up as the boss of my life.

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