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First impressions can take only 6 seconds to make! But if you’re neurodivergent, those quick judgments about you can be misleading.

That’s where the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast comes in! Join me, Carolyn Kiel, as I talk with neurodivergent entrepreneurs, creators, advocates & more about their lives and identities. Their stories shatter misconceptions, break stigma and showcase the vibrance of neurodiversity.

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Recognition for Beyond 6 Seconds:

  • Signal Award Finalist: 2022 Best Individual Episode-Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 
  • W3 Award Gold Winner: 2022 Podcasts General Series-Community 
  • W3 Award Silver Winner (x2): 2022 Podcast Features-Best Individual Episode
  • International Women's Podcast Association: 2022 Shortlist - "Moment of Raw Emotion" Episode Category

Aug 27, 2018

Dr. Ginny Baro is the CEO and founder of Fearless Women @Work, an executive coaching and career strategy company. She is also the #1 bestselling author of “Fearless Women at Work,” a motivational speaker, and a leadership expert. 

On this episode, Ginny shares her own story of immigrating from the Dominican Republic...


Aug 20, 2018

Steven Riecker has been passionate about the outdoors for over 50 years. In 2017, he embarked on an EPIC journey and thru-hiked the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, over 5 months, through 14 states and hiked nearly 5 million footsteps. It transformed his life – and now he leads hikes for others on...


Aug 13, 2018

Shannon Villalba is an entrepreneur, lawyer, and holistic health practitioner based in the Cincinnati area. During her bout with small cell cervical cancer, a rare and aggressive neuroendocrine cancer, she used many holistic and complementary medicine therapies in addition to traditional medical treatments. As a result...


Aug 6, 2018

This episode features Katarina Garcia, a fashion designer & competitive tennis player who combined those passions to launch Katsey, her new athleisure apparel line for women ages 40 and older. Katarina discusses how she navigated the challenges leading up to her clothing line’s launch, and how she used LinkedIn...