In this episode, Joe Kenny speaks with Era Ray, who is currently the Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives at Estée Lauder and the co-founder of SALUTE (South Asian Ladies Unite to Empower). Era begins the conversation by sharing with Joe her history in the consulting sector for consumers and retail, and how that led to the further development of her overall career path. After taking some time to reflect, Era took a courageous step and followed her passion into the Beauty Industry. She describes to Joe how wanting to share all of this experience helped fuel the creation of SALUTE, which is an impactful community of South Asian women focused on innovation, unity, and progress. Era concludes the conversation by describing her connection to being a “Warrior Queen” and shares some networking advice to others who are looking to further their career paths.
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