MEET THE HONOREES
The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.
Kanika Chadda Gupta | That’s Total Mom Sense
CNN news anchor turned podcaster and mother of three (twins + one), Kanika Chadda Gupta aims to give credit where it’s often overlooked – the lasting impact of good parenting. She hosts the widely popular podcast, That’s Total Mom Sense, where she interviews public figures on their life lessons, parenting journey, and legacy. Guests include Chelsea Clinton, Kelly Rowland, Bobbi Brown, America Ferrera, Sarah Harden, Rebecca Minkoff, Reshma Saujani, and Shannon Lee. She has worked in partnership with the March of Dimes, Mom 2.0, Mother Honestly, and the White House. Kanika has been featured in Forbes and on ABC, NBC, Fox, and Thrive Global
What advice would you give your younger self?
Don’t be so hard on yourself or take life too seriously. Be present, choose happiness, and appreciate the lessons along the way. Live each day with purpose and always lead with love.
What is your favorite quote?
“Tune out the noise around you and trust your intuition. Our sixth sense (or what I call “mom sense”) is our inner wisdom in its truest form and always leads us on the right path. It is our superpower.”