Two of the greatest parties in the country owe at least part of their fun and fabulosity to one woman who works hard behind the scenes. Natsaha McIrvin, Director of Creative Projects at Eleven Madison Park, NoMad and Made Nice, talks about the making of the epic Kentucky Derby Party and the hotel-wide Masquerade Ball on Halloween at NoMad, as well as about the empowering philosophy of owners Will Guidara and Daniel Humm.

Also on this episode of Speaking Broadly, Anita Lo discusses the legacy of her restaurant Annisa, which serves its last meal this week. And Lindsay Jang of Yardbird in Hong Kong reveals the secrets behind her cult brand and how she works her with both her ex-husband and current boyfriend in an immensely productive partnership. Next up for this team? Launching a new project in Los Angeles. Tune in to hear inspiring stories of stretching, growing, changing in your life and career.

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