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This is a podcast by women, for women. Each week we will showcase the extraordinary stories from real, 'ordinary' women who have curated a life they want for themselves, who are playing big and in pursuit of a vision that matters to them. Our guests range from high-powered leaders to entrepreneurs to stay-at-home mums around the world - all sharing their views on what it means to "have it whole". Join us each week if you're ready to be inspired, are ready to change your life, are prepared to step into your power and start believing you are worthy of living the life you want. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

This is a podcast by women, for women. Each week we will showcase the extraordinary stories from real, 'ordinary' women who have curated a life they want for themselves, who are playing big and in pursuit of a vision that matters to them. Our guests range from high-powered leaders to entrepreneurs to stay-at-home mums around the world - all sharing their views on what it means to "have it whole". Join us each week if you're ready to be inspired, are ready to change your life, are prepared to step into your power and start believing you are worthy of living the life you want. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

Singapore

Description:

This is a podcast by women, for women. Each week we will showcase the extraordinary stories from real, 'ordinary' women who have curated a life they want for themselves, who are playing big and in pursuit of a vision that matters to them. Our guests range from high-powered leaders to entrepreneurs to stay-at-home mums around the world - all sharing their views on what it means to "have it whole". Join us each week if you're ready to be inspired, are ready to change your life, are prepared to step into your power and start believing you are worthy of living the life you want. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 23: Sarah Bagharib

4/14/2021
This week, we're speaking to Sarah Bagharib, who is a lifelong humanitarian, a TEDx speaker, founder of an empowerment community for women called Crazycat, a mum and advisory member at the Singapore Muslim Women's Association and a communications professional working for Médecins Sans Frontière. Sarah talks about her journey to discovering her purpose of lending a voice for those in need and how she works every day to strengthen her own confidence to lead the life that she wants. It's an...

Duration:00:28:25

Episode 22: Abby Brody

4/7/2021
This week, we're speaking to Abby Brody, who's the founder and CEO of MYX, which is a startup focused on revolutionising the higher education experience. Abby is a lifelong educator whose passion for supporting the next generation in their perpetual learning journey is really evident for all to see. She herself is a lifelong learner and she brings a fresh perspective to what is needed to truly support the future of work by creating experiences for young adults to find their purpose and be...

Duration:00:35:14

Episode 21: June Chua

3/31/2021
Today, I'm talking to June Chua, who is the founder of The T Project, Singapore's first and only social service for the transgender community. June describes herself as an out and proud trans woman whose boundless energy and thirst to live at what she describes as her fairytale life has really redefined activism and being a major driver on the changes that have taken place in the trans community within Singapore. Our conversation was filled with lightness and humor, as well as poignant...

Duration:00:29:10

Episode 20: Melissa MacGowan

3/24/2021
Today, we're talking to the energetic Melissa McGowan based in Melbourne, Australia. Melissa is an experienced talent leader and now an entrepreneur who's on a mission to help people become their own chief energy officer. Having lived all over the world and experiencing what she describes as her own energy crisis, Melissa is focused on supporting leaders and individuals tap into their energy resources that allow them to feel truly alive and ultimately thrive. We hope you enjoy our...

Duration:00:35:01

Episode 19: Lavinia Thanapathy

3/18/2021
Today we speak to Lavinia Thanapathy. Lavinia is a motivational speaker known for encouraging individuals and corporates to embrace the crazy. She's an active advocate for gender equity having been the vice president of the Singapore Council for Women's Organizations as well as chairing the Inspiring Girl's Singapore program. She is also the co-author of the Amazon bestseller, Unleash Your Voice: Powerful Public Speaking for Every Woman. On top of all this, Lavinia is a mother and step...

Duration:00:32:06

Episode 18: Cassandra Treadwell

3/11/2021
Today, I speak to the incredibly inspiring Cassandra or Cass Treadwell who is the co-founder and CEO of So They Can, an international NGO supporting vulnerable communities in East Africa. Cass founded the business, having been profoundly moved by her experiences visiting Africa when she was backpacking in her youth. Her determination, perseverance, and vision really are second to none. This has driven her to build this phenomenal business that is now supporting over tens of thousands of...

Duration:00:47:10

Episode 17: Gail Gibson

3/4/2021
In today's episode, I'm speaking to Gail Gibson, who is known as the Can-Do coach. Gail has lived and worked all over the world and currently finds herself residing in Malaysia. She is the author of two business books, the owner of her own business, and a vocal advocate for the power of developing a growth mindset. In our conversation, she offers practical thoughts on how individuals can embrace their own can-do approach and discusses the difference that this can really make in a life worth...

Duration:00:31:52

Episode 16: Miracle Olatunji

2/25/2021
In today's episode, I'm talking to Miracle Olatunji, who must be one of the most accomplished and driven 20 something-year-olds that I've had the pleasure to speak to. At the age of 17, Miracle launched her first startup called OpportuniMe, which has the vision to democratize opportunity for all. She's also written a book called Purpose: How to lead and live with impact, and she's doing all of this in her third year at university. Talk about being in the driver's seat in life. See...

Duration:00:35:45

Episode 15: Sara Morales

2/18/2021
Today, we talk to Sara Morales, who is a talent leader based in San Francisco. Sara is a passionate leader who spent her life amplifying and supporting other leaders, both in her work and in her personal life. In our conversation, she shares brilliant insights about what the future of work might hold and also compelling stories about how she herself has navigated her own career and supported the career of countless others around her. We found our conversation to be full of actionable advice,...

Duration:00:38:09

Episode 14: Cara Brennan Allamano

2/11/2021
In today's episode, we're talking to Cara Brennan Allamano who is SVP People, Places and Learning at Udemy, the world's largest private ed-tech company. She's also a Forbes contributor, a prominent voice in the HR community, a mom, and an avid learner. In our conversation, Cara shares her own story around how she curates a very busy life, as well as offering her views on the importance of perpetual learning and leaning into our innate curiosity. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...

Duration:00:34:09

Episode 13: Supriya Jain

2/4/2021
This week, we're talking to the unstoppable Supriya Jain. Supriya is an author, a TEDx speaker, a solopreneur, and a single mum. Her story is one of endless resilience of courage and bravery. Supriya vulnerably shares her story, her life's experiences and showcases her consciously curated approach to how she lives. Tune in for another really inspiring story from an incredible lady. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:47:45

Episode 12: Sacha Dekker

1/28/2021
On today's episode we're talking to the incredibly insightful and inspirational Sacha Dekker. Sacha is the very definition of resilience and her story is full of perseverance and strength. Sacha is a seasoned senior learning and development executive, an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and just an all-around powerhouse. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:46:55

Episode 11: Kellie Tomney

1/21/2021
On today's episode we're talking to Kellie Tomney, who is a career and personal brand expert, an author, business owner, and future future-proofer based in Sydney, who is determined to see people own and plan their future. Kellie describes herself as a growth amplifier, an activator of potential, and she exudes passion and purpose in literally everything she does. Have listened today to her thoughts on how we can all future-proof ourselves, our businesses, and the people around us. See...

Duration:00:34:23

Episode 10: Maya Toussaint

1/14/2021
After a short break over the New Year, today we're back and talking to Maya Toussaint who is a diversity, inclusion and belonging advocate, a talent marketer, a public speaker and sommelier, based in Quebec, Canada. Maya has a vivacity and personality that truly lights up any stage she is on. Today she shares her views on how we can all make the world a place where anybody can show up fully as themselves and not only belong but ultimately thrive. We can't wait for you to hear our...

Duration:00:51:08

Episode 9: Vittoria Zipoli Caiani

12/24/2020
On today's episode, we talk to Vittoria Zipoli Caiani who is a coach, a coaching certifier, a mentor, a change-maker and an advocate supporting female change-makers around the world. She has lived and worked all over the world, and lights up when you hear her talk about igniting people's inner warrior and finding their sparkle within. I'm sure you will be as captivated by our conversation as I was. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:41:42

Episode 8: Gail Wong

12/17/2020
On today's episode, we talk to Gail Wong, the managing partner at Her Capital which is a venture fund based in Singapore investing in female-founded businesses within South East Asia. Gail describes herself as someone who is terrible with small talk which is absolutely perfect for our podcast because it allows us and allowed us to go deep into her thinking around diversity and inclusion, depression, purpose and humanity. Buckle up for our fascinating conversation with Gail. See...

Duration:00:39:47

Episode 7: Debbie Watkins

12/10/2020
In today's episode, we are talking to Debbie Watkins, who is the co-founder of a business called Lucy. Lucy is a technology company which is designed to really help female entrepreneurs who are often overlooked, under-estimated and unbanked. Her mission is to change that and to level the financial playing field, citing Melinda Gates who says that "when money flows into the hands of women, everything changes", and this is exactly what Debbie is driven to do. She has lived all over the world,...

Duration:00:31:53

Episode 6: Stephanie Harrison

12/3/2020
Stephanie is the Founder and CEO of The New Happy which is a platform designed to help people redefine happiness. With an impressive corporate career behind her at many well-known organizations; and with a masters in positive psychology, Stephanie looked around and felt so strongly that our society had happiness all wrong that she wanted to do something about it. This is a special episode that covers everything from a redefinition of what happiness and success is to how we redesign our lives...

Duration:00:58:58

Episode 5: Nadia Espinosa

11/26/2020
On today's episode, we are joined by Nadia Epsinosa, who is the Director of Finance in Asia-Pacific for LinkedIn but she's so much more that that. She is a passionate powerhouse who's thirst for life is really apparent to anybody who has had a chance to meet her. In our conversation today, Nadia shares really candidly and openly about her experiences, whether it was moving countries all over the world, the trauma of her adjustment to motherhood and along the way offers these warm authentic...

Duration:00:45:07

Episode 4: Gem Deavin

11/18/2020
Today, we are joined by Gemma Deavin, the founder of Mount Henry Honey. After a long career in broadcasting and media producing, most recently with the ABC; and after the birth of their first child, Gem and her husband realised they were sitting on a gold mine. Well actually, it was more a gold hive to be fair, with a generations long interest in bee-keeping and honey producing so they took the bold step to set up their family business, Mount Henry Honey, with two very little children and...

Duration:00:31:43