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This podcast introduces remarkable global Australians who have built their careers overseas. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe. In this series we meet the 2021 Advance Award winners. During each episode, Advance CEO, Johanna Pitman, informs the interviewee that they will receive an Advance Award. Listen out for their unfiltered and heartfelt responses.

This podcast introduces remarkable global Australians who have built their careers overseas. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe. In this series we meet the 2021 Advance Award winners. During each episode, Advance CEO, Johanna Pitman, informs the interviewee that they will receive an Advance Award. Listen out for their unfiltered and heartfelt responses.

Location:

Australia

Description:

This podcast introduces remarkable global Australians who have built their careers overseas. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe. In this series we meet the 2021 Advance Award winners. During each episode, Advance CEO, Johanna Pitman, informs the interviewee that they will receive an Advance Award. Listen out for their unfiltered and heartfelt responses.

Twitter:

@advance

Language:

English

Contact:

0488209090


Episodes

2021 Award Winners EP13: Simone Young AM

12/12/2021
In the final episode of Season 1, meet Simone Young AM Chief Conductor Designate of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and 2021 Advance Global Icon Winner. Internationally renowned as one of the leading conductors of our time, Simone has been recognised in many countries with awards and honours, and is best known in her industry as being a Wagner and Strauss specialist. Simone shares what day-to-day life as a Conductor looks like, from preparing and studying for concerts and operas and planning...

Duration:00:18:41

2021 Award Winners EP12: Dr Ben Hindson

12/7/2021
In this episode, meet Dr Ben Hindson, Co-founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer of 10x Genomics and 2021 Advance Life Sciences Winner. Ben is an entrepreneur and visionary, heading up a team of specialists who develop groundbreaking products combining hardware, chemistry and software to address the complexities of biology and disease with more accessibility and affordability. The ground-breaking company that started from an idea written on a napkin, went from startup to product...

Duration:00:09:37

2021 Award Winners EP11: Pallavi Sharda

11/29/2021
In this episode, meet international performing artist and advocate Pallavi Sharda, 2021 Advance Arts Winner. With critically acclaimed performances across many genres, Pallavi shares what life looks like from acting to advocacy. She speaks openly on a number of social issues, the importance of wellbeing, and her core interest in addressing societal inequities. This episode will inspire you to know your inner self and trust your instincts. It will also challenge you to look deeper into...

Duration:00:23:48

2021 Award Winners EP10: Jimmy Pham AM

11/22/2021
In this episode, meet the unstoppable force and visionary founder behind Vietnam’s leading social enterprise KOTO, Jimmy Pham AM, the 2021 Advance Asia Impact Winner Jimmy established KOTO (Know One, Teach One) to empower the disadvantaged youth of Vietnam. For over two decades, he has created opportunities for thousands of youth, through the teaching of hospitality skills. The 2-year program is the critical catalyst needed for trainees to gain work in hotels and restaurants around the...

Duration:00:12:59

2021 Award Winners EP9: Dr Sameer Dixit

11/14/2021
In this episode, meet Dr Sameer Dixit an intrepid biomedical researcher and the 2021 Advance Alumni winner. Sameer is full of passion and determination to see a brighter future for biotechnology and disease management. He is a pioneer in biomedical research that facilitates effective health interventions, particularly for emerging nations and for his home country, Nepal. Part of day to day work for Dr Dixit involves appearances on TV and radio. His aim is to share evidence-based science in...

Duration:00:11:53

2021 Award Winners EP8: Darian McBain

11/7/2021
In this episode, meet sustainable ocean economy advocate Darian McBain, 2021 Advance Sustainability Winner. Discover how Darian pioneered the transformation of multi-billion dollar seafood producer, Thai Union Group, to a global leader in ocean sustainability, addressing responsible sourcing, water and energy, and employee support. Darian’s tenacity, passion and trailblazing attitude has paved the way for like-minded individuals seeking to make a difference in ESG (Environmental, Social &...

Duration:00:11:06

2021 Award Winners EP7: Sam Levy

10/31/2021
In this episode, meet award-winning Broadway and West End theatre producer Sam Levy, 2021 Advance Commercial Creatives Winner. From a young age, Sam had a passion for the arts. It wasn’t until the tragic catastrophe of 9/11, a catalyst for his career change, that he began working within the arts industry. Sam discovered his diverse experience, working at the time of the internet boom with startups through to hedge funds, meant his non-traditional art industry skills were exactly what the...

Duration:00:19:24

2021 Award Winners EP6: Dr Arjun Goyal

10/25/2021
In this episode, meet Entrepreneur, Physician, Scientist and Co-Founder of Vida Ventures, Dr Arjun Goyal, 2021 Advance Technology & Entrepreneurship Winner. “We are at a golden age in medicine.” Arjun says. It is the first time in history that we can develop treatments to previously intractable diseases. Discover more about how he creates and invests in companies that take groundbreaking science and turn that into innovative life changing medicines. Arjun is an extremely passionate...

Duration:00:21:23

2021 Award Winners EP5: Professor Patricia M. Davidson

10/18/2021
In this episode, get to know a trailblazer and global leader in cardiac health: Prof Patricia M. Davidson, 2021 Advance Education and Research Winner. We uncover the untold story of Patricia, who after dropping out of ANU, decided she'd try nursing. Patricia took the step to look past where she was comfortable, ultimately leading her to the northern hemisphere to become the Dean at John Hopkins University. She shares the challenges she has faced throughout her career, her secrets for...

Duration:00:15:57

2021 Award Winners EP4: Ed Robinson

10/10/2021
In this episode, you will meet Ed Robinson, 2021 Winner of the Advance Fintech Award. Ed is a fintech revolutionary and the Australian co-founder of Stash. Learn and be inspired by the Forbes “Best Startup Employers” and one of the Wall Street Journal’s “Top Tech Companies to Watch in 2018”. This fintech company plans to make finance a source of hope, not fear, as they aim to solve one of the largest American issues: living paycheck to paycheck. Listening to this inspiring global...

Duration:00:11:55

2021 Award Winners EP3: Dr Bruce Stillman AO

10/4/2021
In this episode, you will meet Dr Bruce Stillman AO, winner of the Global Impact Award in 2021. Bruce is a visionary biochemist revolutionising cancer research, and here he discusses his dreams of doing medicine since he was 11, his early discoveries in Australia and the changes he's seen in the research environment - particularly leading one of the US and the world's great research institution, Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory. You will also meet Ken Allen AO, Founder and Chair Emeritus of...

Duration:00:11:04

2021 Award Winners EP2: Andrea Boyd

9/27/2021
In this episode, our moonshot believer Andrea Boyd shares all about her role at the European Space Agency, and how you can transform any career into a stellar space career! We learn more about Andrea’s role in mission control and how that has taken her all over the world from Germany, Belgium, Houston and even Moscow. Rethink the way you perceive the space industry and be inspired about how space benefits our lives on earth today. Her knowledge and tenacity will challenge and inspire you to...

Duration:00:11:53

2021 Award Winners EP1: Leith Greenslade

9/21/2021
In this episode, our Social Impact hero Leith Greenslade discusses her audacious and inspiring goals, after being named as the 2021 Advance Global Australian of the Year. We learn more about Leith’s role in building coalitions, memories from her childhood and reflections on how being an Australian shaped her perspective. Leith will inspire you, whether you are just listening or want to join the social impact movement yourself. Her story is heartfelt and full of passion as she seeks true...

Duration:00:22:05