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Now, more than ever, there is a thirst for meaning and substance. People want to go beyond scrolling, scripted reality and filters and get to the heart of the story. The Millie Podcast is for women who want to rip up the script and explore new ideas, places, and possibilities. Each episode, Millie Travels creator & Millie podcast host, Chelsea Brown will introduce us to an extraordinary woman who inspires a new way of thinking and invites us to see the world in a different way. Think about it: Isn't it when we open up, get vulnerable and share our stories that we really connect, laugh, cry, and ultimately grow and expand our perspective? Together, let's uplift the conversation – and each other. Learn more @themilliecommunity, Millie.ca.

Now, more than ever, there is a thirst for meaning and substance. People want to go beyond scrolling, scripted reality and filters and get to the heart of the story. The Millie Podcast is for women who want to rip up the script and explore new ideas, places, and possibilities. Each episode, Millie Travels creator & Millie podcast host, Chelsea Brown will introduce us to an extraordinary woman who inspires a new way of thinking and invites us to see the world in a different way. Think about it: Isn't it when we open up, get vulnerable and share our stories that we really connect, laugh, cry, and ultimately grow and expand our perspective? Together, let's uplift the conversation – and each other. Learn more @themilliecommunity, Millie.ca.

Location:

United States

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Now, more than ever, there is a thirst for meaning and substance. People want to go beyond scrolling, scripted reality and filters and get to the heart of the story. The Millie Podcast is for women who want to rip up the script and explore new ideas, places, and possibilities. Each episode, Millie Travels creator & Millie podcast host, Chelsea Brown will introduce us to an extraordinary woman who inspires a new way of thinking and invites us to see the world in a different way. Think about it: Isn't it when we open up, get vulnerable and share our stories that we really connect, laugh, cry, and ultimately grow and expand our perspective? Together, let's uplift the conversation – and each other. Learn more @themilliecommunity, Millie.ca.

Language:

English


Episodes

Style & Purpose with Claudia Cusano, Writer and Editor in Chief at NUVO Magazine

4/12/2021
Claudia Cusano is the writer and Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning NUVO Magazine. NUVO combines style and purpose, profiling people, fashion, design, travel, architecture and more. Founded by Claudia’s father in 1998, NUVO is a family enterprise. They approach luxury from a place of style and appreciation – not monetary value. After Claudia graduated from UBC with a degree in sociology, she travelled to Italy, taking time off to figure out her next steps. Her father called and asked her...

Duration:00:56:14

Jenn Harper, Founder of Cheekbone Beauty: A Warrior for Indigenous Youth

3/30/2021
An award-winning social entrepreneur, Jenn Harper is the founder and CEO of Cheekbone Beauty, a Canadian, Indigenous-owned, cruelty-free cosmetics company. Jenn launched Cheekbone Beauty in 2016 after a series of life-changing events: this included finding sobriety and in 2015, awakening from a dream that inspired her to create a company that would help indigenous youth see themselves in a beauty brand. During Cheekbone’s infancy, Jenn endured a heavy personal loss with the suicide of her...

Duration:00:55:34

The 'How-to' with Maria Ergül: How to Conquer Burnout and Stress

3/23/2021
Maria Ergül is the Founder of Vägra Väggen, a non-profit in Sweden that helps people manage stress and recognize fatigue to help avoid burnout. Vägra Väggen raises money for research; creates social impact; works to remove the stigma associated with fatigue; and distributes grants to provide opportunities for recovery. In 2019, Maria received the Everyday Hero Award for raising awareness of mental health issues in Sweden. From athletics to her career, Maria has always been a high-level...

Duration:00:42:27

The Karina V Way: A Holistic Balance to a Healthy Life

3/15/2021
Karina V is a celebrity trainer, working with actress Jessica Chastain and others, a nutritionist, yogi, and wellness warrior who is on a mission to help busy people find a balanced approach to health. Listen to Karina’s journey from stressed out paralegal, to yogi, founding trainer at Barry’s, co-founder of Fit Escapes, and co-founder of the Nourish & Shine Collective. Through her own health and fitness journey, Karina started to see how mindset around food, exercise and mindfulness can...

Duration:00:35:53

Florence Akara: Ending Period Poverty & Breaking the Menstrual Taboo

3/8/2021
We are excited to celebrate International Women's Day with you and #ChooseToChallenge menstrual stigma, inequality, and stereotyping! Florence Akara is a feminist, menstrual health rights advocate, women’s rights activist and Managing Director of Femme International, an NGO in East Africa that is helping to break the barriers and stigma people face as a result of menstruation. Florence grew up in Kenya, in a family with three sisters and a much younger brother. The girls weren’t limited by...

Duration:00:41:56

Taking the Leap of Faith Towards Yourself with Mira Awad

3/1/2021
Mira Awad is a singer, songwriter, actress and artivista (activist through art). Born in Rameh village in the Galilee to a Palestinian father and Bulgarian mother, Mira learned how to walk the tightrope of identities from a young age: first, as girl in a male-dominated world, and then, as an Arab in Israel. Her words, music, and activism reflect this, and tell a powerful story of challenging stereotypes and public judgment, learning to embrace the fullness and entirety of her true...

Duration:00:47:15

Reviving Afghan Tradition Through Fashion with founder of Zarif Design, Zolaykha Sherzad

1/25/2021
Zolaykha Sherzad is the founder and creative director at Zarif Design. Zolay has been featured in Vogue Italia and The New York Times, and her work exhibited at the MoMu fashion museum in Antwerp, Belgium. Her company, Zarif Design, is an Afghan fashion brand based in New York, Paris and Kabul whose mission is to economically and socially empower Afghan artisans, revive tradition, and shape the future. Zarif builds bridges locally and internationally and builds peace through connection and...

Duration:00:35:39

Entrepreneurship, STEM & Startups. What Can Passion and Resilience Teach You

1/11/2021
After the events of this past year, we collectively understand the importance of resilience, determination and focusing on what matters. Ready to rebuild and rebound, embracing a spirit of hope and optimism for the new year? Then join us as we kick off the very first episode of 2021 with Dubai-based Aya Sadder, founder and CEO of Bolt, an event management company that supports startups. Aya is breaking down barriers for women in tech and creating solutions for future visionaries, all while...

Duration:00:44:53

A Journey Through Manifestation, Transformation and Food with Bianca Osbourne

12/28/2020
Bianca Osbourne is a chef, cooking expert, cooking show presenter on CTV and host of the On My Plate podcast. Born and raised in Edmonton, Bianca is on a quest to help Canadians rise to their healthiest and highest selves. Bianca has appeared on CBC Radio, Breakfast Television, GUSTO Worldwide Media and is a regularly featured expert chef on The Marilyn Denis Show. Bianca also teaches Food Media Studies and Food Business at Centennial College in Toronto. Just in time for the New Year,...

Duration:00:52:28

How to Lead with Confidence and Courage with Debi Brown

12/14/2020
Host Chelsea Brown was raised by a mother who instilled within her a passion to see the world, meet new people and be part of something bigger than herself. This episode, we get to meet her. Debi Brown is a dynamic leader who inspires excellence: Empathetic, focused on integrity, and self-described “bossy with a hug”, Debi advocates for a corporate environment with fewer bullies and more heroes. Debi has achieved major success in banking technology and operations, and is the CEO of Clarity...

Duration:00:45:58

Lina Khalifeh on SheFighter: 'From Trouble Maker to Global Change Maker'

11/30/2020
Lina Khalifeh is the founder of SheFighter, the first self-defense studio for women in the Middle East. SheFighter, which is now in more than 35 countries, helps to empower women physically, mentally, and emotionally through self-defense training. A multiple medalist, Lina represented Jordan in competitions and championships nationally and internationally. After sustaining a career ending injury, she was forced to reexamine the direction of her life. She went to university and met a fellow...

Duration:00:45:31

Building a Partner-preneurship To Shape Social Change

11/16/2020
Sitti co-founders Noora Sharrab and Jacqueline Sofia talk to Chelsea about building a ‘partner-preneurship’ to shape social change. Sitti, which means 'my grandmother' in Arabic and operates out of Jordan's Jerash Refugee Camp, brings fair wage employment to refugees through the production of traditional olive oil soap. These two extraordinary women met while living at the camp, an experience that changed the course of both their lives. Noora, whose ancestral family is from Gaza, is also...

Duration:00:46:19

Elena Christopoulos on The US Presidential Election, Women at the top and her experience with #MeToo.

11/1/2020
Just two days before the US election we speak to Elena Christopoulos. Elena stands out for so many reasons. Elena Christopoulos is a scientist and sustainability expert with over 20 years of expertise as an energy and political consultant who “walks the talk of sustainability.” She is a Canadian who advises well-known US politicians, most recently, presidential candidate Joe Biden. She challenges the status quo across a number of male-dominated fields. Elena is also the Principal of ECMC...

Duration:00:48:18

Natasha Slater on Creating The Life You Want

10/20/2020
Natasha Slater knows how to get people talking: sometimes about her, and her irreverent approach to business and life; other times, in her interviews – some famously conducted from the comfort of bed; and most recently, through The Dinner Conversations, Natasha Slater Studios, and her dispatches from Instagram. Natasha is all about women celebrating women, and she is changing the way we communicate with each other. Refreshingly frank and honest, Natasha uses her platform to share...

Duration:00:39:24

The Millie Podcast Launched on October 20th

10/15/2020
The Millie Podcast debuts on October 20th. Now, more than ever, there is a thirst for meaning and substance. People want to go beyond scrolling, scripted reality and filters and get to the heart of the story. The Millie Podcast is for women who want to rip up the script and explore new ideas, places, and possibilities. Each episode, Millie Travels creator & Millie podcast host, Chelsea Brown will introduce us to an extraordinary woman who inspires a new way of thinking and invites us to see...

Duration:00:02:40