5 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Season 1 Wrap Up
As we wrap up Season 1 we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the learnings we've had from the 30 brilliant women we interviewed and thank each of you for tuning in each week for our first season. We look forward to seeing you again for Season 2 later this year. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
36 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Episode 30: Maya Hari
For our last interview of Season One, we could not be more thrilled to share that we're speaking with Maya Hari, who is the VP of Global Strategy and Operations for Twitter. Maya brings a wealth of global leadership experience, but is also one of those amazing humans whose passion for life and for making a difference is really evident to all who know her. We couldn't think of a better person to round up our first season than Maya - she really is an incredible human. Grab a notebook, hold onto your hats and get ready for the inspiration that is Maya Hari. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33 minutes | May 26, 2021
Episode 29: Agi Heale
This week, we're speaking to coach and author Agi Heale. Agi has lived and worked all over the world and is passionate about coaching people from all walks of life. Her book, Generation Panic, which is released tomorrow, is on a mission to provide tools and techniques for professionals struggling with anxiety. In our conversation, Agi courageously shares her own story of anxiety, what motivates her about her work, how the pandemic has impacted people's mental health, and what prompted her to work with individuals to stay energised, positive, and resilient. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
40 minutes | May 19, 2021
Episode 28: Vicky Skipp
This week we're speaking to Vicky Skipp, who is Workplace by Facebook's Head of Asia Pacific & Japan. I've been lucky enough to know Vicky for almost a decade, and I've watched her people-first approach to leadership support not only her phenomenal journey but also the transformation of loads of people around her. Vicky shares her insights into authentic leadership, her own truth, and also the moments in her career that she feels have really propelled her to becoming the person that she is today. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37 minutes | May 12, 2021
Episode 27: Jo Burston
The 27th episode not Not Just Anything is out now! This week, we're speaking to the highly successful Australian serial entrepreneur, Jo Burston. Jo is the Founder and CEO of Inspiring Rare Birds, the Founder at MD of Job Capital, and the Co-Founder of Startup Business. She's written several books, is a member of the Young Presidents' Organisation and also its Global Impact Award Regional Honoree for the Oceania. What we really loved about our conversation with Jo was her unwavering confidence and can-do approach, her belief in knowing what matters to you and who you want to become, her conviction in wanting to build a legacy focused on impact and her palpable passion for entrepreneurship and gender equity. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
44 minutes | May 5, 2021
Episode 26: Nichol Ng
This week, we're speaking to the vibrant Nichol Ng. Nichol is the Owner of X-Inc, which is a multi-million dollar group of companies in the F&B space in Singapore. She's also the co-founder of The Food Bank Singapore, a member of the Young President's Organisation (YPO) as well as their Global Impact Regional Award Honoree for Southeast Asia, and the President of (ONE) Singapore. In case you think there probably isn't any time to do anything else, she's also the mother of four young children. In our conversation, we explore everything from her story of turning around a generations-old family business, the importance of giving and philanthropy, and how she manages to fit all of this into a very busy life. The conversation was truly electric, which was aided by a very large lightning storm going on in the background which you may hear from time to time. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Episode 25: Sue Stephens
This week, we're speaking to Sue Stevens who leads Facebook's growth business in Malaysia. With extensive experience across the technology industry, Sue is known as an incredibly inspiring leader and change advocate who's passionate about people and belonging. I can't tell you how much I enjoyed our conversation as Sue is just one of those people who draws you into her story and her passion. We explore everything from her own career and life experiences to how she intentionally co-designed her life with her husband and to what it would mean if we could all show up fully as ourselves at work. It's an alive conversation with plenty of fantastic takeaways. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Episode 24: Kristi Rible
Today, I'm speaking to the change agent, Kristi Rible. Kristi describes herself as a cultural strategist and skillful ideator driven to big picture projects that produce societal systemic and structural change. Like so many of our guests, she wears many hats as the founder of The Huuman Group, a mom, and an instructor at Stanford teaching, the course - Motherhood & Work. In our conversation, we discuss everything from the future of work, to gender equity, to motherhood. I look forward to hearing how you find our conversation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Episode 23: Sarah Bagharib
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 open and honest conversation full of humility and humanity and hope you'll enjoy listening. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
35 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Episode 22: Abby Brody
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 what she describes as life-ready. I can't wait for you to hear our conversation and also, maybe start to think about your own journey of learning. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Episode 21: June Chua
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 messages around representation and inclusion. As we celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility, let's all hope that we hear more stories like June's because I'm sure you'll agree after listening it's well worth it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
35 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Episode 20: Melissa MacGowan
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 conversation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
Episode 19: Lavinia Thanapathy
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 mother to five children currently based in Berlin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
48 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Episode 18: Cassandra Treadwell
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 children in Kenya and Tanzania across 40 schools. She is a powerhouse and I can't wait for you to hear not just her story, but also countless stories she shares about people she's met and been inspired by along the way. Get ready, cause you'll surely want to follow in her footsteps and change the world. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
32 minutes | Mar 4, 2021
Episode 17: Gail Gibson
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 living. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
36 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Episode 16: Miracle Olatunji
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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Episode 15: Sara Morales
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, wrapped in a blanket of genuine humility and authenticity. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
34 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
Episode 14: Cara Brennan Allamano
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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
48 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Episode 13: Supriya Jain
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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
47 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Episode 12: Sacha Dekker
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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.