Women on a Mission!

Hear fascinating stories from innovative and pioneering women around the globe and get to know the person behind the success story - you know, the one who has experienced the same kind of doubts, fears and tough times as most of us have.

Look out for bonus ‘How To’ episodes where our Co-Hosts, experienced leaders and Non Executive Directors Claire Hatton and Greta Thomas, explore common career issues and share practical and proven tools to tackle these challenges.

Sophia Matveeva – A Non Tech Founder in a Tech World

Interview | Episode 116

This week’s episode shares the story of founder Sophia Matveeva who found herself having to make a big pivot when the global pandemic hit.  Before Covid, Sophia, a Russian based in England, had been making inroads with her fashion app called Enty. Think of it as a kind of ‘Uber for fashion stylists’, used by growing numbers of consumers, and being featured as App of the Day on Mashable. However the global lockdowns last year quickly put an end to the need for we consumers to seek stylist advice on our outfits.  Fortunately, Sophia had also been developing a side-hustle ....

Future Proof Me – Citizen Branding

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 115

We wanted to bring back key lessons from designer, author and podcaster, Debbie Millman, who we had on the show last year, because understanding how branding, as well as content, has been democratised and how it can be harnessed for good and even turned into social movements is important; not just for future proofing our careers but also for future proofing our planet as well....

Sarah Wilson – Crusader for People & Planet

Interview | Episode 114

We are so excited about this episode featuring an inspiring and no-topic-off-limits conversation with the globally renowned Sarah Wilson. Sarah has achieved massively in multiple arenas; she’s a former journalist and TV presenter, she’s an author and activist and successful entrepreneur, founding the 'I Quit Sugar' online program and series of best-selling books. These days, Sarah’s a campaigner for the causes that matter and, in particular, the climate crisis. Her determination to motivate us all to do what we can, is matched only by her research, her passion and her own crusading life...

Future Proof Me – Mastering Your Ego

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 113

This week’s Future Proofing mini episode is all about not letting your ego get the better of you. We were blown away by the maturity and wisdom of young New Zealand entrepreneur, Brianne West, the founder and CEO of Ethique, the global and sustainable cosmetics company. what’s so refreshing about this entrepreneur in her 30’s is that she’s well aware she’s never worked in any other business and so she knows she needs other people's expertise to help her succeed.  And that’s where mastering your ego comes into it....

Taylor White – The Art of Creating

Interview | Episode 112

This week we feature the first ever visual artist on the show when we talk with the entrepreneurial and talented American artist, Taylor White.  Taylor has worked around the world creating incredible street murals and fine art. You may have seen her work in Melbourne, Oslo, Berlin, LA, Miami, and her hometown of Raleigh in North Carolina. Taylor spent a lot of last year driven by the goal to create and produce her own solo exhibition (The Pursuit of Happiness) inspired by her observations of life in the time of Covid. As you’ll hear, producing your own exhibition is no small undertaking....

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