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.

Bobbi Mahlab AM – Defining Success on Her Terms

Interview | Episode 52

Our guest this week is entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bobbi Mahlab. We think you’ll love Bobbi; she’s authentic, brave and very humble! More than 20 years ago, Bobbi founded the content marketing and communications agency, ‘Mahlab’. Given how much the publishing and content businesses have changed in two decades, it’s a testimony to Bobbi’s foresight and agility that the business thrives and continues to evolve today. Bobbi has some fascinating insights and perspectives on women in business and being an entrepreneur ....

Kristina Karlsson – Tough Times Never Last But Tough People Do

Interview | Episode 51

Our guest this week is Kristina Karlsson, the entrepreneur and founder of global Swedish design and stationery business, kikki.K. What’s unprecedented about this episode is that just as we were in the process of putting this out to the world, Kristina’s beloved nearly 20 year old business fell in to Administration with the latest news saying they are looking for buyers or investors to keep the business alive. Since the announcement, what we’ve been struck by is how positive and strong Kristina is. And that comes through so strongly in this episode ....

Mandy Birch – On Being Yourself (in a Man’s World)

Interview | Episode 50

Our guest this week is former military leader and now Quantum Computing pioneer, Mandy Birch. Mandy’s entire career has been in male dominated industries. She spent 16 years climbing to senior ranks in the United States Air Force and now she’s working on Quantum Computing with a company called Rigetti. Rigetti is one of four companies (Sept 2019) to have a fully operational quantum computer ...

Cecilia Tham – Predicting the Future

Interview | Episode 49

If you’ve ever wondered about what we’ll all be eating in 10-15 years time then this is the episode for you!  Our guest is Barcelona-based Cecilia Tham, a Social Technologist and Futurist. She happens to have the coolest day job working for Alpha, which is Telefonica’s innovation arm briefed to build moonshots to address some of society’s biggest problems, including the future of food. Cecilia was raised in Macau, attended high school and Harvard university in the US, and then found herself in Spain having to start from scratch, language included. She describes herself as an entrepreneur by heart, a designer and biologist by training, and a maker for life ...

How to Have a Great Year

How To Episode | Episode 48

Our first ‘How To’ episode of 2020 brings you super useful tips and advice to set yourself up for an awesome 2020! To put this episode together, we scoured the latest research and we drew upon the content and expertise we’ve developed delivering leadership programs around the world for major companies such as Google, Salesforce and Pinterest. And, as usual, you also get to hear thoughts from some of our amazing guests on the topic as well....

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