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.

Together We Can Make History – Navyn Salem

Interview | Episode 160

Our guest this week made such a big impression on us and listeners when she was on the show more than 4 years ago that we’re really excited to welcome her back for our last episode of the year.  Navyn founded Edesia, a not for profit social enterprise, more than ten years ago to help end global malnutrition and set about building a factory in Rhode Island in the USA to produce lifesaving nutritional products for humanitarian agencies. Edesia has already reached over 17 million children in 62 countries.  An email Navyn sent this past week really caught our attention...

Marching to Her Own Beat – Dot Bustelo

Interview | Episode 159

Our guest on the show today pivoted away from a long standing career in the music industry to found a venture focused on the visual arts.  Dot Bustello is founder and CEO of a business called Loupe, which streams and sells art from around the world and in doing so helps make all those black TV screens in our daily lives way more interesting and appealing.  Not only that, Loupe is ranked number one lifestyle app in 73 countries on Apple TV.  Dot founded Loupe seven years ago after spending nearly ten years at Apple as well as being a music producer ....

Become Boss of Your Brain – Professor Selena Bartlett

Interview | Episode 158

Our guest on the podcast this week is Professor Selena Bartlett, an Australian neuroscientist who’s life’s work is all about understanding how our brains work. Selena has held senior roles with leading research institutes in the US and Australia and she’s currently leading pioneering research into addiction and obesity at the Queensland University of Technology.  What drew us to Selena’s story is not only her passion to understand how our brains work but also ...

A Rare CFO – Madeline Ling

Interview | Episode 157

Our episode this week features the first Chief Financial Officer we’ve had on the show, however Madeline Ling is not your ‘ordinary’ CFO.  We don’t think we’ve met a CFO who values diversity and building relationships the way Madeline does, not to mention the articulate and creative way she speaks about the stories the numbers can tell her.  Madeline has held multiple CFO roles throughout her 20-plus year career to date which has seen her work far and wide, including in the U.S., China, Mexico, Europe, and Thailand. A tech-company veteran, these days she is CFO of US-based Boomi, a fast-growing global SaaS company ....

How to Get Through the S**ttiest of Times

How To Episode | Episode 156

Our episode this week follows hard on the heels of some personally challenging anniversaries. We share how, even after the s++ttiest news possible, Claire has moved forward and thrived, thanks to some very specific mindset choices. She shares those choices and we talk about what’s become her north star in terms of how she views work and life. You’ll also hear from our special guest Heidi Hackemer,..

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