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.

Future Proof Me – Raising Girls

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 121

This week’s mini episode is a tribute to all parents and everything they do for their children, particularly when they raise their daughters and sons to believe that women can be CEOs, adventurers and innovators. When we thought of all that parents do, we were reminded of our conversation with the wonderful social entrepreneur Navyn Salem who has 4 daughters. When we spoke to Navyn nearly 3 years ago, we asked her about how she manages the juggle of leading her business and raising 4 daughters.  We also asked her about how she thinks about what she’s role modelling for her four young girls, and it’s pretty inspiring. 

Sonika Manandhar – & Her Fintech Changing Lives in Nepal

Interview | Episode 120

Our latest episode takes you on a journey all the way to Kathmandu in Nepal. We speak with Sonika Manandhar, a Nepalese entrepreneur and former senior software developer for Microsoft, who’s now a fintech founder committed to improving the lives of women small business owners in Nepal. Sonika is co-founder and CTO of Aeloi Technologies, an innovative social enterprise and fintech that uses digital tokens to facilitate affordable loans to Nepali small businesses that are working in a sustainable and climate-friendly fashion. Think things such as electric mini buses and sustainable agriculture..

Future Proof Me: 3 Founder Essentials

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 119

Are you thinking of a career change? Wondering about whether to start your own company? For today’s mini episode, we’ve chosen to share some brilliant advice for founders and potential founders from the successful British entrepreneur, Debbie Wosskow OBE. Having sold her own start-up and also being a start-up investor, Debbie knows first hand what it takes to build a business from scratch and, as you’ll hear, there are 3 key things she believes founders need. 

Holly Ransom – Curious On Purpose

Interview | Episode 118

Holly Ransom has pioneered her way into boardrooms and forums at the top end of town but what’s really interesting about Holly is her deep thoughtfulness, her fortitude to blaze her own path, and her drive to make the world a better place.  This 31 year old Aussie has Chaired the G20 Youth Summit, she’s an internationally sought after speaker and conference MC. Holly has made the most of conversations with some of the most high profile people in the world, interviewing everyone from President Obama to Muhammad Yunus and Malcolm Gladwell. These encounters, plus her own journey, have resulted in her first book, The Leading Edge. We promise you'll learn SO MUCH from this interview ....

Future Proof Me – Just Ask!

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 117

This week’s mini episode is all about challenging our beliefs about who we can and can’t ask for help.  A couple of years ago we spoke with serial entrepreneur, and now author, Rebekah Campbell about her career journey and her childhood growing up in New Zealand. Rebekah happened to mention that she met with the Prime Minister of New Zealand when she was just 12 years of age ....

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