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.

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,..

Championing the Circular Economy – Lisa Saunders

Interview | Episode 155

Our episode this week is packed with great advice and stories thanks to our guest, social entrepreneur Lisa Saunders. Less than three years ago, Lisa and her partner Adrian decided they had to do something to stop so many household goods from being sent to landfill. Specifically, they made a life changing decision to prevent as many electronic appliances and tech products as they could from being thrown away. As a result, ‘Arnie’s Recon’ was born....

From Side Hustle to Multi Million Dollar Business – Chi Mai

Interview | Episode 154

Our guest on the show today is a successful entrepreneur who has leveraged the power of social media to grow her one-time side hustle into a multi million dollar business. Chi Mai, was born and raised in Hanoi in Vietnam. She came to Australia to study and it was in Melbourne some years later that her career took an unexpected turn.  Instead of the corporate career she’d always imagined, she ended up with no experience and barely in her 20’s, starting a jewelry business....

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