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.

Deanne Weir – Following Her Passions

Interview | Episode 60

This week on the show we’re excited to introduce you to Deanne Weir, a former media lawyer and executive; turned media entrepreneur, investor and company director.  Deanne started her career as a corporate lawyer in Australia and spent years in the telco and television sectors. She became one of the most respected executives in the broadcast industry. After a profitable exit, the capital she personally earnt from the sale, gave Deanne the opportunity to start her own investment company and start a new career ...

Future Proof Me – Why Career ‘Progression’ Doesn’t Always Mean Moving Up

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 59

Ever felt a lot of self-imposed pressure to keep on moving up the career ladder?  That’s the key topic of this week’s Future Proof Me episode.  These mini episodes are all about sharing a ‘nugget’ of an idea, a piece of advice or a thought provoking insight to help us all navigate our way ahead in these uncertain and unusual times.  This week we revisit a conversation we had a year ago with well known Australian media entrepreneur, Mia Freedman....

Jacqueline Novogratz – Revolutionary For a Better World

Interview | Episode 58

We have a real treat in store for you today with a truly remarkable changemaker and NY Times bestselling author as our guest. Acumen Founder and CEO, Jacqueline Novogratz, has been named one of the 25 Smartest People of the Decade by the Daily Beast, and one of the world’s 100 Greatest Living Business Minds by Forbes, amongst numerous other honours.  Jacqueline pioneered the notion of patient capital - investing in social entrepreneurs around the world, helping them to establish sustainable businesses that serve some of the world’s poorest people ...

Future Proof Me – Navigating Tech When You’re Not a Techie

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 57

This week’s mini-episode is all about engaging with emerging technologies even when we are not 'techie people'.  First you’ll hear from Martha Lane Fox, one of the UK’s most respected technology leaders and entrepreneurs. These days she has an illustrious board career, sits in the House of Lords, and she campaigns for responsible technology through her foundation, Doteveryone. Then we hear from the Artificial Intelligence expert, Kriti Sharma.  She builds really practically on Martha’s point about learning about tech, and specifically talks about how we can all get more informed and familiar with the important topic of AI. 

Audrey Tang – Taiwan’s Digital Minister and Her Vital Role Keeping the Country Open

Interview | Episode 56

We have a fascinating episode this week with our guest, Taiwan’s remarkable Digital Minister, Audrey Tang. Audrey became the youngest Government Minister ever in Taiwan when she was appointed a few years ago at the age of 35. She is also the world’s first ever Transgender Government Minister. Audrey’s childhood was anything but conventional, in her early years she was something of a child prodigy who also had a serious heart condition. She dropped out of school at the age of 14 to manage her own education and at the age of 16 started her first successful software business ....

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