Podcast

Olympia Yarger – entrepreneur, insect farmer, and innovator

Annie and I had a fascinating chat with Olympia Yarger, it included fly sex, working in a male dominated industry, her lifelong dream to be a farmer, and the need to smash the patriarchy. “Olympia Yarger is passionate about rural and regional communities and has worked across many different agricultural Continue Reading

Elaine Stead – scientist, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist

Elaine Stead – scientist, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. We discussed the importance of getting help for mental health issues, how she transitioned from science to venture capital, and why she loves being part of the startup scene.

Dr Linda McIver: passionate STEM educator and author

This time our guest is Dr Linda McIver, a passionate STEM educator and founder of  the Australian Data Science Education Institute. We had a great chat about what inspired her to setup her business, what drives her, and how the friendship of women has created an amazing support network. We Continue Reading

Jamie Klingler: publisher, event organiser, and activist

Jamie Klingler is a force of nature. Passionate and full of energy, with a current focus on the Reclaim these Streets movement in the UK. Annie and I had a fascinating chat with Jamie, covering areas from her new business, the experience of covid lockdowns, to changing one’s life and Continue Reading

Pip Stocks: startup founder and marketing guru

This time our guest is the charming Pip Stocks. She is a startup founder and marketing guru. We had a fascinating chat about starting new businesses, the importance of choosing the a good life partner, and the challenges of running  a business during covid.  Another great guest! Pip Stocks is Continue Reading

Anna Fifield – award-winning journalist, author, and editor

This time our guest is the remarkable Anna Fifield – award-winning journalist, author, and editor. We had a wide-ranging conversation about life as a foreign correspondent, the challenges of writing a book about Kim Jong-un at 3.30 am in the mornings as well as doing her day job, and coming Continue Reading

Tracey Spicer – award winning author, journalist, and trainer

Our guest this time is the remarkable Tracey Spicer – award winning author, journalist and broadcaster. We talked about how it was necessary to pivot to survive during covid, baking sourdough bread, and the importance of AI, diversity and ethics in technology. Tracey Spicer AM is a multiple Walkley Award Continue Reading

Jane Gilmore – freelance journalist, author, and feminist

This time our guest is the remarkable Jane Gilmore. She is the fearless fixer of headlines, corrector of bad headlines about violence against women. Jane is also a thoughtful writer of pieces on politics, popular culture, and feminism. We had a intriguing chat about what not to do for self-care Continue Reading

Yvonne Adele – technologist, public speaker and author

This time our guest is the amazing Yvonne Adele, who came to prominence as the media personality Ms Megabyte, and she has built a career on communicating about technology. Yvonne was Australia’s first lifestyle technology personality and is a technologist, public speaker, and author. Annie and I had a fascinating Continue Reading

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