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

Erin Riley – communicator, PhD researcher, community activist, and mum

This time our guest is someone I’ve known for years via a group of policy wonks who used to meetup in Sydney pubs. Erin Riley is a communicator, PhD researcher, community activist, and mum. She shared with us some insights into her life as a carer, PhD researcher, small business Continue Reading

Kim Crawley – Cybersecurity writer and autistic advocate

Our guest on the pod today is Kim Crawley, who got her start in cybersecurity via an interest in malware. She shared about her career journey, and about her experiences as a neurodivergent person who is also a self-advocate for the autism community (check out the hashtag #ActuallyAutistic) . Kim Continue Reading

Lynn Dang – developer of people, diversity champion, supporter of refugees

Our guest this time is Lynn Dang – she is focused on making a difference by shifting the dial on diversity in the workplace and on helping refugees. She had a challenging start as a refugee after the Vietnam War, got a start in technology, and now has an amazing Continue Reading

Pip Marlow, CEO, advocate for equity & inclusion for all

This time our guest is Pip Marlow, CEO, mother of warrior daughters, advocate for equity and inclusion for all, and a woman who is making her dad proud every day. Annie and I had a wide-ranging conversation with Pip that included daughters, dogs, surprises from new jobs, how netball became Continue Reading

Dr Devora Lieberman, fertility expert & menopause myth buster

This time our guest on Conversations with Annie & Kate is Dr Devora Lieberman. She is passionate about women’s health, is an acknowledged fertility specialist, and often writes and speaks about fertility-related issues to professional as well as consumer audiences. Here are some of the sites Devora mentioned in the podcast: https://www.menopause.org.au/ https://www.endometriosisaustralia.org/ Continue Reading

Annalie Killian – active innovator, connector of interesting people, and change-maker

This time our guest is Annalie Killian – once a catalyst for magic at a large financial services organisation she is an active innovator, connector of interesting people, and change-maker. Annalie has also worked out how to network using Zoom! Annalie’s life purpose is about connecting smart thinkers and do-ers Continue Reading

Damana Madden – software engineer, girl geek, technologist

For this episode of the Conversations with Annie & Kate we had another fascinating chat, this time with Damana Madden. Apart from having the coolest headphones, Damana has diverse experience working across many industries as a software engineer, and has some strongly held opinions. Damana Madden is a Software Development Manager at Amazon and an all Continue Reading

Dr Emma Beckett – food expert, science communicator, and wearer of excellent dresses with pockets

Our next podcast guest is Dr Emma Beckett, food expert, science communicator, and wearer of excellent dresses with pockets – Annie & Kate had a fascinating and wide-ranging chat with her. Dr Emma Beckett is a food and nutrition scientist and lecturer at the University of Newcastle Central Coast. She Continue Reading

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