15 episodes

Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and mindset.

Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and allies.

Hosted by Larisha Jerome, proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka, and Wulli Wulli woman.

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Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and mindset.

Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and allies.

Hosted by Larisha Jerome, proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka, and Wulli Wulli woman.

    Celeste Carnegie – Blak women taking up space in STEM

    Celeste Carnegie – Blak women taking up space in STEM

    Celeste is a Birri Gubba Juru, South Sea Islander woman and the Manager of Community
    Programs & Engagement at Indigitek, a not-for-profit organisation that aims
    to increase the participation and success of First Nations people in the tech
    industry.

    Celeste has over ten years of experience engaging successfully with Aboriginal and
    Torres Strait Islander communities and is passionate about digital inclusion
    and empowering young people to achieve their goals in technology and beyond.

    In this episode we yarn about blak women in STEM, taking up space, getting a
    trusted accountant, aligning your passion with purpose, and why practising
    financial self-care is so important.

    Thank you so much for being part of the Rich Blak Women community and I hope you enjoy this episode, be sure to follow us on Instagram @richblakwomen to keep up to date with our other events, money affirmations, and the launch of season three.

    Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
    Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
    from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
    mindset.

    Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
    women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
    wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
    allies.

    The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
    actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
    (WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
    Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
    champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
    netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
    Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

    Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
    grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
    banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
    Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
    First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
    wellness and independence.

    Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
    First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

    For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
    please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

    • 46 min
    Emily Wurramara – Making time for patience and holding community

    Emily Wurramara – Making time for patience and holding community

    Emily is a Warnindhilyagwa woman originating from Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of
    Carpentaria, Northern Territory. She’s an AIR award-winning and ARIA-nominated
    artist, and seasoned performer having held the stage at major festivals and
    global events including Woodford Folk Festival, Bluesfest, TEDX Sydney, GARMA,
    Port Fairy Folk Festival, BIGSOUND and International Folk Alliance showcases,
    along with shows tours across Australia, Canada, the US, Orleans, Sweden, and
    France.

    In this beautifully calm episode, Emily yarns about her rituals and times of patience
    that keep her grounded while on tour, financial wellness as a way to feel safe
    and secure and held by community, investing in time and things that bring long
    term joy and create memories, and we really go deep on the essence of this
    podcast and what wealth and richness mean from her perspective.

    Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
    Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
    from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
    mindset.

    Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
    women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
    wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
    allies.

    The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
    actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
    (WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
    Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
    champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
    netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
    Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

    Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
    grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
    banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
    Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
    First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
    wellness and independence.

    Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
    First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

    For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
    please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

    • 35 min
    Nornie Bero – Staying grounded and showcasing culture to the world

    Nornie Bero – Staying grounded and showcasing culture to the world

    Acclaimed chef Nornie Bero is from the Meriam People of Mer Island in the Torres Strait. She is the executive chef, CEO, and owner of Mabu Mabu catering and condiments – focused on introducing people to Indigenous dishes and ingredients, and delivering big on generosity and flavour. 

     

    Mabu Mabu's bar and kitchen, ‘Big Esso’ in Federation Square, Melbourne, champions Islander flavours and Australian native produce, and has seen Nornie featured on programs like MasterChef and Netflix’s Down to Earth with Zac Efron. Her mission is to bring Indigenous herbs, spices, and fresh produce to more professional kitchens and people’s everyday meals.

     

    In this episode we yarn about growing up in the Torres Strait and integrating her culture into her professional life now, setting up for success from day one, Nornie’s business journey and money tips, staying grounded, and the Indigenous ingredients everyone needs in their kitchen. 

     

    Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and mindset.

     

    Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and allies.

     

    The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model, actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox (WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council), Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

     

    Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial wellness and independence.

     

    Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

     

    Be sure to follow us on Instagram @richblakwomen to keep up to date with our other events, money affirmations, and the launch of season three.

    • 34 min
    Shantelle Thompson OAM – Overcoming lateral violence and aligning profit with purpose

    Shantelle Thompson OAM – Overcoming lateral violence and aligning profit with purpose

    Shantelle Thompson is a Dream Weaver, Warrior Heart, and the Barkindji Warrior. Weaving
    together her lived, learned, and earned experiences to inspire and
    empower people to write their own story, she amplifies her impact through her
    powerful voice and channelled wisdom.

    A proud Barkindji and Ngiyampaa woman, she is a Mum to six, Jiu Jitsu athlete, author,
    storyteller, Indigipreneur, and Chief Empowerment and Visionary Officer of the
    Kiilalaana Foundation. 

    In this vulnerable and truly motivating episode, Shantelle yarns about aligning
    values with capacity, making business profitable and purposeful, building
    fortitude and overcoming lateral violence, and being blak enough for yourself.

    Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
    Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
    from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
    mindset.

    Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
    women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
    wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
    allies. 

    The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
    actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
    (WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
    Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
    champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
    netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
    Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

    Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
    grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
    banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
    Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
    First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
    wellness and independence.

    Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
    First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

    For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
    please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Marcella Ketchell – Advocating for financial inclusion in the Torres Strait

    Marcella Ketchell – Advocating for financial inclusion in the Torres Strait

    Marcella Ketchell is from the Kaanju clan in Cape York, with connections to Waanyi on
    her mother’s side, and the Wakaid tribe from Badu and Zagareb tribe from Mer on
    her father’s side.

    Her early years were spent growing up on Thursday Island, before moving to Cairns
    where she’s still based now. Marcella is passionate about supporting remote communities
    in Far North Queensland and has worked in government and non-government
    positions across health, employment and training; and government coordination.
    She’s now with the GBK Torres Strait Sea and Land Council in a community
    partnerships and development role.

    In this episode we yarn about the economic disadvantages people living in the
    Torres Strait Islands face, the importance of financial literacy and stability,
    credit file reports, building discipline around financial goals, and taking
    advantage of the opportunities our older generations were locked out of.

    Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
    Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
    from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
    mindset.

    Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
    women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
    wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
    allies.

    The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
    actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
    (WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
    Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
    champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
    netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
    Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

    Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
    grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
    banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
    Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
    First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
    wellness and independence.

    Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
    First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

    For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
    please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

    • 41 min
    Senator Dorinda Cox – Social justice and investing in First Nations women

    Senator Dorinda Cox – Social justice and investing in First Nations women

    Dorinda Cox is a force-of-nature Yamatji-Noongar woman with a strong record of working
    for social justice. Along with being a Senator for the Greens in Western
    Australia, Dorinda is a mum to two daughters and a small business owner.

    She has over 20 years’ experience working in government and non-government sectors
    and has made significant contributions to policy and advocacy in the areas
    of domestic violence, child protection, and Aboriginal Justice. 

    In this really interesting episode, we yarn about asking questions and finding
    solutions, remaining authentic and grounded, being resourceful when you need to
    be, cultivating money skills in the next generation, and the importance of
    investing in women especially when it comes to economic participation. Dorinda
    also shares her top money tips and affirmations so make sure you listen until
    the end of the episode.

    Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
    Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
    from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
    mindset.

    Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
    women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
    wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
    allies.

    The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
    actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
    (WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
    Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
    champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
    netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
    Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

    Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
    grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
    banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
    Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
    First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
    wellness and independence.

    Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
    First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

    For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
    please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

    • 58 min

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