Tanya is a proud Birri and Guugu Yimidhirr woman from Central and North Queensland and heads up NITV as SBS’s first Director of Indigenous Content. She plays an instrumental role in the development and delivery of First Nations storytelling across the SBS network and has more than 20 years’ experience working in media.
She also holds a number of industry Board positions including Media Diversity Australia, First Nations Media Australia, and the World Indigenous Television Broadcast Network.
In this in-depth episode we cover the changing nature of First Nations representation, the importance of NITV, storytelling and money stories, empowerment and prioritising your financial self-care.
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 include Leah Bennett (Board Director at First Nations Foundation and Financial Crime Manager), Mikaela French (Native Title solicitor), Dorothy Smith (Palm Island Women’s Healing Centre coordinator), Allira Davis (Uluru Youth Manager), Tanya Denning-Orman (Director of Indigenous Content, SBS & NITV), Allira Potter (intuitive healer and author), and Dixie Crawford (Managing Director, Nganya).
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