Girl Power Pod aims to inspire and motivate women to feel empowered to pursue their dreams. When I was growing up my dad told me that girls can do anything, and this is something I wish every woman could hear today. I believe that the inner desire to create change, and the external need for change, are linked - yet many of us feel helpless because we are so entangled in the current systems and structures. I feel that hearing real, inspiring stories from people who are questioning the way we live life, and who have made (or are in the process of making) this transition, is what's needed to help guide other women on their journeys.
EP.21 - Ziena Jalil, keynote speaker, board director and citizen of the world
In this episode, we had the opportunity to talk Ziena Jalil. She doesn’t believe in boxes and is hard to put into one. She works across the public, private and NGO sectors, in governance and strategy, marketing and business development, and communications and stakeholder engagement. In this episode, we focus on how vital it is to feel belonging, and how diversity is a valuable benefit to any country.
EP.20 - Dr Sasha Kljakovic from Well Revolution
In this episode, we are talking to Dr Sasha Kljakovic, the co-founder of telehealth start-up Well Revolution. Tag along to learn more about her journey from working in marketing to becoming a doctor and now a tech start-up founder. She is a true inspiration and a living testament that you can always change the direction of your life if it does not fit with your desires.
EP.19 - Jess Quinn influencer, model and body positivity advocate
In this episode we are talking to Jessica Quinn who lost her leg to cancer, today she works as a model and influencer and she is a big advocate for body positivity. Tag along to learn more about her journey and how you can give yourself more self-love an how you can get your friends to help change the view you have of yourself, to the better.
EP.18 - Kirsten Lunman from Hatch
In this episode, I met up with Kristen Lunman the co-founder and general manager of Hatch, a digital investment platform that has had amazing growth over the last 18 months. Kirsten has over a decade of experience in running product teams across North America and has played a pivotal role in the start-up ecosystem in New Zealand over the past five years. She was the innovation director at Kiwi Wealth, Hatch’s parent company, as well as the programme director for the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator. This is an action-packed introduction into the world of stocks and how you can invest in brands like Google, Apple, Facebook, Airbnb and Microsoft.
EP.17 - Priti Ambani from Tech Futures Lab
In this episode, I met up with Priti Ambani. She works as the Innovation Director at Tech Futures Lab and is also a guru when it comes to the collaborative economy also called sharing economy or peer to peer economy which is changing the way we consume and get paid for our services. Tag along on an incredible episode with one of the smartest and most empathetic women I know!
EP.16 - Jolie Hodson from Spark NZ
In this episode, I met up with Jolie Hodson the CEO of Spark NZ to talk about change leadership. How can you build strong leadership within your team to enable them to adapt to the rapidly changing world we live in.
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I love listening to these stories of women leaders and also their real lives, their hopes and dreams and how they’re trying to make the world a better place.
Inspiring for women everywhere
A new podcast that is inspiring for women everywhere, although I especially like that there are interviews with successful women from New Zealand. Recommended to get a dose of uplifiting energy.
Everything girls need to hear!
GrlPwrPod is so relevant and exciting! So many women are making their mark on a global stage these days, and there's nothing more inspiring than hearing real talk from some of those women who are doing amazing things in all sorts of sectors. I love how each interview gives me a new sense of drive to keep chasing my own dreams :)