Life changing stories on gender equality and money hacks & traps from remarkable women.
EP 23 - Only woman in the room
In this EqualizHER podcast, Joanne Edwards is the chief risk and data officer of ASX-listed fintech Wisr. She's a person who is building on the shoulders of many women in data science before and is helping to bring more leadership diversity to her field. She remembers starting her career as the only woman in her course area, before being one of only two women in her office - which made her a nervous wreck when it came to presentations. Today Joanne is leading the charge for women in STEM and she's using data insights to help people break down barriers to financial education.
EP 22 - Queen of money
In this EqualizHER Podcast, Queenie Tan is the fininfluencer star Invest with Queenie. Her journey started from a flat broke experience, where the only way out was to go frugal, get a better job and start investing with whatever’s left over. Today she’s actively building her own investment portfolio and taking tens of thousands of followers, particularly young 20-something women, on TikTok and Instagram with her.
EP 21 - Maestro of Super
In this EqualizHER Podcast, Kate Farrar is the CEO of LGIASuper a fund responsible for managing $24 billion in member funds. She also sits on the boards of multiple companies. As a classical musician at heart, Kate is at her best when she is in the moment. She grew up not seeing gender inequality, which she sees as a benefit because it led to the belief that anything was possible for women particularly in leadership.
EP 20 - Women for election
In this EqualizHER Podcast, Licia Heath is the CEO of Women for Election and she’s on a mission to get more women into politics. Her light bulb moment came after the birth of her first child whilst working in a fast-paced financial services environment. She was exhausted by the work and mental load. Things just didn’t seem fair, and this helped give rise to a purpose to encourage and fearlessly support more women to enter the political arena and start to change policies so that they reflect half of the population.
EP 19 - Constantly outraged
In this EqualizHER Podcast, Carol Schwartz was raised in an equal opportunity home where she was encouraged to try things but always expected to attend school. It wasn’t really until university that she started noticing that more women than men dropping out of degrees, either to have children or travel. It was an eye-opener then, and today she’s constantly outraged and determined to help change the barrier that prevent women from stepping up and into leadership positions.
EP 18 - Pay talk peeves
In this EqualizHER Podcast, Meggie Palmer is a former Australian journalist turned accidental entrepreneur and pay coach. It was a peeved off moment that led to her eventually starting Peptalkher which is all about helping women close the gender pay gap. The inspiration for it was upon finding out she was being underpaid compared to her male colleagues for the same role. Today she encourages other women to share their stories and take action.