21 episodes

Championing the multi-faceted and multi-talented.
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Flip the Switch Shana Gujral

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Championing the multi-faceted and multi-talented.
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    30 Years On: How to Craft Your Dream Career | Lawrence Zeegen

    30 Years On: How to Craft Your Dream Career | Lawrence Zeegen

    Where do I begin with this one?! I just wanted to sit and listen and I'm sure you will too.
    We talk about:
    The journey and inevitable ups and downsReflecting back on 30 years experienceHow to find your dream careerHow to overcome the curveballs
    Guest bio:
    Lawrence Zeegen has worked across higher education and the creative and cultural sectors and brings expertise from 30+ years in art, design and media education and industry practice to a range of projects and clients.
    Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, led the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media, the largest of its kind in the UK, and was a member of the executive board at Birmingham City University. Senior roles at University of the Arts London, Kingston University, University of Brighton, and Ravensbourne University London.Professor of Illustration, lectured and delivered keynote presentations in over 25 countries. Author of nine published books on graphic arts, including Fifty Years of Illustration, Ladybird by Design, The Fundamentals of Illustration and Digital Illustration and contributed to publications that include Computer Arts, Creative Review and Varoom.
    All information about the podcast is here:
    https://fliptheswitch.komi.io/
    Follow us on:
    @fliptheswitchclub
    @shanagujral
    Guest socials:
    @rebekahzeenajade

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    • 41 min
    Connecting the Dots as a Doctor, Yoga Teacher, Founder & DJ | Rebekah Zeena Jade

    Connecting the Dots as a Doctor, Yoga Teacher, Founder & DJ | Rebekah Zeena Jade

    Guest bio:
    Rebekah is a medical doctor, Nike yoga teacher and DJ. Her interests are focused at the intersection of wellbeing, music and culture, cultivating diverse spaces through her Afro-centred community platform, Pana. She balances upbeat sounds from around the world with ambient-electronic mixes off the dance floor, designed to elevate yoga, breath and movement.
    We talk about:
    Her interest in the wellness spaceThe journey into yoga Finding the golden thread between everything you doCombining everything together
    All information about the podcast is here:
    https://fliptheswitch.komi.io/
    Follow us on:
    @fliptheswitchclub
    @shanagujral
    Guest socials:
    @rebekahzeenajade
    A huge apologies I have a cold in this one so my sound is not A VIBE.

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    • 44 min
    Leaning Into An Alter Ego & Being the First Drag Queen to DJ A Boiler Room with Lagoon Femshayma |

    Leaning Into An Alter Ego & Being the First Drag Queen to DJ A Boiler Room with Lagoon Femshayma |

    Another week another multihyphenate!
    This week is Zooey G aka Lagoon Femshayma.
    By day, a successful creative director, by night a drag queen called Lagoon Femshayma, recently making history as the first drag queen to curate and DJ a Boiler Room set.
    We chat about:
    Understanding where your drive comes fromThe notion of an alter egoCreative directing and playingThe blurring boundaries of musicBalancing it all - can we ever get it right?
    All information about the podcast is here:
    https://fliptheswitch.komi.io/
    Follow us on:
    @fliptheswitchclub
    @shanagujral
    Guest socials:
    @lagoon_femshayma

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    • 41 min
    Balancing it All Whilst Making a Difference - Music & Mental Health with Vanessa Maria | Presenter, DJ, Mental Health Advocate

    Balancing it All Whilst Making a Difference - Music & Mental Health with Vanessa Maria | Presenter, DJ, Mental Health Advocate

    Todays guest is the amazing Vanessa Maria!
    Guest bio:
    Vanessa Maria is a London-based dj, broadcaster & creative producer of German and Jamaican heritage. Her practice champions music and mental health in audio, visual & digital formats. Following on from a Psychology degree, Vanessa worked as a mental health representative at Bristol University where she successfully led campaigns around student mental health and executively produced an award-winning documentary about black students’ wellbeing: ”When Wellbeing is White.”
    We talk about:
    The journey into music Milestone moments like interviewing David AttenboroughCrafting and building your career around your purposeMental health advocacy work DATA!! (We love to see it)
    All information about the podcast is here:
    https://fliptheswitch.komi.io/
    Follow us on:
    @fliptheswitchclub
    @shanagujral
    Guest socials:
    @nessamaria

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    • 38 min
    Crafting a 9-5 and 5-9 with Eva Sun-Wai | Fund Manager by Day, Spin Instructor by Night

    Crafting a 9-5 and 5-9 with Eva Sun-Wai | Fund Manager by Day, Spin Instructor by Night

    Eva Sun-Wai is this weeks guest and bringing back the by day by night energy! Eva is a successful fund manager by day, and spin instructor by night.
    We talk about:
    Passion and how your early experiences can inspire and shape who you areHow to craft a 5-9 around your 9-5Balancing many plates with success
    All information about the podcast is here:
    https://fliptheswitch.komi.io/
    Follow us on:
    @fliptheswitchclub
    @shanagujral
    Guest socials:
    @eva_sunwai

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    • 31 min
    Building a Successful Career in Music with Ishtia May | Artist Manager, Audio Producer, Presenter

    Building a Successful Career in Music with Ishtia May | Artist Manager, Audio Producer, Presenter

    We talk about:
    The journey from University to building a successful music careerWorking as a producer at the BBC The all-encompassing nature of the music industryBalancing everything Skillstacking as you grow your careerIshtia May is a multihyphenate across so many facets in music. We discuss the journey of being an experienced Producer, Radio Broadcasting, and On-Screen Presenting. We also chat honestly about being a South Asian in music but also having to deal with the pressures of career and culture.
    All information about the podcast is here:
    https://fliptheswitch.komi.io/
    Follow us on:
    @fliptheswitchclub
    @shanagujral
    Guest socials:
    @ishtiamay

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    • 39 min

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