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Narratives of Purpose is an award nominated podcast that brings you inspiring individual stories of changemakers. The show was launched in December 2020 by Dr. Claire Murigande to showcase founders of impact-driven companies and initiatives to a global audience. Topics include youth empowerment in remote communities, global health equity initiatives, and sustainable food systems of the future. Dr. Murigande is a leader in the life sciences industry, a passionate champion for furthering the advancement and impact of women in healthcare, and a TEDx speaker. (more about her at www.murigande.com)

Narratives of Purpose Claire Murigande

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Narratives of Purpose is an award nominated podcast that brings you inspiring individual stories of changemakers. The show was launched in December 2020 by Dr. Claire Murigande to showcase founders of impact-driven companies and initiatives to a global audience. Topics include youth empowerment in remote communities, global health equity initiatives, and sustainable food systems of the future. Dr. Murigande is a leader in the life sciences industry, a passionate champion for furthering the advancement and impact of women in healthcare, and a TEDx speaker. (more about her at www.murigande.com)

    On Leveraging AI to Overcome Radiology Challenges - Women's Health Series with Élise Mekkaoui

    On Leveraging AI to Overcome Radiology Challenges - Women's Health Series with Élise Mekkaoui

    Diagnosis of Women's Pelvic Conditions Revolutionised
    In the fifth and final episode of Narratives of Purpose's special series on Advancing Women's Health, host Claire Murigande speaks with Élise Mekkaoui, founder and CPO of Matricis.ai.
    Élise discusses the challenges in diagnosing female pelvic pathologies, such as endometriosis, and how Matricis is employing machine learning to improve diagnosis by assisting radiologists with MRI image analysis. Therefore reducing medical errancy time.
    Élise also touches on the importance of bringing awareness to women's health, urging investors to invest in innovative startups that account for gender differences.
    Be sure to visit our podcast website for the full episode transcript.
    References for content mentioned in this episode:
    Gender bias in medicine articleGender funding gap data by UBS
     
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    This special series on Advancing Women's Health with Female Founders is supported by TechFace, Lean In Switzerland, and Ladies Drive.
    CHAPTERS:
    00:00 Episode Introduction
    00:39 The Importance of Gender in Personalised Medicine
    01:44 Introducing the Host and the Podcast
    02:25 The Purpose of Matricis.ai
    04:06 AI's Role in Advancing Female Pelvic Pathologies' Diagnosis
    08:32 Challenges and Collaborations in Data Collection
    10:57 The Gender Gap in AI and Women's Health Innovation
    12:47 The Future of Women-Led Innovation in the Age of AI
    16:25 Closing Remarks and Further Resources for Exploration

    • 19 min
    On Holding Space for Women in the Workplace - Women's Health Series with Fatoumata Ly

    On Holding Space for Women in the Workplace - Women's Health Series with Fatoumata Ly

    Supporting Women's Health in the Workplace
    In the fourth episode of Narratives of Purpose's special series on Advancing Women's Health, host Claire Murigande delves into the challenges of addressing women's health within the corporate environment with guest Fatoumata Ly, the co-founder of Ninti.
    Fatoumata shares her personal journey and the inception of Ninti, a digital platform aimed at helping employers create supportive work environments for reproductive mental health.
    The conversation also touches on the broader implications of women's health in the workplace, emphasising the importance of community, awareness, and scaling solutions to meet widespread needs.
    Be sure to visit our podcast website for the full episode transcript.
    References for content mentioned in this episode:
    Gender bias in medicine articleGender funding gap data by UBS
     
    RELEVANT LINKS:
    More about Ninti at this websiteFollow Ninti: LinkedIn | Instagram Connect with our guest, Fatoumata Ly: LINKEDIN
     
    Follow our host: WEBSITE | LINKEDIN
    Follow us: LinkedIn | Instagram
    Connect with us: narrativespodcast@gmail.com | subscribe to our news
    Tell us what you think: write a review
     
    This special series on Advancing Women's Health with Female Founders is supported by TechFace, Lean In Switzerland, and Ladies Drive.
    CHAPTERS:
    00:00 Episode Introduction
    0039 Revolutionising Reproductive Mental Health
    01:38 Introducing the Host and the Podcast
    02:26 Fatoumata's Journey to Founding Ninti
    04:12 Ninti's Mental Health Care Pathway
    07:18 Ninti's B2B2C Model: Partnering with Employers for Change
    08:49 Scaling Ninti's Impact
    11:16 The AI for Life Summit: A Platform for Change
    13:24 The Future of Women's Health and Innovation
    16:07 Closing...

    • 19 min
    On Humanising Clinical Trials with AI - Women's Health Series with Danielle Ralic

    On Humanising Clinical Trials with AI - Women's Health Series with Danielle Ralic

    AI Technology Democratising Access to Clinical Trials
    In the third episode of Narratives of Purpose's special series on Advancing Women's Health, host Claire Murigande explores the intersection of AI and women's health with Danielle Ralic, CEO and founder of Ancora.ai.
    Ancora, an AI-powered clinical trial matching platform, aims to democratise access to trials and accelerate research.
    Danielle and Claire discuss the healthcare system's shortcomings in serving women, particularly in clinical trials. The conversation also touches on the broader implications of gender inclusivity in AI and the startup ecosystem, emphasising the need for more support for women-led ventures in healthcare innovation.
    Be sure to visit our podcast website for the full episode transcript.
    References for content mentioned in this episode:
    Gender bias in medicine articleGender funding gap data by UBS
     
    RELEVANT LINKS:
    More about Ancora at this websiteFollow Ancora: LinkedIn | YouTube | Instagram | FacebookConnect with our guest, Danielle Ralic: LINKEDIN
     
    Follow our host: WEBSITE | LINKEDIN
    Follow us: LinkedIn | Instagram
    Connect with us: narrativespodcast@gmail.com | subscribe to our news
    Tell us what you think: write a review
     
    This special series on Advancing Women's Health with Female Founders is supported by TechFace, Lean In Switzerland, and Ladies Drive.
    CHAPTERS:
    00:00 Episode Introduction
    00:42 The Critical Role of Women in Clinical Trials
    01:32 Introducing the Host and the Podcast
    02:26 The Genesis of Ancora.ai
    04:16 The Power of AI in...

    • 18 min
    On Developing Non-invasive Cervical Precancer Treatments - Women's Health Series with Alia Rahman

    On Developing Non-invasive Cervical Precancer Treatments - Women's Health Series with Alia Rahman

    Twenty-First Century Treatments for Women's Health
    In the second episode of Narratives of Purpose's special series on Advancing Women's Health, host Claire Murigande speaks with Alia Rahman, the Co-founder and CEO of Amplexd Therapeutics.
    Alia shares her personal journey with dysplasia, how it motivated her to establish Amplexd, and the company's mission of developing treatments to improve patient experience and accessibility for HPV-induced cervical dysplasia.
    Alia raises awareness of the healthcare system's failings towards women's health, particularly in the treatments of cervical precancer. She highlights the focus on unique treatment strategies, such as non-invasive and low-cost options.
    Be sure to visit our podcast website for the full episode transcript.
    References for content mentioned in this episode:
    CIN classifications summary by the Cleveland Clinic "ASC-US" term explanation Gender bias in medicine articleGender funding gap data by UBS
    RELEVANT LINKS:
    More about Amplexd Therapeutics at this websiteFollow Amplexd: LinkedInConnect with our guest, Alia Rahman: LINKEDIN
    Follow our host: WEBSITE | LINKEDIN
    Follow us: LinkedIn | Instagram
    Connect with us: narrativespodcast@gmail.com | subscribe to our news
    Tell us what you think: write a review
    This special series on Advancing Women's Health with Female Founders is supported by TechFace, Lean In Switzerland, and Ladies Drive.
    CHAPTERS:
    0:00 Episode Introduction
    00:40 Introducing Amplexd Therapeutics
    01:54 Introducing the Host and the Podcast
    02:45 Alia's Journey with Amplexd
    06:23 Understanding Cervical Intraepithelial...

    • 22 min
    On Making PCOS a Public Health Priority - Women's Health Series with Sasha Ottey

    On Making PCOS a Public Health Priority - Women's Health Series with Sasha Ottey

    Advocacy and Patient-led Innovation in Women's Health
    In this first episode of Narratives of Purpose's special series on Advancing Women's Health, host Claire Murigande speaks with Sasha Ottey, the Executive Director of the PCOS Challenge.
    Sasha shares her personal journey of being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and how her experiences led her to establish a leading non-profit organisation that supports and advocates for those affected by PCOS globally.
    Sasha emphasises the importance of patient involvement in creating medical solutions and innovations, as well as the need for increased funding towards research.
    Be sure to visit our podcast website for the full episode transcript.
    References for content mentioned in this episode:
    Gender bias in medicine articleGender funding gap data by UBS
    RELEVANT LINKS:
    More about PCOS Challenge at this websiteFollow PCOS Challenge: LinkedIn | YouTube | Instagram | Facebook Connect with our guest, Sasha Ottey: LINKEDIN
    Follow our host: WEBSITE | LINKEDIN
    Follow us: LinkedIn | Instagram
    Connect with us: narrativespodcast@gmail.com | subscribe to our news
    Tell us what you think: write a review
    This special series on Advancing Women's Health with Female Founders is supported by TechFace, Lean In Switzerland, and Ladies Drive.
    CHAPTERS:
    00:00 Episode Introduction
    00:40 The Importance of Women's Health Advocacy
    01:30 Introducing the Host and the Podcast
    02:37 Sasha's Personal Journey with PCOS
    05:17 The Global Reach of PCOS Challenge
    07:51 The Importance of Patient-Led Research
    12:52 The Future of...

    • 19 min
    Advancing Women’s Health with Female Founders - Trailer

    Advancing Women’s Health with Female Founders - Trailer

    In this episode of Narratives of Purpose, host Claire Murigande introduces a new series focusing on women's health innovation.
    The next five episodes will address Issues like the lack of female representation in clinical trials as well as the need for gender-specific personalised medicine, but also the importance and the need to invest in startups led by women.
    This new series will feature female founders advocating for public health, developing non-invasive treatments, harnessing AI technologies, and especially holding space for women in the workplace.
    Welcome to our Women's Health special series created in collaboration with Artefact Open Innovation Switzerland! We are glad that you tuned in, and you are following Narratives of Purpose in amplifying social impact. 
    Be sure to visit our podcast website for the full episode transcript.
    Follow our host: WEBSITE | LINKEDIN
    Follow us: LinkedIn | Instagram
    Connect with us: narrativespodcast@gmail.com | subscribe to our news
    Tell us what you think: write a review

    • 3 min

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Great Podcast!

Such good, deep conversations here. Knowledgeable hosts and great format.

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