This is a podcast for sharing raw and authentic stories. Stories of ordinary people that have overcome in different ways. Our guests come from different walks of life and most of them are multi-passionate creatives paving their own paths. The most beautiful part - they are giving back in more ways than one.
S2 E11 Natalia Sierra - Artist, filmmaker, human rights advocate, social entrepreneur tells her story.
Natalia Sierra grew up in the cosmopolitan Bogotá, Colombia. She was raised in a Christian family and to the day she is still driven by love, divine purpose and faith in Jesus Christ.
After finishing her studies in documentary filmmaker her passion for human rights and social justice led her and her family to flee Colombia and look for political asylum in Switzerland.
Ever since she has initiated various projects in the intersection of art, activism, urban space and social entrepreneurship. Her story has been featured in such context as Art Basel, The UN agency for refugees, Swiss national tv and radio channel SRF and more.
Her story is inspiring!
Facebook: Natalia Sierra Poveda
S2 E10: Iwona Fluda and her mission to bring more creativity to the world.
This week’s guest is a powerhouse! Her name is Iwona Fluda and she is on a mission to bring more creativity to the world. She founded the Ministry of Creativity LLC which is the umbrella company for Creative Switzerland and Organic Cosmetic. She shares her journey, the obstacles she has faced and lessons learnt in such a relatable manner!
Creative Switzerland - https://creativeswitzerland.com/
Organic Cosmetics - https://organiccosmetics.ch/
Purpose, Mindfulness and Sustainable Well-being: A conversation with Mona Dawood
Mona Dawood is the Founder of Mona Dawood Consulting and Co-founder of Design your purpose.
She is committed to a sustainable and more humane world and believes we can create such a world through personal development, mindfulness, and a change in mindset. She provides counselling, facilitates workshops and guides people in the journey towards inner sustainability, wellbeing, and well-doing. Her journey is inspiring - listen for yourself!
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mona-dawood-b70738133/
S2. E8: Starting where you are and with what you have: The story of Gracious Muzivanhanga
Gracious Mazivanhanga is a 23 year old Chemical and Process Systems Engineering student living in Harare Zimbabwe. She is the CEO and founder of Shining light Foundation, a non-profit organisation that has the children and youth of Zimbabwe at heart. Her story of that of starting where you are and with what you have - she is simply impressive!
S2 E7 Narratives of Purpose Podcast Host Claire Murigande Shares Her Journey
Claire Murigande is a biologist by education and training. She holds degrees from the universities of Geneva and Basel in Switzerland. Before transitioning to the private sector, Claire spent a couple of years in academic research. She has been professionally active in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry since 2008 where she developed expertise in Medical Affairs. Claire has been passionate about bringing value through science with her different roles at the interface between research & development and the various business teams she has been part of.
In November 2020, Claire was a featured speaker at the first edition of TEDx HWZ with an inspiring talk titled 'Self-connectedness'. Claire is also the creator and host of 'Narratives of Purpose' podcast, where she shares unique stories of people contributing to make a difference in society.
Tedx Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxSg32Le3kA&t=126s
Podcast Website https://narratives-of-purpose.podcastpage.io/
LinkedIn Profile www.linkedin.com/in/clairemurigande
S2 E6 The journey of a professional orator - Isabel Gambura
Isabel Gambura is is a communication masters graduate with published articles on media and public relations. She is a certified orator, and aspiring author who is currently living and working in UAE. Isabel is passionate about literature and poetry, women empowerment, self actualisation and awareness and is currently works as a marketing affiliate manager.
Her journey is that of overcoming, turning pain into power and becoming who she was always meant to be - a force to be reckoned with.
Her storytelling page: https://www.facebook.com/PaidaIzzy-thestoryteller-704107213273035.