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Join award-winning 10 News First journalist, influencer, campaigner and author Sandra Sully as she talks to inspiring women from all walks of life.

Sandra finds out what makes these women tick, what keeps them up at night, and what really matters in a series that is at times funny, at times heartbreaking, but always real.

Listen to candid conversations with women you’ve heard of, and women you need to hear about, as they open up about their lives, struggles and triumphs.

Short Black. Good women, great chat!

Short Black with Sandra Sully LiSTNR

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.0 • 2 Ratings

Join award-winning 10 News First journalist, influencer, campaigner and author Sandra Sully as she talks to inspiring women from all walks of life.

Sandra finds out what makes these women tick, what keeps them up at night, and what really matters in a series that is at times funny, at times heartbreaking, but always real.

Listen to candid conversations with women you’ve heard of, and women you need to hear about, as they open up about their lives, struggles and triumphs.

Short Black. Good women, great chat!

    Professor Veena Sahajwalla

    Professor Veena Sahajwalla

    Professor Veena Sahajwalla is the queen of recycling. The 2022 NSW Australian of the Year pioneers research into waste destined for landfill, literally turning trash into treasure. Her revolutionary green steel and green ceramics are being used in building and construction developments around Australia and overseas.

    A materials scientist, engineer and inventor, Professor Veena also developed the world’s first e-waste micro factory. She is the founding director of the Sustainable Materials Research & Technology (SMaRT) Centre at the University of New South Wales.

    You can find out more about Professor Veena’s work and the SMaRT Centre here: https://www.smart.unsw.edu.au
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    • 42 min
    Erica Berchtold

    Erica Berchtold

    Erica Berchtold moved from the bricks and mortar world of fashion to take over the reins as CEO of one of Australia’s top online retailers, The Iconic.

    In the few short years Erica has been there, The Iconic has dealt with covid and doubled the size of its business. She talks to Sandra about the importance of customer service, and why curiosity plays a big part in progress.

    You can find out more about The Iconic here: https://www.theiconic.com.au/playbook/story
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    • 41 min
    Dr Rebecca Johnson AM

    Dr Rebecca Johnson AM

    Dr Rebecca Johnson is one of Australia’s most valuable exports. A scientist whose passions include STEM and wildlife conservation, Rebecca was the first woman to hold the Chief Scientist role at the Australian Museum.

    She is currently Chief Scientist and Associate Director of Science at The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The Smithsonian is the largest museum of natural history in the world and houses an incredible 148 million specimens and objects.

    So how did a girl from South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula end in up Washington DC?

    You can find out more about Rebecca here: https://www.drrebeccaj.com

     
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    • 29 min
    Nicole Livingstone OAM

    Nicole Livingstone OAM

    Nicole Livingstone is one of Australia’s most decorated swimmers, winning the 50m, 100m and 200m Australian long-course backstroke titles when she was only 15. She has represented Australia at three Olympic Games and also won a record-breaking 10 consecutive 100m backstroke titles between 1987 and 1996.

    After retiring from competitive swimming Nicole moved into commentating and sports administration, and in 2017 she was appointed General Manager of Women’s Football (AFLW). She is the first woman to lead the sport and in five years it has grown from eight teams to a record 18 this year, making it currently the single biggest employer of professional female athletes in the country.

    As she says, AFLW is turning the dream of women playing elite football into a reality.
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    • 30 min
    Anita Jacoby AM

    Anita Jacoby AM

    Anita Jacoby is one of Australia’s top TV producers. From producing iconic shows including 60 Minutes, Enough Rope, Weekend Sydney, Today and The Gruen Transfer to heading up ITV Studios in Australia, she has been exposing the truth about other people for more than 30 years.

    A born storyteller, Anita had the surprise of her life to find the most fascinating tale she’d ever heard was actually her own father’s.

    This episode contains mention of suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, please reach out to Lifeline on 13 11 14
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    • 48 min
    Myf Warhurst

    Myf Warhurst

    TV presenter and radio host Myf Warhurst is arguably one of the most respected music experts in Australia and is probably best known for her role as team captain on the much-loved music quiz show Spicks and Specks, but her voice can also be heard in an iconic animated children’s series.

    From regional Victoria to Eurovision, she opens up to Sandra about her illustrious career, her love of architecture and how she recently discovered she was very nearly related to the singer John Farnham.
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    • 28 min

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