Who are the people behind thriving, mission-driven organisations? What got them started? What have been their greatest hits? And their biggest lessons? How do you balance growing an organisation and changing the world? Patrick from Outrageous Impact takes you behind the scenes to hear the stories, scrapes and strategies of the leaders that got them here. Outrageous Impact provides tech-powered research & training to organisations impatient to change the world.
Ending Femicide - the legacy of violence
In this final episode of the Ending Femicide series, Kirsten Walkom is in conversation with Hettie Barkworth-Nanton as they discuss the legacy of having had close friends murdered by men.
In this hard hitting discussion (from the start), Kirsten and Hettie (who are both on the Trustee board at domestic violence charity Refuge) discuss media portrayals of male violence, how to tackle femicide and much more.
Find out more about Refuge here - http://refuge.org.uk/
Ending Femicide - Nimco Ali on tackling female genital mutilation
In this second part of the Ending Femicide series, Patrick and Kirsten are joined by the incredible Nimco Ali OBE.
Nimco is an activist, author, campaigner and government advisor. In this episode we talk about race, privilege, ending FGM, the emotional legacy of violence, colonialism and making change that sticks.
Find out more and support Nimco's work at www.thefivefoundation.org
Ending Femicide - tackling partner violence through coffee ceremonies
In this first episode of the Ending Femicide special, Kirsten Walkom and I interview Dr Vandana Sharma.
Vandana is a pioneering academic and researcher at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health who has run long term research in to the use of traditional coffee ceremonies as opportunities to tackle intimate partner violence.
You'll hear about Dr Sharma's work, the lessons she's learned and even her secret hobby!
Find out more about Dr Sharma here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/vandana-sharma-md-mph-b0b7b35/
Using research to change lives
In this episode I'm chatting with Lee Chan, Policy Research Manager at Which?
Lee gives a fascinating insight into her early life, living in the North East of England in the 1970s. We also discuss race, tackling inequality, parenting and much more.
Find out more about Lee here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dlchan/
In this first episode of Season 2, I chat with Madelyn Postman from Grain Sustainability, an organisation that helps businesses become champions for the planet.
Madelyn has previously worked at Leidar and Gucci Group, among many others and our discussion covers her fascinating family story, the climate emergency and how response to this is no longer an optional extra but a must have.
Find out more about Madelyn on Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/madelynpostman/
Can you bottle genius?
In this episode, I chat with Fiona Blades, Chief Experience Officer at MESH EXPERIENCE.
Fiona previously worked at LEO BURNETT, and as a Planning Director for an agency owned by Omnicom. She founded MESH Experience in 2006, to support companies with Experience Driven Marketing.
- Living in New York
- Running a business and winning awards
- Sales and how they have changed
- Data vs sparks in innovation
- Crossroads moments
Find out more about Fiona and MESH Experience here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/fionablades/
Worth the time
Wow. What a great interviewer Patrick is. As an entrepreneur bent on making an impact, these thought provoking conversations have let me see this concept from many angles. Added benefit is I’ve connected online with many of the interviewees and started great conversations. Time well spent. Highly recommended.