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When baking becomes a tool for rehabilitation and solidarity

When baking becomes a tool for rehabilitation and solidarity

November 21, 2022

Interview with Yana Spencer, journalist and women’s rights activist and founder of Tamu Bakery

I have met with Yana Spencer, journalist and women’s right activist, running Tamu Bakery – a social enterprise which empowers women and girls, who have been affected by gender-based violence, through baking therapy. Yana has written a piece for Wempower on the war in Ukraine, and how rape has been used as weapon of war and genocidal tool, you can read it here. 

The conversation with Yana, became a podcast interview.

We talked about Yana's journey as journalist first, and activist after with Tamu Bakery and her work to empower women in war torn countries through baking.

 

Empowering women through  performance and psychology. Interview with Ariana Barnes,  founder of the Different Women Project

Empowering women through performance and psychology. Interview with Ariana Barnes, founder of the Different Women Project

November 7, 2022

In this episode of Wempower Podcast I interview Ariane Barnes,  performer and teacher of Advanced Performance and Yoga Psychology, and founder of the Different Women Project and runs the Diversity Warriors Embodied DEI Consultancy & Warrior Women Like ME Empowerment programs.

 

She is passionate about helping women stand tall and strong in their craft through the use of performance, psychology and diversity as a pedagogy for leadership.

 

In this episode we will discover more about her journey as an artist, founder and woman, the light bulb moment that led to Different Women Project, diversity and inclusion in the arts, and the importance of representation. 

 

Your Money Adventure, Interview with Fanny Snaith, Certified Money Coach

Your Money Adventure, Interview with Fanny Snaith, Certified Money Coach

October 24, 2022

In this episode I interview Fanny Snaith a Certified Money Coach. Fanny is a business owner, a self made millionaire and is fiercely passionate about helping us understand our emotions and behaviors around how to earn, spend and save money. Her goal is to increase financial literacy, and on that journey help us build our wealth and often fix our relationship with money.

 

If you want to find out more about Fanny Snaith and how her Money Coaching can help you click here . 

 

If you'd like to take the Money Type Quiz you can do so here

How to improve gender equality and create a more inclusive workplace

How to improve gender equality and create a more inclusive workplace

August 8, 2022

Yael Nevo, founder of Gender Rise a London-based gender consultancy, is an award-winning Gender Consultant passionate about working with Companies, Venture Capital Firms and Angel Investors, at the grassroot of gender change.

In this interview we talk about the importance of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and gender equality.

We discuss Yael career and we look at ways that companies can increase or include gender equity in their businesses, so that the people, the planet and the profit margin can benefit from it.

Definitely an episode that you don't want to miss!

Finding Work Joy

Finding Work Joy

July 18, 2022

This time I have invited Beth Stallwood founder of Create Work Joy to discuss Work Joy, and how to create a work life that makes us smile a little bit more everyday.

Interview with Beth Stallwood,  Organisational culture consultant,  facilitator and coach

 

Beth is on a mission to help people cultivate joy in their working lives. She enables people to empower themselves to achieve their goals. With an energetic style, Beth shares relatable stories and anecdotes to connect with the audience and ensure they have tangible actions to take away.

This episode is for all those employees that are struggling to find and create a more joyful work life and for all the employers that want to create a work environment that will make everyone smile 😊!

Period Equity and Dignity

Period Equity and Dignity

May 23, 2022

Period poverty is a global problem, spanning across borders. It is often described as a lack of access to sanitary products due to financial or cultural burdens. In India, nearly 71% of adolescent girls do not know what menstruation is, until it occurs for them. Period poverty in India has detrimental effects on women and girls.

 

There are several organizations tackling period poverty in India, and we have interviewed Priyanka Meena from The Period Protection Project, a youth run organisation with a mission to end menstrual inequity through service, education and advocacy.

 

Be the change you wish to see in the world

Be the change you wish to see in the world

May 2, 2022

Interview with Nadjah Osman, Chair of the Black Policy Institute Young Advisory Group

 

I have met Nadjah in a warm afternoon of January and we had a really interesting conversation on leadership, policy making, youth, women empowerment and much more.

I was stricken by her experience and mind, at such young age she has impressed me with her strong resilience, passion and motivation to "efficiently wanting to make a change".

 

No job is a man’s job

No job is a man’s job

March 14, 2022

Women in Male-Dominated Industries Share Their Experience

 

I have interviewed Pearline, bus driver, and Charlene, bouncer, to understand how are they navigating male dominated fields and how their stories can raise awareness on the fact that gender shouldn't be a limiting factor for a career choice and progression.

Can we have it all? A conversation on motherhood, business and career.

Can we have it all? A conversation on motherhood, business and career.

February 20, 2022

The question is "Can we have it all? Be a mother, a wife, a business owner, look fantastic and do everything at the same time? "

Perhaps your idea might be different from Laura's one, but it has been really interesting to have this conversation on motherhood, business and career.

Laura Carey is the director of The Independent Mum's Handbook, she launched her first business when she was 18, raised two kids on her own, went back to university to study Psychology and launched a new business in her 30s.

 

 

Fair and Accountable Policing

Fair and Accountable Policing

January 12, 2022

Interview with Katrina Ffrench, founder of UNJUST

I had a very interesting conversation with Katrina Ffrench, founder on @unjustuk on racial equity and social justice.

We have talked about SAS law, racial profiling and discrimination and disparity in the criminal justice system and how UNJUST is working to promote justice and equity, supporting people to know, understand and enforce their legal rights.

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