Podcast: Series 2 - Leading the Way

15. Marlina Moreno and Shannon Noelle Rivera: Why conservation and collaboration go hand in hand

In this episode, two dynamic women working in the conservation sector – Marlina Moreno and Shannon Noelle Rivera, talk to Sue Stockdale about the importance of collaboration and some of the projects they are currently involved in. Marlina Moreno is a former NFL cheerleader and professional dancer turned conservation biologist, filmmaker, and digital content creator….

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14. Amelia Lin: The profound impact of education on her life and work

Amelia Lin, co-founder and CEO of Saga had an unusually academically-oriented start to life, which has profoundly impacted her life and work since.  In this podcast episode, Amelia talks to Sue Stockdale about the role that books and education had as she grew up, how that influenced her desire to record her parents’ life stories, and…

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13. Christopher Phin: Becoming a podcasting hero

After 16 years in magazines – as a writer, editor, editor-in-chief and publisher; Christopher Phin has for the last year been leading the creation of a podcast strategy at Scottish publishers DC Thomson Media. Now publishing eight podcasts, with more in development, he’s energised by the opportunities podcasts give to strengthen relationships with audiences, to find…

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12. Racheal Wanjiku Kigame: Leading a non-profit in Kenya

Racheal Wanjiku Kigame talks to Sue Stockdale about leadership and how working as Country Program Director for Help a Child Africa in Kenya enables her to make a difference and help the most vulnerable in society, having grown up in a slum herself. Find out more about Help a Child. Racheal Wanjiku Kigame Transcription Sue:…

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11. Deb Downing and Dennis Borner: Giving up life on land for a Caribbean sailing adventure

    In the autumn of 1999, Deb Downing and Dennis Borner embarked on an atypical retirement adventure.  They sold their home and all their furniture and embarked on what was to become a twelve-year sailing adventure. In this podcast, Sue Stockdale talks to Deb and Dennis to find out how they adapted to living…

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10. Laurel Herman: Having impact, being influential and using initiative

Laurel Herman is acknowledged as an international expert in every aspect of personal effectiveness.  In this podcast Laurel talks to Sue Stockdale about fifty years of being in business, and how using her initiative to solve problems has taken her into a number of different ventures including concept shopping, an image consultancy and a social enterprise helping…

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09. John-David F. Bartoe: An astronaut going into space

What’s it like to travel into space? Sue Stockdale talks to Dr. John-David F. Bartoe to find out the answer to this question. He is a retired astronaut, solar physicist and former Research Manager of the International Space Station who travelled over 2.8 million miles, and logged over 190 hours in space. In this podcast…

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08. Lauren Vaitkus: Leading the way for women in the cruise industry

When it comes to women working in the cruise industry, they are in the minority – with women accounting for fewer than 2% of mariners employed worldwide.  Lauren Vaitkus is one of only two female cruise directors working for Celebrity Cruises. The company is leading the way in taking action to transform the numbers of…

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Sue Stockdale previews Series Two on theme of leading the way

Sue Stockdale previews Series Two of Access to Inspiration podcast with the theme of Leading the way. She talks about her own background as an adventurer and polar explorer with former TV News Anchor Roger Rocka, and explains why the Access to Inspiration podcast was created.  Series Two guests include: Lauren Vaitkus – leading the…

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