creating impact

20. John Miles: Improving economic prosperity for workers in Venezuela

Sue Stockdale talks to John Miles, co-founder of iWorker, about why he started up the business and how it helps generate economic prosperity for skilled workers in Venezuela and other countries that are in dire economic situations. John Miles is a Canadian entrepreneur who started his career managing a few small brick-and-mortar businesses just outside of…

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19. Nauja Bianco: Life ‘up north’- being a global Greenlander

Sue Stockdale talks to Nauja Bianco, a native Greenlander about what life is like ‘up north’ and why cultural identity is becoming more important for Greenlanders and those in the Nordic Countries. Nauja Bianco is a native Greenlander, born and raised in the capital Nuuk in Greenland.  Early on, it was quite clear that the…

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17. Virginie Goethals: How sport rehabilitates refugees in Hong Kong

Sue Stockdale talks to Virginie Goethals, co-founder of RUN, a non-government organisation in Hong Kong that focuses on trauma rehabilitation through sport and education. Virginie explains how her love of the outdoors and running long distances accidentally inspired her to help female refugees in Hong Kong who are victims of sexual violence; and help them…

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16. Sarah Lang: Transforming infrastructure in New Zealand

In this episode, Sue Stockdale talks to Sarah Lang, Project Director at Infrastructure NZ, about how she started with one small idea and put it into practice, which in turn has now transformed the face of the infrastructure sector in New Zealand so that it better represents the diversity of the country’s population. Sarah is…

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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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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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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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04. Sharron McPherson: Disruption, creating impact and setting big goals

Sharron McPherson, co-founder of the Centre for Disruptive Technologies in South Africa talks to Sue Stockdale about disruption, creating impact and setting big goals. Sharron is a former Wall Street investment banker /attorney turned serial social impact investor. She is one of Africa’s leading experts on the impact of technology disruption on emerging market growth,…

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