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Inspired Women

The New Season – Don’t miss the launch of Season 2 on 24th September!

Get ready for some very interesting guests (including well-known women’s empowerment leaders, special guests, career, personal and business development experts) and great discussions on how you can choose your goals, improve your career, expand your entrepreneurial talents, and achieve overall fulfilment and success!

I am delighted to announce some of my upcoming guests:

Starting with Joan Michelson of Electric Ladies!

Joan Bryna Michelson, MBA is Host of the acclaimed podcast Electric Ladies (formerly Green Connections Radio), where she interviews remarkable women leaders and innovators in energy, climate and sustainability across all industries from batteries to fashion, including about careers. She is a journalist who writes for Forbes and selected other media on these issues, a coach, and frequent public speaker. She previously spent many years as a communications and marketing leader with Fortune 100 companies, including Chrysler, American Express and Deloitte. www.electricladiespodcast.com
Joan Michelson
Chiara Condi Chiara is an activist, speaker and expert raising awareness about gender equality and diversity. She consults corporations on their diversity goals based on her extensive experience in the subject. Chiara has launched a podcast, The Other Half which interviews male leaders and CEOs around the world on the subject of gender equality in their personal and professional lives. Chiara is a regular voice in the media and she is an internationally renowned speaker on the topics of gender equality, the future of work and building a more inclusive world for women. In 2017 she was awarded the Woman of Influence Prize (Business and Hope). Chiara is the founder of Led By HER, a nonprofit that works on women's entrepreneurship, innovation and women’s rights.
Chiara Condi
Ruth Sacks is Principal Consultant, Boardroom Focus. Ruth creates and delivers bespoke initiatives for start-ups, scale-ups as well as more established businesses. to encourage leadership effectiveness across the organisation. She works with individuals and teams to strengthen and enhance their skills and competences. Ruth is currently advising women founders of tech start-ups, encouraging them to stride forward and build their success. She has recently designed and facilitated on-line workshops on Dealing with Imposter Syndrome, Managing your career from your Back-Bedroom and Working through Organisational Politics. Ruth has delivered a range of leadership and change projects in the UK, Europe and the USA. Clients have included HSBC, Barclays, Swissport, the NHS, Cadbury Trebor Basset, and The United Nations. She lived and worked in Paris for 14 years and speaks fluent French.
Ruth Sacks
Patricia Allen, CRPC® is a Wealth Advisor, Authority on Financial Education and Empowerment for Women, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, award-winning author, and global speaker who specializes in helping women navigate the complex world of personal finance and wealth management. She is the creator of the Life By Your Design Blueprint, the 5 step system to help women grow, protect and preserve their assets and income so they can live a life of abundance with freedom of choice, while having their hearts and minds free from worry of the what-ifs of life. As a professional woman working in a male-dominated field for over 25 years, Patricia has recognized that a woman’s style of communication and ways of learning are different than most men. She provides an environment that supports women’s natural style of communicating.
Patricia Allen
Jutta Jerlich – is Program Director at Leadersbridge, Initiator and co-founder of FuckUp Nights Basel. She works with individuals, teams and organizations on freeing themselves from limitations, trying out new pathways to ultimately achieve better results in their creativity and innovation. A Technology Marketing and Business Development Expert, she worked with world-renowned professors and global experts in their fields, connecting them with industry.
Jutta Jerlich
Elaine Slatter – Founder of Fabulous Fempreneurship and author of the book by the same name. Founder and Principal of XL Consulting Group, a small business advisory company helping businesses with business and marketing strategy, web design and branding. Previously Country Manager/Director Marketing Administration of Victor Technologies International for Canada.
Elaine Slatter
Beth Budd Bandler, is chartered director, corporate lawyer, former C suite executive of global public companies, and company director. Beth’s experience covers manufacturing, diamond mining and aerospace as well as luxury goods (Harry Winston, Inc.) from corporate governance to mergers, to acquisitions to start ups. Beth currently is on the board of directors of Magellan Aerospace Corporation and is looking for another board appointment.
Beth Bandler
Felicity Aston MBE – Explorer, Scientist, Speaker and Author – is the first and only woman in the world to ski across Antarctica alone. The 1744km, 59-day journey completed in January 2012 also made her the first person in the world to traverse the continent purely by muscle power without the aid of kites or machines. In 2015 she was awarded the Queen’s Polar Medal for services in Antarctica and was appointed MBE for services to Polar Exploration. In 2018 she led the women only Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition. In 2009 she led the 38-day, 911km Kaspersky Lab Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition, the largest and most international women’s team ever to ski to the South Pole.
Felicity Aston MBE
Pat Duckworth is a Women’s Wellbeing Strategist, Author and International Public Speaker. After over 30 years working in the public and voluntary sector at a Senior Management Level, Pat discovered her entrepreneurial mojo and retrained as a therapist and coach. She specialises in menopause and advises employers who are committed to supporting people in the workplace at this transitional stage of life. Pat has published five books including the Award-winning ‘Hot Women, Cool Solutions: How to control menopause symptoms using mind/body techniques.’ Her latest book, ‘Menopause: Mind the Gap - the value of supporting women’s health in the workplace’ was published in January 2021 and has been highly acclaimed. Pat is a sought-after speaker who has made presentations in many countries including USA, India, Denmark, Spain and The Netherlands. She makes the subject of menopause accessible and provides practical advice for women leading busy, modern lives.
Pat Duckworth
Julie Schladitz was born and educated in England (Solihull) and currently lives and works in Switzerland, specializing in professional development. She is a regular visitor to the UK for work, further career development and seeing her family. In addition to helping struggling athletes move on after their sporting careers, she has been a career coach for senior executives at companies around the world. She has worked in a variety of positions in the intersecting worlds of sports and business for over three decades, including time at the International Olympic Committee along with jobs at a variety of international corporations.
Julie Schladitz
Dr. Baptiste has always been passionate about medicine; from a young age she aspired to become a doctor. After qualifying in 2013 she began working as a medical doctor in London. Currently Patrice is training to become a General Practitioner (GP). Dr. Baptiste is also a freelance writer and has written for the British Medical Association (BMA), the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Medical Protection Society (MPS), to name but a few. Patrice works closely with students who wish to enter top universities such as University College London (UCL) and study highly competitive courses like Medicine.
Dr Patrice Baptiste
Sarah Daninthe: A two-times world champion and Olympic medalist, transformed into a digital native, passionate about the world of start-ups and innovation. Mentor for startups week end and jury at events related to innovation, especially alongside Axel Lemaire, in charge of innovation and digital in France and Thierry Braillard, in charge of sport at the Ministry of Sports. Sarah is a strong supporter and actively involved in diverse topics such as: Representation of Women in Sport; Women in Digital Arena; Health and Sport in Our Lives; Reaching Your Goals.
Sarah Daninthe
Stephanie Green – Artist, Activist, Entrepreneur and Businesswoman, Stephanie Green is passionate about building lasting gender equality. At 21 she became the country’s youngest councillor in her home town of Taunton. By 25 she was Circulation Director at an international publishing house. Following her love of graphic design she opened her own successful studio seven years ago. In 2016 she founded Dauntless Daughters to create bold, diverse illustrations, stories, games, goods and services that empower girls and young women. For children seeing is believing so it is critical to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) success to provide diverse learning resources, story books and images staring female and minority characters.
Stephanie Green
Mariela Dabbah – Founder of the Red Shoe Movement. Professional success instigator. Consultant. International Speaker for Fortune 500’s, Harvard, Princeton and large non-profits. Facilitator. One of People en Español’s ’25 Most Powerful Women.’ 7 award winning, best-selling books on education, career development & success. Media contributor CNN, Univision, Telemundo, Yahoo, & many others.
Mariela Dabbah
Sarah Broad – Sarah has worked in recruitment and HR for over 20 years predominantly in professional services, insurance and tech firms including Ernst &Young, BDO and Yahoo. In this time, she developed significant expertise in flexible working, managing flexible working teams as well as managing a rising number of employee requests for increased flexibility. In September 2016, Sarah set up Attune Jobs a jobsite specialising in part-time, job-shares and flexible working roles to match up job seekers seeking increased flexible working with businesses that understand the need to embrace a more agile workplace, delivering benefits to all
Sarah Broad
Neuroscientist Sara Isbell is an innovator in the world of neuroscience. As CEO, President and Cofounder of Novato, CA based Mercaptor Discoveries, she is on the cutting edge of the search for a cure for neurodegenerative diseases and traumatic brain injury. Isbell is leading her newly founded biopharmaceutical startup through the development stages with the goal of creating an oral medication that will prevent the effects of brain trauma in people who are most at risk – athletes, military personnel – and arrest the progression of chronic neurodegeneration in conditions like Alzheimer’s, ALS, Epilepsy, Alcohol Withdrawal, Stroke and more.
Sara Isbell
Tulia Lopes believes communication is the key to develop and excel in any field in life. Her background in architecture gives her the skills to understand, connect and bring solutions to people’s needs. Her experience in leading positions in the IT environment, together with being an entrepreneur for over 15 years, motivated her to support women to have an assertive voice. In 2014 she founded the AWE Summit event to Give Voice to Women. Next September she will launch the Speak Up & Lead Academy, to foster Female Global Leaders. Tulia is the author of Leading in High Heels, and an international speaker.
Tulia Lopes
Whitney Buchanan – founder of Middle East Collective. She founded MEC as a result of the increased levels of Islamophobia in America, partially due to U.S. presidential candidates’ political debates and the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels. She strongly believes in religious freedom, diversity, gender equality, LGBTQI inclusion, universal human rights, and freedom of speech. She obtained her Master of Global Affairs from the American University in Cairo. Whitney has lived in Turkey, Egypt, Germany, and Uganda since 2009, which has shaped her worldview and love for the MENA region. Born in Tennessee, Whitney spent her adolescent years below the Mason-Dixon line, where she began advocating for women’s empowerment and religious tolerance.
Whitney Buchanan
With a background as an investment banker and barrister, Miranda Brawn is a high profile multi-award winning senior business, legal and diversity executive. Founder of The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation which won an award from Prime Minister Theresa May and personal praise by HRH Prince Charles of Wales for her UK history making diversity work. Advisor & patron to a number of companies, charities, individuals & governments. Miranda demonstrates how to navigate the world of professional social media to maximum effect and effectively build a personal brand.
Miranda Brawn
Fernanda Moura and Taciana Mello, (The Girls on the Road), creators of the Founders Project. From corporate highflyers to travelling the world in support of Women’s Entrepreneurial Empowerment. They spent over 6 months travelling to 24 different countries, interviewing women and researching the conditions, business ecosystems, challenges and advantages that exist in each country. They now have a book out and a documentary about their discoveries
Fernanda Moura + Taciana Mello

You can listen to Season 1 of Inspired Women here:

Hosted by: 

Anna Letitia Cook

United Nations Women’s 2016-2017 Global Champion for Change @ Empower Women