In this final episode of our 'Inspiring Women' series I talk with Dr Ritu Jain, President of DEBRA (Singapore) and rare disease policy advocate for the Asia Pacific. In this episode we cover the differences between 'invisible' and 'visible' disabilities, and 'orphan' diseases, and what we can do as individuals in order to promote and… Continue reading Episode 27: Inspiring Women: Dr Ritu Jain and disability awareness
I wanted to give you guys the exclusive heads-up about our first Special Edition coming up next month. Rather than hold a bi-monthly workshop, we're going to try something different and do a LIVE podcast recording for our Patrons with Start-up Guru and serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Brady Simpson.As Founder and Owner of two… Continue reading Sign up for Patron-only Q&A with Start-up Guru, Brady Simpson
https://soundcloud.com/coffeeandcocktails/episode-26-inspiring-women-with-ted-talk-speaker-majd-mashharawi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EpC-EDhcqw&t=5s I'll be honest, when a colleague reached out to me several months ago asking if I would be interested in interviewing Majd Mashharawi, TED Talk speaker and founder of GreenCake and Sunbox, I was floored. This woman's initiatives are incredible. Not only has she been able to transform the lives of thousands through… Continue reading Episode 26: Inspiring Women with TED Talk speaker, Majd Mashharawi
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY - SEPTEMBER 12: Majd Mashharawi accepts the 6 Core Principal Award for Confidence during the 7th Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards at Downtown Marriott on September 12, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images) Stay tuned for our second-to-last episode of our 'Inspiring Women' series with TED Talk speaker and… Continue reading New talk this week with TED Talk Speaker and founder of GreenCake, Majd Mashharawi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8YGXB1PpM0 Many thanks to Dr Julie Scanlon for her fascinating and inspiring talk on whether to stay in or get out of academia. If you are wondering whether to stay or to leave academia or perhaps have no choice but to leave, questions of what else you might possibly do, what your new ‘identity’ might… Continue reading Workshop on ‘Staying in or getting out of academia’ now available!
Hey there, C&C Followers! We're launching a NEW SERIES starting THIS JUNE on 'Controversies and Contraband' and we're looking for 6 NEW GUEST SPEAKERS! If you've got a topic you'd like to talk about from anything to politics, literature, art, you name it, go ahead and DM us to learn more!
A few months ago, one of our guests from the New York Times, Dr Kacey Vu Shap, asked if he could come back as a guest host because he wanted to put Dr Wand 'in the hot seat'. In this bonus episode, Dr Shap talks with Dr Wand about the importance of 'thinking outside the… Continue reading Guest Host, Dr Kacey Vu Shap: On Creativity and The Oxford Method
NEW LIVE WORKSHOP with Dr Julie Scanlon on SATURDAY, APRIL 17th Come sign up for our NEW LIVE WORKSHOP on 'Staying in or getting out of academia: identities, values and practicalities' with Dr Julie Scanlon. If you are wondering whether to stay or to leave academia or perhaps have no choice but to leave, questions of… Continue reading LIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP on ‘Staying in or getting out of Academia’ on Saturday, April 17th
Well...this was a fun, and a drastic change from the daily humdrum of my THIRD lockdown in less than a year. So, if you're looking for some fun banter about 'women's things', history, and folklore then I highly suggest you nuzzle up to this bonus episode with the fabulous (and hilarious), Kate J. Armstrong, host… Continue reading New Bonus Episode now available on the history (you guessed it) of periods
'The Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things explores the strange, dark place between art and curiosities... It's a museum of WTF. On a deeper level it's about people and the things that make us look at the world and realize that it's a much stranger and darker and more magical place than we give it credit… Continue reading New Episode on the Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things!