Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

And Then Suddenly

Feb 19, 2020

Jennifer Tan was working a demanding job at a management consultancy firm when she had the idea to create a business empowerment program for women. Through a series of events her idea developed into a financial literacy program for domestic abuse survivors. Now the Founder of the Shine Foundation, we talk about her...


Feb 4, 2020

Jack Ridl was walking with his 7-year-old daughter when she said "with" was the most important word because people always have to be with something, someone, or themselves. When she added that it meant everyone has to makes sure they have a good "with," Jack's perception of the world changed. We talk about how a simple...


Jan 22, 2020

In May 2017, Stacy Walsh (& then write podcast) was home sick on the couch when her Dad called to say her Mom felt like her legs weren't working in the shower.  Later that day her Mom was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor and things rapidly changed.  We talk about how her Mom became a different person, the stress...


Jan 7, 2020

As a Deaf woman in Nigeria, Hellen Beyioku-Alase heard stories about the discrimination in hospitals towards the Deaf community but it wasn't until her first pregnancy that she experienced how bad the problem was. After being ignored in the waiting room and a difficult birth, she decided to advocate for Deaf women...


Dec 17, 2019

Neema Tembele was bartending when she had her first panic attack.  The painful physical sensations went away once she got to the hospital but the event set her on a new path.  Now the Co-Founder and Data Analytics Director TEWWY, we talk about the challenges and unexpected benefits of her moment and how she is now on a...