Devika Wood will stop you in your tracks this week on Badass Women’s Hour. She is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Vida, a platform that does the tricky job of connecting great carers, with the disabled and elderly. In addition, Devika is a survivor of domestic abuse and has shared her story in the hope to help others. Her outlook, strength and ambition will take your breath away.Harriet and Emma take a week off this week, so Natalie Campbell is your host, and is joined by two Badass Co Hosts: broadcaster and author Anna Williamson, and strategist, broadcaster and writer Melanie Eusabe. In the news they discuss the outcome of the Irish abortion referendum, how GDPR has been a great thing to understand data, and they invite Sue Atkins, Parenting Expert, to discuss the rise of Instagram Mums and why this week, one of them quit. And let’s talk Best Before dates. Tesco are dropping Best Before dates – and you won’t believe who’s been behind it all.We love hearing from you so either leave a review, or contact us on the socials:@Badasswomenshr@HarrietMinter@NatDCampbell@EmmaSextonHarriet Minter is a journalist and broadcaster, specialising in women and work. She founded and edited the Guardian's Women in Leadership section and is now a columnist for the newspaper on women in technology. She's also has a column in Psychologies magazine and writes for the likes of The Pool, Red and Grazia. She has given two TED talks, the first on audacious leadership and the second on yoga. Emma Sexton is a serial entrepreneur and connector. A presenter on talkRADIO for The Badass Women’s Hour, winner of the Kantar Inspiration Award and the Future 100 Award, she was shortlisted for The Drum's Creative Woman of the Year 2016. Founder and Creative Director of Make Your Words Work™ (www.myww.co.uk), a design company challenging the traditional agency approach by empowering their clients to use design in ways that will transform their business from the inside out. Co-Founder of Flock Global (www.flock.global), a network for early stage entrepreneurs built on an ethos of collaboration who run meet-ups and international trade missions. Voted Shiny Shiny's Top 50 Most Inspirational Women. Published in Ian Wharton's book ‘Spark for the fire’ published by Harriman and The Challengers Almanac. A regular speaker and writer to blogs and publications. Emma is a board level advisor on design strategy to brands and businesses. A Creative Pool Top 100 Influencer 2017 and now Creative In Residence at Kings College London.Natalie Campbell is an award-winning businesswoman and HarperCollins author. She won the ‘Community Spirit’ award at the ‘Women of the Future Awards’ in 2016 and was recognised in the Management Today 35 Women Under 35 and City AM Power 100 Women lists. Natalie is the co-founder of A Very Good Company (AVGC), a global social innovation agency and recently launched London's newest wellbeing craze, "The Badass Principle - a workout for the mind and soul". As a non-executive director, she Chairs the Nominet Trust and has governance oversight of over £1billion in public funding through her roles on the board of the Big Lottery Fund, UnLtd, the foundation for social entrepreneurs and the Mayor's London economic strategy board. She started her first business at 19 and by 21 owned a Morgan De Toi retail franchise in Lancaster.
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