This month we had the pleasure of interviewing Lizzie Christmas, Co-founder and Director of The Social Experiment and current Masters student at Cornell Tech in New York. Lizzie shares her passion for the intersection of law, technology and social purpose and her journey from working as a solicitor in Auckland to founding a successful social enterprise and receiving a Fulbright Scholarship bringing her to the U.S.
Wellingtonian Alice Bray is on a mission to inform and inspire us as consumers to understand the power of our consumer choice and to use this power wisely. We are so pleased to share the story of how Alice is opening up the conversation on conscious consumption through her platform Consciousness. For anyone looking to live a more ethical and sustainable lifestyle - this conversation is a must.
This month we had the pleasure of interviewing the immensely talented Christchurch photographer, Charlie Jackson. Since launching Charlie Rose Creative, her platform for photographic work she has worked with a range of clients, been exhibited in CoCA, published on the cover of magazines and moved into a new studio space. Have a read to find out more about her creative journey, successes and learning curves, and plans for the future!
Alex Wilkinson is the ceramic artist behind Mystery Creek Ceramics and Kapu Uku. After starting with clay just two years ago she has since created hundreds of gorgeous creations, won multiple awards and helped others to learn the skills of pottery making. Check out our wonderful conversation with Alex to find out more her many talents, projects and journey as an artist and entrepreneur!
indigo & iris is one of our favourite beauty brands and this month we were fortunate to chat with their amazing CEO Hannah Duder. Have a read to find out how Hannah and business partner Bonnie Howland successfully launched indigo & iris to help cure treatable blindness in the Pacific Islands, and what they have planned next!
This month we chat with Sara Widdowson, a registered dietitian, fertility consultant and founder of Your Monthly Club. Like Necesse, Sara is also based in Christchurch and is on a mission is to inspire women to value their health and their bodies including their periods. This conversation is packed with valuable advice on a variety of womens health issues - have a read to find out more.
Our conversation this month is with the incredible Erin Jackson - a wearer of many hats, including founder of the campaign management agency, Narrative. Erin shares her insights on starting and growing a successful business, helping other start-ups excel and valuable advice for female entrepreneurs.
With our charitable partner celebrating their 45th birthday, this month's conversation is with Julie McCloy (from the Senior Management team at Aviva) so you can find out more about the amazing work Aviva does in the community and how our partnership benefits their clients.