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In this episode, you will meet Aisha Jalil, Alumni Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022. Aisha Jalil is a trailblazer in international cricket, driving women’s participation from the pitch to the boardroom. As Manager of Game Development at the Pakistan Cricket Board and Manager of the national women’s team, Ms Jalil is the architect behind a new approach to engaging women and girls in cricket from junior sport through to elite international representation. Hear Aisha share her passion and her journey, from a young girl who loved playing cricket with her brothers to forging a career path in women's cricket.  Aisha's story is so inspiring - listen at the end when she speaks about her mother's amazing support for this important work.Learn more about Aisha Jalil in her 2022 GameChanger profile here > Aisha JalilDid this inspire you?  Read more about our 2022 GameChangers > Learn more
In this episode, you will meet Dr Sonu Bhaskar, Australian Global Talent Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022. Dr Sonu Bhaskar is a medical entrepreneur and global health leader responsible for establishing the world’s first Blood Clot Biobank in Sydney. Founding Director and Chief Investigator at the NSW Brain Clot Bank, Dr Bhaskar is among world’s top specialists in the fields of stroke and cerebrovascular disorders, and is leading the effort to discover the unknown causes behind the disease that is now Australia’s third leading cause of death.Hear Dr Bhaskar talk about his personal journey from humble beginnings to the incredible work he is focusing on now.  Dr Bhaskar discusses the people who have inspired him and how an attitude of service is central to his work. Learn more about Dr Sonu Bhaskar in his 2022 GameChanger profile here > Dr Sonu BhaskarDid this inspire you?  Read more about our 2022 GameChangers > Learn more
In this episode, you will meet Anuradha Gupta, Asia Impact Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022. Anuradha Gupta is a global health leader whose work has saved the lives of millions of children in communities around the world. As Deputy CEO of Gavi, the global vaccine alliance, she led the push to identify ‘zero-dose’ children, aiming to ensure all children have access to critical immunisation and no one is left behind. Her leadership has resulted in 81% of children now having access to immunisation in Gavi-supported countries.Hear how Ms Gupta’s work is her passion, making service to others the foundation of her work.  Ms Gupta encourages others to believe in themselves and their ability to make this world a better place for all.Learn more about Anuradha Gupta in her 2022 GameChanger profile here > Anuradha GuptaDid this inspire you?  Read more about our 2022 GameChangers > Learn more
In this episode, you will meet Professor Gaye Sculthorpe, Global Impact Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022.Professor Gaye Sculthorpe is a Palawa woman from Tasmania who has become an international steward of Australia’s Indigenous cultural heritage. As curator and Head of Oceania at The British Museum in London for the nine years prior to 2022, Professor Sculthorpe has collaborated internationally on a series of key research projects tracking down Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural materials held in British, Irish and French museums. Hear how Prof Sculthorpe’s moment of holding an artefact made by one of her ancestors made a profound impact on her and how that continues to inspire her to provide that connection for others.  Prof Sculthorpe also shares what’s next in her work and provides sound advice to those considering a similar career.Learn more about Prof Sculthorpe in her 2022 Gamechanger profile here > Prof Gaye SculthorpeDid this inspire you?  Read more about our 2022 GameChangers > Learn more
In this first episode of Season 2, you will meet Professor Terence Tao, Education & Research Awardee and Global Australian of the Year in the Global Australian Awards 2022.Prof Tao is a humble achiever who happens to be one of the greatest mathematicians in the world. A child prodigy who grew up in the hills of Adelaide, Prof Tao is regarded as the Mozart of Maths, recognised globally for his natural ability to solve enormously complicated problems across a broad range of mathematical fields. In this interview, Prof Tao talks about his work, the challenges and highlights, and his interest in making it accessible to everyday people.  He also has sound advice for those interested in working in this area.Learn more about Prof Tao in his 2022 GameChanger profile here > Prof Terence TaoDid this inspire you?  Read more about our 2022 GameChangers > Learn more
In the final episode of Season 1, meet Simone Young AM Chief Conductor Designate of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and 2021 Advance Global Icon Winner. Internationally renowned as one of the leading conductors of our time, Simone has been recognised in many countries with awards and honours, and is best known in her industry as being a Wagner and Strauss specialist. Simone shares what day-to-day life as a Conductor looks like, from preparing and studying for concerts and operas and planning 3 years ahead. This episode highlights the lesser-known side of the arts, as Simone discusses the reality, personal sacrifices and rewards from her career journey so far.Learn more about Simone: https://advance.org/profile/simone-young/ Read about other inspiring Advance Gamechangers: https://advance.org/advance-award-finalists-2021/ 
In this episode, meet Dr Ben Hindson, Co-founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer of 10x Genomics and 2021 Advance Life Sciences Winner. Ben is an entrepreneur and visionary, heading up a team of specialists who develop groundbreaking products combining hardware, chemistry and software to address the complexities of biology and disease with more accessibility and affordability. The ground-breaking company that started from an idea written on a napkin, went from startup to product launch in less than three years.Prior to co-founding 10xGenomics, Ben lived in Geelong Australia and completed a Bachelor of Science and PhD in Chemistry at Deakin University. He then went on to a postdoctoral fellowship in California and worked for Lawrence Livermore Lab and Homeland Security. Ben’s shares his optimism, calculated risks and his advice to focus on the big picture and to enjoy the journey. Learn more about Ben: https://advance.org/profile/dr-ben-hindson/Read about other inspiring Advance Gamechangers: https://advance.org/advance-award-finalists-2021/ 
In this episode, meet international performing artist and advocate Pallavi Sharda, 2021 Advance Arts Winner. With critically acclaimed performances across many genres, Pallavi shares what life looks like from acting to advocacy. She speaks openly on a number of social issues, the importance of wellbeing, and her core interest in addressing societal inequities.This episode will inspire you to know your inner self and trust your instincts. It will also challenge you to look deeper into Australian culture and diversity.Want to learn more about Pallavi Sharda, read her 2021 Gamechanger profile >  Pallavi ShardaDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers  > Advance Gamechangers
In this episode, meet the unstoppable force and visionary founder behind Vietnam’s leading social enterprise KOTO, Jimmy Pham AM, the 2021 Advance Asia Impact Winner Jimmy established KOTO (Know One, Teach One) to empower the disadvantaged youth of Vietnam.  For over two decades, he has created opportunities for thousands of youth, through the teaching of hospitality skills. The 2-year program is the critical catalyst needed for trainees to gain work in hotels and restaurants around the country or partake in further study.Jimmy is an Australian who fights for the underdog and celebrates diversity.  He shares how with just 200 dollars in his pocket, he chose to be the change he wanted to see in the world.Jimmy’s life journey is an inspiration, demonstrating that higher education does not define you but compassion can and does!Want to learn more about Jimmy Pham, read his 2021 Gamechanger profile >  Jimmy Pham AMDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers  > Advance Gamechangers
In this episode, meet Dr Sameer Dixit an intrepid biomedical researcher and the 2021 Advance Alumni winner. Sameer is full of passion and determination to see a brighter future for biotechnology and disease management. He is a pioneer in biomedical research that facilitates effective health interventions, particularly for emerging nations and for his home country, Nepal. Part of day to day work for Dr Dixit involves appearances on TV and radio. His aim is to share evidence-based science in a simple way via media and social media. Sameer’s career advice is to take it one step at a time, stay focused on an area, not a job title, and understand your core knowledge and passion. Finally, he shares and reflects on his joyous memories of his time studying in Australia. Want to learn more about Dr Sameer Dixit, read his 2021 Gamechanger profile >  Dr Sameer DixitDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers  > Advance Gamechangers
In this episode, meet sustainable ocean economy advocate Darian McBain, 2021 Advance Sustainability Winner. Discover how Darian pioneered the transformation of multi-billion dollar seafood producer, Thai Union Group, to a global leader in ocean sustainability, addressing responsible sourcing, water and energy, and employee support.Darian’s tenacity, passion and trailblazing attitude has paved the way for like-minded individuals seeking to make a difference in ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance). This interview will motivate you to dig deeper and follow your passion, rather than trends, because doing what you love doesn't feel like work. Want to learn more about  Darian McBain, read her 2021 Gamechanger profile >  Darian McBainDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers  > Advance Gamechangers
In this episode, meet award-winning Broadway and West End theatre producer Sam Levy, 2021 Advance Commercial Creatives Winner. From a young age, Sam had a passion for the arts. It wasn’t until the tragic catastrophe of 9/11,  a catalyst for his career change, that he began working within the arts industry.  Sam discovered his diverse experience, working at the time of the internet boom with startups through to hedge funds, meant his non-traditional art industry skills were exactly what the arts needed.Sam is an advocate for global Australians and following your passion.  His story will show you that no matter what your skills are, if you stay focused, remain humble and don’t take no for an answer, you can reach your dreams. Want to learn more about Sam Levy, read his 2021 Gamechanger profile >  Sam LevyDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers  > Advance Gamechangers
In this episode, meet Entrepreneur, Physician, Scientist and Co-Founder of Vida Ventures, Dr Arjun Goyal, 2021 Advance Technology & Entrepreneurship Winner. “We are at a golden age in medicine.” Arjun says. It is the first time in history that we can develop treatments to previously intractable diseases. Discover more about how he creates and invests in companies that take groundbreaking science and turn that into innovative life changing medicines.  Arjun is an extremely passionate individual, motivated to drive the biotech industry towards solutions with global impact. He will challenge you to follow your passion, change your mindset and see beyond what was previously possible.Want to learn more about Dr Arjun Goyal, read his 2021 Gamechanger profile >  Dr Arjun GoyalDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers  > Advance Gamechangers
In this episode, get to know a trailblazer and global leader in cardiac health:  Prof Patricia M. Davidson, 2021 Advance Education and Research Winner.  We uncover the untold story of Patricia, who after dropping out of ANU, decided she'd try nursing.  Patricia took the step to look past where she was comfortable, ultimately leading her to the northern hemisphere to become the Dean at John Hopkins University.  She shares the challenges she has faced throughout her career, her secrets for unlocking new opportunities and how she continues to learn from the people around her.  Patricia’s story will spark your interest in a born global career.Want to learn more about Patricia M. Davidson, read her 2021 Gamechanger profile > Prof Patricia M. DavidsonDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers  > Advance Gamechangers
In this episode, you will meet Ed Robinson, 2021 Winner of the Advance Fintech Award. Ed is a fintech revolutionary and the Australian co-founder of Stash. Learn and be inspired by the Forbes “Best Startup Employers” and one of the Wall Street Journal’s “Top Tech Companies to Watch in 2018”.  This fintech company plans to make finance a source of hope, not fear, as they aim to solve one of the largest American issues:  living paycheck to paycheck. Listening to this inspiring global Australian and entrepreneur will challenge you to step outside your comfort zone, travel, and unlock the possibilities and opportunities Covid-19 has created for the spread of ideas, communication and innovation. Want to learn more about Ed Robinson, read his 2021 Gamechanger profile here >  Ed RobinsonDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers > Learn more
In this episode, you will meet Dr Bruce Stillman AO, winner of the Global Impact Award in 2021. Bruce is a visionary biochemist revolutionising cancer research, and here he discusses his dreams of doing medicine since he was 11, his early discoveries in Australia and the changes he's seen in the research environment - particularly leading one of the US and the world's great research institution, Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory.  You will also meet Ken Allen AO, Founder and Chair Emeritus of Advance, and Chair of the Awards judging panel. Ken knew Bruce through their work when Ken was Consul General in New York from 2001 to 2006. Bruce is driven by the joy of pursuing cutting-edge research, and experiencing the thrill of discovery, while overseeing an institution that nurtures the careers of young scientists. Listen and be inspired to follow your passion, change landscapes and connect with others.Want to learn more about Dr Bruce Stillman, read his 2021 Gamechanger profile here > Dr Bruce Stillman AODid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers > Learn more
In this episode, our moonshot believer Andrea Boyd shares all about her role at the European Space Agency, and how you can transform any career into a stellar space career!We learn more about Andrea’s role in mission control and how that has taken her all over the world from Germany, Belgium, Houston and even Moscow. Rethink the way you perceive the space industry and be inspired about how space benefits our lives on earth today. Her knowledge and tenacity will challenge and inspire you to think towards space!Want to learn more about Andrea, read her 2021 Gamechanger profile here > Andrea BoydDid this inspire you, and want to read more about our 2021 Gamechangers > Learn more
In this episode, our Social Impact hero Leith Greenslade discusses her audacious and inspiring goals, after being named as the 2021 Advance Global Australian of the Year. We learn more about Leith’s role in building coalitions, memories from her childhood and reflections on how being an Australian shaped her perspective.  Leith will inspire you, whether you are just listening or want to join the social impact movement yourself.  Her story is heartfelt and full of passion as she seeks true justice for all. Learn more about Leith in her Gamechanger profile here > Leith GreensladeRead more about other inspiring Gamechangers > Learn more
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