Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley became a successful tech entrepreneur before the phrase had been invented. Back in the 70s, she created a software company staffed entirely by women, most of them stay-at-home mothers. We talk about her “densely lived” life, what inspired her business career, and the challenges of parenting a severely autistic son. Please also check out her TED Talk, “Why do ambitious women have flat heads?” (https://www.ted.com/talks/
Paula Escobar Chavarría is an author, journalist, and the magazine editor for Chile’s foremost newspaper, El Mercurio.
Alex Leviton (http://alexleviton.com/) is a travel writer, author, coach, spiritual seeker, and one-time stand-up comedian. Her varied accomplishments are all the more impressive when you find out that she has multiple health issues, and stands just 4 ft 9 in tall. We talk about petting the pit bull, and the beauty of finding “challenge” in between “ease” and “stress”.
Dilys Sillah is a British-born Ghanaian, and the founder and CEO of Who Will Hear My Cry (http://www.wwhmc.org.uk/) , a charity that works to raise awareness around child abuse, rape, domestic violence and sexual exploitation. We talk about Dilys’s work challenges, her emergence as a world-changer, and how her faith has supported her as she helps victims of the most distressing crimes known to humanity.