20 Mar 2023
What I've Learnt - Summer Series Gems (January-Febuary)
Hi, Welcome to the What I’ve Learnt podcast
I am Luke, one of the producers for the show. As a producer I live my work and helping Deborah and our team share so many wonderful stories.
From food to fashion and art to music we’ve got you covered.
With spring just around the corner, we wanted to highlight some amazing moments of the podcast from January and February.
This Episode Features
*Rita Reichman:* Australian born pianist began her performance career as a 3 year old child prodigy, having an extraordinary education, beginning with Jascha Spivakovsky and then at age 9 was invited to study at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan. Two years later she was accepted to study at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, as one of their youngest student, obtaining a Bachelors Degree at 17. This was followed by a Masters Degree from The Juilliard School in New York at 20.
She continues her international performance career as soloist , recording artist, chamber musician. and is in much demand to give master classes.
*Dr Ginni Mansberg:* a GP, well-known TV host as well as resident GP on Channel 7's Sunrise and The Morning Show. She is the author of the bestselling M Word: How to thrive in menopause. Ginni is on a mission to demystify health and wellbeing in midlife and beyond. She is a sought-after speaker and presenter in all forms of media.
Ginni Recently released her book '*Save Your Brain*' in February, In it she provides simple steps and proven strategies to reduce your risk of cognitive decline - before it's too late
*Dr. Alison Thompson* founded Third Wave Volunteers as a first responder on Sept 11th, 2001 in NYC which has grown to over 30,000 first responders worldwide. Alison has worked at the grassroots level in Sri Lanka, Haiti, Philippines, Greece, Turkey, Macedonia, Africa, Nepal, 12 USA hurricanes, Venezuela, The Bahamas, the Syrian and Venezuelan Crisis and numerous other disasters around the world.
Alison talked from Miami before she embarked to the war zone of Ukraine followed by an urgent visit to Turkey after its earthquake in February of 2023.
*Sophie Walker:* Founder and creator of Australian Birth Stories Podcast. Mother of 3 with a Masters in Public Health.
Since the podcast launched, it’s had over *10 million total downloads* (episodes now clock upwards of 30,000 downloads) and has shared over 350 women’s birthing stories with a waitlist of 5000 women who want to share their stories.
*Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives, *the podcast is nationally recognised as an education tool and is used as certified professional development for student midwives across Australia.
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Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/what-ive-learnt/id153556330