She Shapes The City

Sinopse

She Shapes The City celebrates women change-makers, we tell their stories to inspire others. She Shapes the City started in Nairobi and after its success has now launched in Aarhus.These amazing women are solving the challenges that face their cities and communities. They are working in sectors as varied as health, aviation, publishing and human rights.

Episódios

  • #Ch2#Ep7: Composer - Line - Aarhus, Denmark

    #Ch2#Ep7: Composer - Line - Aarhus, Denmark

    18/09/2017 Duração: 20min

    Line Tjørnhøj is an experimental opera composer. She was described to us as someone who has shaped the sonic landscape of Aarhus. After exploring the seas as a sailor and bringing relief to suffering as a nurse for the terminally ill she discovered that she had always experienced life through sound and so began a journey to express this.     

  • #Ch2 #Ep6 - Artist - Malene - Aarhus, Denmark

    #Ch2 #Ep6 - Artist - Malene - Aarhus, Denmark

    14/09/2017 Duração: 14min

    Malene Bargissen is a product of Greenland inspired by nature & folklore both from her Greenlandic heritage. This culture forms the backbone for her art and her work with Aarhus' most vulnerable citizens, those that have fallen out of the system and are struggling to find their path.

  • #Ch2 #Ep 5: Fighter - Nadia - Aarhus, Denmark

    #Ch2 #Ep 5: Fighter - Nadia - Aarhus, Denmark

    14/09/2017 Duração: 13min

    Nadia speaks softly using her slim fingers to emphasise her words, these are the same hands she has used decisively in her 15 years as a successful elite boxer. She was one of only 10 Danish women in the sport and it hasn't always been easy.

  • #Ch2 #Ep4: Techie - Nina - Aarhus, Denmark

    #Ch2 #Ep4: Techie - Nina - Aarhus, Denmark

    14/09/2017 Duração: 18min

    Working as a Network Strategy Manager for Netflix Nina is working at the forefront of how our entertainment is changing from Cinemas and movies to cult tv series and personal device screens. It is unchartered territory which requires courage and adaptability and a bit of a thick skin. No one can train you for the job as it is evolving from day to day. She is working ensuring that the content gets to the end users, it is the nuts and bolts of the system.

  • #Ch2 #Ep3: Biologist - Signe - Aarhus, Denmark

    #Ch2 #Ep3: Biologist - Signe - Aarhus, Denmark

    14/09/2017 Duração: 13min

    Signe is a successful biologist and 2015 recipient of International Rising Talent Fellowship, one of the L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science. She is an Associate Professor at Aarhus University which house potentially the biggest biology scene in Denmark. It is internationally renown, encompassing a range of talented international scientists.

  • #Ch2 #Ep2: Landscape Architect - Kristine Jensen - Aarhus, Denmark

    #Ch2 #Ep2: Landscape Architect - Kristine Jensen - Aarhus, Denmark

    14/09/2017 Duração: 16min

    Kristine shapes landscapes, not Aarhus's architecture but the spaces around and between. As a landscape architect her prestigious projects have ranged from the city harbour's embrace of the watery horizon around Dokk1 to the ancient forest and fields wrapping around the renown Mosegaard museum.

  • #Ch2 #Ep1: Entrepreneur - Camilla Hesselund Lastein, Aarhus, Denmark

    #Ch2 #Ep1: Entrepreneur - Camilla Hesselund Lastein, Aarhus, Denmark

    14/09/2017 Duração: 16min

    Camilla Hesselund Lastein is a successful entrepreneur and winner of the Nordic Start Up awards 2017. Camilla established a startup called Lix providing affordable digital text books for students. The story of Lix began whilst Camilla was a student studying economics at Aarhus University. Cycling up and down steep hills to the campus she found her shoulders crushed by her expensive and mandatory class texts. Believing there had to be a better solution for students and not finding it Camilla decided to tackle the challenge herself.

  • Chapter 2 - Intro

    Chapter 2 - Intro

    29/08/2017 Duração: 07min

    For the latest chapter of She Shapes The City the project has travelled from the buzzing energy and innovation of Nairobi to the cool Scandinavian calm of Aarhus in Denmark. All eyes are on this capital of culture for 2017 and we are excited to hear from the women that have made it the city it is today. Listen to our audio reporter Marie and Founder Cynara as they chat about She Shapes Aarhus.

  • #Ep5 - Founder of Clean Start Solutions -Teresa Njoroge - Nairobi, Kenya

    #Ep5 - Founder of Clean Start Solutions -Teresa Njoroge - Nairobi, Kenya

    30/12/2015

    She Shapes The City is a platform celebrating African women change-makers. We tell the stories of inspiring women who are shaping the cities and communities they live in. We've currently featured women from Nairobi, Kenya working in areas from publishing and sports and fitness to rights for sex workers and former convicts. http://sheshapesthecity.com/

  • #Ep4 - Executive Director of The Gender Based Violence Recovery Centre - Alberta Wambua - Nairobi, Kenya

    #Ep4 - Executive Director of The Gender Based Violence Recovery Centre - Alberta Wambua - Nairobi, Kenya

    22/12/2015 Duração: 21min

    She Shapes The City celebrates African women change-makers, we tell their stories to inspire others. These amazing women are solving the challenges that face their cities and communities. They are working in sectors as varied as health, aviation, publishing and human rights. For this podcast series we are featuring 12 women from Nairobi, Kenya. After that we will move on to the next African city to tell their stories. sheshapesthecity.com

  • #Ep 3 - Co Founder of UP Magazine and the DXD Design Awards - Sapna Chandaria - Nairobi, Kenya

    #Ep 3 - Co Founder of UP Magazine and the DXD Design Awards - Sapna Chandaria - Nairobi, Kenya

    15/12/2015

    She Shapes The City celebrates African women change-makers. We tell the stories of women finding solutions to the challenges faced by their cities and communities.  So far we have featured over 20 women shaping Kenya's capital, Nairobi. These inspirational individuals work in sectors as varied as health, aviation, publishing and human rights. Be inspired! http://sheshapesthecity.com/  

  • #Ep2 - Elite Athlete  Entrepreneur - Lornah Kiplagat - Nairobi, Kenya

    #Ep2 - Elite Athlete & Entrepreneur - Lornah Kiplagat - Nairobi, Kenya

    15/12/2015

    She Shapes The City celebrates African women change-makers. We tell the stories of women finding solutions to the challenges faced by their cities and communities.  So far we have featured over 20 women shaping Kenya's capital, Nairobi. These inspirational individuals work in sectors as varied as health, aviation, publishing and human rights. Be inspired! http://sheshapesthecity.com  

  • #Ep1 - Advocate for Sex Workers - Catherine Wanjohi - Nairobi, Kenya

    #Ep1 - Advocate for Sex Workers - Catherine Wanjohi - Nairobi, Kenya

    09/12/2015

    She Shapes The City celebrates African women change-makers. We tell the stories of women finding solutions to the challenges faced by their cities and communities.  So far we have featured over 20 women shaping Kenya's capital, Nairobi. These inspirational individuals work in sectors as varied as health, aviation, publishing and human rights. Be inspired! http://sheshapesthecity.com/  

  • Ep 00: She Shapes The City introduction

    Ep 00: She Shapes The City introduction

    02/12/2015

    She Shapes The City celebrates African women change-makers. We tell the stories of women finding solutions to the challenges faced by their cities and communities.  So far we have featured over 20 women shaping Kenya's capital, Nairobi. These inspirational individuals work in sectors as varied as health, aviation, publishing and human rights. Be inspired! http://sheshapesthecity.com/

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