Four Interviews with Incredible Women

Looking for inspiration post-International Women’s Day? Listen to some of the incredible women in the Conduit community interviewed on our podcast, Conduit Conversations.

Sian Sutherland on why brands must solve the plastic crisis

Sian Sutherland, Co-Founder of A Plastic Planet and Founding Member of The Conduit, explains why consumers aren’t to blame for the plastic crisis, shares why she hates the term ‘recyclable’ and reveals the innovative biomaterials being developed as single-use plastic alternatives.

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Elif Shafak on how reading can change the world

Award-winning British-Turkish novelist and Booker Prize 2019 shortlistee, Elif Shafak, discusses the intersection between literature and activism, and her criticism of identity politics. She shares how being raised by her mother and grandmother shaped her outlook on sisterhood, the intersection between literature and activism, and her criticism of identity politics.

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Christiane Amanpour on the interviews that shaped her career

CNN’s Chief International Anchor, Christiane Amanpour, shares her pivotal reporting stories in this compelling interview. She tells our podcast host, Paul van Zyl, what she learned about women’s sexual freedom around the world from her new Netflix documentary, recounts the experience of reporting from Saddam Hussein’s trial and explains why she’s calling for every citizen to become a ‘truthteller’.

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Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCC

Christiana Figueres is a Costa Rican diplomat and an internationally recognised leader on climate change. She was appointed Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in July 2010, six months after the failed COP15 in Copenhagen. In this conversation, Paul and Christiana delve into the actions every individual should take to lesson their impact on the environment and Christiana reveals why she’s essentially optimistic about the future of the planet.

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