On the Women Authors of Achievement Podcast, we hear from some of the most successful women of our time about the ebbs and flows of their personal and professional lives. Host Daria Suvorova takes listeners to discover and learn from the inspirations and obstacles these remarkable women faced to get to where they are today.
What a special moment and a dream come true to take the Women Authors of Achievement Podcast to a different country. This is our first time doing it and we are grateful for Mexico City to be the starting point for this adventure. Melissa Avila is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in the vibrant city of Tijuana, Mexico. Today, as a founder of M.A Studio, she calls Mexico City her home. M.A Studio is not just a studio; it's a movement, it's a passionate endeavor dedicated to promoting the preservation of artisanal craftsmanship. With he mission to expand the realms of creativity and get inspiration from traditions, local wisdom, building the common ground between personal and collaborative efforts.
As you’ve probably already guessed, today we’re shaking things up a bit. Today, Cara von Beust will take over and put WAA Podcast Founder and Host Daria Suvorova in the interviewee seat. Why? Well, because the extraordinary woman behind this podcast, Daria, has so many insights and learnings from her journey at WAA Podcast that we can all be inspired by. In this episode, Daria will reflect on the story behind the podcast and her personal highlights of Women Authors of Achievement. We’ll also talk about the balancing act between a full-time job and a side gig, explore her personal learnings from the podcast, and give you a sneak peek into what's coming up in Season 4. So, without further ado, let's get started on this special episode with Cara von Beust interviewing the incredible Daria Suvorova.
For our final episode of 2023, we invited Bettine Schmitz, founder and partner of Auxxo, the Berlin-based Female Catalyst Fund. Tine's work with Auxxo sheds light on the challenges faced by female founders in the startup ecosystem. During her former times at Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator, together with her team, Tine has backed over 100 companies at the pre-seed stage, including N26 and studysmarter. On the show, she shares her advice for those seeking investment and navigating the world of venture capital, and also how one gets into angel investing.