Jo Brothers Audacious Audio podcast is available on iTunes Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, Breaker, Castbox, Google podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Radio Public, Soundcloud and is featured on Facebook and Youtube.
In March 2018, Jo launched Giant Sisters a media company and a movement dedicated to phenomenal women's voices and stories in their own words. She launched on International Women's Day with the Giant Sisters podcast show and also currently have books and film in production.
Why did Jo setup Giant Sisters podcast show?
Jo believe that everyone has a unique view on the world and shared experiences that can help others grow.
Sisters celebrates and shares phenomenal women's stories in their own words through the the Giant Sisters media platform serving as a hub for women's voices and stories.
Women gathering in groups together to inspire, laugh, heal, learn, celebrate, support, and collaborate is Giant Sisters. Sharing stories that remind us what we as Giant Sisters have achieved, what we are capable of and what is possible, featuring original and community content.
Jo's desire is that her audience are inspired, guided, uplifted, that they laugh, enjoy, celebrate and admire the resilience, strength, courage, emotional intelligence, love, kindness and focus that all Giant Sisters possess.
"My intention for Giant Sisters is to be a force and a voice for good." - Jo Brothers
The Giant Sisters show has a strong diverse female audience of all ages, including young women who are interested in a wide range of topics such as career and life. The show shares personal experiences, life lessons and wisdom from all of our Giant Sisters. Feedback has been strongly supportive of the Giant Sisters podcast show with people connecting with speakers personally and taking wisdom back into their communities.
In 2018, Giant Sisters podcast show was part of the New Zealand government, Ministry for Women's, celebrations for 125 years of suffrage. During the year Jo interviewed a number of phenomenal New Zealand women and women with a connection to New Zealand to hear their views on life, career, and the lives and opportunities for young girls and women. Giant Sisters - Ministry for Women
Giant Sister Interviewees
Over 30 Giant Sisters including top New Zealand business woman Theresa Gattung CNZM, who has been named in Fortune magazines list of the 50 most powerful women in international business several times.
Dame Wendy Pye DNZM MBE, whose company Wendy Pye Group is considered one of the world’s most successful educational export companies.
Hung Huang is a multi-media mogul holding the titles of publisher, author, blogger, podcast and TV presenter, known as the Oprah of China, she is considered to have the same influence over fashion in China as Anna Wintour.
Lisa Tamati is a Mental Toughness Coach & Human Potential Expert and for the past 25 years Lisa has competed in the world’s toughest endurance events clocking up over 70,000 km, racing everywhere from the Sahara, to the Gobi, to Death Valley, to the Himalayas, Australia and Europe.
Hon Nikki Kaye was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Auckland Central electorate in 2008, winning the seat for the National Party for the first time in New Zealand’s history. In 2011 and 2014 she was re-elected.
Sharndre Kushor's life passion is helping her generation discover their capabilities, confidence and leadership potential. As Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer of Crimson Education, she has helped turn a small start-up into a global education company reportedly valued at over USD $160M.
Dr Siouxsie Wiles PHD, describes herself as a microbiologist and bioluminescence enthusiast. As the Head of the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab at the University of Auckland, she combines her twin passions to understand infectious diseases and in a nutshell, Siouxsie and her team make nasty bacteria glow in the dark.
NZ born Alayna Van Dervort attended university at SFAI and Bard University in America. After an extensive career Directing major international projects in the Non-For-Profit, & Contemporary Art industry, Alayna joined the Artificial Intelligence team at Amazon in 2016. As Manager of the Tech for good team, Alayna works with organizations on the front lines of AI/ML Positive impact projects in Education, Environmental Advocacy, Accessibility, Healthcare, Child Sex Trafficking and Global Crises.
Giant Sisters Questions
- The power of intention – How did you design your life and career path? Or did it evolve?
- What are some of the unique experiences that you have had that have led you to the career or work that you do now
- Embrace the lessons – What challenges have you experience that have shaped you as a person the most?
- Where do you draw the inspiration for your businesses from and what is your creative process?
- What advice would you give to your younger self?
- Shero’s & Hero’s – Who are your role models & why ?
- Giving Back – Can you please tell us about how you support the community or individuals?
- Are there any new and exciting project or innovations that you have planned for this year and are you able to share them
- What are your thoughts on the life and opportunities for women and girls?
When do any new Giant Sisters podcasts go to air?
All Giant Sisters podcasts go to air within 5 working days of having been recorded.
What is the reach for the Giant Sisters podcast show?
25,000 plus fans across all Jo's social media channels with additional shares once discovered.