Telling the Stories of Indigenous Women: Q&A with Marlee Silva – Storyteller & Founder of Always was, Always will be Our Stories.

As we approach International Women’s Day on 8 March, we continue our showcase of incredible women choosing to challenge each day and make positive changes in our world. And today, we’re shining the spotlight on the wonderfully inspiring Marlee Silva, a proud Gamilaroi and Dunghutti Aboriginal woman based in Sydney, NSW.

A published author and speaker, dedicated to celebrating Indigenous women and girls through storytelling, Marlee writes, produces and hosts her own podcast, Always was, Always will be Our Stories, where she interviews inspiring Indigenous role models who are working to change the world, one day at a time.

We were lucky enough to ask Marlee a few questions about her inspiring work as well as her dreams and how she chooses to challenge every day. Keep reading to learn more and be sure to keep an eye out here as well as on our socials and Kristina’s Your Dream Life Podcast for plenty of inspiring content from a range of inspiring women this week.

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Fighting for Human Rights: Q&A with Khadija Gbla – Award-Winning Activist, Leader & Speaker.

As part of our International Women’s Day spotlight on incredible women, we’d love to introduce you to the super strong and inspiring force of nature, Khadija Gbla.  An African Australian human rights activist, Khadija is the definition of an empowered woman fighting for what she believes in and pushing for positive change around the world.

After coming from Gambia to Australia as a refugee at just 13 years of age, Khadija has experienced the sad truth of discrimination, racism, inequality and abuse many women face first-hand.

Now, she is not only a survivor but a passionate advocate for other women who have suffered the same, dedicating her life to helping young women around the world – campaigning against and raising awareness for Female Genital Mutilation (or FGM).

We took five with Khadija to ask her a few questions about her inspiring work as well as her dreams and how she chooses to challenge every day. Keep reading to learn more and be sure to keep an eye out here as well as on our socials and Kristina’s Your Dream Life Podcast for plenty of inspiring content from a range of inspiring women over the next week.

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#65: Top 10 Tips for Staying Motivated with Kristina Karlsson – Your Dream Life Podcast

As we near the end of February, this can often be when the excitement of working on our dreams and goals starts to wear off a little. Dreaming big, choosing the right dream, setting goals and planning it all out is the fun bit, but executing the plans is often the hardest. Kristina knows she is not alone when it comes to feeling like this, so in this episode, she shares how she maintains the motivation to keep going, especially when it starts to feel a little difficult.

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#64: Peter Jumrukovski – Morning Routines, Shifting Your Mindset and Achieving Goals – Your Dream Life Podcast

Originally from Sweden, Kristina’s guest this week is Peter Jumrukovski, an author, keynote speaker and world-medallist who truly practises what he preaches. By working on – and achieving – his own goals over the past fifteen years, Peter has won a World Championship bronze medal and 8 national championships in karate.

He has travelled the world, become a top marketing salesman, written a book in just 40 days, and fulfilled his childhood dream of moving across the globe from Sweden to Los Angeles. His dream has long been to help others succeed in achieving their goals – and that is exactly what he is doing right now!

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