The WOW Club

The WOW Club is inclusive space for people and ideas that all have that mysterious indefinable WOW factor!From thought-leaders, to academics, personalities to icons-in-the making, host Michelle Martin, searches for a diverse and intellectually stimulating spread of ideas and individuals to enrich the minds of women of worth. You can be part of the WOW Club everyday from 2-3 pm from Monday's to Friday's on 938LIVE. Get ready, to get wowed!

The WOW Club

The WOW Club

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107/01/14 Herbert Schmitt
What do marketing wizards know about the future of reaching an audience beyond 2014? Michelle Martin speaks to professor of international business in the marketing department at Columbia Business School, Columbia University Bernd Herbert Schmitt to find out.
217/12/13 Min Yong
She's using social media to empower serious shoppers. Founder of Booroos.com Min Yong shopped her way to unpleasant experiences in the run-up to her wedding and wondered why a good online avenue where shoppers could warn others about potentially difficult experiences didn't exist! The brains behind the online shopping review site Booroos.com talks about how online review and ratings systems are becoming big business.
310/12/13 Julie Goldstein
It's not about time-management; the fact is mum wears many hats. Founder of Mothernist.com Dr Julie Goldstein talks about the multiplicity of roles of modern mothers and why she thinks one of the main issues facing many Asian women is the burden of responsibility they feel towards their families and a fear of letting the people they love down.
403/12/13 Joanna Hall
We all do it, but after tonight's WOW, you'll learn to do it better! How can a system of walking lead to inch loss, body confidence, and stress reduction? With a master's degree in Sports Science Diet & Movement Specialist, Joanna Hall takes Michelle Martin through an intelligent system of movement designed to help you connect better with your body.
526/11/13 Tara Kimbrell Cole
What does it really take to "lean in" or "find a sponsor"? Michelle Martin finds out what women need to do to get ahead with guest Tara Kimbrell Cole, CEO of Synnovations who is an expert in the field of leadership Adevelopment and executive coaching.
619/11/13 Michael Gurian
Michael Gurian is an expert in gender based learning strategies. The internationally renowned researcher talks to Michelle Martin about how to best support the achievement of girls.
712/11/13 Terry O'Connor
Terry O'Connor's name is synonymous with the success of Courts in Singapore. Michelle Martin finds out what drives this retail maverick and what he thinks about appealing to the female consumer.
805/11/13 Jung Chang
Michelle Martin's special guest is literary icon Jung Chang. Chang talks about her revisionist political portrait Empress Dowager Cixi, why she still hopes for one of her books to be published in China and describes a period in her life when the urge to write disappeared briefly.
929/10/13 Grace Park
Michelle Martin speaks to the former Fulbright Fellow and active philanthropist, Grace Park (also co-founder and CEO of DocDo) about her life lessons from serving as a Captain in the military and graduating with honours from West Point.
1022/10/13 Laura Sjoberg
What does a gendered perspective of global conflict tell us about the causes of conflict and paths to resolution? Dr Laura Sjoberg, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida and a scholar of international relations and international security, talks about her work with Michelle Martin.
1108/10/13 Fawzia Koofi
Michelle Martin sits down for an exclusive interview with Fawzia Koofi, the woman who will run for the office of the President of Afghanistan in 2014. The first female Deputy Speaker in Afghanistan tells Michelle why, despite being left to die in the sun by her own mother's hands, she regards her mother as a role model. Fawzia, whose father and brothers were murdered and whose husband died from an illness he contracted in jail, talks about her personal sense of purpose and what choices she hopes her two daughters will be able to make for themselves.
1201/10/13 Sil and Eliza Reynolds
Michelle Martin explores what could be a teen-girl secret; that contrary to popular thinking, teen girls could actually want a close relationship with their mothers. Sil and Eliza Reynolds are a mother and daughter team that speak and write about this radical notion. They show listeners how mothers and their daughters can thrive as allies while building a life-long mother-daughter bond.
1324/09/13 Karis Cariss
She's been ranked 28th on BRW's Top 50 Female Entrepreneurs, won the Ernst and Young 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' award and lauded as a winner of the Telstra Women Business Awards. Karen Cariss is CEO of PageUp People, a multinational talent management solutions provider. Founded in 1997 when Karen was a 24-year-old biochemist with less than a hundred thousand dollars US dollars in capital funding in 1997, the company is now headquartered out of Melbourne, with offices in Sydney, Atlanta, London, Singapore and Shanghai. Karen has recently moved to Singapore with her husband to expand PageUp's presence in Asia Pacific. What can employers do to attract, hire, develop, retain and improve female employee performance?
1424/09/13 Isabel Rimanoczy
How are business leaders bringing their compassion and caring for others and the world, with their work? How have amazing achievements which impact the world started in simple ways with one thinking individual? Expert in sustainability and a woman with her eye on change, Isabel Rimanoczy joins Michelle Martin live from California to talk about who is active in the field of sustainability and why it matters. Isabel Rimanoczy teaches Sustainability Mindset at Fordham University and is the co-founder of the charitable organization Minervas, Women Changing the World.
1503/09/13 Marianne Lee & Sobia Siddique
Why Advertisers Cannot Afford to Ignore Women in Asia. Michelle Martin speaks to NBC Universal's Marianne Lee, Director of Programming and Acquisition and Sobia Siddique Research Manager.
1627/08/13 Ong Chih Ching & Leny Suparman
In a male-dominated property world, they envisioned developing iconic property projects. The two women behind KOP Properties - a diversified real estate investment, development and management company founded in 2008, tell Michelle Martin what propelled the young company forward with key projects such as The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Hamilton Scotts and Cranley Hotel in London. Guests: Ms Ong Chih Ching, Chairman of KOP Group and Ms Leny Suparman CO founder of KOP Properties
1720/08/13 Karin Clarke
Insight into "The font Market Pulse 2013" a survey which provides insights into remuneration and employment trends in the marketing, communications, PR, creative, digital,account management and media sectors in, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore. Guest: Regional Director of ASIA for Font, Karin Clarke
1806/08/13 Marilyn Tan
Lawyer turned jewelry-designer Marilyn Tan says she decided to tune out what she "ought to be doing" solely because she thinks jewelry is beautiful. What does it take to make it big in the saturated world of design?
1930/07/13 Laura Goodrich
Change expert Laura Goodrich tells Michelle Martin how a switch in perception can make all the difference in life – personal and professional.She shares how she has helped leaders and organizations with her system of focus.
2016/07/13 Leana Lyn Doray & Fong Hoe Fang
Can books help shape character? New writer, Leana Lyn Doray thinks so. She used to teach at IB at the primary school level but gave up her job to focus on writing full-time. She has developed a series of of 6 books on a "monster"who has to learn the human values of Integrity, Co-operation, Empathy, Tolerance and Appreciation. Publisher Fong Hoe Fang from ETHOS joins the discussion on how contemporary literature can shape values and if reading as a habit, has a future.