Episode 1

Published on:

8th Aug 2019

It began in a Laundromat

Two young migrants once met in a London Laundromat and thus begins Mariam Crichton's fascinating tale. We trace her life growing up in a Housing estate through to CEO and plenty along the way.

Mariam is an energetic, outspoken and yet humble tech leader, based in Brighton, UK. She is a Non-Executive Director of Wired Sussex, a mum of one, Speaks widely on issues of Leadership in Technology and likes to paint in her spare time.

Show mentions:

Tech, business, leadership, meditation, motherhood, travel, geology, racism, The UK, agile, art, GIS and travelling with small children.

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About the Podcast

Gone Workabout
People that move talk about the things that matter most
People that move talk about the things that matter most. Host Oliver Happy talks to interesting people from around the world. They each share their journey and talk about the things that matter most.

Originally from Aotearoa (New Zealand), Oliver has lived overseas for 17 years and counting, including a decade in Australia. Now based in the UK, the experience of moving and an interest in diverse walks of life form running themes.

Topics include: Travel, moving country for work, work-life balance, health and wellbeing, mindfulness, meditation, barefoot running, starting a business, ethical living, life during lockdown and why Kangaroos can't walk backwards.
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