Episode 101: Amanda de Cadenet

On creating connections of tangible service, giving voice to marginalized humans, loss and legacies of healing.

  • The Conversation [0:43]
  • Being in charge of your own life [2:40]
  • Defining experiences. Connecting to others through our emotional experiences [7:23]
  • Amanda’s journey of understanding that it is an inside job [11:10]
  • Grief and loss. Bearing witness to someone else’s suffering [13:10]
  • Sobriety [19:01]
  • The Conversation Community [20:23]
  • Girlgaze [23:24]
  • Building bridges between genders [35:58]
Amanda de Cadenet is an entrepreneur, host, photographer and advocate. She has had a lifelong career in the media, starting at age 15 in the UK, where she became a household name as the host of the biggest live, late night music show The Word, where she interviewed the biggest names in music for 5 years. In 2017 Amanda executive produced and hosted The Conversation, a groundbreaking interview series and podcast featuring female thought-leaders and innovators, such as V.P Kamala Harris, #MeTooFounder Tarana Burke,Hillary Clinton, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Zoe Saldana, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Silverman, Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga. 

Amanda is also the Founder of Girlgaze, a platform that connects a network of female-identifying and non-binary creatives with companies who want to hire diverse creative teams. She was named one of the “Most Creative People in Business in 2020’ by Fast Company. Amanda frequently collaborates with the likes of #MeTooMvmt around initiatives focused on ending sexual violence towards women.  Amanda is the host of  The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet, and author of It’s Messy: On Boys, Boobs and Bad Ass Women. Girlgaze – How Girls See the World and Rare Birds. In June 2021 de Cadenet was announced as a founding member of the new Victoria’s Secret VS Collective alongside Naomi Osaka, Stella McCartney, Priyanka Chopra,Megan Rapinoe, Hailey Beiber, Bella Hadid, and others.

Resources

Elena’s blog post, Women, target=”_blank”>The Conversation. Finally Amanda de Cadenet The Conversation Community The Conversation It’s Messy: On Boys, Books, and Badass Women, Amanda de Cadenet Podcast Dr Gabor Mate Girlgaze