This podcast introduces remarkable Australians who have built their career overseas. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe.
In this series, we meet the 2021 Advance Award winners.
In each episode, we gain insight into their chosen profession, career choices and what motivates them. During the interview, our winners are informed that they have received an Advance Award. Listen out for their unfiltered and heartfelt responses!
We hope you enjoy getting to know more about these inspiring global Australians.
In the final episode of Season 1, meet Simone Young AM Chief Conductor Designate of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and 2021 Advance Global Icon winner Internationally renowned as one of the leading conductors of our time, Simone has been recognised in many countries with awards and honours, and is best known in her industry as being a Wagner and Strauss specialist. Simone shares what day-to-day life as a Conductor looks like, from preparing and studying for concerts and operas and planning 3 years ahead. This episode highlights the lesser-known side of the arts, as Simone discusses the reality, personal sacrifices and rewards from her career journey so far.
- Learn more about Simone Young AM
- Watch this interview here
- Read about other inspiring Advance Gamechangers