In this podcast series, Season 2 shines a spotlight on the outstanding finalists and awardees from the Global Australian Awards 2022, who are making a substantial impact around the world. These inspiring GameChangers generously share the story of their international career journey with us, the highlights and challenges, and what motivates them in their work. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe.
Season 1 of the #BornGlobal GameChanger podcast series celebrates the GameChangers from our 2021 Awards, who are also incredibly inspiring individuals! We hope you enjoy listening to the stories of these remarkable global Australians.
In this episode, you will meet Dr Siobhan Martin, Inspiring Corporate Leader Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022.
Dr Siobhan Martin is a global champion of diversity and inclusion, whose leadership is transforming the experiences of workers and communities around the globe. Named one of the world’s most influential HR Practitioners and top 10 global LGBT executives, Dr Martin has combined a PhD in Forensic Psychology from Monash University, with decades of global experience in human resource management, to establish best practice in People and Culture leadership that creates safe and inclusive workplaces and communities. Dr Martin sets an inspiring example of authentic leadership, through the sharing of her own story. Raised in poverty in rural Australia by her immigrant mother, a lone parent of 4, Dr Martin has overcome significant obstacles to succeed in a global career. A queer single mother herself, she is a survivor of domestic violence, and has turned her lived experience into the inspiration for her life’s work; determined to create companies and communities where others who have faced marginalisation, discrimination or hardship can have a voice at the leadership table, can feel supported and encouraged to thrive.
In this interview, Dr Martin shares more about her personal story and journey that has helped guide her to where she is today. She talks about her diverse roles across a range of different organisations, and the inspiring work she does day-to-day to make companies more inclusive.