In this week’s People On The Grid podcast, we met up with Emily Dawn Szajda. Emily has many talents and wears many hats. She is a professional chef, writer, yoga instructor, and sports nutritionist. Where her passion is in food, she finds herself spending a lot of time writing. Emily enjoys her busy schedule; it keeps things interesting and never dull. (more…)
Earlier this week, we had the pleasure to meet with Daniel Hires for our People On The Grid podcast. With him we talked about his fascinating past, his past projects, what brought him to Barcelona and what he is doing now. He has a passion for green innovation and sustainability. (more…)
This Friday’s radio show is in celebration of International Women’s Day. Carrie Frais & Deborah Gray of Animated GiF discussed the gender gap here in Spain as well as in the rest of the world. What will it take to get more women in senior positions? (more…)
This morning, Thursday, March 9th People On The Grid meet with a strong, passionate and successful entrepreneur Mar Cònsul Espona. Mar’s work experience is the envy of any individual in the business world. She is led by her passions and has a thirst for learning and new experiences. Born in Barcelona, these passions and her adventurous soul took her to Boulder, Colorado, for the skiing, then to Hong Kong in 2005. (more…)
This week while we were at The Mobile World Congress 2017, we met up with Harinda Fonseka, the CEO, and Founder of Gudppl. Gudppl is a social network that connects volunteers around the world. There has never been a platform for volunteers to display their work with recognition… until now! We love projects that are facilitating positive change in the world and Gudppl is a perfect opportunity to build communities around public service and doing something meaningful.
Carrie & Deborah get the lowdown on all things business today. From Entrepreneurs to start-ups to getting motivated at work, how to grow your business with business grants to key skills for entrepreneurs. Everything you need to know about starting your own business and pursuing your destiny. A warm welcome to out guests today; Jordi Boza of Barcelona Start-Up week, Marc Sanz of Barcelona Activa and Patricia Zeegers of Barcelona Basecamp. (more…)
Today, our People On The Grid Podcast welcomes, Javier Suarez the Co-founder and CPO (Chief product officer) of TravelPerk. What is TravelPerk? Well, It’s a tool created for travelers by travelers. They want to change the way organizations budget, book and manage their business travel. TravelPerk offers services that cover all business travel booking needs for travel, accommodation, and other things business travelers might need like meeting rooms, car services and restaurants. (more…)
Fintan Kerr is 28-years-old and originally from Macclesfield, England. He moved to Barcelona almost six years ago, to experience a new and better way of life. Once in Barcelona, Fintan’s adventurer side took control and Fintan would wander down to the local wine shop where I was living in the Born, Bodega Maestrazgo, and try a different wine, read a book and have a light dinner. Soon, his evening would be the best part of his day. (more…)
This week Animated Gif talked about education. Among international parents, this is a hot topic that comes up regularly and often generates a heated discussion. Do you send your children to an International school? International schools are often English-speaking and follow a different educational curriculum. Or, do you send your children to a public school? In public schools the language of teaching is in Catalan and studies follow the Spanish curriculum.
This week on People On The Grid by Katrina Logie, we chat about a Food Tourism App. We met with the Co-Founder of Bitemojo, Michael Weiss and the Co-Founder of Barcelona Eat Local, Marina Manasyan. In our interview, we talked about both Michael and Marina’s respective companies and then what lead them to collaborate on a project that involves two of my favourite things: food and tourism. Food-urism. (more…)