You're listening to episode #99 with Kirsten Helgeson
In this episode we talk about going beyond the superficial and connecting with one another in a deeper way. We chat about women empowerment, elevating women's voices, inclusive mental health, and how important our emotions are. Kirsten has worked with women all over the world and has a heart to create global community for us all.
Learn more about Kirsten:
Kirsten Helgeson is the Founder & CEO of Just A Girl. After 12 years leading CSR and branding efforts for Fortune 500 companies, Kirsten left corporate and jumped into global relief and empowerment. This work has taken her to all corners of the world: from refugee camps to orphanages; hurricane zones to public health crises. Along the way, she’s learned a lot about people, community and what it takes to build a better world for everyone.
Armed with expertise and experience, Kirsten founded Just A Girl, a social enterprise using technology to foster inclusive mental health and womxn’s empowerment efforts globally. Initiatives include Girl Talk Radio (the first streaming service for podcasting and multimedia content created by womxn), Privilege Awakening (a psychological framework for understanding privilege), The Mental Health Barometer (tracking the evolving mental health of people globally) and SIYA (an app-based personal mental health buddy).
Kirsten is a TEDx speaker, celebrated kintsugi artist and a finalist in the 2018 Institute for Evolutionary Leadership’s Future Challenge. In addition to her formal education many moons ago, she holds certifications in Psychological First Aid and Therapeutic Art Coaching to best support psycho-social healing efforts.
Connect with Kirsten:
- TED Talk- The Impact of Emotion: Saving the World While Saving Ourselves
- JAG IG: @justagirl_global
- JAG FB: @justagirlglobal
- Girl Talk Radio IG: @girl.talk.radio
- Girl Talk Radio FB: girltalkradio.global
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