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No Filter

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More than 300,000 women join Mia Freedman each week as she has candid conversations with interesting people who have fascinating stories to share. From Olivia Newton-John, Serena Williams, Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty, athletes, actors, politicians, business leaders, authors and regular people who h… read more

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John Wood Blew Up His Life To Change The World

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John Wood was sitting at his desk in Beijing when he decided to blow up his life. He was 35, in a relationship - and working for Microsoft. It was the 90s. John was earning lots of money and working as an executive. But after returning from a holiday trek in the Himalayas John knew that he couldn’t go on living the life he’d so carefully made for himself. So he quit his job, left his relationship. And started again.

He founded Room To Read. A charity educating thousands of girls in the developing world. This is how John did it....

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Host: Mia Freedman 

With thanks to special guest John Wood.

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Producer: Elissa Ratliff

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