January 10, 2022
Stephynie is speaking with Pinky Gelhani. Pinky holds a special place in Stephynie's heart because they met in Paris. Their children kept looking at each other on a beautiful cruise on the Seine River, they finally ended up speaking for hours realizing they had so much in common.
Pinky has over 25 years as an editor and an on-screen personality, Pinky uses her storytelling skills to lift up women, children, and refugees through her humanitarian work. She works with the UNHCR refugee agency and hosts an internet TV show called "What Women Want. Pinky is also one of Kenya's most renowned public speakers and a regular on the TEDx stage.
Pinky's Social Media & Important Links:
00:00 - Intro sequence
00:33 - Stephynie introduces Pinky
01:11 - Interview begins with how Stephynie and Pinky met
03:43 - What Pinky does, background, and her humanitarian efforts
06:39 - What was Pinky's childhood like?
11:34 - Reflecting on the tragedy of Pinky's mother
14:11 - It's the journey, not the destination
26:56 - Pinky's refugee work
30:09 - What's currently going on?
33:56 - How does Pinky take care of herself mentally?
39:44 - The fourth season of "What Women Want"
41:47 - Superhero nature?
43:01 - When would Pinky feel successful?
44:55 - Most disruptive subject Pinky has talked about
45:58 - One of the most taboo subjects Pinky has yet to introduce
47:46 - How do men get more involved and emotionally brave?
49:35 - Tonality and tenor
52:08 - What do women want?
53:40 - What is Pinky's biggest obstacle she's changed to an opportunity?
55:08 - Social Media handles
56:15 - Outro