Shopify joins with The Peers Project for millennial leaders podcast

Australian podcast agency The Peers Project has partnered with ecommerce company Shopify for new podcast series ‘Peers2Peers’.

The announcement:

Leading Australian podcast agency, The Peers Project, has partnered with global e-commerce company, Shopify, to amplify diverse millennial voices through the podcast series ‘Peers2Peers’. 

The 150 episode podcast, powered by Shopify, showcases the entrepreneurship and personal journeys of inspiring millennial leaders from across the globe. The podcast provides real life advice from young leaders and entrepreneurs, including Forbes 30 Under 30, as they demystify the entrepreneurial journey and relay strategic advice from those wanting to take the entrepreneurial lead. 

The long-running ‘Peers2Peers’ podcast explores themes such as ‘Against Each and Every Odd’, ‘Vulnerability is Strength’, ‘The Dynamics of Diversity’ and ‘How to Find Comfort in Discomfort.’ 

Designed as a manual for next generation entrepreneurial leaders, the weekly podcast series aims to inspire and provide young leaders with accessible information from trusted sources who have lived the entrepreneurial journey in Australia and across the world. 

Produced by The Peers Project and hosted by its Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Akhidenor, the series features leading young leaders and entrepreneurs including Chief Executive Officer of New Campus, Will Fan, Co-Founder of ADAY, Nina Faulhaber, Co-Founder of OmSom, Kim

Pham, Chief Executive Officer of MTArt Agency, Marine Tanguy and Presidential Candidate of Nigeria and serial entrepreneur, Chike Ukaegbu. 

Robin Marchant, Head of Marketing, APAC at Shopify said: “2020 saw the rapid and multifaceted evolution of the Entrepreneurial Economy around the world. We saw masses of people venturing out on their own for the first time, many professionals taking on a side hustle, and employees within enterprise businesses tapping into their entrepreneurial spirit to help their business innovate during times of change. We’re also seeing greater opportunities for a truly diverse Entrepreneurial Economy to direct how ecommerce, business, and shopping is defined, and are dedicated to supporting these independent voices to make commerce better for everyone. It’s an exciting time to be partnering with The Peers Project and the Peers2Peers podcast to elevate stories from a range of diverse leaders about the realities, challenges, and rewards of being entrepreneurial.” 

Michelle Akhidenor, Chief Executive Officer of The Peers Project said: “We are so proud to partner with leading e-commerce company, Shopify to amplify diverse millennial voices through our long-standing podcast series and know that young, ambitious leaders will be able to relate, find inspiration and enjoy listening to the podcast,” 

“We are thrilled to have collaborated with a progressive brand like Shopify who are looking to support the next generation of diverse global leaders and entrepreneurs.” 

The Peers2Peers podcast will continue to air with new episodes each Monday. To hear the podcast, listeners can visit Podcast apps, Apple Podcast and Spotify, or The Peers Project website. 


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