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20. A Uniquely Inspired & Feminist Perspective on Sailing, Photography, & the Culinary Arts

E20 S1 | Aug 27, 2020 | Duration: 00:29:38

20. A Uniquely Inspired & Feminist Perspective on Sailing, Photography, & the Culinary Arts
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Hosted by: Jenny Maenpaa

Vivian Vuong is someone who has unapologetically followed her passions and combined her love of sailing, photography, and the culinary arts to demonstrate a multi-passionate and feminist approach to life. Jenny and Vivian discuss the thread running through her professions, her experiences as an outnumbered female sailor, and why she started the company, Ocean Passages together with her husband.

🥘 Vivian’s evolution through - and ultimate integration of - photography, cinematography, and sailing. 01:44
🛳️ Contrasts between superyachts and high-end clientele vs. more eco-friendly sailboats.
🌬️ The very real challenges of sailing - avoiding accidents, extreme weather, and leading. 08:39
⛵ The good and the bad - positive mentoring experiences contrasted with potential harassment situations. 12:46
👩‍❤️‍👨 Serving as an example for married couples - showcasing gender roles and patterning equality. 16:00
💪 How #MeToo allowed Vivian to come forward with her own story to inspire others. 17:10
📖 The profound impact that Chanel Miller's "Know My Name" book had for both Vivian and Jenny. 19:55
🧫 The business consequences and opportunities that Covid-19 has had on Vivian's business. 24:33
📸 Combining the love for both photography and sailing with drones! 27:24

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