In this episode of the Level: Asian Podcast, we're joined by Carrie Kwan, co-founder of Mums & Co.
We chat to Carrie about balancing parenthood and work life for Asian-Australian women. Carrie shares her personal story and experiences, including her entrepreneurial journey and the growth of Mums & Co.
She also addresses the challenges faced by women and offers other mums and aspiring business women advice.
00:00 - Intro
01:26 - Why Carrie Created ‘Mums & Co’
06:35 - Finding a Balance Between Career & Parenthood
12:21 - Carrie’s Experience Being a Mother & a Businessowner
15:51 - Carrie’s Family & Upbringing
19:34 - Carrie’s ‘Tiger Mum’, White Boyfriend from ‘the Shire’ & Being a Minority
25:03 - Dealing with Negative Experiences as an Asian Australian, Carrie’s Conflict with her Dad
32:39 - Carrie on Healing her Relationship with Her Dad, Living in the UK & Eldest-Youngest Sibling Statuses
41:20 - Carrie’s Life Mentors & Entrepreneurial Streak
50:23 - How Mums & Co Started + Supporting the Next Generation of Asian Australians
53:27 - Boot-Strapped Vs Corporate Backed: What Does Carrie Prefer?
59:33 - The Growth & Milestones of Mums & Co
01:04:30 - Carrie’s Plans for the Future
01:07:05 - Challenges for Asian-Australian Women + Mothers Juggling Parenthood & Worklife
01:16:30 - Legacy - Leaving Something Behind for Your Children
01:20:01 - Carrie’s Advice For Asian-Australian Women
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