Are you looking to start a career in knitting design? Would you like to take a peek behind the curtain in the working life of an editor of a knitting magazine? Then join Karen Poirier-Brode on this week's episode of “A Creative Approach Podcast” as she explores the working world of dynamic and versatile Kara Gott Warner.
Kara, a native New Yorker, who grew up in the suburbs of New Jersey, is the editor of Creative Knitting magazine and the host of Power Purls Podcast. She started designing knitting patterns in 2002. After training as a technical illustrator, she worked for numerous craft book publishers, such as Random House, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing and F&W.
In 2008, she joined Annie's Publishing as a knitting book editor and then in 2010, she began with Creative Knitting Magazine and Annie's Knitting Publications. Her designs have been published widely in many magazines, including Creative Knitting, Vogue Knitting, Family Circle, Easy Knitting and Interweave. Listen to Kara talking passionately about her creative approach to her work. You won't want to miss this exciting episode about making creativity your career!
Join Karen and Kara as they discuss:
Power Purls website: www.powerpurlspodcast.com
Kara's website: www.karagottwarner.com
Kara on Twitter: karaknits
Kara on instagram: karaknits
Are you willing to be of service to others? Would you love to make a difference to the lives of less fortunate individuals, but aren't sure how? Let Dr. Padmini Murthy activate your conscience and inspire you, as she talks to Karen Poirier-Brode about her experiences while working with the poorest of the poor, on this week's episode of “A Creative Approach Podcast”.
Dr. Murthy (Mini) is a professor and the Global Health Director of New York Medical College. She has been practicing medicine and public health for the past 28 years in various countries, dealing with issues such as little, or no access to clean water or sanitary pads. She's an author, lecturer, and teacher, who serves as the Medical Woman's International Association's NGO representative to the United Nations. She has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Blackwell Medal, from the American Medical Women's Association. Listen to her talk passionately about her creative approach to world health, women's health and how we can all “do a little that can amount to a lot.”
Join Karen as she talks to Mini about:
Karen's website: www.acreativeapproachpodcast.com
Mini's email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Mini on Linkedin: Padmini Murthy
Mini's twitter handle: @minimurthy1234
Mini's Books: Women's Global Health and Human Rights (Published by Jones and
Bartlett Publishers) Available on Amazon
Mini's Musings (Poetry, published in 2012)