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Being Fearless in the pursuit of what you set your heart & mind to with Laura Grier Ep:008

Say Yes Anyway Podcast

Laura Grier is a world traveler, entrepreneur, all about women empowerment, national geographic photographer and a Badass Do Gooder!  She has a really cool story of how she had an opportunity to stay working for the CIA and left everything to pursue her dreams. She took a leap of faith, lived out of her car, and has since had the most incredible journey that's brought her to where she is today. She is fearless and I know you will be fired up in your own life to go after what you set your heart and mind to be and do! When she's not shooting for National Geographic, she is running her business, Andeana hats, where they support local indigenous tribal women in Peru an opportunity to work and make the most incredible hats that set a beautiful intention. Go follow her: Website: andeanahats.com Instagram:  @andeanahats @lauragriertravel


26 Mar 2021

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Elevating the Voices of Women with Laura Grier

Soul of Travel

Welcome to Season 2 of the Soul of Travel - Voices of Women. In this season, we turn to women in the travel industry to elevate their voices and hear their stories. In this episode, we meet Laura Grier - she is a storyteller, adventure travel photojournalist, and entrepreneur.She and Christine talk about the impact of supporting and elevating fair trade artisans, the power of rest and "cocooning", meaningful travel groups, and more. This conversation with Laura was an incredible conversation to kick off a season featuring women, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did.Learn more about Laura Grier and her art here,purchase an Andeana hat, and follow her on Instagram!Learn more about Lotus Sojourns and ways to be a part of the community here.Find Lotus Sojourns on Facebook, or join the Lotus Sojourns Collective, our FB community for like-hearted women.Follow us on Instagram: @lotussojourns or @souloftravelpodcastCredits. Christine Winebrenner Irick (Host, creator, editor.) Laura Grier (Guest). Original music by Clark Adams. Editing and production by Alex Lee-Ammons and For The Love Media, LLC.


24 Feb 2021

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Andeana Hats - Local Peruvian Sustainable Hats Brand, with Laura Grier

Sustainability Explored

Dive into this episode to hear the vibe of the Peruvian artisanal art of hats & weavings creation. The authentic and very inspiring approach of the Andeana Hats' co-founder, Laura Grier, will not leave you indifferent and will make you wonder about indigenous cultures, women empowerment, local tourism, and the local economy. Laura will share the secrets of the hats production, from sourcing of raw materials to the distribution model, and most importantly, the positive social impact the creation of the hats drops on the local Peruvian households.Immerse yourself into the wonderful audio-journey through Peruvian Andes in search of a sustainable hat!Shownotes and more resources at annachashchyna.com


21 Jan 2021

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Women Acquiring Assets Episode 25: Guest Laura Grier

Women Acquiring Assets


26 Nov 2020

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Laura Grier | Storytelling through Travel and Photojournalism

Go Big AND Go Home

Laura Grier has been a photojournalist for 20 years, making a life out of exploring the world, while capturing and writing about her experiences. Living abroad as a young girl in Indonesia and working for the CIA during college in their photo printing group, she has created a life that fits her passion and business acumen. As a freelancer for National Geographic’s catalog, she’s been published in countless magazines and she’s now the co-owner of Andeana Hats, which was inspired after visiting Peru and watching local women weave these incredible works of art.


29 May 2020

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Follow Laura Grier, The Indiana Jones of Adventure Photography, as she shares her amazing journey.  Listen to hear how she has transformed her natural gifts into the life of her dreams.https://www.lauragrier.com/ ,https://andeanahats.com/ ,https://www.instagram.com/lauragriertravel/?hl=en ,https://www.instagram.com/thebeautyhaus/?hl=en


18 Dec 2019

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Ep 7: Laura Grier

Travel With Meaning

Laura Grier has been called the Indiana Jones of Adventure Travel Photography and is a recent addition to the Discovery Channel UK’s “20 Richest People in the World List”, people who are rich in life experiences that is.  Living abroad from a young age, it is no surprise that Laura turned her life of travel, adventure, and exploration into a profession. As a photojournalist for the past 18 years, Laura has photographed on all 7 continents and has made a life out of exploring the world, capturing, and writing about her experiences. The most satisfying work that Laura has done in her career has been through her work with Novica, in Association with National Geographic, a global catalog that represents artisans from around the world who are practicing “Vanishing Arts”. Through her work with Novica over the past 8 years, Laura has traveled numerous times to Peru and has quickly fallen in love with the culture and people. Passionate about mentoring, women’s education, photography and travel, Laura leads travel workshops, expeditions, and is an ambassador for sustainable travel brands like Lokal and Impact Travel Alliance.


7 May 2019

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85. From Hat-Wearing Photojournalist to Hat-Making Entrepreneur: Laura Grier

LIBERTY For Her with Nada Jones

Laura Grier, known as the “Indiana Jones of Adventure Travel Photography,” has been a photojournalist for the past 19 years exploring the world and documenting her findings on all seven continents. Her most notable work has been shooting for Novica, National Geographic’s catalog that represents global artisans practicing “Vanishing Arts.” This work has led Laura to her newest adventure, becoming an entrepreneur. She is the Co-founder of Andeana Hats, a hat company on a mission to empower women and help global artisans continue their cultural traditions; enabling them to support themselves and lead their communities out of poverty.Follow Laura at @lauragriertravel on Instagram and Facebook. Be sure to check out and learn more about Andeana Hats at andeanahats.com.Don't forget to follow us at @libertyforher on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Please let us know your thoughts about this episode by using the hashtag #libertysessions  and please rate and review us—it helps to know if this podcast is inspiring and equipping you to launch and grow your ventures.


10 Apr 2019

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Episode 014: How to Travel the World as a Photographer and Get Paid Featuring Laura Grier

The Click Cartel Podcast: Photography Business | Getting Clients | Making That Money

This is episode No. 2 of our WPPI special. I’ve partnered with Rangefinders to bring on guests who are speaking at WPPI, and here they’ll share some of their secrets with The Click Cartel listeners. This week is something a little bit different than the wedding and portrait photographers we’ve done in the past. If you have wanderlust and want to make photography your career, then listen up, because Laura Grier has got some great info for you.


23 Jan 2017

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Laura Grier

Travel Tales

Photographer Laura Grier shares Tales of shooting exotic weddings in far-reaching places around the world, and growing up with parents in the spy game!


3 Dec 2015