Brown Girl Pod is created and hosted by Deborah Rodrigo, who grew up in Australia as a ‘third-culture kid’ after moving from Colombo at the age of four with her family. She has a background in communications, research, and engagement.
Deborah honed her professional skills in both the corporate and public sector with significant experience in higher education where she developed student engagement programs in arts, humanities, engineering and technology. She is passionate about the power of mentoring, intercultural communication, and storytelling. She also has a penchant for tote bags, 80's music videos, and loves nothing more than baking cinnamon buns on Sunday mornings. You can find her recipe at shorteatnote.