Kerstin Tebbe is the networking whisperer. An international development/humanitarian response professional interested in non-traditional approaches to change across all sectors. If you think networking is just to there to help you get jobs, you are in for a huge surprise. Networking is skill, a strategy to advance your career and also a tool to affect positive social change.
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If you ever wondered what is an academic entrepreneur, this is your episode. Dr. Patricia Marquez, serves in a dual role at the University of San Diego as the Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Innovation and as Dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies. Getting into and completing a PhD is hard.
Can social entrepreneurship solve the inequality gap? Pablo Santaeufemia thinks it’s possible. And he knows a thing or two or three. Forbes 30 under 30, Ashoka Fellow, CEO and co-founder of a social enterprise, brilliant engineer from Carnegie Mellon University, Pablo is by all measures a bright impact professional. In Episode 8 of Season 7, learn
E7S7: How to build a (very) successful career combining the arts and technology for good with Sara Lahayne
A career in the arts is hard enough, a career in the arts as a tool for positive social change is even harder. If you are passionate about how to build a successful career integrating the arts into social change, you need to listen to Sara Lahayne’s story. A life-long dancer who channeled her love for the
Frustrated by the field experience requirement? Curious how to get your first field work assignment? You need to sit down and listen to Hana’ Abdullah Raja Jum’ah who has accrued over 113 months in humanitarian, fragile and development contexts including Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Algeria and Tunisia. In Episode 6 of Season 7, learn how Hana, while studying
What do bagels, podcasts and law have in common? Ken Frankel is the right answer. Fellow podcaster, with an impressive career as a lawyer, 5 years as the OAS (Organization of Americas States) legal counsel, law professor at Belgian and American Universities. Currently the President of the Canadian Council for the Americas, Kenneth N. Frankel
If you want to listen a no-nonsense approach to systemic change, listen to Satyam. He has spent over a decade in education, skills development and social entrepreneurship in rural India. In Episode 4 of Season 7 hear about Satyam’s aha! moment; his deep experience in the nonprofit education system in India and the process of
This is what an African peacebuilder looks like. Ukpeme Akpan Okon is a lawyer, arbitrator, adjudicator, author, mediator, Ambassador for Peace and musician. Author of the Book “The Values String: A book of Transitional Life, Compelling Fulfillment, and Profound Peace”. In Episode 3 of Season 7, Ukpeme shares her 15 year long career as a
Wainright is reimagining Liberia’s high school education and he is not even done with his Bachelor’s degree. He defied the inherent odds of socio-economic inefficiencies, and now works every day to empower the thousands of young people who are vulnerable and victims of the failed education and workforce development systems through his very own edutech
Jennifer Bangoura shares tips on how to succeed in the higher education space and her very secret sauce to networking like a pro. Opening a brand-new season is a perfect example of career success in the social good space and then some. Jennifer is a very proud former Peace Corps volunteer, career coach, PhD student,
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