Episodes

June 3, 2021

SDG 17: Empathy, Teaching and Partnerships in Selma, AL with Candice …

Candice is a native of Selma, AL of Dallas County in the Black Belt Region. Candice is a multifaceted educator with deep ties to and passion for community organizing. Her experiences include being a literacy coach with Tuscal...

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May 27, 2021

UNLEASH HACKS USA: Bringing Life to the Forgotten Side of Lowndes Cou…

What is it like to actually get stuff done in Lowndes County Alabama? It isn’t easy, but it’s not impossible. Perman Hardy can teach you a thing or two. For those participating in the UNLEASH 2021 USA Hack on sanitation …

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May 18, 2021

UNLEASH HACKS USA with Lindsey Broderick and Anniestacia Miskel

UNLEASH is a global initiative committed to bringing the world’s top talents together to share ideas, build networks, and create solutions to help reach the Sustainable Development Goals. UNLEASH brings together young people ...

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May 11, 2021

SDG #17: Building a Better World through Social Entrepreneurship with…

Jordan Wolken is the Global President of Bridges for Enterprise (BfE), a non-profit that provides pro bono advisory services to early-stage social enterprises in the developing world. Through their multi-stage Incubation Prog...

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May 4, 2021

SDG #14: Using Climate Psychology for Climate Action with Gerdien de …

As a climate psychologist, Dr. De Vries studies climate-related issues – such as the energy transition and reducing carbon emissions – from a behavioral perspective. De Vries obtained her Ph.D. at Leiden University as a Socia...

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April 15, 2021

SDG # 4: Education is Opportunity with Giancarlo Brotto

Giancarlo Brotto is a Global Education Catalyst who engages with government officials, policy-influencing organizations, thought leaders, school system decision-makers and researchers to gain insights and influence trends in ...

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April 7, 2021

SDG 17: Empower Government Leadership to Achieve the SDG’s with Simon…

Simone Filippini is a former senior Dutch diplomat. Among others, she served as Dutch Ambassador to North Macedonia, CEO of one of the largest Dutch humanitarian and development organizations Cordaid and interim ED of the Net...

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April 1, 2021

SDG #11: Artificial Intelligence and Ethics with Dr. Jeong Hyun Lee

Dr. JeongHyun Lee is an ICTD Fellow at the United Nations University Institute in Macau. Her research seeks to critically examine political and ethical issues around digital storage and algorithmic processing of emerging medi...

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March 31, 2021

SDG #3 & #12: The New Normal of Mental Health through Sustainable Con…

Deanna Ansara is a sustainability-focused entrepreneur, designer and community builder. She is passionate about about creating a world where we normalize as much as possible about the human experience and create thought provo...

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March 25, 2021

SDG #12: Recycling in Myanmar with Jaume Colom

Jaume Marques Colom is a key account manager at Recyglo, an organization based out of Myanmar working to accelerate recycling uptake in Myanmar and Malaysia. Founded in 2017, the organization’s mission is to process materials...

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March 23, 2021

SDG #9 & #12: Historical Context for a Sustainable Future: A Look int…

Jonas Marie Dumdum is an Associate Consultant for GCSS Inc., a firm that helps large companies improve their ESG initiatives. He is a podcast co-host and head of research for Sustainarumble!, the first sustainable development...

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March 3, 2021

SDG #13: Using Intent to Inspire Ecological Conversation with Ishani …

Ishani Palandurkar is a young professional working in environmental development, mainly on climate action through climate policy and mainstreaming climate dialogue, Himalayan mountain sustainability, sustainable livelihoods a...

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Feb. 25, 2021

SDG #9 & #11: Natured Based Solutions with Christopher Moss

Christopher Moss is a Nature Based Solutions (NBS) expert currently working at the United Kingdom Green Building Council on their Nature, Biodiversity and Climate Resilience programs. This role is during an interruption to hi...

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Feb. 23, 2021

SDG #17: Build a Community of Action & Break Down Barriers Around the…

Ella Sangree and Isabelle Seckler are currently students at Columbia University who helped found their university's SDSN Youth Network. Both Ella and Isabelle grew up with a passion for environmentalism and sustainability, an...

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Feb. 16, 2021

SDG #4: How to Intertwine the SDGs into Meaningful Education Results …

Lynne Scott is a high school science teacher at Principia School in St. Louis, MO. She also serves as the school’s sustainability coordinator - Early Childhood (EC) - 12 and is passionate about education and helping students ...

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Feb. 12, 2021

Connecting Capital to the SDGs with Darshita Gillies

Darshita Gillies is the founder and CEO of Maanch, a platform leveraging technology to enhance the impact of capital. Working within the framework of the SDGs, Maanch is connecting philanthropic funds, impact investors and co...

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Feb. 9, 2021

SDG #6: Progress for the 17 SDGs Requires Partnership, Incentives and…

Dr. Sisira S. Withanachchi is a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Kassel, Germany and contributed to the United Nations World Water Assessment Program (WWAP). He is also an expert reviewer in the Intergovern...

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Feb. 4, 2021

SDG #17: Pro Bono Impact Consulting with Jack Casey

Jack is the Founder and CEO of Impact Consulting, a growing global network of aspiring and professional consultants that provide pro-bono consulting support to social impact organizations. Every client Impact works with direc...

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Feb. 2, 2021

SDG #14: What Do We Want the World to Look Like in 2030? with Danni W…

Danni Washington is a TV host and Science Communicator who is also the first African-American woman to host her own science television series. Danni is the co-founder of Big Blue & You, a proficient scuba diver, the co-creato...

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Jan. 28, 2021

SDG #12: Circular Business Models with Outdoors Sportswear Brand Houd…

Eva Karlsson is the CEO of Houdini Sportswear, a brand pioneering the outdoor clothing space by making truly circular business. With rental services, subscription services and 100% of the fabrics being utilized in this season...

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Jan. 26, 2021

SDG #5 Exploring Mindfulness & Mental Health with Purnima Ramakrishnan

Purnima Ramakrishnan is from India, is a UN Award winning writer (2015), recipient of the IRP Fellowship in Journalism by Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies(2014), and the recipient of BlogHER Internationa...

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Jan. 19, 2021

SDG #5 Turning Words into Action for Gender Equality with Andrea Remes

Andrea Remes is the operations and programs assistant at Aspen Institute Mexico, is a Youth Delegate and Outreach Lead at the Youth Delegate Program as well as President of the Mexico City chapter of UNITE 2030, and is co-fou...

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Jan. 14, 2021

SDG #1 & #12: Green Worms Recycling Advocacy and Job Creation with As…

Akshay Gunteti is a Waste-prenuer and Environmentalist. He is working as Head of Partnerships at Green Worms Waste Management Company and is actively involved in Youth engagement programs related to Climate Action, Leadership...

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Jan. 13, 2021

SDG #5: Empowering Female Entrepreneurs for Success with Michelle Kwok

Michelle Kwok is a born and raised Vancouverite - medical science student turned social entrepreneur. She co-founded FLIK, a female-focused apprenticeship portal connecting female founders/leaders to ambitious female students...

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