Season 1

Oct. 12, 2020

SDG #14 - Artistic residencies, the Power of Culture & Ocean conserva…

Ombretta Androff is an Italian-born, Miami-based freelance curator and climate activist with more than twenty years of curatorial expertise with an international practice across non-profit institutions, commercial galleries,...

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Sept. 24, 2020

SDG #4 - Alternative Education Models and Open Flow Learning with Dr …

Dr Nicolene du Preez and Peter Philips are on a joint venture to re-imagine education. With COVID-19 as the catalyst for change, in just 3 months a local Balinese community came together to build the Open Flow Learning Centre...

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Sept. 15, 2020

SDG #4 & #17 - How to Fuel the Entrepreneurial Spirit & UNLEASH Innov…

Saying you innovate and actually innovating are two different things. So how does one foster a culture of innovation that creates success? Gregory Pepper gives a glimpse into his experiences as an innovation designer, who's ...

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Sept. 7, 2020

SDG #9 - World Events, Infrastructure & Innovation in Brazil with Kle…

In this episode, you will hear Kleber’s passion for infrastructure and education. We discuss the everlasting impacts of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, the challenges of infrastructure, and technology developmen...

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Sept. 2, 2020

Economics of Mental Health with Isha Sharma

Isha Sharma has recently finished her masters degree in economic policy and international development at the London School of Economics. She is also currently the only student and the first and youngest South Asian Woman to b...

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Aug. 27, 2020

Breaking down The Water-Energy-Food Nexus and the Power of Duckweeds …

We often hear about the energy-water-food nexus, but what does it actually mean? In this episode of the SDG Talks Podcast, Femeena Valappil breaks down the myths around this concept and sheds light around the most recent sci...

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Aug. 17, 2020

SDG #14 - Citizen science and Whale & Dolphin Conservation in Scotland

In this episode of SDGTalks I invite on Alison Lomax, the director of the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, to discuss marine mammal conservation in the west coast of Scotland ( https://hwdt.org/ ). Alison outlines the trust...

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Aug. 5, 2020

SDG #6 - Sustainable Cacao Farming and Addressing Water Insecurity in…

Camila Olmedo Mendez is passionate about how humans can activate their personal capabilities to alter the status quo and drive sustainable change. Camila is the co-founder of START, a volunteer organization that seeks to equi...

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July 21, 2020

SDG # 6 - UNLEASHING Innovation in the Water Sector

What does innovation in the water sector mean? How do you "actually" innovate? In this SDG Talks podcast, we are honored to have Barry Liner discuss the different obstacles and opportunities around innovation in the water se...

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July 6, 2020

SDG # 2 - The importance of nutrition with Maureen Muketha

Why is proper nutrition so important? How can we spread this education to those across Kenya and the world? In this episode of the SDG Talks Podcast, you will hear from Maureen Muketha who is a nutritionist that is passiona...

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June 30, 2020

SDG #1-17 : Unlocking the 5th Industrial Revolution with Pratik Gauri

Voted as a top Indian purpose-driven leader, Pratik Gauri is a serial social entrepreneur, investor, public speaker, and writer committed to making the world a better place by creating the 5th Industrial Revolution through se...

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June 22, 2020

SDG #7 - Renewable Energy with Assmaa Almaairgy (Sam)

What does renewable energy actually mean and what are the different types? How can individuals, businesses, and governments play a role to adopt more renewable energy sources? In this episode, you will hear from Assmaa Almaa...

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June 15, 2020

SDG #11 - Indigenous Voices with Thiago Jesus

Thiago Jesus is a senior project manager at People’s Palace Projects, an arts organisation based at Queen Mary University of London, working on cross-cultural initiatives between Brazil and the UK. One of his current projects...

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June 10, 2020

SDG #17 - Empower the youth with Yasmin Morais

The youth can change the world! Since a very young age, Yasmin has been involved in social impact and worked along other young people in issues ranging from homelessness and human trafficking to the refugee crisis and human r...

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May 29, 2020

SDG #6 - PFAS in the water and how we can respond with Chris Olivares

PFAS in the water is a common news headline that we see today. But what does PFAS in the water actually mean? In this SDG Talks, you will hear from Chris Olivares who is a postdoctoral researcher at the University …

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May 18, 2020

SDG #15 - Deforestation, Orangutans & Wildlife Conservation with Deya…

Deya Ward is a zoologist, filmmaker and speaker who is passionate about the natural world and conservation of natural ecosystems. Having completed her masters degree in wildlife filmmaking two years ago, Deya has worked at th...

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May 10, 2020

SDG #2- Sustainable Farming with George Chapman

Sustainable Farming is not a myth. In fact, we have the capacity to grow more, eat healthier and live in harmony with mother earth… if we are willing to change our practices. In this SDG Talks, you will hear from …

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May 4, 2020

SDG #11 - Infrastructure and sustainable cities & communities with Co…

In this SDG Talks podcast we hear more about Corina Shika Kwami's journey and experiences working on infrastructure, health and tech projects from over 10 countries around the world. Corina comes from a broad background, and ...

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April 20, 2020

SDG #16 - Positive Storytelling to Inspire Change with Kasha Sequoia …

In this SDG Talks podcast we will explore the "forgotten SDG 16" through positive storytelling with Kasha Slavner. By sharing stories of people who have triumphantly overcome adversity, we can learn about what it means to ma...

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April 13, 2020

SDG #6 - Social Impact for Good & Safe Water Projects in Flint Michig…

In this SDGTalks we turn the tables on one of our hosts, Kevin Sofen, and discuss his journey and social enterprise Wristponsible, an organisation which raises financial capital and social awareness for water projects aligned...

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April 8, 2020

SDG #11 - The Impacts of Urban Planning on the SDG's with Kelsey Zlev…

In this SDG Talks with Kelsey Zlevor, we discuss urban planning, the impact of COVID-19 on public spaces, and how the urban framework plays a significant role in the UN SDG 2030 roadmap. LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin...

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March 24, 2020

SDG #10 - Scalability of Tangible SDG Solutions with Radhika Ralhan

In this podcast with Radhika Ralhan we discuss key collaborative actions that are required to scale up SDGs, SDGs in Indian Context, how the private sector is contributing to advance the SDGs agenda, and why we can’t keep wri...

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March 19, 2020

SDG #6 - Water Management and Artificial Intelligence with Camilo Hun…

Camilo Huneeus Guzmán is an industrial Chemical Engineer with international experience in engineering, public policy and emergency response. Camilo currently works at United Nations Development Program within water managemen...

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March 12, 2020

SDG #13 - Alternative Energy Strategies with Luke Barbagallo

Luke Barbagallo’s mission is to be an active participant in a collective journey towards social, economic and environmental sustainability. He is driven by an inquisitive nature and an unwavering commitment to realizing a be...

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March 2, 2020

SDG #6 - Wastewater Awareness and Progress with Abishek Dutta

Abishek Dutta is currently a PhD student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He is Pursuing a PhD in Environmental Engineering Thesis work in the Water-Energy Nexus, with a main focus on energy and resource re...

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Feb. 18, 2020

SDG #6 - Creating Incentives around Sanitation with Grace Kwak

Grace Kwak is currently in her final year of undergraduate studies as a Life Sciences major at Yale-NUS College. Grace has had a special focus on research public health projects such as adolescent suicide in South Korea and v...

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Feb. 13, 2020

SDG #6 - Water Technology and Grass Roots Movements with Muhammad Miq…

Muhammad Miqdad ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/smiqdad/ ) is a chemical engineering and economics graduate from the University of Rochester in New York. Currently, Muhammad is working as a global operations manager for Every w...

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Feb. 5, 2020

SDG #6 - Watershed Management with Claudia Coleoni

Welcome to the first episode of the SDG Talks Podcast! As this is a work in progress, we ask for your feedback so this can improve over time. The goal of this podcast is to create ongoing discussion around the …

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