Walk Talk Listen Podcast

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Jess Fanzo (episode 50)

Jessica Fanzo, PhD is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Food Policy and Ethics at the Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University in the USA. She also serves as the Director of Hopkins’ Global Food Policy and Ethics Program, and as Director of Food & Nutrition Security at the JHU Alliance for a Healthier World.  From 2017 to 2019, Jessica served as the Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report and the UN High Level Panel of Experts on Food Systems and Nutrition. Before coming to Hopkins, she has also held positions at Columbia University, the Earth Institute, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Food Programme, Bioversity International, and the Millennium Development Goal Centre at the World Agroforestry Center in Kenya. She was the first laureate of the Carasso Foundation’s Sustainable Diets Prize in 2012 for her research on sustainable food and diets for long-term human health.
 
Jessica has worked as an advisor for various organizations and governments including DFAT, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), PATH, the Scaling Up Nutrition movement (SUN), the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN), USAID, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization (WHO).
 
With twenty years of research and program experience working in the field in sub-Saharan Africa, South and East Asia, and the United States, her area of expertise focuses on the impact of transitioning food systems on healthy, environmentally sustainable and equitable diets, and more broadly on the livelihoods of people living in resource-constrained places.
 
Jessica has a PhD in Nutrition from the University of Arizona and completed a Stephen I. Morse postdoctoral fellowship in Immunology in the Department of Molecular Medicine at Columbia University. Jess and the Berman Institute are also on social media. Twitter: Berman institute and Jess Fanzo .Facebook: Berman institute . Her latest book: Can Fixing Dinner Fix the Planet, can be bought here.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Morgan Berman (episode49)

Morgan Berman is an internationally recognized and award-winning entrepreneur, and the Founder and CEO of MilkCrate. She is a community leader with a passion for impact serving on multiple nonprofits boards including Philly Startup Leaders, The Energy Coordinating Agency and the President of her Civic Association. She is also a gold medalist in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. She has been recognized by The United Nations Foundation, US Department of State, The United Way, and many others. Morgan has been featured extensively on national news outlets like the WHYY, the Philadelphia Business Journal, Boston Metro, Philadelphia Inquirer, NBC10, Forbes, Philadelphia Magazine's Be Well Blog, and others. Morgan is very passionate about helping underrepresented groups in tech like women and minorities and shares her experience as a woman entrepreneur and lessons learned from competing in both business and martial arts.
 
In the podcast she talks about an app she is launching for her own neighborhood, so residents can report litter and then anyone with the app can claim a ‘bounty’ for cleaning up that mess. They are going to be testing things in pilots for a few months and if you want to get involved, please check this website: https://www.getglitterapp.com/
 
You can find Milkcrate on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Morgan can be found on LinkedIn and twitter.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Sylvester Mobley (episode 48)

A native of Philadelphia, Sylvester Mobley has earned the attention and recognition of his peers after launching and building Coded by Kids - a youth tech education non-profit that grew from serving one child in a Philly rec center to serving hundreds of students in the region. Sylvester focuses his work on preparing underrepresented people for leadership roles in the tech and innovation space.
 
Under Sylvester’s leadership, CBK has significantly increased the scope of its impact and launched citywide initiatives, like 1Philadelphia, to ensure all underrepresented Philadelphia residents have access to opportunities in tech and innovation. Within six years, the organization has grown from serving fewer than 15 students in one recreation center to teaching hundreds of students each week in locations across the region. Sylvester’s other major initiatives include launching the early-stage venture capital firm, startup incubator, and startup accelerator, Plain Sight Capital (PSC). Sylvester is also an Entrepreneur in Residence with Osage Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm.
 
Some of Sylvester’s awards and honors include: the 2018 Philadelphia Award, the University City Science Center Nucleus Cultivator Award, the Please Touch Museum Portia and Otto Sperr Legacy Award and the Philadelphia 76ers Game Changer Award. He is also a veteran of the war in Iraq, serving in three branches of the United States military (Marines, Air Force, and Army) over 12 years.
 
You can find Sylvester on twitter and instagram. His company Coded for Kids is on facebook, twitter and instagram.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Sandhya Rani Jha (episode 47)

Sandhya Rani Jha (she/they), an ordained pastor with a masters in public policy, is an equity and anti-oppression consultant with years of experience in the field. Sandhya continues to work part-time at the Oakland Peace Center, a collective of 40 organizations working to create equity, access and dignity as the means of creating peace in Oakland and the Bay Area, which they founded in 2012.
 
She serves as an anti-racism/anti-oppression trainer with Reconciliation Ministries for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and also provides anti-oppression, cultural humility and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion consulting and coaching. For many years they have been an instructor with the Emerging Leaders Program at the Leadership Institute at Allen Temple.
 
A passionate reader and writer, Sandhya is the author of Room at the Table, the history of people of color in the Disciples of Christ, and  Pre-Post-Racial America: Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines on the subject of race and spirituality in America. Pre-Post-Racial America was listed as one of the top five books on race and religion in 2015 by Publishers Weekly. Sandhya’s book Transforming Communities: How People Like You are Healing Their Neighborhoods focuses on concrete ways that regular people are creating change community-by-community in an era where positive change can feel impossible. Sandhya’s 2020 book, Liberating Love, is a 365-day devotional of love notes from God, connecting us to the people who inhabit the 66 books of the Bible and connecting us to God and each other at a time it is so easy to feel isolated.
 
You can find Sandhya on twitter, instagram, youtube and facebook.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK LISTEN team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Yasmine Mustafa (episode 46)

Yasmine Mustafa is a social entrepreneur and the CEO & Co-Founder of ROAR for Good. Based in Philadelphia, ROAR is a woman-led and mission-driven technology company dedicated to cultivating safer workplaces. Their staff safety platform, The AlwaysOn™, is specifically designed for the hotel industry to summon help with one touch of a button. Fueled by a passion to leverage technology for good, she leads the ROAR team in their mission to create safer workplaces and empowered communities.
 
In the past, Yasmine launched a Philly non-profit providing affordable opportunities for women to learn software development. She serves on the board of Coded by Kids which provides free tech education underserved youth. She’s also on the of Leadership Philadelphia, PACT, and the Philadelphia Awards. Her role as a leader and advocate has been recognized by the BBC, CNBC’s Upstart 100, Philadelphia Magazine, Philadelphia Business Journal, Technical.ly Philly, and the City of Philadelphia, among others. She is a 2x TEDx speaker with a roster of speaking credits that also include SXSW and CES. Prior to launching ROAR for Good, Yasmine founded and sold her first company to a prominent content marketing firm in Silicon Valley. 
 
You can find Yasmine on twitter. Her company is also on twitter, instagram and facebook.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Michael Vatikiotis (episode 45)

Michael Vatikiotis has been a writer, broadcaster and journalist in Asia for more than 35 years. With family origins in the Middle East, he has lived in Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand as well as Hong Kong. He has written three books on Asian politics: “Indonesian Politics Under Suharto” and “Political Change in Southeast Asia.” Most recently (2017): “Blood and Silk: Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia”.  His published fiction includes two novels set in Indonesia, “The Spice Garden” (2006) and “The Painter of Lost Souls” (2012).  His latest book is “Lives Between the Lines: A Journey in Search of the Lost Levant” will be published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in August 2021.
 
Vatikiotis currently lives in Singapore working for the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a Geneva-based private foundation that facilitates dialogue to resolve armed conflicts, and is a regular broadcaster and contributor to the opinion page of several newspapers. Vatikiotis is a graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, earned his doctorate, which was on Thailand, from Oxford University, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the Asia Society’s International Council and speaks the Thai and Indonesian languages fluently. Follow him on twitter, and instagram.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Myrna James (episode 44)

Myrna James has owned Blueline Publishing LLC and Apogeo Spatial magazine for 16 years. As publisher of Apogeo Spatial magazine, she has gained a unique macro view of the satellite and space industry. The Apogeo Spatial mission is to communicate the power of geospatial tools and technologies in managing the world’s scarce resources and environment, so that the global population has security—of water, food and energy. Apogeo focuses on long-term sustainability and security of the planet and people. We provide visual intelligence elevating global awareness. Business, government and academic professionals find the information—and inspiration—for using geospatial tools to build a more sustainable world. With the fresh, relevant insights from expert contributors, stunning visuals and clear examples of the technologies, those who make critical policy and business decisions about the world’s resources will understand the power of remotely sensed data. Apogeo Spatial is the new name of what was Imaging Notes magazine for more than two decades. She recently interviewed Dr. Steven Waterhouse (7), founder of Orchid Labs and you will be able to read it soon on her website.
 
In this episode she refers to a movie of Gabor Mate: The Wisdom of Trauma.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests, yes, also Myrna her choice, check it out.
 
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Aldith Hunkar (episode 43)

Aldith Hunkar is known most notably as a former news anchor for Dutch national newscasters NOS News and NOS Children’s News.
As CEO of Hunk-arT for global freestyle multi-media journalism, she combines her talents, competences, taste for travel and passions. Working as a presenter and (live) reporter for Dutch mainstream media, combined with her creative talent to improvise, have made Aldith an all-round presenter/reporter for radio, television, internet and stage. She also prides herself on being the first camjo (fully self-sufficient camera journalist) in the Netherlands and still uses her freestyle combination of interviewing and filming in many of her video productions. Aldith’s clients value her for her high spirits, quick wit, language skills, flexibility and thorough preparations. Many have commented on her very personal touch that, they say, helped make their event or video memorable. Find more info on her website, her LinkedIn page or check out her independent TV station Poca TV (Poca is her nickname when she is traveling and means People Of Common Attitude). You can also find her on twitter. And Facebook.
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
 
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
I just finished participating in the Ration Challenge which means I ate the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Cory Donovan (episode 42)

Cory Donovan is the executive director of Impactphl (an organization assisting people to align their financial assets with their values) and the guest of episode 42 of the #walktalklisten #podcast. ImpactPHL‘s mission is to increase investment in impact companies and organizations in Greater Philadelphia by accelerating development and awareness of Greater Philadelphia’s Impact Economy ecosystem and potential, and provide a front door for the region’s impact economy efforts and interests. It’s an ecosystem that supports the work of both for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises that address social needs in the community; through the products and services they produce, and the processes and strategies they employ. Cory shares the importance and power of your investments (like your pension) outside of your vote in creating systematic change.
 
Cory mentions and refers to a lot of organizations, people and initiatives, we list a couple here: the book of Amy Cortese , Summer of Funds initiative is coming this summer identifying opportunities to invest in local responsible impact organizations; crowdfunding investing (WeFunder, Republic, HoneyComb, and Sharswood) and Social Enterprises (WearWell, Innamed, Mosaic Real Estate, Projects and ROAR for Good) . He also refers to an investment tool from As You Sow. Feel free to contact Cory if you want more information about ImpactPHL, Cory's email: cory@impactphl.org
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests. Cory does a shout out to the group Digital Underground especially Shock G who recently passed away. 
 
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
From June 1-8, I will be participating in the Ration Challenge which means I will be eating the same as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support me or the WALK TALK Listen team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share the link with your network.
 

Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Maria Clara Magalhães (episode 41)

Maria Clara Magalhães is the co-founder of the Startup Be.Labs empowering women entrepreneurs in Brazil with leadership skills connecting them with mentors and provides training on developing business plans and pitching investors. Clara is a Futures Engineer and Activist Tech Entrepreneur, her enthusiasm, passion and drive is infectious .Clara is trained and educated as a peace builder and she wishes to dedicate her life to use her skills and knowledge in complex problem solving to bring social impact and freedom of the feminine. She engineers creative, strategic solutions to business problems.  Be.Labs is awarded by UN Women and IEEE Entrepreneurship. The company is one of the first exclusive accelerators for women in Brazil, working towards fostering gender equity and economic power for women.Futures design and entrepreneurial expertise are in our core and alongside our acceleration program for women entrepreneurs, we offer exclusive virtual workshops and we develop a triple approach to the management of unconscious biases.
 
If you want to know even more about Clara after listening to the podcast, check out a recent interview with her: https://spectrum.ieee.org/the-institute/ieee-member-news/this-startup-is-empowering-women-entrepreneurs-in-brazil-with-leadership-skills
 
You can find Clara and her company on twitter: https://twitter.com/be_labs, Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bemcla/ and https://www.instagram.com/be.labs/
They also have a Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/furacanizando
 
Don't forget to check our Spotify Playlist #WalkTalkListen consisting of songs chosen by our podcast guests.
 
Please let me/us know via our email incubationlab@cwsglobal.org what you think about this particular episode and the previous ones. We would love to hear from you.
 
Please like/follow our Walk Talk Listen podcast and follow @mauricebloem on twitter and instagram.  Or check us out on our website 100mile.org (and find out more about our app (android and iPhone) that enables you to walk and do good at the same time!
 
From June 1-8, a Walk Talk Listen team will be participating in the Ration Challenge which means we will be eating the same as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan, based on food packs distributed by the Ration Challenge's local partner organization. By raising money, we'll help bring emergency food, hygiene kits and life-saving support to the people that need it most. It would be great if you can support our team by donating by going to the Walk Talk Listen Ration Challenge page or please share our link with your network.
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