In this final episode of our 'Inspiring Women' series I talk with Dr Ritu Jain, President of DEBRA (Singapore) and rare disease policy advocate for the Asia Pacific. In this episode we cover the differences between 'invisible' and 'visible' disabilities, and 'orphan' diseases, and what we can do as individuals in order to promote and… Continue reading Episode 27: Inspiring Women: Dr Ritu Jain and disability awareness
https://soundcloud.com/coffeeandcocktails/episode-26-inspiring-women-with-ted-talk-speaker-majd-mashharawi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EpC-EDhcqw&t=5s I'll be honest, when a colleague reached out to me several months ago asking if I would be interested in interviewing Majd Mashharawi, TED Talk speaker and founder of GreenCake and Sunbox, I was floored. This woman's initiatives are incredible. Not only has she been able to transform the lives of thousands through… Continue reading Episode 26: Inspiring Women with TED Talk speaker, Majd Mashharawi
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY - SEPTEMBER 12: Majd Mashharawi accepts the 6 Core Principal Award for Confidence during the 7th Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards at Downtown Marriott on September 12, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images) Stay tuned for our second-to-last episode of our 'Inspiring Women' series with TED Talk speaker and… Continue reading New talk this week with TED Talk Speaker and founder of GreenCake, Majd Mashharawi
Hey there, C&C Followers! We're launching a NEW SERIES starting THIS JUNE on 'Controversies and Contraband' and we're looking for 6 NEW GUEST SPEAKERS! If you've got a topic you'd like to talk about from anything to politics, literature, art, you name it, go ahead and DM us to learn more!
'The Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things explores the strange, dark place between art and curiosities... It's a museum of WTF. On a deeper level it's about people and the things that make us look at the world and realize that it's a much stranger and darker and more magical place than we give it credit… Continue reading New Episode on the Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things!
The C&C Podcast is looking for guest speakers for its new series starting in June on ‘Banned books & Controversial texts’. Our goal is to discuss how books like The Satanic Verses, the Gnostic Bible, and Mein Kampf were able to move communities (and sometimes even countries) into questioning themselves and their roles in society… Continue reading Guest speakers wanted for new series on ‘Banned Books & Controversial Texts’
Apologies C&C listeners/ viewers for the month of silence, but we have not forgotten you! We promise this month will have a lot more planned with interesting upcoming episodes and a new guest host who we could not resist to bring back to the studio (details available on our Patreon page). In the meantime, enjoy… Continue reading Episode 24: Inspiring women with Forbes 30 under 30, Abigail Seldin
Abigail Seldin, CEO of the Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation, and Founder of SwiftStudent This Saturday we'll be interviewing American Philanthropist, and Forbes 30 under 30, Abigail Seldin, founder of SwiftStudent. A former Rhodes Scholar and Doctoral Candidate at the University of Oxford, she'll be giving us advice on the road less traveled and how she transitioned from… Continue reading Upcoming episode on entrepreneurship with CEO and Forbes 30 under 30, Abigail Seldin
This New Year's episode is a particularly special one to me as it was a 20 year reunion with an old friend of mine whose work I came across in the New York Times about his adoption from Vietnam. Entitled 'Why did she leave me there?', Kacey talks about the emotional trauma that he faced… Continue reading New Year’s episode on gang culture and ‘the hero’s journey’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyltwjdSqY4&t=2052s Taken from our Patreon vault from October 2020, this bonus episode is with astro-photographer and Fellow of the Astronomical Society, Mary McIntyre, FRAS. She talks about the fascinating world of shadows and how the use of photography (and a little bit of math) can provide us with incredible information about the planets in our… Continue reading Bonus Episode: Shadows in space and the stories they tell