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In this fascinating conversation with Naomi Gleit, VP of Product and Social Impact at Facebook, now Meta, she shares advice on how to succeed in the tech world and in life.
Naomi Gleit, one of Facebook's first employees and Vice President of Product and Social Impact, discusses her career and the lessons she's learned on how to succeed in the tech world with CUSWF.org Executive Director Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt and Executive Producer Lisa Faith Phillips.
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I was delighted to talk with singer Judith Mok, joining us from Dublin, Ireland. A classically trained singer and vocal coach as well as a gifted writer and poet, Judith has coached performers from Grace Jones to Dermot Kennedy.
When Dublin, Ireland was locked down due to COVID-19, Judith began to give free weekly concerts from her balcony. Crowds gathered to enjoy her beautiful voice. For her inspiring work, she was awarded the 2020 Covid–19 Response Award. Find out more about Judith Mok.
The always stirring and enlightening Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy discusses his powerful book Say It Loud! and the key social justice issues of our time.
Ranging from racism to the supreme court, Kennedy is mindful of complexity, ambivalence, and paradox. Say It Loud! is a wide-ranging summa of Randall Kennedy’s thought on the realities and imaginaries of race in America.
Enjoy the beauty of poetry with poet Dana Martine Robbins.
Female poets help bring forth themes such as romance, marriage, gender roles, and women's politics. Join us as noted poet and teacher, Dana Martine Robbins, shares her insights and favorite female poetry. Listen as some of her favorite poems are read aloud for your enjoyment.
Find out more about Dana.
A conversation with Juliette Li, an expert in the EdTech market, on the exciting changes in online education and education technology.
With the COVID pandemic the importance of online education skyrocketed as students had to stay home and learn remotely -- find out how you can benefit from this new market.
Kyung B. Yoon, President and Co-founder of KACF, discusses how she built a model of inclusive and participatory philanthropy. With insights into how to overcome challenges and mobilize against AAPI racism, Kyung describes how we can build understanding and compassion for a more inclusive America.
An Emmy-award winning journalist, Kyung shares her remarkable journey becoming the first Korean American on-air reporter on WNYW-Fox Channel 5 and Executive Producer of Television at the World Bank Institute.
Actress and singer Mariah Bonner talks about how when the world of live concerts shut down, she developed a series of uplifting online shows to share her love of song. The result? A beautiful album At Last.
Human Resources and Operational Executive Sandy Srebnick discusses major impacts on the job market and gives advice on how to keep growing to achieve your best career and how to find that next job. Networking is key.
Noted Chinese poet and translator Ming Di, the author of seven books of poetry in Chinese, talks about her work and reads her recent poetry inspired by the loss of her ancestral home due to the Three Gorges in English.
A conversation with environmentalist Coralie Cooper about how she created a green career and the positive steps being made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by going electric.
A conversation with author Kim Bendheim about her new biography The Fascination of What's Difficult, A Life of Maud Gonne. Learn about this intriguing woman, writer, actress and activist who helped the cause of Irish independence.
Marla Aaron, jewelry designer, CEO and creative visionary, shared the innovative ways she built her high-end jewelry business with creativity, humor and Instagram.
A lifelong New Yorker, singer, songwriter, actress, and playwright, Natalie Smith draws on the energy of the city to inform her beautiful work. She'll be back performing regularly in clubs and on television.
Kelley Allen's passion for digital publishing led her to be Director of Books at Humble Bundle, an exciting hybrid business model that has raised over $180 million for charity. Recorded on July 23, 2020
Angela Bahns, Professor of Psychology at Wellesley College, discusses her innovative research of the dynamics of prejudice and friendship formation. Recorded on July 16, 2020
Professor Dána-Ain Davis discusses reproductive justice and how today's social movements can intersect for positive change. Recorded on July 9, 2020.
Serial entrepreneur Jack Killion, founder of Street-Smart Entrepreneurs, talks about his inspiring career and gives advice on how to succeed in starting a new business.
A discussion with noted artist and curator Marianne Bernstein on her her creative journey and how her photography continues to be a social catalyst and a source of comfort, connection and change.
We talk with Laurie Buckle, founder and CEO of CookIt Media, about food and its transformative powers in uncertain times. With a stellar career in food publishing from Bon Appetit to Editor-in-Chief of Fine Cooking, Laurie has a passion for all things food. So yummy.
A conversation with Robin Hirsch, founder and Minister of Culture of Cornelia Street Cafe, which was hailed as a culinary and cultural landmark, bringing people together for creativity, community and sustenance for forty-one years. We recapture a little of that magic of being together at the cafe.
With a degree in philosophy from Harvard University, composer, pianist, and performer Ellen Mandel brings a unique vision to her career in music. Recorded on June 4, 2020.
On September 24th, 2020, Mary T. White, former Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Wright State University, gave us helpful insights on Living with Uncertainty.
Renowned New Yorker cartoonist and writer Liza Donnelly shared highlights of her fascinating career and insights into the art of cartooning. Recorded on May 28th, 2020.
Writer and musician Michael Lydon, a pioneering reporter of 60s rock ‘n’ roll and a founding editor of Rolling Stone, shared his life and thoughts on the power of music for change. Recorded on June 11, 2020.
Writer, filmmaker and teacher, Ann Hedreen, discussed the power of writing memoir to heal, how it helps to reflect on the world around you, and better cope in these difficult times, on May 21, 2020.
We had a special book launch celebration as acclaimed poet Dana Robbins discussed the healing power of poetry and read from her new book of poetry, After the Parade, published by Moon Pie Press, which movingly captures the human condition. Recorded on May 14th, 2020
Randall Kennedy, Professor of Law, Harvard University, and expert on civil rights, shared his thoughts on civil liberties in the Time of COVID-19. He is joined by Mary T. White, Professor, Medical Humanities, Dept. of Population and Public Health Sciences, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, recorded on May 7th, 2020.
On April 17th, 2020, Dr. Tia Powell, Director for the Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics and Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, shared her experiences on the medical front lines of Covid-19 as well as advice on ways to cope with the stress.
On April 24th, 2020, Anemona Hartocollis, national correspondent for The New York Times, covering higher education, discussed the pandemic's impact on colleges and students. Rae Nelson joined us to share the effect on students taking gap years.