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How do I lead a team in international development to better performance, while maintaining my wellbeing and making an impact in the community? Using her 12 years' experience in international development as well as professional coaching background, host Torrey Peace answers these questions and more in The Aid for Aid Workers Leadership Podcast. Here you'll find a mix of mini trainings and step-by-step guides, as well as best practices from other aid workers and a healthy dose of coaching from ...
 
Long-form, personal conversations with international development and humanitarian aid practitioners, thinkers, activists, academics and more. Conversations center on lived experiences and reflections on ethical issues, power dynamics, systemic challenges and lessons learnt. Common themes: redistributing power, working with diverse stakeholders, negotiating partnerships, measuring impact, learning from mistakes, doing no harm, building trust, ensuring accountability, rejecting saviour complex ...
 
This is a podcast about doing good, better. It is built around an idea that technology and innovation might help us fight poverty and live healthier lives in the future than we have in the past. We will be speaking with innovators, non-profits, social enterprises, and donors. Our goal is to share individual stories, challenges, and successes to help others understand how technology can be used to better serve those who need it most. Show notes are available at AidEvolved.com.
 
Conversations in Development is a series of open and honest conversations about issues in the aid and development sector with leading professionals in the field. Each episode features an expert guest in conversation with Peter Mason, the CEO of Cufa. The podcast is brought to you by Cufa, an international development agency creating infinite value alleviating poverty across the Asia Pacific, with music from Studio Garry.
 
No White Saviors is an advocacy campaign lead by a majority female, majority African team of professionals based in Kampala, Uganda. Our collective experience in the development & the aid sector has lead us to a deep commitment to seeing things change in a more equitable & anti-racist direction. We have created the No White Saviors podcast as a way for us to expand the conversations we have been having on social media and on the ground. We will be diving deeper into important topics and invi ...
 
Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.
 
The world as we knew it is undergoing a rapid transformation…so what's next? Welcome to WorldAffairs, your guide to a changing world. We give you the context you need to navigate across borders and ideologies. Through sound-rich stories and in-depth interviews, we break down what it means to be a global citizen on a hot, crowded planet. Our hosts, Ray Suarez, Teresa Cotsirilos and Philip Yun help you make sense of an uncertain world, one story at a time.
 
Enrollment Growth University is a professional development podcast for higher education leaders looking to grow enrollment at their college or university. Each episode features an interview with a leader in higher education, discussing enrollment growth strategies that are working at their institution, through topics such as: enrollment marketing, adult student recruitment, enrollment management, online learning, student retention, data intelligence, online course development, financial aid, ...
 
Umami Conversations is a thought provoking podcast based on our guests and host's life experiences Through the art of story telling,this podcast challenges its listeners to think outside the box. As spiritual beings having a human experience, Our host, Amasuccess, aims to bring forth topics that can aid in your self development journey. Being a lover of the arts she provides her listeners with a touch of spoken word/poetry and mindfulness. You will find this podcast to be fun, witty, provoca ...
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
We have shifted into a new phase in the coronavirus pandemic. We are social distancing, washing our hands, wearing face masks, and we are Reopening America. Oscar Ramirez from the Daily Dive Podcast updates you on any new information about the virus and vaccine development, but will focus on how cities, states, and industries affected by the shutdown are opening back up.
 
Do you have an idea that you believe would make a good business? Concerned about how and where to get started? Or are you in business and may be considering bankruptcy? Perhaps you’re in business and are trying to recover from bankruptcy? Welcome to Financial 1st Aid hosted by Vera McCoy. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an investor who’s wanting to start a business or considering bankruptcy, Financial 1st Aid is here to help you move in the right direction - from idea to development to imp ...
 
Despite an "international coalition of good intentions" hand-outs aka. 'aid' have not lived up to their promise but have become involved in maintaining a structure of illegitimate government and ugly mismanagement.By challenging the aid dogma, better approaches based on sustainable development and mutual self-interest can develop through internal change, rather than external manipulation.
 
Khadija Mohamud (our host) was trained in Education. However, she often found herself frustrated by the limitations of traditional education which does not equip us with life skills to navigate real-life challenges which led her to pursue a PhD focusing on life skills development. During this journey, Khadija experienced a spiritual awakening which led her to discover the inside-out approach and the mind, body and soul connection transforming her life with the aid of Allah and enabled her to ...
 
The RISE Podcast aims to illuminate the human perspective behind education research and practice through a series of interviews with experts in education development. In the RISE Podcast series, we invite people who are passionate about improving education to discuss the ‘big picture’ ideas and narratives that have inspired their work. Our guests bring with them stories and expertise from a variety of experiences in research, practice, and policy, and it's our hope that their insights will s ...
 
People spend far too much time looking just at the federal government. The same is true with podcasts. Instead, the discussions hosted on Across the States focus on state issues and state solutions within state capitols, by state legislators and with state policy experts. The American Legislative Exchange Council is the country's largest voluntary membership organization of state legislators in the United States. It acts as a forum to exchange ideas and develop state-based solutions.
 
Our podcast supports the mission of Impact100 Metro Detroit to fuel transformation in the communities where we work, live & play. This podcast is intended to highlight the work of local nonprofit heroes in Metro Detroit, connect our members and listeners to nonprofits who could use their help, and aid women in becoming philanthropic leaders in their communities.
 
Fresh and frank voices in global development. MissionCreep is produced by WhyDev, a non-profit organisation committed to getting aid and development right. Initially established as a blog, WhyDev offers a range of services to support the professional development and well being of aid workers and development practitioners across a range of contexts.
 
The RCGP's Clinical Innovation and Research Centre (CIRC) delivers a wide portfolio of projects that raise the profile of important and underrepresented clinical areas in primary care. We work with GPs and practice staff, supporting them to deliver a better quality and level of care to their patients. Working across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, we work in partnership with a variety of funders, including charities and government bodies, to develop practical support and resou ...
 
The Development Policy Centre is home to the Devpolicy Blog (devpolicy.org) and is a think tank for aid and development policy based at Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University. Devpolicy Talks brings you the latest from our centre’s public events as well as other discussions from our blog and research work covering Australian aid, PNG and the Pacific and global development policy.
 
Bill Gates once said that he hoped 'we can stop discussing whether aid works, and spend more time talking about how it can work better.' Here at Aid Works, we couldn't agree more. Every time we work with a client, we ask them if we can make a bitesized podcast about the project, pro-bono, which can be shared with the general public. This way, the lessons learned can be shared and used by international development professionals, donors, beneficiaries and other interested stakeholders. We also ...
 
Welcome to CARE Canada's 15 Minutes to Change the World—the name says it all! Join us each month as we speak with inspiring guests about different issues centered around women's leadership, while providing our listeners with recommendations on how they can advocate for positive change—in Canada and around the world. CARE Canada is a nonprofit organization working around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice by empowering women and girls. Find out more at care.ca
 
Shin Fujiyama is a CNN Hero and the Executive Director of Students Helping Honduras. He lives with 30 former street children in Honduras where he runs a school and international NGO. He lives on a wooden tree house built on a mango tree. In each episode Shin will be interviewing a proven social entrepreneur or NGO leader in the nonprofit or international development aid industry-- including several CNN Heroes and bestselling authors. They’re going to deconstruct their journey to explain HOW ...
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
The Development Policy Centre is a think tank for aid and development policy based at Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University. We undertake independent research and promote practical initiatives to improve the effectiveness of Australian aid, to support the development of Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island region, and to contribute to better global development policy. Our events are a forum for the dissemination of findings and the exchange of new ideas. You ...
 
DFID, the Department for International Development, is the part of the UK Government that manages Britain’s aid to poor countries. We work with charities, international organisations and the governments of poor countries to find lasting solutions to the global problem of poverty.On Soundcloud you can hear the opinions of respected voices from across the international development field - on a wide range of subjects from climate change to health and education, from economic growth and trade to ...
 
We bring together the latest insights and perspectives to broaden the conversation on international development. Experts and practitioners from across the sector interrogate the latest trends and debates on crucial current issues to stimulate your thinking.
 
Our RPCVHI group was first organized in the late 1980s. After more than a decade of informal activities, we became a registered non-profit organization in 2004. We are now a 501 c(3) non-profit organization. We are actively trying to reconnect to RPCVs living in Hawaii through our local RPCV group. Currently, our database maintains more than 600 RPCV contacts and our email list maintains more than 350 local contacts.
 
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Progressive Democrats are pressuring President Joe Biden to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. But how did a non-economist even come to head the Fed anyway? That’s one of the listener questions we answer on this Whaddya Wanna Know Wednesday. We’ll also talk about mismatching in the labor market and who the United States is borrowing money…
 
The United Nations General Assembly is meeting this week, and climate change is high on the docket. More than a decade ago, the U.S. and other developed countries pledged to gather $100 billion annually by 2020 to assist in climate adaptation and resilience for developing countries. Despite bearing most of the responsibility for emissions and havin…
 
The United Nations General Assembly is meeting this week, and climate change is high on the docket. More than a decade ago, the U.S. and other developed countries pledged to gather $100 billion annually by 2020 to assist in climate adaptation and resilience for developing countries. Despite bearing most of the responsibility for emissions and havin…
 
In light of China real estate developer Evergrande’s debt issues and the markets trending upward, Susan Schmidt joins us for our economic discussion to help us break down how players in the market might be absorbing all this. The BBC reports on China’s pledge to stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad. The Department of Justice has taken i…
 
We take a look at the power structure of the Fed, where decisions there affect everyone in America. Those decisions include how the central bank of the U.S. plans to keep propping up the economy during the pandemic. We explore how the anti-abortion law in Texas could have an effect on recruiting in the tech industry. We also examine how some hospit…
 
From the BBC World Service: China has announced at the United Nations that it will stop building coal plants overseas. Chinese property group Evergrande says it has agreed to a deal with domestic bondholders, who are due payments of around $36 million. Ahead of the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, Justin Rowlatt is traveling around the U.K. taking s…
 
During the pandemic, especially with gyms shut down or just less appealing, people bought a lot of wearables. Those are smart devices that you wear on your body — in your ear, on your wrist or as a patch, even — that track your activity in some way. Look at sales of smartwatches. They jumped by almost 18% in 2020, according to Gartner. The research…
 
Love in the time of Covid has been a difficult one. For single people, many relationships started quickly and passionately and also ended just as quickly during the pandemic. Finding someone during a time of loneliness made them hold on tighter, but once the vaccines came along, a lot of relationships fell apart since you didn’t have to lay low any…
 
Vaccines, vaccines, vaccines. This is what I’m talking and reading about these days when the subject is Covid-19. I’ve had my jab, and so has my wife, but my daughter, who’s under 18, has not, because Nepal hasn’t offered them to that age group yet, but she still has to go to school this week to take exams. My parents in Canada, who are over 80, ha…
 
This week, Demi Lovato joins Jonathan to discuss the difference between accomplishment and joy, finding serenity off stage, and Dolly Parton’s tour bus. You can follow Demi on Instagram and Twitter @ddlovato. If you loved hearing Jonathan and Demi together, make sure to subscribe to their podcast 4D with Demi Lovato for a special episode coming out…
 
Anxiety over Evergrande, a behemoth property developer in China, and its $300 billion debt sent stock markets around the globe tumbling on Monday. The situation is spotlighting precarity in China’s real estate sector and the country’s economy as a whole; some fear a Lehman Brothers-style crisis. The uncertain future of Evergrande, coupled with supp…
 
Anxiety over Evergrande, a behemoth property developer in China, and its $300 billion debt sent stock markets around the globe tumbling on Monday. The situation is spotlighting precarity in China’s real estate sector and the country’s economy as a whole; some fear a Lehman Brothers-style crisis. The uncertain future of Evergrande, coupled with supp…
 
Congressional Democrats are working on a $3.5 trillion bill that would vastly expand the social safety net. But what exactly is this thing we call the social safety net? “We’re talking about things like the earned income tax credit, child tax credits, a cash transfer program called TANF, or Temporary Assistance [for] Needy Families … but if you thi…
 
The climate crisis is here. The Western U.S. is burning, much of the Northeast is underwater after a hurricane and towns in Europe are swept away by massive floods. Time is slipping away to stop the worst effects of a warming planet, and the world is looking for solutions. On “How We Survive,” Molly Wood explores the technology that could provide s…
 
This podcast provides an overview of the QOF QI module on early cancer diagnosis. It covers the rationale for including early cancer diagnosis in QOF in 21/22, the purpose of participating in QOF and the intended objective and what practices have to do. The RCGP’s QOF QI work is funded by NHS England and NHS Improvement and produced in collaboratio…
 
This podcast provides an overview of the QOF QI module on learning disabilities. It covers the rationale for including learning disability in QOF in 21/22, the purpose of participating in QOF and the intended objective and what practices have to do. The RCGP’s QOF QI work is funded by NHS England and NHS Improvement and produced in collaboration wi…
 
The job description is vague, but the power is real for the Fed’s vice chair of supervision. The person in this position at the Fed is basically the top banking cop in charge of enforcing Dodd-Frank mandates. We delve a little more into what this job entails as President Biden is looking to fill this spot and others. Christopher Low joins us to dis…
 
The Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting today, and one thing on the agenda will be talk of when to start pulling back on Fed bond purchases designed to keep the money moving during the pandemic. A global group also had a warning today about countries that withdraw support for their economies too soon. We also check in with a business owner who…
 
From the BBC World Service: India is the world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer, and the country’s health minister has announced it can resume coronavirus shot exports from next month. And we hear about the factors likely to influence the future of Africa’s tariff free deal for access to U.S. markets, the African Growth and Opportunity Act.…
 
Evelyn Castle is a woman who just doesn't know when to stop. She has founded multiple social ventures in the technology and health space in Africa. She is best known for her work as Executive Director and Co-Founder of eHealth Africa, a leading digital health implementer for Nigeria that was founded and run from Kano, Nigeria - and now has a growin…
 
World leaders are gathering for meetings this week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Among the topics they’ll discuss is the ravages of climate change. This year, climate damage across the U.S. included devastating flooding, and while some people know they face flood risk, many do not. That’s largely because the official federal f…
 
Starting in November, the U.S. will ease restrictions for international travelers who are vaccinated against Covid-19. The will have to show proof of vaccination and a negative test within three days of departure. There are also new rules for unvaccinated U.S. citizens who will need to have a negative test one day before departure and another test …
 
A massive real estate company is freaking out the global markets. The Evergrande Group is sitting on tons of debt, and investors worry it could go broke and send ripple effects throughout China and beyond. We’ll explain the Evergrande crisis. Plus, you’re awesome! A big shoutout to all the “Make Me Smart” listeners who helped us beat our fundraisin…
 
Pfizer announced today that a smaller dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is proving safe and effective for children ages 5 to 11. If FDA emergency approval goes as planned, kids could be getting their shots by Halloween. This could, among other things, help moms get back to work. And later: how the weather affects what we buy; an Afghan American humanita…
 
Pfizer announced today that a smaller dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is proving safe and effective for children ages 5 to 11. If FDA emergency approval goes as planned, kids could be getting their shots by Halloween. This could, among other things, help moms get back to work. And later: how the weather affects what we buy; an Afghan American humanita…
 
Many school districts are struggling to find substitute teachers. One reason is surging COVID cases in some areas, prompting administrators to juggle quarantine-sparked sick days and absences. Julia Coronado chats with us about the sharp drop in stock markets, and what China might have to do with it. We discuss natural gas prices. And, the BBC repo…
 
What's a very effective and often overlooked way to increase staff wellbeing? Allowing them space to talk about things that are important to them, and asking questions to help them move forward. In other words, having a coaching conversation. In this episode I discuss the many ways coaching can increase the wellbeing of your team, and some powerful…
 
In a Wall Street Journal op-ed over the weekend, the U.S. Treasury Secretary said a national debt default would permanently weaken the U.S. and make consumer borrowing more expensive. We explain how this warning might be different than others. Michael Hewson joins us for a chat about the economy. Also, vinyl record sales have been enjoying quite th…
 
From the BBC World Service: The cost of natural gas is soaring across Europe. In the U.K., wholesale prices are 250% higher than they were in January, sparking fears many of the country’s energy supply companies could collapse unless the government takes action. Shares tumble 10% for Chinese property conglomerate Evergrande. The company owes $300 b…
 
For those in prison, privacy is already hard to come by. Now, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is looking at patent applications from some companies that provide communication services to prisons. Some of the applications they’ve seen include ideas to incorporate ads on tablets that would be given to incarcerated people and plans for systems that…
 
Nearly 100 years ago, Congress passed a law making it a felony to reenter the US after being deported. Known as Section 1326, this obscure line of immigration code is the most prosecuted federal crime in America. Now, a federal judge has declared it unconstitutional and racist. In this week’s episode, we look at the far-reaching effects of a single…
 
New Census data show that when accounting for pandemic relief aid such as direct stimulus payments and enhanced unemployment benefits, the poverty rate fell to 9.1% lifting nearly 8.5 million people out of poverty. The other story that we saw was the population of those without health insurance rose, mostly due to people losing private insurance as…
 
Referring to Eve Tuck and K. Wayne Yang's article "Decolonization is Not a Metaphor", Safa and Noaman discuss the overuse and misuse of the term “decolonization” in the development sector and how Frantz Fanon and Amílcar Cabral can be role models for development workers. Links we mention: Intro to Political Economy Podcast with Noaman Ali Decoloniz…
 
In this episode of Running in Production, CJ Avilla goes over buildinga fund raising platform with Ruby on Rails. It’s hosted on Heroku and has beenrunning in production since 2015. CJ talks about rewriting an app with Rails, processing $30 million dollars ofdonations, using Stripe, maintaining a Rails 4.2 app, carefully sending outbulk emails, ens…
 
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