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Oxfam Podcast
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Podcasts which share the learning, knowledge and opinions from Oxfam and the wider development sector. Focussed on the challenges and solutions on the latest issues within humanitarian, development and campaigning work. Topics include inequality, gender justice, economic justice, partnerships, emergency response and more.
 
The Women's Podcast, hosted by Kathy Sheridan & Róisín Ingle.
 
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What Donors Want
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What Donors Want - a podcast by I.G. Advisors - offers a behind-the-scenes view into major gifts fundraising from the donor's perspective.
 
Radio Verulam brings you a regular programme on issues at home and abroad which are affecting the environment, with an added focus on the local area. Tune in Tuesdays at 7pm on 92.6FM or stream live from http://www.radioverulam.com. Any questions, comments or suggestions, get in touch! Email: environmentmatters@radioverulam.com
 
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Small Changes
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Small Changes is a series of one-on-one interviews with people who've seen a problem in the world and set out to change it - often in small and unexpected ways
 
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Hear It Now (retired)
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Hear it Now was Prairie Public’s weekday live interview program from 1999 to 2011. With new focus and new co-hosts, the program has been remodeled as Main Street . Find all Main Street content here .
 
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Entrepreneurship
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The Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the focal point for entrepreneurship research, teaching and networking at Oxford University.
 
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Meta Men
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In this Scandinavian podcast, we provide a Scandinavian outlook on news and politics and try to make it as "low brow" as possible. We tend to favor far out headlines as well as click-bait-like headlines.
 
Join us as we go Behind The Times, trying to get to grips with whats going on in the world today.
 
Interviews with the movers and shakers of the Hong Kong Trails
 
aka Shit And Shame With Shawn. Join Shawn Shafner 'The Puru', performer, activist, and educator for serious but entertaining talk about poop, fecal matters, LGBT shame and other unnameable taboos that clog our bodies, minds, and communities. Shawn and his esteemed guests talk (and might even sing) about taking responsibility for our literal shit and our metaphorical shit, to transform them from waste to resource. It’s time to get our shit together, before it hits the fan.
 
aka Shit And Shame With Shawn. Join Shawn Shafner 'The Puru', performer, activist, and educator for serious but entertaining talk about poop, fecal matters, LGBT shame and other unnameable taboos that clog our bodies, minds, and communities. Shawn and his esteemed guests talk (and might even sing) about taking responsibility for our literal shit and our metaphorical shit, to transform them from waste to resource. It’s time to get our shit together, before it hits the fan.
 
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In this episode we share Oxfam's journey in measuring women's empowerment in our impact evaluations. Our Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead, Marina Torre, speaks to Simone Lombardini, Impact Evaluation Lead, who has been working in this area of work. Simone delves into the details on what methodologies have been used, the challenges the t ...…
 
In today's podcast, journalist and founder of the Positive Birth Movement, Milli Hill, talks to Jennifer Ryan about her book Give Birth Like a Feminist. She says pregnant people need to realise that they have choices when it comes to giving birth and the power imbalance between health professionals and those giving birth needs to be redressed. ...…
 
In today's podcast, Kathy and Róisín revel in the joys of WAGatha Christie; Tanya Sweeney speaks candidly about postnatal depression; and Irish Times journalist Jack Power reviews 'Consent: Everything a Guy Needs to Know about Sex, Love and Consent', Inti Chavez Perez's sexual health and relationships guidebook aimed at boys and young men.…
 
St.Albans has its first Buzz Stop! Amanda Yorwerth talks to Nadio Bishara of the Wilderhood Watch. And it’s now 3 months since St.Albans District Council declared a Climate Emergency. We get an update from Leader of the Council and Environment Portfolio Holder Cllr Chris White.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
Flo Perry is a writer and illustrator, who has managed to make a career out of her passion for drawing breasts and penchant for quizzing people on their sex lives at parties. In her book 'How to Have Feminist Sex', she explores everything from faking it, to consent; from stress, to kink; and how losing your virginity isn't so different to eatin ...…
 
In the seventeenth episode, Alisha Miranda and Rachel Stephenson Sheff chat with Sara Elisa Miller, Director of Philanthropy and Special Projects at 5000 Broadway Productions – production company of the one and only Lin-Manuel Miranda. We’re often asked by our charity and non-profit clients about the role of celebrity talent in fundraising and ...…
 
Last night The Irish Times, in association with Green & Black’s Chocolate, brought Oh My God What A Complete Aisling authors Sarah Breen & Emer McLysaght to The Docklands in Cork for a live recording of the Women’s Podcast.Róisín sat down with Sarah and Emer to discuss their third novel 'Once, Twice, Three Times an Aisling', their plans for the ...…
 
The author of There Is No Planet B will be speaking at a meeting of the same name, and Pete Berners-Lee joins Amanda to explain why it’s going to be a great evening.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
Hear all the action from some of the biggest environmental protests that St.Albans – the September 20th Climate Strike and the World Rivers Day Protest in the Park. And Dan Fletcher of St.Albans RSPB wants us to set aside time to Let Nature Sing.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
In today’s podcast, Róisín talks to singer-songwriter Wallis Bird about her sixth album 'Woman', which is released this week. Wallis talks to Róisín about what's inspired her for the new album - #MeToo, Trump, Brexit, the war in Syria - about how falling in love and being in a grown-up relationship has changed her, why she shaved her head to re ...…
 
In her new book ‘Republic of Shame’, journalist Caelainn Hogan examines Ireland’s mother-and-baby homes and the collusion of the Catholic Church with the Irish State. Personal accounts from survivors, nuns and others bring the truth forward for all to see. In today’s podcast, Róisín speaks to Caelainn about the stories of the women she spoke to ...…
 
In the sixteenth episode, Carlos Miranda and Rachel Stephenson Sheff chat with Kabir Kumar, Senior Director at Walmart.org, to explore the philanthropic approach of one of the world's largest corporate donors. From grant-making and in-kind donations, to employee volunteering and shared-value partnerships - this conversation is an exclusive look ...…
 
In 2018, Limerick woman Vicky Phelan became a household name as Irish women's voice for justice, when she chose to speak out and lift the lid on what has become one of the greatest political and medical scandals of our time. In today’s podcast she talks to Róisín about her memoir ‘Overcoming’, which details her remarkable personal story from he ...…
 
We’ll hear why this might just be the case when Suzanne Dolan explains about Carbon Literacy at BAFTA. St,Albans Cycle Campaign have been campaigning for a change to a cycle culture in St.Albans for years – but we’ll hear why they hope that advice from the speaker at their public meeting on 30th September will help make things actually happen. ...…
 
In today’s episode, Cork woman Vera Twomey talks to Kathy about her memoir, For Ava. Ava is Vera's daughter and she suffers from Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day. The only medication that has any effect on Ava's condition is a form of medicinal cannabis that Vera has, for years, fought tooth and nail ...…
 
In today's podcast, journalist, author and podcaster Sophie White talks to Róisín Ingle about her debut novel, Filter This, in which she peels back the social media mask that many people wear to disguise what’s really going on in their lives.Following her comments about candidate selection this week, Fianna Fail Councillor and General Election ...…
 
John Pritchard highlights the pitiful state of our river, the Ver, and how you can help by answering some questions. And whilst many people can’t wait for 5G to arrive in St.Albans one local resident is so concerned that she’s petitioning the council. Find out why.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
Nunchi is a guiding principle of Korean life, considered essential for survival, happiness and success. Roughly translating as self-awareness, Nunchi is the art of a reading a room and using that knowledge for the good of everyone in it. Korean-American author Euny Hong has written the ultimate guide to this secret skill, The Power of Nunchi. I ...…
 
In the fifteenth episode - recorded live with a studio audience - Emily Collins-Ellis and Rachel Stephenson Sheff sit down with philanthropist, Sonal Sachdev Patel, at the Institute of Fundraising's 2019 Fundraising Convention in London. They delve into Sonal's experience as the CEO of her family's foundation, explore the crucial elements of re ...…
 
Whether it’s encouraging us to get out into the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside to Walk for Water or asking us to sign up to Secondhand September, local Oxfam groups and shops are doing awesome things to help people and the planet.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
On today’s podcast: Kathy speaks to the District Attorney of Suffolk County in Massachusetts, Rachael Rollins, who is the first woman to hold that particular office and also the first woman of colour to be appointed as a DA across the whole of Massachusetts Commonwealth. Rollins was in Dublin ahead of her appearance at the Kennedy Summer School ...…
 
Ross O’Carroll-Kelly books have sold over a million copies and creator, Paul Howard, is both adored by fans and revered by critics as the greatest satirist of this generation.In the latest Ross book – Schmidt Happens – women take centre stage. Ross’s wife has just given birth to a baby that isn’t his, his son has walked out on his wife-to-be an ...…
 
On today’s podcast – Our book club will be discussing the highly anticipated, Expectation, by Anna Hope. The book is Hope’s third novel and it tells the stories of Kate, Lissa and Hannah, three friends whose lives have not turned out as they had expected. Ann Ingle, Bernice Harrison and Niamh Towey have read it to find out if it lives up to the ...…
 
Have Herts County Council’s plans for a waste incinerator to dispose of your waste gone up in smoke? Amanda Yorwerth speaks to Cllr Terry Hone, HCC Cabinet Member for Waste Management to find out. Plus, we catch up with one of the young protesters who were blocking the road in St.Albans last weekend.…
 
Providing accessible, safe, sustainable water and sanitation services to everyone on the planet is one of the most critical development challenges we face. This podcast focuses on how smart technology is being used in Kenya and the work that Oxfam and Diaspora AI are doing in the informal settlements of Nairobi. It showcases how it can ensure a ...…
 
Just over a century ago, Trinity College Dublin admitted its first female student. This year, the 400-year-old university reached another milestone: it has elected its first ever all-female line-up of officers across both the students’ and graduate students’ unions. On this week's show, Kathy talks to president and vice-president of the graduat ...…
 
Call them green manures or call them cover crops, they have so many benefits for the soil on farms, allotments or even in our gardens. But they may be even better than we previously thought. Waitrose sponsored Rothamsted PhD student Mandy Stoker is researching the possible benefits for climate change of cover crops on farms, and Chris Thorne or ...…
 
On today’s show, Rachel Flaherty chats to Irish journalist Jenny McQuaile about her powerful documentary Straight/Curve - starring Tess Holliday & Iskra Lawrence. Jenny talks about the body image crisis affecting women & girls worldwide and why we need a more diverse range of role models in the fashion industry and the media.Straight/Curve: htt ...…
 
Last week’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report said we need to change the way we use land and grow food if we are to tackle climate change. Rothamsted scientists are on to it. Hannah McGrath and Dr. Adriana Torres-Ballesteros give an insight into the report and explain what they’re doing to help.…
 
On today’s podcast – Bernice Harrison talks to the half-Irish half-French author Moira Fowley-Doyle about her third novel for young adults, All The Bad Apples, which tells the stories of a line of women doomed to follow in their ancestor’s footsteps and have their lives turned upside-down at 17.Later, Jennifer Ryan speaks to the British author ...…
 
An ingenious traffic light system & petitioning the head to ditch plastic – hear how students from Fleetville Junior School and Garden Fields JMI are making their schools more sustainable. Plus, Heathrow expansion would have enormous environmental impact, but how will it affect aircraft noise here in St.Albans? Peter Crowder of St.Albans Quiete ...…
 
Kathy Sheridan talks drag queens, the Irish lesbian scene and the biggest LGBTQ+ party to bring the summer to a close, Love Sensation, with Cormac Cashman, Lisa Connell and Victoria Secret.Plus: “The world was charmed when she was around"- Rachel DeLoache Williams talks to us about her book, My Friend Anna, telling the explosive true story of A ...…
 
Our globally important environmental gem, the River Ver, is running dry and fish are dying. But is anything being done about it? Amanda Yorwerth speaks to Jake Rigg of Affinity Water to find out.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
What’s happened at Harpenden deli/coffee shop Parker & Vine since their brave decision to ditch disposable coffee cups? And we hear from Loreto School and Marlborough Science Academy about their eco- initiatives for this year’s Sustainable Schools award.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
Following the petition signed by 1700 people, St.Albans District Council past a motion declaring a Climate Emergency. Amanda Yorwerth was there and shares all the action. Plus, what could be more mindful and relaxing than 15 minutes watching butterflies? Hear why you’re being asked to do just that.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
Is catcalling really a problem? Some people might consider it complimentary, but for many women and girls it’s anything but. Often catcalling and other forms of street harassment can actually be quite frightening.A 2015 Dublin City Council report into sexual harassment in Dublin, for example, showed that sexual harassment is a frequent and dist ...…
 
This podcast focuses on the alternative models we used to boost the profitability and sustainability of rural water supply schemes in Nepal. We speak to Anjil Adhikari who is an Innovation Advisor working for Oxfam on water sanitation and hygiene, and Jessica Graf who is Managing Director of LeFil Consulting. They talk about how they worked tog ...…
 
In this episode Irish Times journalists Polly Dennison and Roisin Ingle talk to host Kathy Sheridan about Donald Trump’s racism and the four congresswomen of colour who have stood up to him. Known now as The Squad they are Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachuset ...…
 
In a momentous week for Northern Ireland with MPs in Westminster voting to extend abortion and same sex marriage rights to the North, we talk to Danielle Roberts from Alliance for Choice about what happens next. Róisín Ingle also talks to Anne O'Leary CEO of Vodafone Ireland and domestic abuse survivor and campaigner Emma Murphy about Bright Sk ...…
 
Hear from Peter Lindeman of St.Michael’s Church about how church goers are being urged to go plastic free. Plus, Amanda Yorwerth reports from the Hampton Court Flower Show on the environmental messages from the show gardens.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
This episode features two authors one Danish and one Irish: Sofie Hagen is a London-based Danish comedian and fat acceptance campaigner. She has been starting conversations all over the place with her new book ‘Happy Fat: Taking up space in a world that wants to shrink you’. Sofie talked to Roisin Ingle about fatphobia and about why she is on a ...…
 
With the start of Plastic Free July, Sandy Gibb of Plastic Free St.Albans explains how you can help St.Albans to become a Plastic Free City, and John Pritchard of the Ver Valley Society explains why it’s time to get tough on water.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
Dublin songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham chats to Róisín about her incredible career which took with a bang when she won the ASCAP Songwriters ‘Best Pop Song’ award for a song she wrote when she was 19. Since then she has written a string of hits for the likes of Britney Spears, One Direction and John Legend, but in the last two years she has bee ...…
 
Perhaps it’s the fact that we can’t see air pollution that is the reason why it doesn’t attract the same attention as plastic pollution. Professor Ranjeet Sokhi from the University of Hertfordshire’s Centre for Atmospheric and Climate Physics Research has some surprises about where air pollution in St.Albans comes from, the effect on our health ...…
 
On today's show Róisín talks to number one bestselling author Karin Slaughter. Karin, who has sold over 35 million copies of her books, was in Ireland recently for the Murder One Festival’s Midsummer series of talks – a visit which coincided with the publication of her new novel, The Last Widow. In this podcast she talks to Róisín about the vio ...…
 
This week, two 14-year-old boys were convicted of the murder of schoolgirl Ana Kriégel on May 14th 2018. Irish Times Crime Correspondent Conor Gallagher was in court for the duration of the trial. He talks to Róisín about the trial and about Ana Kriégel, the beautiful young girl who was brutally murdered aged just 14.Later: Róisín speaks to Orl ...…
 
With St.Albans Film Festival starting soon, Amanda Yorwerth discusses green films to inspire and entertain you. Plus, hear the latest on the St.Albans Climate Emergency petition from Catherine Ross of Sustainable St.Albans.By Amanda Yorwerth.
 
In today’s show, Roisin Ingle speaks to the Irish-Nigerian journalist, author and academic Emma Dabiri about her book Don’t Touch My Hair. The book is about the history of black people’s hair and for Emma, this story begins with an upbringing in Ireland where her hair was a “constant source of deep, deep shame”. Emma, who lives in London, talks ...…
 
In her latest book, Home Grown: How Domestic Violence Turns Men Into Terrorists, Joan Smith writes that the violence perpetrated by men against women – whether it is sexual, physical, psychological, or all of the above – creates terror but is not recognised as a form of terrorism. In today's podcast she speaks to Kathy about how this link was i ...…
 
New research by Hedley Smith at Homebox suggests that when it comes to action to help the environment we’re talking the talk but not walking the walk – and loosing money because of this. And age is no bar to wanting to help wildlife as retirees from King Edward Place in Wheathampstead have shown. HMWT Living Rivers Officer Sarah Perry explains.…
 
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