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In this interview, we chat about how Meera Vijayan is putting herself in harm's warm way with her reporting, the event that pushed her to start her journey, and the next steps in bringing more awareness to sexual violence. 

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Direct download: 205_205__Meera_Vijayan_Exposing_Sex.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am EST

Lianne Wade (@liannewade) is the Director of Customer Insights at Wilde Agency, a marketing firm focused on using the science of human behavior to help their clients perform.

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Click read more to get slides from Lianne's presentation on her work on the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Direct download: 204_204__Lianne_Wade_Wilde_Agency_-.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Lynn Aaronson is more than the woman who helped ALS work through the Ice Bucket Challenge. She is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts chapter and a successful nonprofit executive for 30 years.

When the US economy tanked in in 2009 she became unemployed for 17 months. An experience that taught her a lot about what really matters in her life.

In this interview, how her experience being unemployed changed the ALS hiring, we discuss how she tackled the Ice Bucket Challenge before and after the campaign, how she turned around the ALS Massachusetts chapter financial stability.

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Direct download: 203_203__Lynn_Aronson_-_Ice_Bucket_C.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23pm EST

In 2008, Katherine Keller went from corporate marketing job married with children to divorce and too broke to pay the light bills as a single parent. 

Katherine now runs Katherine Keller International, an online marketing, branding, copywriting and graphic design agency. She is also featured writer for Entrepreneur.com

In this interview, we discuss what Katherine did to get up from rock bottom, share business advice on entrepreneur overwhelm, copywriting, graphic design, branding and how to successfully manage your time. →Read More

Direct download: 202_202__Katherine_Keller.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Conor Williams has ideas on how to change the US education system. His ideas have been published in Washington Post, The New Republic, The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, U.S. News and World Report, Talking Points Memo in addition to several other publications.

In this interview, we discuss changing the US education system, Teach for America, charter schools, and how he has made a career picking fights.

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Direct download: 201_201__Conor_Williams_Educator_-.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

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