Chezuba Talks

Chezuba Talks is a series of podcasts highlighting the work of non-profits and their leaders, celebrating these inspiring changemakers in their journey of benevolence.

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Catch up on the newest episodes of Chezuba Talk's podcast and stay updated with insightful conversations from inspiring guests who are creating positive change.

Unseen No More: Transforming Lives Through Compassionate Community Engagement

Barefoot and Tech-Savvy: Empowering Women Globally

Unmasking Atopic Dermatitis: Insights and Support with Spela Novak

Empowering Nations: Dr. Leanna Cinquanta's Journey from Equestrian to Philanthropist

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Ep-230 • 22mins 04sec
Unseen No More: Transforming Lives Through Compassionate Community Engagement

Through weekly dinner gatherings and personalized recovery programs, they offer not just meals and shelter, but a lifeline to those struggling with addiction and homelessness.

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July 19, 2024
Ep-229 • 17mins 33sec
Barefoot and Tech-Savvy: Empowering Women Globally

From bringing sustainable electricity to remote communities to fostering entrepreneurial skills in Zanzibar and Guatemala, Barefoot College champions women's empowerment, education, and environmental sustainability across 93 countries.

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July 19, 2024
Ep-228 • 20mins 47sec
Unmasking Atopic Dermatitis: Insights and Support with Spela Novak

Spela shares her personal journey as a mother of children with atopic diseases and discusses the critical symptoms, challenges, and misconceptions surrounding atopic dermatitis.

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July 19, 2024
Ep-227 • 15mins 16sec
Empowering Nations: Dr. Leanna Cinquanta's Journey from Equestrian to Philanthropist

Discover how WIN empowers individuals through sustainable interventions and innovative solutions, and learn how you can support their vital work. Visit WIN at win.global to get involved.

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July 19, 2024
Ep-226 • 19mins 27sec
Pawssibilities: The Sochi Dogs Rescue Mission

Anna, the Executive Director of Friends of Sochi Dogs speaks about the organization's passionate efforts in rescuing and rehoming stray dogs from Sochi, Ukraine, and beyond.

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July 19, 2024
Ep-225 • 17mins 23sec
Opening Doors: The Shepherds Mentors Program.

Discover how Shepherds Mentors bridges the educational opportunity gap through mentorship, financial support, and personalized guidance, preparing students not just for college but for a future filled with possibilities.

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July 16, 2024
Ep-224 • 13 mins 54sec
Shining a Light on Teen Mental Health: A Conversation with Elliot.

Through personal tragedy, Elliot shares his journey and insights on navigating depression and stress among teenagers.

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July 16, 2024
Ep-223 • 13mins 44sec
Beyond the Diagnosis: Laura Carfang's Journey with Surviving Breast Cancer.

Discover how Surviving Breast Cancer offers crucial resources, peer-to-peer support, and a sense of community. Laura’s story is a powerful reminder that cancer doesn't discriminate and highlights the importance of self-advocacy and support systems.

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July 16, 2024
Ep-222 • 35mins 25sec
Transforming Maternal Health: The Inspiring Journey of Siobhan and One Mama.

Discover how partnership has built a sustainable clinic, blending traditional herbal medicine with modern healthcare, and empowering impoverished communities through innovative social programs.

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July 16, 2024
Ep-221 • 17mins 33sec
Thrive, Prosper, Support: Empowering America's Working Families

Join us in this enlightening episode of Chezuba Talks as we welcome Gisele Garraway, founder of Thrive Funds, a technology-based nonprofit dedicated to investing in the infrastructure of America's working families.

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July 16, 2024
Ep-220 • 22mins 36sec
Breaking the Silence: Maternal Mental Health and Parenthood

Join the conversation to empower parents and advocate for comprehensive mental health support during the transformative journey of parenthood. #MaternalMentalHealth #ParentingSupport #BreakTheStigma #MentalHealthAwareness

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July 12, 2024
Ep-219 • 31mins 38sec
Creating Forever Homes of Hope!

Colleen Fitzpatrick, from Drifters Hearts of Hope, discusses their mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome at-risk horses in Colorado. They rescue horses from auctions, owner surrenders, and retiring from ranches. The organization aims to provide horses with safe, healthy, and happy homes for life.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-218 • 23mins 05sec
The Baobab Home: Nurturing Lives and Sustainability in Tanzania.

Through a holistic approach to education and care, The Baobab Home prepares children for a future where environmental stewardship and community support are paramount.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-217 • 16mins 07sec
Empowering Youth Through Skills: The Journey of Skills Change Lives

Mugala Dervile is the founder of Skills Change Lives, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth through vocational training in Uganda's Nakivale refugee settlement.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-216 • 24mins 05sec
The Good Life and Plant-Based Living: Insights from Good Life Refuge.

Discover the impact of plant-based diets on health and the planet, alongside stories of animal rescue and sanctuary. Nicole shares her journey from animal lover to sanctuary founder, advocating for compassion and sustainability.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-215 • 18mins 29sec
Spotting the Zebra: Understanding Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes with Lara Bloom

In this episode, we delve into the world of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD), where individuals often identify as "zebras."

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July 12, 2024
Ep-214 • 29mins 26sec
Nurturing Bonds: The Magic of Theraplay with Mandy Jones-Fischer

In this episode of Chezuba Talks, host Tej welcomes Mandy Jones-Fischer, a Certified Theraplay® Practitioner, Trainer, and Supervisor, and ED at The Theraplay Institute.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-213 • 16mins 13sec
Rescuing Hearts: Jennifer Angelucci on the Power of Animal Adoption

This episode delves into Jennifer's journey founding the rescue, the deep bonds between humans and rescue animals, and the resilience these creatures demonstrate.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-212 • 34mins 05sec
Compassion, Culture, and Change: A Conversation with Act Asia

Discover how animal welfare, education, and community development intersect to create a global impact. Tune in to learn how one organization is fostering a more compassionate and sustainable world.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-211 • 24mins 26sec
A Sister's Journey: Fighting Liver Cancer through the Blue Faery

Andrea shares the deeply personal story of her sister Adrienne's battle with liver cancer, which began when Adrienne was just a teenager. Andrea, who became her sister's primary caregiver, recounts the emotional and challenging journey they endured together.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-210 • 18mins 39sec
Navigating Second Chances: Reintegration After Incarceration with Vanessa Bright

Vanessa shares the critical role MDRRC plays in supporting returning citizens and their communities, offering individualized case management, life skills education, and innovative programs like stormwater maintenance training.

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July 12, 2024
Ep-209 • 21mins 41sec
Flower Buds of Hope: Empowering Nepal's Future with BlinkNow

Discover how a chance encounter with a young girl breaking stones in Nepal ignited her passion for creating sustainable change and building a thriving community.

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June 19, 2024
Ep-208 • 23mins 22sec
Breaking the Mold: Transforming Education at Crossroads School

Discover gripping stories of students thriving in personalized, mastery-based learning environments.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-207 • 30mins 20sec
BUneke: A Global Storytelling Powerhouse for Positive Change

Whether you're a nonprofit enthusiast or a storytelling aficionado, this episode promises to spark creativity, drive social change, and remind you of the profound power of stories to connect us all.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-206 • 28mins 13sec
Nature's Rx: Finding Renewal and Reinvention in the Great Outdoors

Join us to rediscover the beauty and restorative power of nature and learn how outdoor education can transform lives.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-205 • 25mins 55sec
Supercharging Futures: Stacks and Joules' Pathway to Empowerment through Technology

Tune in to explore how technological education can unlock unprecedented opportunities and drive meaningful progress in our communities.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-204 • 23mins 55sec
Navigating Global Dynamics: Insights from CIRIS.

Discover the mission of CIRIS, a nonpartisan nonprofit research organization dedicated to providing insights and policy solutions for students, professionals, and decision-makers.

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June 4, 2024
Ep-203 • 23mins 55sec
Bringing Light to Dark Times.

Loving Tanner's mission extends beyond mere sympathy; they provide tangible support to grieving families through various initiatives.

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June 4, 2024
Ep-202 • 32mins 03sec
Uniting Dreams and Realities with Universal Promise.

Universal Promise is more than just an educational initiative—it's a movement for empowerment and sustainability, driven by the unwavering belief that every child deserves a chance to succeed.

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June 4, 2024
Ep-201 • 20mins 02sec
Celebrating Cultural Diversity: The Kent International Festival Journey

Tune in to explore the power of cultural exchange and the beauty of celebrating heritage in this enlightening episode of Chezuba Talks.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-200 • 23mins 44sec
Sailing the Seas of Opportunity: Empowering Martha's Vineyard with Sail MV

Embark on a voyage of discovery with Andrew Nutton, executive director of Sail MV, as he shares the organization's journey from humble beginnings to becoming a cornerstone of Martha's Vineyard's maritime community.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-199 • 21mins 30sec
Risk to Resilience: A journey of significant decisions.

Join Tej and Larry as they discuss the impact of vocational training, the challenges faced by at-risk youth, and the success stories that inspire positive change.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-198 • 28mins 36sec
Inside Cat Tales Wildlife Center: A Journey into the Wild

From heartwarming tales of animal rescue to the challenges of providing care for these magnificent creatures, Lisa shares her experiences and insights, offering a unique glimpse into the world of wildlife conservation.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-197 • 31mins 21sec
Empowering Inclusion: Building a Future for Individuals with Special Needs

"Doc" Hunsley highlights the importance of training for caregivers, educators, and employers to create a more inclusive environment. Additionally, he provides practical advice for families on financial planning and legal protection for their children with special needs.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-196 • 20 mins 26sec
Wishes Granted: Bringing Joy Amidst Adversity

In this emotionally charged episode, Elesha opens up about her sister Kelly's battle with breast cancer and how it sparked the creation of their nonprofit organization.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-195• 23min 05sec
Essential Equilibrium: Linking Basic Human Needs to Climate Action

Tracy shares her journey from obtaining a permaculture design certificate to empowering communities in Kenya through sustainable practices and technological access.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-194• 30min 46sec
The Future of Sustainable Living on Water

Join host Tej as she explores the innovative concept of seasteading with Carly Jackson, Development Director of the Seasteading Institute, in this riveting episode of Chezuba Talks.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-193• 35min 00sec
The Power of Free Speech: A Catalyst for Change

This episode not only highlights the historical significance of free speech but also underscores its enduring impact on our modern society.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-192• 24min 02sec
Radiocave: Building Community and Healing Through Music and Art

After his career was halted by epilepsy, Nicholas channeled his challenges into creating an inclusive online community that supports and broadcasts the works of diverse artists while raising funds for charity.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-191• 18min 33sec
Crafting Connections: Unveiling Culture and Community through Local Treasures

Queen Sheba shares her journey from personal inspiration to impactful action, detailing her efforts in combating female genital mutilation and promoting entrepreneurship among local artisans.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-190• 31min 59sec
Conscious Living: Unveiling the Key to Lasting Happiness and Fulfillment

In this compelling episode of Chezuba Talks, we explore the transformative work of the Kiirti Trust, founded by the visionary educator, Mr. Siva Kantheti.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-189• 19 min 28sec
Fortifying the Himalayas: Elevating Rural Futures Through Opportunities

Dive into a captivating discussion about the foundation's dedication to improving lives in the rural Himalayas through education, skill development, women empowerment, and medical support.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-188• 18 min 46sec
From Words to Worlds: The Inspiring Journey of Scioto Literary

Amanda shares her vision for fostering creativity, supporting local artists, and building community through literature.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-187• 28 min 41sec
Echoes of Change: The Cinematic Journey Towards Environmental Awareness

Join us as Mr. Panday unveils how filmmaking, combined with the right platforms like Chezuba, can mobilize collective action towards a sustainable future, bridging complex environmental topics with the general public in engaging and meaningful ways.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-186• 10 min 55sec
Lighting Paths of Hope: The Transformative Journey of Murphy Foundation

From navigating personal adversities to spearheading 28 successful projects with the invaluable support of volunteers, Richard's journey exemplifies the power of resilience, compassion, and global solidarity.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-185 • 35min 01sec
Driving Hope: A Golf Journey from Cancer Survivorship to Impactful Giving

Join us as Bob shares the pivotal moments of his battle with cancer, the inspiration behind his nonprofit work, and how he continues to hammer cancer with hope, one golf tournament at a time.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-184 • 30 min 52 sec
Visionary Inclusivity: Opening Opportunities for All

Listen as Robert shares the challenges and triumphs of creating accessible housing models, providing meaningful employment opportunities, and promoting dignity and independence for those with disabilities.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-183 • 47min 19sec
Unfiltered Canvasses: Celebrating the Boundless Creativity of Childhood

From discussing the unexpected and poetic narratives found in children's drawings to exploring the upcoming participatory exhibition and research projects, this episode is a celebration of creativity, memory, and the enduring impact of children's art on our lives and societies.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-182 • 24 min 08 sec
Empowering Digital Citizenship: Navigating Online Challenges with Kim Karr

This episode is a must-listen for educators, parents, and anyone interested in understanding and improving the digital landscape for the betterment of all. Join Tej and Kim for an enlightening discussion that illuminates the path towards a more responsible and positive digital world.

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March 27, 2024
Ep-181 • 25 min 32sec
Preserving Our Planet: The Crucial Role of Untouched Lands and Biodiversity Conservation

The episode explores the Phoenix Conservancy's innovative use of technology in conservation efforts, from satellite imagery to AI, and how these tools have enabled the organization to tackle global restoration projects efficiently.

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March 27, 2024
Ep-180 • 19min 16sec
Unwavering Support: Dr. Annise Mabry's Mission to Never Give Up

This conversation sheds light on the challenges of educational accessibility, the transformative power of volunteer work, and Dr. Annise Mabry's unique programs designed to empower individuals.

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March 19, 2024
Ep-179 • 21min 08sec
Nurturing Hope: Dr. Fatuma Doka's Grassroots Revolution in Uganda

From providing nutritious school lunches to spearheading the establishment of a health center, Tender Grassroots is a testament to what dedication, compassion, and community collaboration can achieve.

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March 19, 2024
Ep-178 • 33min 06 sec
Home of Hearts: Ms. Diggs Legacy of Love and Shelter

This episode is not only an exploration of the foster care experience but also a call to action for anyone looking to make a difference in the lives of children in need. Join us on Chezuba Talks as we celebrate the extraordinary contributions of Rose Diggs and learn how we can all be a part of the change we wish to see in the world.

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March 13, 2024
Ep-177 • 17 min 54sec
Yoga 4 The World: Spreading Wellness, One Breath at a Time

This episode unveils the heart of yoga's accessibility, touching on prenatal classes for women of color, outreach in communities affected by poverty and drug abuse, and the innovative approach to bring yoga to kids in schools.

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March 13, 2024
Ep-176 • 19 min 04sec
Global Classrooms: Empowering Educators Through Adventure

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to empowering educators by encouraging them to volunteer abroad, thereby broadening their horizons and enriching their teaching back home.

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February 22, 2024
Ep-175 • 22 min 46sec
Embracing the World Through Travel: Cultivating Curiosity and Connection in children

Discover how Travelnitch is pioneering a movement to ignite the travel itch in young minds, encouraging families to step out of their comfort zones and embrace the rich tapestry of our global diversity.

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February 22, 2024
Ep-174 • 30 min 01 sec
Cultivating Change: Empowering Communities Through Data, Art, and Design in Easton

Stuart Phelps is crafting a future where community engagement and innovation converge to spark widespread positive change. Discover the stories, the challenges, and the victories of a charity that's truly making a difference, one project at a time.

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February 19, 2024
Ep-173 • 15 min 30 sec
Galloping Towards Healing: Unbridling the Power of Horses in Therapy.

This episode unveils the profound impact of therapeutic horsemanship at SIRE, showcasing how horses can be magnificent healers and teachers. Through a blend of heartfelt stories and insights into SIRE's operations, listeners are invited to explore the symbiotic relationship between humans and horses, underscoring the enduring legacy and future potential of equine therapy.

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February 12, 2024
Ep-172 • 22 min 17sec
Breathing Hope: Unveiling the Global Fight for Respiratory Rights and Wellness.

This episode of the podcast highlights the essential work being done by GAAPP and sheds light on the global challenges and advancements in the treatment and awareness of respiratory and allergic diseases. Through strategic partnerships, volunteer involvement, and relentless advocacy, GAAPP is paving the way for a healthier, more breathable world.

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February 12, 2024
Ep-171 • 19 min 40sec
Unlocking Avian Wonders: Joni Ellis' Mission to Equip Bird Conservationists

Joni Ellis shares her inspiring journey and the impactful work of Optics for the Tropics, highlighting how a simple pair of binoculars can transform lives and advance bird conservation efforts globally.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-170 • 16 min 30sec
Education's Ripple Effect: Desirée Lee's Journey to Empower Haiti's Tomorrow

This episode of ChezubaTalks offers a profound look into Desirée Lee's efforts to uplift communities through education in Haiti, illustrating the power of knowledge in changing lives and shaping futures.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-169 • 23 mins 23 sec
Shattering Period Taboos: Dr. Azumah's Mission with Love Your Menses

This episode of Chezuba Talks with Dr. Azumah dives deep into menstrual health, exploring everything from public health policies to personal experiences, making it a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding and supporting menstrual equity.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-168 • 21 mins 43sec
Part II : Stitching Success: A Sartorial Odyssey with Andrew Ramroop OBE

Listen to Andrew Madan Ramroop's insightful discussion on the art and philosophy of bespoke tailoring, his educational endeavors, and his interactions with notable figures.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-168 • 18mins 33sec
Part I : Stitching Success: A Sartorial Odyssey with Andrew Ramroop OBE

Founder of the Savile Row Academy, Andrew's story is one of passion, resilience, and excellence.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-167 • 15mins 11sec
Connecting Hearts in Healthcare: The Compassionate World of Nursing with Dr. McCamey

Join us on an inspiring journey into the heart of healthcare with our esteemed guest, Dr. Danielle McCamey, a veteran nurse practitioner, and visionary leader. In this episode, we delve into the transformative power of nursing, highlighting its noble role in patient care.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-166 • 21 mins 18sec
Bridging the Opportunity Gap: Educate. Radiate. Elevate. - Empowering Underserved Students Through Quality Education

Join us as we delve into the inspiring world of Lindsey Wander, the visionary founder of Educate. Radiate. Elevate, a nonprofit providing free tutoring to underserved students. Learn about her journey, challenges, and the transformative impact of quality education.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-165 • 25 mins 34sec
Preserving Possibilities: Tackling the Epidemic of Wasted Medicines

Join us in an eye-opening episode as we unravel the hidden world of wasted medicines and explore the inspiring efforts of GiveMed, a nonprofit organization working relentlessly to turn surplus into salvation.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-164 • 25 mins 30sec
From Homelessness to Hope: Painting a Brighter Future for Kids

In this illuminating episode of "Chezuba Talks," host Tej engages in a heart-to-heart conversation with the remarkable Joslyn Dobson, co-founder of the Amherst Foundation and Cap City Kids. Together, they delve into the pressing issue of homelessness among children and the transformative impact that Cap City Kids has had on countless young lives.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-163 • 22 mins 20 sec
Stargazing Odyssey: Unveiling the Cosmos with The Summit County Astronomy Club

From distant galaxies to the wonders of our night sky, this podcast takes you on a cosmic adventure.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-162 • 22 mins 39sec
'HATCH'ing a Better World with Yarrow Kraner

Join us as we dive into the world of innovation, collaboration, and social impact with Yarrow Kraner, the creative alchemist and founder of HATCH. Discover how extraordinary humans from diverse backgrounds come together to tackle global challenges and create meaningful impact.

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November 8, 2023
Ep-161 • 20 mins 39 sec
Amplifying Change: The Art of Advocacy Communication

Don't miss this insightful episode on the art of advocacy communication, as Piper Hendricks shares her expertise in driving positive change through effective communication. Join us in unlocking the secrets to amplifying change!

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November 8, 2023
Ep-160 • 16 mins 23 sec
Stories of Mini Pig Rescue : A Heartwarming but Herculean Task

Join us on this journey into the world of mini pig rescue, where compassion knows no bounds. Explore the challenges, triumphs, and the profound impact of Meagan's work in making a difference, one mini pig at a time.

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November 8, 2023
Ep-159 • 29 mins 48sec
Uncovering True Strength: How Fitness Fuels Transformation & Service

In this engaging podcast episode, Sarah Mayo, the founder and executive director of Point One Vision, discusses the organization's mission to empower the fitness industry by redefining strength as a force for service. She shares her personal journey of transformation and how she realized the deeper purpose of fitness beyond physical health. Sarah's insights challenge the conventional self-love culture and emphasize the power of service to others as a path to personal growth and fulfillment.

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October 18, 2023
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Wings of Hope: The Flying Dog Foundation's Lifesaving Mission for Dogs

Discover the unwavering commitment and extraordinary efforts that go into saving dogs from dire situations. From greyhounds to meat trade survivor dogs, Jacqueline shares the remarkable stories of resilience, compassion, and hope that define their mission.

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October 18, 2023
Ep-157 • 32 mins 12sec
Soaring Dreams: Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics

Join us as we explore the dynamic world of gymnastics, core strength discipline, and the pursuit of excellence in physical fitness.

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October 18, 2023
Ep-156 • 29mins 03sec
Parking Paradigm: Unveiling the Canvas of Urban Landscapes

This podcast explores the often-underestimated role of parking in shaping our cities and the urgent need for parking reforms to create more sustainable, accessible, and vibrant urban environments. Join us as we unlock the hidden world of parking and its impact on our daily lives.

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October 18, 2023
Ep-155 • 20 mins 04sec
Shining a Light on Autism Meets Faith: Love Conquers All

Join us in this episode to discover how Holly is bringing hope and support to autistic children and their families.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-154 • 23mins 31sec
The Soondra Foundation: Illuminating Hope for Healthcare Equity

Gayatri's unwavering passion for healthcare equity has led to the establishment of this grassroots foundation, where empathy, advocacy, and innovation play a pivotal role in transforming lives.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-153 • 31mins 04sec
Redefining Beauty: The Power of Fighting Pretty

Discover how Fighting Pretty empowers women to navigate the unique challenges of their cancer journey, fosters community, and provides a safe space for individuals and caregivers alike.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-152 • 26 mins13sec
From Compassion to Change: Donna Werner's Quest to Empower Orphans

Join us in this inspiring episode as we delve into the heartwarming story of Donna Werner, the founder of Dorcas Destiny International. Donna's journey from the financial services industry to becoming a passionate advocate for orphans in Kenya is nothing short of remarkable.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-151 • 30mins 19sec
Young, Restless and Fearless: Love For Red

This podcast episode highlights Maanya Pandey's incredible journey in addressing period poverty and offers valuable insights and advice for young activists.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-150 • 29mins 36sec
Preserving Cultures: An Insightful Conversation about Gullah Geechee

Discover the untold stories, traditions, and the incredible resilience of the Gullah Geechee people as Luana takes us on a journey through time. Learn how you can contribute to the preservation of this invaluable cultural heritage.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-149 • 20mins 01sec
Paws and Purrs: Championing Feline Welfare with Angie Campbell

Join us as we explore the challenges and rewards of helping our feline friends in need and learn about the critical work done by Feline Lifeline.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-148 • 22mins 52sec
Shaping Tomorrow: The Alberta Tomorrow Simulator for Sustainable Land Use

This episode provides an inspiring look into the Alberta Tomorrow Simulator, shedding light on its potential to empower the next generation with the knowledge and tools needed to create a sustainable future.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-147 • 24mins 21sec
The Timeless Art of Theater: Building Community and Bridging Generations

Julia Rodriguez sheds light on the enduring value of theater as an art form and how Beaumont Community Players continues to foster a vibrant and inclusive cultural community.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-146 • 23mins 47sec
From Madison Avenue to Mowing Lawns: A Journey of Compassion

Join us on this inspiring journey of transformation and compassion as we explore how Brian Schwartz went from Madison Avenue to becoming a beacon of hope and kindness through "I Want to Mow Your Lawn.

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September 28, 2023
EP-96 • 18 min 51sec
Seeding Hope: The SOL Foundation's Mission to Save Species and Restore Nature

Join the conversation and discover how you can contribute to a greener future on this insightful episode.

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September 28, 2023
EP-95 • 19min 26 sec
From Classroom to Global Impact: Recognizing an Extraordinary Educator's Journey

Join Tej and Monique in this inspiring episode as they discuss the power of education, overcoming barriers, and creating opportunities for the next generation.

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September 28, 2023
EP-94 • 20 min 22 sec
STEM Amplified: Empowering Youth to Bridge the Representation Gap

Join us on this empowering journey with Sade Luwoye as we break barriers and inspire success in the world of STEM. Tune in to the "Win in STEM" podcast and be part of the movement to create a more inclusive and diverse STEM community.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-145 • 28 mins 52 sec
From Dreams to Reality: Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs : Crystal Victoria and Target Evolution

Join us as Crystal Victoria takes us on a journey of empowerment, resilience, and the transformation of young minds into the entrepreneurs and leaders of tomorrow. If you're interested in fostering creativity, problem-solving, and a proactive mindset in children, this podcast is a must-listen. Discover how experiential learning can make a significant impact on our future leaders.

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September 20, 2023
Ep-144 • 21 mins 54sec
Amigos Internacionales: Saving Children, One Life at a Time

Join us as we explore the incredible work of Amigos International, an organization dedicated to nurturing vulnerable children and their communities. Discover their journey, challenges, and the power of compassion

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September 20, 2023
Ep-143 • 24 mins 27sec
Wells International Foundation: Forging women to recognize their legacy

We embark on a journey with Dr. Monique Wells, the visionary behind the Wells International Foundation. Dr. Wells shares her incredible story and the foundation's mission to empower women through various avenues, including education, mentorship, and philanthropy.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-142 • 23mins 46sec
First-generation pioneers.Women Inspiring Women

Join us as we celebrate the strength, resilience, and unity of women, especially first-generation pioneers. In this episode, meet Paulaska Ramirez, founder of Generation Fearless, a beacon of hope for women navigating uncharted territories

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September 15, 2023
Ep-141 • 30mins 15sec
Transforming Lives: Change Course - A Journey of Hope and Redemption

Join us as we dive into the inspiring world of Change Course, a non-profit organization on a mission to break the cycle of hardship and transform lives. Discover how they're bridging the gap in career development and creating a community of resilience.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-140 • 22mins 38sec
Art for Healing: A Journey of Hope and Resilience

Discover the transformative power of art in healing as we delve into the heartwarming stories behind Hearts Need Art, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing creativity and hope to patients in hospitals.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-139• 27 mins 11sec
Tools of Resilience: How Tool Bank Disaster Services Empowers Communities in Crisis

Join us in this inspiring episode as we explore the power of community and preparedness in times of disaster. Discover how Tool Bank Disaster Services equips and empowers volunteers to make a difference when it's needed most.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-138 • 27mins 03 sec
Harvesting Hope and Solving Hunger: a Revolutionary Solution to Food Waste

Our guest, Gary Oppenheimer, the visionary behind Ampleharvest.org, unveils a revolutionary solution that reframes hunger and food waste as information problems rather than just food problems. Drawing parallels with game-changing companies like Tesla and Uber, Gary discusses how he transformed the landscape of food donation, bridging the gap between gardeners with surplus produce and food pantries desperately in need of fresh ingredients.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-137 • 17 mins 44sec
Navigating Infertility : Bridging Parenthood and Making IVF Accessible

Are you curious about the world of in vitro fertilization, the challenges of infertility, and the remarkable work being done to support aspiring parents? In this episode of Chezuba Talks, host Tej introduces us to Elana Frank, the visionary behind the Jewish Fertility Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to bridging the gap between the dream of parenthood and the realities of IVF.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-136 • 25 mins 56 sec
Unveiling Journeys of Literacy, Learning, and Community Transformation

In this episode, we're privileged to have Andrea Meyer, the Secretary and Executive Director of the Center 4 Success Network, as our guest. Andrea's journey unfolds as a former educator turned champion of education equity. Through the power of community partnerships and personalized mentorship, Andrea and her organization have been instrumental in bridging the literacy gap and empowering students across Detroit and Pontiac, Michigan.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-135 • 26mins 37sec
Embracing Inclusivity through Technology and Compassion

In this episode, we explore the significance of disabilities within the context of inclusivity and highlight the extraordinary efforts of Easter Seals Greater Houston, a nonprofit organization with a 75-year legacy of serving people of all ages with disabilities. Kristen Reed, a compassionate advocate and driving force behind the organization, sheds light on their innovative approach to harnessing technology to empower and transform lives.

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August 18, 2023

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