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Do you dream about “doing something” abroad? Then consider Glocal Citizens required listening in the due diligence, trusted advisor and inspiration department. In each episode, your host, Florence Adu visits with dynamic diasporans making local and global impact designing and applying their craft. Florence and her guests discuss the personal and professional dimensions of glocal citizenship and round out the conversation with a deep dive into to the business of their business, covering the technical and operational components of the work of “doing something."

Do you dream about “doing something” abroad? Then consider Glocal Citizens required listening in the due diligence, trusted advisor and inspiration department. In each episode, your host, Florence Adu visits with dynamic diasporans making local and global impact designing and applying their craft. Florence and her guests discuss the personal and professional dimensions of glocal citizenship and round out the conversation with a deep dive into to the business of their business, covering the technical and operational components of the work of “doing something."

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United States

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Do you dream about “doing something” abroad? Then consider Glocal Citizens required listening in the due diligence, trusted advisor and inspiration department. In each episode, your host, Florence Adu visits with dynamic diasporans making local and global impact designing and applying their craft. Florence and her guests discuss the personal and professional dimensions of glocal citizenship and round out the conversation with a deep dive into to the business of their business, covering the technical and operational components of the work of “doing something."

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 143: Writing History's Present with Anna Malaika Tubbs

9/19/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week my guest and I cross paths not only as fellow Stanford Alums, but also as Ghanaians. Born in Mexico and raised around the world, a Ghanaian-American, Dr. Anna Malaika Tubbs holds a Ph.D in Sociology and Masters in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies from the University of Cambridge in addition to a Bachelors in Anthropology from Stanford University. Anna’s research, writing, and talks are centered on gender and race issues in the U.S., especially as these...

Duration:00:56:42

Episode 142: Design Thinking Your Why with Tiambi Simms

9/13/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week's guest fully embraces glocal citizenship; she has a place called "home" on three continents. A Brooklyn native, Tiambi Simms' passion lies in building solutions that matter by diving into customer problems and solving them with modern technology. Her expertise is in creating, scaling, and optimizing products and services that are impactful. She realizes this passion as a business designer, product manager and in her role as a co-founder of social...

Duration:00:54:32

Episode 141: Drumming and Dancing in Academia with Farai Malianga Part 2

9/6/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week's episode is home grown in a sense as I had the chance to chat with long-time friend and collaborator, Farai Malianga. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Farai's journey to the US found him at the University in Colorado in Boulder where our stories connect. He is a Videographer, Composer, and Musician who began his career in African Dance in Colorado with Leticia Williams’ Harambee and Musical Director Judy “Fatu” Henderson. He later relocated to New York where...

Duration:00:34:18

Episode 140: Drumming and Dancing in Academia with Farai Malianga Part 1

8/30/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week's episode is home grown in a sense as I had the chance to chat with long-time friend and collaborator, Farai Malianga. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Farai's journey to the US found him at the University in Colorado in Boulder where our stories connect. He is a Videographer, Composer, and Musician who began his career in African Dance in Colorado with Leticia Williams’ Harambee and Musical Director Judy “Fatu” Henderson. He later relocated to New York where...

Duration:00:35:27

Episode 139: Connecting Communities with Asmeret Berhe-Lumax

8/23/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week is all about the "local" in glocal. I'm hosting longtime friend, neighbor and soon to be public official, Asmeret Berhe-Lumax. Asmeret was born in Asmara, Eritrea, raised in Stockholm, Sweden and now calls Brooklyn, New York home. She is a dynamic team player with extensive domestic and international experience, she is a hands-on leader in both corporate and entrepreneurial settings developing and executing strategic plans encompassing client goals and...

Duration:00:42:40

Episode 138: Energetic Communication with Adama Sesay

8/16/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! As the August moon is now on the wane, we're taking in the moon's full splendor from beginning to end in conversation with professional astrologer, empowerment alchemist, and the author of the highly anticipated book and oracle deck: Black Moon Lilith™ Rising (HayHouse Inc. Fall '23), Adama Sesay. Adama, a Sierra Leonian-American, is also the creator and founder of LilithAstrology.com and the private streaming platform Black Moon Lilith™ Collective. Shadow work,...

Duration:01:05:17

Episode 137: Adulting as a Third Culture Kid with Adja Sakho Part 2

8/9/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! It's a new month, my favorite of the year, and we're kicking it off with a two part conversation that bloomed during the Dakar leg of my spring tour. Joining me for this conversation between kindred spirits is Senagalese-American, Adja Maymouna Sakho. She is an educator, advocate, leader, supporter and connector of people and ideas, who is passionate about serving others through education and social justice - particularly women and children. She has over 10 years...

Duration:00:41:26

Episode 136: Adulting as a Third Culture Kid with Adja Sakho Part 1

8/2/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! It's a new month, my favorite of the year, and we're kicking it off with a two part conversation that bloomed during the Dakar leg of my spring tour. Joining me for this conversation between kindred spirits is Senagalese-American, Adja Maymouna Sakho. She is an educator, advocate, leader, supporter and connector of people and ideas, who is passionate about serving others through education and social justice - particularly women and children. She has over 10 years...

Duration:00:33:58

Episode 135: Soul Food and Black Smoke Storytelling with Adrian Miller

7/26/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week's conversation is a great complement to a favorite summer past-time and what many consider delicacy--Barbecue. My guest is fellow Coloradan and Stanford Alum, Adrian Miller - The Soul Food Scholar. He is an award winning food writer, attorney, and certified barbecue judge. Two of his books, his first in 2014, Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time and most recent in 2022, Black Smoke: African Americans and the United...

Duration:00:49:22

Episode 134: Toward Unity of Purpose with Daisry Mathias

7/19/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week on the podcast you're in for a real treat. We're journeying to Namibia in Southern Africa by way of Morocco in North Africa where my guest and I recently met. As a Namibian patriot, Daisry Mathias was appointed Advisor to the President of the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, in June 2015. In this role, she advises on policy and programme priorities to harness a Demographic Dividend and create an enabling environment for sustainable...

Duration:00:53:47

Episode 133: From Animation to Ecosystems with Adamu Waziri

7/12/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week had to opportunity to reconnect with another of my children's educational content brethren. Abuja-based creative, Adamu Waziri is the creator of the popular Bino and Fino African educational cartoon series. He is one of the founders of EVCL (https://www.evcl.tv), a company focused on developing African based children’s and family entertainment brands. Prior to setting up EVCL he had over a decade of international 3D animation experience at award-winning...

Duration:00:39:05

Episode 132: Uncommon Conversations with Dereca Blackmon Part 2

7/5/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week on the podcast I have the first of a handful of interviews that came about in a back to the future-esque way. This spring, the Stanford National Black Alumni Association (https://www.stanfordblackalumni.org) biennale summit took place in Washington, D.C. and I organized my spring trip back to the U.S. around reconnecting with my fellow friends and alum and sharing my insights as a Glocal Citizen on a panel entitled, "Africa: Bridging the Diasporic...

Duration:00:30:31

Episode 131: Uncommon Conversations with Dereca Blackmon Part 1

6/28/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week on the podcast I have the first of a handful of interviews that came about in a back to the future-esque way. This spring, the Stanford National Black Alumni Association (https://www.stanfordblackalumni.org) biennale summit took place in Washington, D.C. and I organized my spring trip back to the U.S. around reconnecting with my fellow friends and alum and sharing my insights as a Glocal Citizen on a panel entitled, "Africa: Bridging the Diasporic...

Duration:00:35:23

Episode 130: Glocally Speaking with Ronda Železný-Green, Salim Rollins and Nyamal Tutdeal

6/21/2022
Summer Solstice Greetings Glocal Citizens! This year, we're saying so long to spring with a bit of a bang as here in the US--yes, I'm back in Brooklyn for the summer, the Juneteenth holiday and Father's Day start the week. In observation or tribute to these events, for this week's episode I've curated a "Glocally Speaking" conversation as an expression of thoughts, sentiments and realities around citizenship, education, fatherhood, activism, history and culture. Ronda Železný-Green from EP...

Duration:00:31:51

Episode 130: The Way of Creative Leadership w/ Dr. Anne Stenros

6/16/2022
Philip spends time with Dr. Anne Stenros with her second appearance on The Deep Dive. In this episode they discuss Dr. Stenros introduction of Hitoritabi as a way to rethink current leadership models. They breakdown our current meta-narratives and explore how new leadership models can produce better societal outcomes and transform our living environments to Nature Smart City. The Drop – The segment of the show where Philip and his guest share tasty morsels of intellectual goodness and...

Duration:01:10:56

Episode 129: The Art of the Return with Bara Diokhané

6/14/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week the podcast is coming to you from my recent trip to the Dakar Biennale where I met my guest, Bara Diokhané, thanks to Muhammida El Muhajir from EP27 (https://glocalcitizens.fireside.fm/27). Bara was born and raised in Dakar, Senegal. In 2018 he returned after an interesting career journey in New York. A lawyer by training, Bara Diokhané, started creating works of art at the start of the the 21st century, while living in Harlem, New York as an immigrant....

Duration:00:47:55

Episode 128: Rooting Youth Aspirations in Imagination with Eddie Mensah

6/7/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week on the program we're daring to imagine a world where justice prevails and particularly where the aspirations of young athletes in Africa is concerned. My guest, Eddie Mensah, is the Managing Director of Right to Dream Academy (https://www.righttodream.com/) in Ghana. Born and raised in Ghana, at 16 he received a scholarship to attend boarding school in Canada where he earned an IB diploma. He later moved to the United States to attend university at...

Duration:00:51:13

Episode 127: Crowdfunding African Agribusiness with Nana Opoku Agyeman-Prempeh

5/31/2022
Greeting Glocal Citizens! In our conversation this week, I am inspired by the work of this high growth serial entrepreneur with experience building businesses in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Ghana. As a strong believer in constant learning, building and improving on existing solutions Nana Opoku Agyeman-Prempeh is excited about the church, aviation, technology and agriculture. Born and raised in Ghana, he has an academic background in Technology and Entrepreneurship from Meltwater...

Duration:00:49:26

Episode 126: Healing in Breathing with Zee Clarke

5/24/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! My guest this week is Zhalisa "Zee" Clarke founder of Reclaiming Flow (https://www.zeeclarke.com/companies), where she leverages her toolkit of meditation, breathwork, yoga, and much more, to teach others how mindfulness can improve their well being at work despite any challenges that race, gender, or sexuality might present. Prior to transitioning to a life more grounded, Zee, a Washington, D.C. native, by way of Filipino and Jamaican via Panama parentage, spent...

Duration:00:49:40

Episode 125: Globalizing Health and Care for Impact with Sam Baddoo

5/17/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week on the podcast we're talking innovation in migration. My guest, serial entrepreneur, Sam Baddoo joins me from his current base in Columbus Ohio, shortly after a recent trip back home to Accra, Ghana where he was born and raised. Sam is all about empowering immigrants everywhere to show love with intention starting with healthcare. He is the founder and CEO of the healthcare insurtech start-up Fleri which ensures that the money immigrants send back home...

Duration:00:50:05