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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

Description:

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 108: In the Relationship Lab with Erica Daniel Part 1

1/18/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week we have part one of a juicy two-part conversation with an emerging global health leader with a unique range of international experiences. Erica M. Daniel began her professional exploration by pursuing her Masters in Public Health (MPH) and wanting to expand her capacity to work with individual clients, she pursued a certification in sex and relationship coaching through the Somatica Institute. As an intimacy coach she is serving as a catalyst to change...

Duration:00:29:03

Episode 107: Illustrating Impact with Chidiebere Ibe

1/11/2022
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week's guest has recently become hot topic across traditional and social media platforms. His black fetus illustration went viral ushering his medical career in with a bang. Nigerian, Chidiebere Ibe graduated in Chemistry from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and in 2020. He then became creative director of the Journal of Global Neurosurgery. Having lost his mother to cancer, he became passionate about medicine, especially in relation to mothers and...

Duration:00:37:16

Episode 106: Mindset Hacks to Start the New Year!

1/4/2022
New Year Greetings Glocal Citizens! As we usher in 2022 aka double deuces, this week’s episode is all about mindset. We’re going back into the Global Citizens archive for a compilation of mindset hacks from early guests of the podcast. In case you’e new to the podcast and not unlike some of my guests you might be wondering what is a mindset hack? Well, a description that I quite like is that mindset hacking is exploring the limits of what is possible, seeking excellence, or even balance...

Duration:00:17:24

Episode 105: Connecting Story to Substance with Brigitte Perenyi

12/28/2021
Holiday Greetings Glocal Citizens! 'Tis the season for gratitude, cheer and new beginnings which is exactly what this week's guest offers in story and insight. Brigitte Perenyi is an award-winning Documentary Story Producer, Director, and Voice Over Artist, with a keen eye for visual and narrative details. She has traveled and worked in over ten countries in Africa and Europe; producing in one of the most challenging environments for media outlets, corporations, and organizations including...

Duration:00:51:52

Episode 104: Building the Square on the Longest Street in the World with Ayobisi Osuntusa

12/21/2021
Season's Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week I'm sharing heartfelt cheer and lots of laughter as I meet with one to Africa's education super stars. In the past decade, her organization has quietly trained more than 10,000 teachers across five countries and the number is set to continue growing with each new initiative under her belt. As CEO and Executive Director of the Sesame Square Foundation in Abuja, Nigerian-born Ayobisi "Bisi" Osuntusa manages and oversees all aspects of the Education...

Duration:00:52:08

Episode 103: Conflict Analysis and Resolution with Nyamal Tutdeal Part 2

12/14/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! I had a great time with my guest this week who joined by for my last interview from Accra for the year. We met via another stamped and sealed Glocal Citizen Asare Adjei [Glocal Citizens - Asare Adjei] and what a pleasure is was meeting this trailblazer! Nyamal Tutdeal is a former refugee from South Sudan resettled in the United States with her family. She has worked with various immigrants, migrants, refugees, indigenous communities, and women groups, both...

Duration:00:46:53

Episode 102: Conflict Analysis and Resolution with Nyamal Tutdeal Part 1

12/7/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! I had a great time with my guest this week who joined me for my last interview from Accra for the year. We met via another stamped and sealed Glocal Citizen Asare Adjei [Glocal Citizens - Asare Adjei (https://glocalcitizens.fireside.fm/guests/asare-adjei)] and what a pleasure is was meeting this trailblazer! Nyamal Tutdeal is a former refugee from South Sudan resettled in the United States with her family. She has worked with various immigrants, migrants, refugees,...

Duration:00:42:01

Episode 101: Thoughts on AI and Wellness with Nadhir Douma

11/29/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! Ten years on, after the Arab Spring bloomed, we're taking a virtual tour to Tunisia. There I met with Nadhir Douma a ICT specialist with an eye on continuous improvement of the human condition. Born and raised in Tunisa, Nadhir is a social entrepreneur, innovator and Artificial Intelligence enthusiast with an ICT background and more than 20 years in information systems mainly in higher education. He has founded and led two start ups in edtech in Tunisia. His first...

Duration:00:44:43

Episode 100: Making the Most of the Return with Ivy Prosper

11/23/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! As of this week we've been on this journey for 100 Episodes!! Hurray :) and thank you all for joining me on this mission. I continue to be very much committed to manifesting a new world one guest at a time and the idea of showcasing the works and ways of all the dynamic diasporans out there doing their something is motivation to get to episode1000 in due time! My guest this week is a media professional and content creator that rounds out our first 100 episodes...

Duration:00:53:56

Episode 99: From Activist Musician to Building Innovator with Yaw "Zoh Zoh" Boateng

11/16/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! I'm live on the streets of Accra this week on the podcast with my guest, Yaw "Zoh Zoh" Boateng. He is a Ghanaian activist musician and builder transforming items typically thought as waste into functional works of art. His stage name, Zoh Zoh translates to "one step at a time" in the Ewe language, one of his two mother tongues. He chose this moniker because life is a journey and his has taken him across the globe. In his journey he has lead an eight-piece band...

Duration:00:57:08

Episode 98: A Few Good Things with Tina Mbachu

11/9/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! My guest this week comes to us from Toronto, Canada by way of her native Cameroon. Tina Mbachu is a bilingual, social impact specialist and international development professional focused on Africa and the intersection of gender equality and economic empowerment. She is passionate about social entrepreneurship that fosters the creative economy on the continent and also builds opportunities for job creation. She is also the owner of A Few Good Things, an online store...

Duration:00:49:47

Episode 97: In Pursuit of Humanity United with Kehinde Togun

10/26/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! Around this time last year, the world--Africa particular witnessed the rise of a new and notable class of activists in the #EndSARS protests which was punctuated by a brutal conflict between police forces and activists in the Lekki Toll Gate Shooting on 20th October 2020. In this week's episode, I had to opportunity discuss the changing face of activism as well as the necessary changes in the ways that policy is taught, designed, communicated about and implemented...

Duration:00:51:12

Episode 96: Fighting for Honor with Dr. T.J. Desch-Obi Part 2

10/19/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizen! For this two part conversation we're continuing on a narrative transformation path in conversation with another writer, author and researcher--meet Dr. T.J. Desch-Obi author of Fighting for Honor: The History of African Martial Arts in the Atlantic World [[https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08N6VLKZC&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref=cmswrkbdpS75EHRXY70VDFPR4FAB0&tag=glocalcitiz0e-20]. Currently based in Columbio, T.J. is of West African--NIgerian and Liberian...

Duration:00:33:53

Episode 95: Fighting for Honor with Dr. T.J. Desch-Obi Part 1

10/12/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! For this two part conversation we're continuing on a narrative transformation path in conversation with another writer, author and researcher--meet Dr. T.J. Desch-Obi author of Fighting for Honor: The History of African Martial Arts in the Atlantic World [https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08N6VLKZC&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref=cmswrkbdpS75EHRXY70VDFPR4FAB0&tag=glocalcitiz0e-20]. Currently based in Columbia, T.J. is of West African--NIgerian and Liberian...

Duration:00:33:25

Episode 94: Giving to Help, Helping to Give with Dr. Bhekinkosi Moyo

10/5/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week we're venturing down to South Africa where we meet one of Africa's most prominent experts on African philanthropy. Dr. Bhekinkosi Moyo, born and raised in Zimbabwe--now based in Pretoria, SA, is a descendant of the Moyo (heart/soul) and Ndlovu (elephant) clans. Over the course of his personal and professional lives, he has continued to marvel and draw strength from their combined histories and diversities. He is a writer, author, researcher and...

Duration:01:03:49

Episode 93: Unpacking Complicated Issues with Sef Ashiagbor

9/28/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! It's a new season and across the globe elections and government transitions are top of mind and all over the headlines. For professionals like my guest this week, Ghanaian-American, Sefakor "Sef" Ashiagbor the spirit of the season is her every day occupation. Sef is a colleague of my guest on Episode 88, Gemima Neves Barlow [https://glocalcitizens.fireside.fm/88] at the National Democracy Institute where she is senior advisor for political party programs. She...

Duration:00:54:58

Episode 92: Pathways to Digital Citizenship with Ronda Železný-Green

9/21/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! My guest this week has travelled to more than 60 countries and worked on five continents. Currently based in southern Spain, Dr. Ronda Železný-Green is a digital changemaker creating social learning systems to empower Black people, women, people with disabilities, and other marginalized populations in the technology and education sectors. Serving as a mobile technologist, trainer, and researcher, Ronda’s 16+ years of professional experience spans five continents...

Duration:00:48:44

Episode 91: A LiveWell Initiative for Africa with Adebisi Bright Part 2

9/14/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! For our next two-part conversation we're discussing health policy solutions for living well in Africa with my guest, CEO and founder of Nigeria's LiveWell Initiative (LWI), Adebisi "Bisi" Bright. As a social entrepreneur in the health sector, a qualified consultant clinical pharmacist and public health practitioner, Bisi is an innovative, pragmatic and result-oriented professional helping to improve wellness with a goal to improving life expectancy and reducing...

Duration:00:34:49

Episode 90: A LiveWell Initiative for Africa with Adebisi Bright Part 1

9/7/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! For our next two-part conversation we're discussing health policy solutions for living well in Africa with my guest, CEO and founder of Nigeria's LiveWell Initiative (LWI), Adebisi "Bisi" Bright. As a social entrepreneur in the health sector, a qualified consultant clinical pharmacist and public health practitioner, Bisi is an innovative, pragmatic and result-oriented professional helping to improve wellness with a goal to improving life expectancy and reducing...

Duration:00:41:19

Episode 89: Modeling a Life of Art and Experiences with Elizabeth Rollins-Moskowitz

8/31/2021
Greetings Glocal Citizens! This week on the podcast it's our first family affair. In a one year later flashback, I had the pleasure of meeting Elizabeth "Liz" Rollins-Moskowitz, mother of my guest from Episode 37 (https://glocalcitizens.fireside.fm/37), Salim Rollins. Liz describes herself as "an 82-year old trying to grow up and figure life out." With roots in Westchester County, New York, Liz traveled the world first when her parents moved to Switzerland as a teenager and later as a model...

Duration:00:47:22