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Lithuania is a country built on dreams by the people who believed in a liberal, prosperous, and democratic nation. 30 years after independence, the Lithuanian Dream podcast is telling the stories of the people who are making those dreams a reality today.

Lithuania is a country built on dreams by the people who believed in a liberal, prosperous, and democratic nation. 30 years after independence, the Lithuanian Dream podcast is telling the stories of the people who are making those dreams a reality today.
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Lithuania is a country built on dreams by the people who believed in a liberal, prosperous, and democratic nation. 30 years after independence, the Lithuanian Dream podcast is telling the stories of the people who are making those dreams a reality today.

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English


Episodes

009 - Destination Vilnius with Inga Romanovskiene

11/5/2019
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In this episode our host Ieva Cerniauskaite speaks with the general manager of Go Vilnius, Inga Romanovskiene. Inga is a marketing expert on a mission to make Vilnius a leading destination in Europe. Her agency, Go Vilnius, promotes the capital by creating eye-catching marketing campaigns and information resources for tourists. Inga will tell us about cool spots to check out in Vilnius, its vibrant food scene, and why they call it “The G-spot of Europe.” To find out more, check out these...

Duration:00:17:49

008 - The diplomatic pursuit of the EU and NATO with Linas Linkevicius

10/29/2019
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In this episode our host Ruta Naujokaite​ speaks with Foreign Minister of Lithuania, Linas Linkevicius. He is one of the only politicians to continuously hold high political positions since Lithuania achieved independence 30 years ago. He has served as Lithuania's Minister of National Defence and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and has held various diplomatic positions to NATO, the EU, and Belarus from 2012 onwards.

Duration:00:24:41

007 - FinTech and Blockchain in Lithuania with Marius Jurgilas, Board member at Bank of Lithuania

10/22/2019
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This time Ruta Naujokaite interviews Board member at Bank of Lithuania Marius Jurgilas about FinTech and Blockchain in Lithuania. Recently the Bank of Lithuania developed LBChain, the world’s first blockchain-based sandbox developed by a financial market regulator, the Bank of Lithuania. This platform is now opening up to international start-ups as well as financial and FinTech companies to test their solutions on the LBChain. Listen to learn more about FinTech innovation in Lithuania, why...

Duration:00:31:29

006 - 10 years of harnessing the power of Lithuanian Diaspora with Aušra Kukelkaitė, head of GLL

10/15/2019
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In this episode Ruta Naujokaite interviews the head of Global Lithuanian Leaders (GLL) Aušra Kukelkaitė. They talk about different initiatives Aušra was leading for the last 10 years, In the end, Aušra shares her leadership philosophy. Are you curious about most impactful global Lithuanian diaspora initiatives? Episode bonus notes: - Make sure to watch a movie by Jurgis Didžiulis on diaspora and Lithuania as an idea: http://tobe.lt/en/ - Join in singing National Anthem:...

Duration:00:16:59

005 - Lithuania Embracing the LGBTQ Community with Tomas Vytautas Raskevicius

10/9/2019
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In this episode Ieva speaks with Tomas Vytautas Raskevicius, a human rights activist, Vilnius city councilor, and self-described "professional gay." As an advocate for LGBTQ rights in Lithuania, Tomas shares his expertise on LGBTQ topics and what it means to be gay in Lithuania.

Duration:00:22:59

004 - Lithuanian Social Capital: Case Study of Professional Clubs with Vytaute, Marius and Laurynas

10/1/2019
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In this episode Ruta meets 3 fascinating Lithuanian dreamers living in Berlin, Copenhagen and London. One works in one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies, Novo Nordisk; another in the British telecommunications giant, British Telecom; and the last in performance marketing agency, Expand Mobile. Do you have strong social capital? And have you ever wondered what is the value of belonging? Episode bonus notes: - Join Global Lithuanian Leaders network:...

Duration:00:20:08

003 - Lies, Risks, and Thermostats with Behavioral Economist Agne Kajackaite

9/24/2019
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Have you ever disagreed with a coworker about the temperature in your office? Do you like to take risks? Are you an organ donor? These are just some examples of decisions with fascinating underlying influences that can be better understood through behavioral economics. In this episode Ieva speaks with Dr. Agne Kajackaite about what behavioral economics is, how Agne got into the field, and some intriguing research she conducted that has attracted worldwide attention.

Duration:00:25:11

002 - Investments: 4 Key Industries of the Future with Mantas Katinas, head of Invest Lithuania

9/17/2019
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Ruta Naujokaite speaks with Mantas Katinas, managing director of Invest Lithuania. Mantas shares his insights into the current economic priorities of Lithuania and explains how his agency attracts and facilitates foreign investment in the country. To find out more about Invest Lithuania, visit https://investlithuania.com

Duration:00:33:33

001 - Introduction & Fun Facts about Lithuania

9/9/2019
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In our first episode, we introduce the Lithuanian Dream podcast: who we are, the topics we'll cover, and the types of people we'll interview. We also share some history and fun facts about Lithuania.

Duration:00:16:53