Talkay Pod-logo

Talkay Pod

Arts & Culture Podcasts >

Talkay Pod is a platform geared towards steering conversations around social, cultural, and political issues that are often overlooked (in Liberia, primarily and other parts of the world) with the sole purpose of disrupting the status quo and creating a safe space for ideas that ensure equality & the protection of human rights.

Talkay Pod is a platform geared towards steering conversations around social, cultural, and political issues that are often overlooked (in Liberia, primarily and other parts of the world) with the sole purpose of disrupting the status quo and creating a safe space for ideas that ensure equality & the protection of human rights.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Talkay Pod is a platform geared towards steering conversations around social, cultural, and political issues that are often overlooked (in Liberia, primarily and other parts of the world) with the sole purpose of disrupting the status quo and creating a safe space for ideas that ensure equality & the protection of human rights.

Twitter:

@talk8na

Language:

English

Contact:

+212 601560468


Episodes

E 10: Trailblazers (Karishma)

2/6/2019
More
Karishma is one of few openly transgender persons in Liberia. Existing in a space that culturally and legally opposes your existence is the ultimate life challenge. But Karishma is transferring her experiences, skills and exposure to empower other transgender persons in Liberia through her Forum, Trans Network of Liberia (TNOL) that works closely with the West African Trans forum to support and protect people within the trans community. Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media: Facebook & Youtube:...

Duration:00:22:05

E 9: Agent of change (Jennifer Henshaw)

1/30/2019
More
Identified as a radical-feminist-lesbian, Jennifer is one of the few known openly-gay persons in Liberia. With an unwavering passion for living her true self, she created LEGAL to give others the chance to understand and live their truth. She shares, in this episode, her experience, spearheading the LGBTIQ rights movement in Liberia, Follow LEGAL: https://web.facebook.com/LEGAL2012/ LLEGAL2012_Liberia@yahoo.com Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media: Facebook & Youtube: Talkay Media Instagram &...

Duration:00:26:54

E8 : Agents of Change (Satta F. Sheriff)

1/23/2019
More
Since the age of 9 years old, Satta F. Sheriff has relentlessly championed the protection of girls' rights; from Kakata, Margibi County, to the national and global stages. As a Peace Ambassador for the OneYoungWorld.com Satta is maximizing her 11 years experience in advocacy to lead substantial actions through her organization Youth in Action for Peace and Empowerment. Follow Satta's work: Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/sattafsheriff YAPE: https://web.facebook.com/Yape4peace/ Instagram:...

Duration:00:22:46

E 7: Taking the big leap (Cornelia Kruah-Togba)

1/16/2019
More
In a political space that is male-dominated and, young people are inconsiderably underrepresented, Cornelia is defying the status quo. At age 28, Cornelia decided that her passion was bigger than her fears, and she took the big leap by contesting in Liberia's 2018 bi-election for representative of Montserrado County, district 13. Follow Cornelia: web.facebook.com/cornelia.w.kruah Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media: Facebook & Youtube: Talkay Media Instagram & Twitter: @talk8na SoundCloud,...

Duration:00:36:38

E 6: Agents of change (Adrienne Tingba)

1/8/2019
More
Creative and Founder of the Koloqua Dialogues, Adrienne Tingba shares her journey of becoming a Story-teller through her blog, "The Koloqua Dialogues"; curated to narrate the unique stories of Liberia and its people. Follow The Koloqua Dialogues: https://thekoloquadialogues.com/ Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media: Facebook & Youtube: Talkay Media Instagram & Twitter: @talk8na SoundCloud, Stitcher & Spotify: Talkay Pod Gmail: talkay.media@gmail.com

Duration:00:39:43

E 5: Mental care (Princess Sarsih)

12/26/2018
More
Mental illness is a topic less considered in the west African country of Liberia. Many cultural reasons factor in the dismissive nature surround mental care. Princess Sarsih, having experience, herself, episodes of mental break-downs decided to create the Mental Care Liberia NGO to steer awareness and provide assistance to the many people fighting silent battles of mental illness in Liberia. Follow Mental care Liberia: Instagram (@mcareliberia) Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media Facebook &...

Duration:00:23:37

E 4: Goal-getter (Melissa Kariuki)

12/18/2018
More
In over two years, Melissa has gone from no professional experience to earning nine internship positions with a variety of companies like Google, Bain & Co, in Africa, Europe and Asia. In this episode, she shares her professional journey and tips she has acquired along the way. Follow Melissa Kariuki: Instagram (@melichi_bliss) Website (Melkari.org/) Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media Facebook & Youtube: Talkay Media Instagram & Twitter: @talk8na SoundCloud, Stitcher & Spotify: Talkay Pod...

Duration:00:16:34

E3 : Agents of Change (Bleejay Innis)

12/10/2018
More
Bleejay Innis is a Liberian native and an Agent of change who is using his skills and passion for his homeland to catalyst investment projects in Africa, particularly in Liberia. In this episode, he shares his career journey and initiatives such as the Grand Bassa Trade & Investment conference he organized in April of 2018. Follow Bleejay: Instagram: @mr_innis Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media: Facebook & Youtube: Talkay Media Instagram & Twitter: @talk8na SoundCloud, Stitcher & Spotify:...

Duration:00:30:32

E 2: Agents of Change (Shari Raji)

12/2/2018
More
Mechanical Engineer, Activist and founder of Liberia's first ever social justice blog, 'Sleepless in Monrovia', Shari Raji talks of the change SIM is leading in Liberia through writing. Follow Sleepless in Monrovia: -https://sleeplessinmonrovia.com/ - @sleeplessinmonrovia (Instagram, Facebook) Follow/ Subscribe to Talkay Media: - Facebook & Youtube: Talkay Media - Instagram & Twitter: @talk8na - And Talkay Pod on Soundcloud, Stitcher & Spotify

Duration:00:33:39

E 1 : Taking the big leap (Emma Welford)

11/22/2018
More
Only about a year ago, Emma was country Director of the International Republican Institute-Morocco, with an acquired 12 years+ experience working in the international development, diplomacy and political sectors. In this episode, she shares her experience in 'TAKING THE BIG LEAP' from senior development expert to a travel Concierge and proud owner of AFewXtraDays.com travel service. Follow/Subscribe to Talkay Media: Facebook & Youtube: Talkay Media Instagram & Twitter: @talk8na SoundCloud,...

Duration:00:34:51