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We amplify the voices of women change makers who are building a more equitable, sustainable and inclusive world one episode at a time. In our show, we take you on a journey across the globe to understand the solutions women are creating to impact the world. We also look at gender equality in media and how to support women social entrepreneurs.

We amplify the voices of women change makers who are building a more equitable, sustainable and inclusive world one episode at a time. In our show, we take you on a journey across the globe to understand the solutions women are creating to impact the world. We also look at gender equality in media and how to support women social entrepreneurs.

Location:

Beverly Hills, CA

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We amplify the voices of women change makers who are building a more equitable, sustainable and inclusive world one episode at a time. In our show, we take you on a journey across the globe to understand the solutions women are creating to impact the world. We also look at gender equality in media and how to support women social entrepreneurs.

Twitter:

@JulietBRoy

Language:

English

Contact:

4152153911


Episodes

How Drinking Women Coffee Can Reduce The Gender Gap with Vava Coffee

4/27/2020
In this episode of Be Your Change, I talk to Vava Angwenyi about the importance of empowering women coffee growers. Being aware of where the coffee we drive comes from has a critical impact on women’s financial independence in Africa and Columbia. Vava was born and raised in Kenya. She decided to be part of the solution. In 2009, she founded the social enterprise Vava Coffee. Vava saw smiles where others only saw poverty, corruption and fears. She noticed the voices of coffee farmers and...

Duration:00:16:32

How To Launch A Social Impact Incubator in Iraq with Alice Bosley, co-founder Five One Labs

4/18/2020
Alice Bosley is the executive director and co-founder of One Five Labs, the first social impact startup incubator Five in Iraq. Based in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, they support young people from all of the diverse communities in the Kurdistan region to launch scalable and innovative businesses.

Duration:00:37:00

How To Launch A Social Impact Incubator in Iraq with Alice Bosley

4/14/2020
In this episode of Be Your Change podcast, you will learn how Alice Bosley, co-founder of 51 Labs Labs decided to move to Iraq to launch the first social impact incubator. So I'm very excited for her to speak about what is and her mission. Read our full blog post. "These are incredible people, right? I mean these are people with college educations and professional experiences and hopes and dreams and talents. And, when we think about displacement, we think about these people as either kind...

Duration:00:37:00

How Cartier Really Support Women Social Entrepreneurs With Wingee Sampaio

4/11/2020
My guest today on Be Your Change podcast is Wingee Sampaio. She is the global director of the Cartier Women's Initiative. In February, they organized a breakfast in Boston to discuss how to design an ecosystem that empowers women as a force for good. The event brought together a panel of powerful women and attendees who are changing the funding narrative for women. Wingee Sampaio's role is to coach women social entrepreneurs in the early stages of their business to make sure they are driving...

Duration:00:30:37

How Mass Incarceration Impact People’s Life In The U.S With Bea Spadicini

3/25/2020
On this episode of Be Your Change podcast, I sit down with the host and co-producer of the One in Four podcast Beatrice Spadaccini. One in Four podcast looks to educate, humanize and elevate the conversations about previously the incarcerated population re-entering society (This interview has been edited for the purpose of this article). “We…give voice and give the microphone to people who are coming out of the prison system. Men and women who share with us and gift us with their stories of...

Duration:00:35:24

How To Create A Safe Environment For Refugee Girls

3/10/2020
In this week’s episode, we are celebrating International Women’s Day by talking with women from an organization named RefuShe. It’s an organization that works with refugee girls in East Africa. We sit down with Jailan Adly who is the president of Refushe and Esperance Gikundiro who is a refugee herself and now a board member of the organization.

Duration:00:36:51

Looking For New Exciting Things To Do In Paris? Montreuil Might Be Your Next Stop

3/4/2020
In today’s episode, we travel to one of the Parisian neighborhoods named Montreuil to talk with Rebecca Dry, founder of the media platform Love Montreuil.Montreuil is to Paris what Oakland is to San Francisco, a vibrant multicultural young dynamic and creative suburb of Paris. (This interview has been edited for the purpose of this blog post) One of the most secrets of Parisian neighborhoods, Montreuil is well-known for its left-wing politics and its diverse immigrants population.The city...

Duration:00:24:32

How Social Innovation Can Have An Impact On Homeless People With Meryl Lieberman

2/27/2020
In this episode, you'll learn how we can help homeless people with the innovative approach of Casa Milagro in New Mexico. Co-founder, Meryl Lieberman, discusses how her model could be an example to follow to help homeless people. About 2 percent of the global population or 150 million people are homeless. In the United States alone in 2019, more than 500,000 people reported being homeless…and the number of people experiencing homelessness in New Mexico is on the rise. From 2018 to 2019, the...

Duration:00:36:39

How To Lift 20 Million People Out Of Extreme Poverty By 2030 With Dianne Calvi

2/19/2020
Dianne Calvi is the CEO of Village Enterprise. She started with the non-profit in 2010. She has grown the organization from 13 employees to now 200 and overtime she has helped over 1 million people transition out of poverty. Village Enterprise works towards achieving the United Nations’ first sustainable development goal...to end extreme poverty by 2030. And the UN defines extreme poverty by people living on less than one dollar and 25 cents a day. As of last year, more than half of the...

Duration:00:25:30

How Buying Fair Trade Organic Sneakers Make a Difference For Women In Pakistan

2/12/2020
In 2015, the United Nations introduced seventeen sustainable goals to transform the world by 2030. These goals provide a framework to build a conscious world. They cover a lot of ground from poverty to sustainability and education. Today, we are introducing goal number 5 to address gender equality which is also tied up to decent work conditions and economic growth, goal number 8. So what do the goals mean really? To understand them in action, I’m excited to introduce our guest, Drakshan...

Duration:00:19:40

How Social Entrepreneurs Are Surfing On The New Economy With Neetal Parekh

1/22/2020
Today, we are taking a look at the social impact space. Our guest Neetal Parekh is a long-term advocate and expert in social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is a new type of business that is growing fast.

Duration:00:25:22

How To Follow Your Values To Lead Your Life With Kate Byrne

1/8/2020
Today we are taking a look at social entrepreneurship and media. These emerging economies bringing new players in the media space while promoting investment in mission driven companies and building a new Exciting media ecosystem.

Duration:00:36:09

How Fair Trade Empowers Women To Be in Charge with Karrie Pukstas

12/25/2019
Today we are talking about Fair Trade with Karrie Pukstas from Kroger and Abby Ayers from the certification organization Fair Trade USA. You'll learn how we can all contribute to provide decent conditions for workers and get them out of the poverty cycle just by how we shop.

Duration:00:50:31

How Singer Songwriter Lubiana Became One Of The Few Female Playing Kora

11/26/2019
In this episode, you'll learn how Lubiana found her voice through an unusual encounter with the Kora. Kora is called the African guitar but is much more than a traditional musical instrument. It ties the world of music to spirituality and oral tradition. Traditionally played by male, Lubiana is one of the rare women who has emerged as an uprising singer-songwriter, kora player and is on her way to become a griot herself. You will learn about the shocking numbers of gender disparity when it...

Duration:00:46:01

How To Raise Up Your Game To Create A Better Podcast

10/1/2019
Podcasts. You hear them everywhere. And everybody talks about them. Yep, there’s even an international podcast day – that’s September 30, in case you are wondering. You want another sign that podcasts are trending? Celebrities have their own podcasts, from Shaquille O’Neal to Gwyneth Paltrow. But, as is true with every broadcasting industry, podcasting is widely dominated by men. Even though we have a woman to thank for making the podcast a true mainstream media – Sarah Keonig, with Serial...

Duration:00:26:25

What is Fair Trade and How it Can Help End Poverty

9/10/2019
In this new season of ‘Be Your Change podcast, we are looking at what is fair trade and what role do we play to accelerate the transformation of our society to a better world. We are talking to many women who are impacting the world with the creation of sustainable and good jobs. From our new hometown in Los Angeles. we are excited to be now based in Los Angeles because of the bourgeoning social change community with an increasing number of female change-makers leading the way. What You'll...

Duration:00:25:36

How To Engage Teenagers In The Civic Debate With Creative Tools

10/4/2018
In this episode, you'll learn about how Eunice and Sabrina Moyle used their design company Hello Lucky to create positive change and engage the youth to get their voices heard. You will also learn how their experiences growing up outside of the U.S have influenced their work. Photography by Zoe Larkin. Keep In Touch hereInstagramhere

Duration:00:39:18

How A Women-Focused Social Impact Fund Can Help To End Poverty

7/25/2018
In this episode, you learn about Laina Raveendran Greene, the co-founder of Angels of Impact, a company investing in responsibly produced goods made by women living in poverty.

Duration:00:16:25

How to Spend Your Money To Create A Better World

4/10/2018
Rosa Lee Harden: Rosa believes that the entire world stands a better chance if we focus on impact investing. Fair trade and changing the world starts by looking at how we spend money, from daily purchases to long term pension funds. Today on Be Your Change, we explore impact investing. The term has different meanings for different people, but ideally, we must ensure our investment has a good impact on the world. We get insights on impact investing from Rosa Lee Harden, a leader in the...

Duration:00:16:34

How Social Therapy Has Become A Social Change Movement With Joyce Dattner

2/27/2018
In this episode, you’ll learn how social therapy grew out of a movement for social change. Social therapy is a group-oriented model that looks at patients as social performers, people capable of being change-makers. I am talking to Joyce Dattner, a leader in the social therapy community. She will explain how practitioners of this therapy relate to the group, not the individual… hereherehere

Duration:00:29:05