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DiploChatz is an interactive interview podcast program created to spotlight the impact of the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC) around the world. DiploChatz will highlight the work that each NNIC program is doing as well as interview global thinkers, leaders, innovators, stakeholders which continue to advance the mission and vision of NNIC. The focus of DiploChatz is to engage, educate and empower the global community about the value of NNIC as an agent of social goodness. DiploChatz is hosted by Manuel Mederos, Language Access Specialist for NNIC as well as Kevin Sung, International Development Specialist. We drop a new episode of DiploChatz once a month. In all of our chatz and episodes, DiploChatz reminds our listeners that: "Your Global Engagement Begins with a Chat!" We truly believe that every encounter and interaction we have as humans begins with chat....a quick hello. We encourage listeners to meet strangers, because that is the only way we can all understand each other, learn from each other and begin the process of working and supporting each other in this world. To learn more about the Northern Nevada International Center please visit our website: www.nnic.org

DiploChatz is an interactive interview podcast program created to spotlight the impact of the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC) around the world. DiploChatz will highlight the work that each NNIC program is doing as well as interview global thinkers, leaders, innovators, stakeholders which continue to advance the mission and vision of NNIC. The focus of DiploChatz is to engage, educate and empower the global community about the value of NNIC as an agent of social goodness. DiploChatz is hosted by Manuel Mederos, Language Access Specialist for NNIC as well as Kevin Sung, International Development Specialist. We drop a new episode of DiploChatz once a month. In all of our chatz and episodes, DiploChatz reminds our listeners that: "Your Global Engagement Begins with a Chat!" We truly believe that every encounter and interaction we have as humans begins with chat....a quick hello. We encourage listeners to meet strangers, because that is the only way we can all understand each other, learn from each other and begin the process of working and supporting each other in this world. To learn more about the Northern Nevada International Center please visit our website: www.nnic.org

Location:

United States

Description:

DiploChatz is an interactive interview podcast program created to spotlight the impact of the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC) around the world. DiploChatz will highlight the work that each NNIC program is doing as well as interview global thinkers, leaders, innovators, stakeholders which continue to advance the mission and vision of NNIC. The focus of DiploChatz is to engage, educate and empower the global community about the value of NNIC as an agent of social goodness. DiploChatz is hosted by Manuel Mederos, Language Access Specialist for NNIC as well as Kevin Sung, International Development Specialist. We drop a new episode of DiploChatz once a month. In all of our chatz and episodes, DiploChatz reminds our listeners that: "Your Global Engagement Begins with a Chat!" We truly believe that every encounter and interaction we have as humans begins with chat....a quick hello. We encourage listeners to meet strangers, because that is the only way we can all understand each other, learn from each other and begin the process of working and supporting each other in this world. To learn more about the Northern Nevada International Center please visit our website: www.nnic.org

Language:

English


Episodes

[S1/E10] Celebrating World Refugee Day // Guest: Chloe Hoy-Bianchi, NNCs Office Manager // The huge impact that the Northern Nevada International Center has in each refugee family //

6/13/2022
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 10! Episode 10 Description: On Episode 10 of DiploChatz, we are joined by Chloe Hoy-Bianchi, NNIC Office Manager and World Refugee Day Celebration coordinator! Chloe has worked with NNIC's refugee clients since the end of 2019, first as a community volunteer. She joined the NNIC team in November 2020, working with the refugee families in multiple capacities: as a volunteer and donations coordinator and by developing and for a time...

Duration:00:39:21

[S1/E9] Inspiring Young Future Global Leaders // International Baccalaureate Program (IB) // Guests: Zeynep Evenson + IB Program Participant, Nick Bruk

4/30/2022
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 9! Episode 9 Description: DiploChatz Episode 9 is joined by Zeynep Evenson, Middle Years Program Coordinator from the Earl Wooster High School in Reno, Nevada, USA. During the first segment, Ms Evenson will chat with us about the International Baccalaureate Program (IB). During the second segment, NNIC's beloved intern Nicholas Bruk joins to us to chat about his experience at the Earl Wooster High School as a former IB program...

Duration:00:41:47

[S1/E8] Being Culturally Sensitive about Mental Health and Trauma // Dr. Cyndy Soto Lopez, DICE Center, University of Nevada, Reno

4/1/2022
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 8! Episode 8 Description: DiploChatz Episode 8 is joined by Dr. Cyndy Soto Lopez from the DICE Center at the University of Nevada, Reno. In this episode, Dr. Soto Lopez talks about mental health and trauma and its impact on our daily life, especially in COVID-19 pandemic time. Dr. Cyndy Soto Lopez also talks about the important work and impact that the DICE Center is having in the lives of many immigrants and refugees. The DICE Center...

Duration:00:35:08

[S1/E7] 2021 in Review & 2022 in Preview /// Dr. Carina Black, NNIC's Executive Director ///The U.S.-Korea Young Climate Activists Exchange Program /// NNIC's International Development Specialist Kevin Sung

2/27/2022
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 7! Episode 7 Description: DiploChatz Episode 7 is joined by NNIC's Executive Director Dr. Carina Black. 2021 was another year of huge impact and accomplishments for NNIC! Listen to Dr. Black as she takes you back to 2021 and talks about some challenges and so many accomplishments that NNIC had. Carina will also talk about the goals and big plans that NNIC is looking forward to in 2022! On Segment 2 we are joined by our very own...

Duration:00:29:12

[S1/E6] The Benefits of Mindfulness /// Dr. Yvonne Stedham – Mindfulness in its relation to global leadership and diplomacy ///

1/21/2022
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 6! Episode 6 Description: DiploChatz Episode 6 is joined by Dr. Yvonne Stedham who is a 2010 UNR Foundation Professor in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Does the name sound familiar to you? Yes, you are right! Dr. Yvonne Stedham has been providing practical advice on how mindfulness can support you in your daily life in a segment called Mindfulness Moment of DiploChatz. Dr. Yvonne Stedham has practiced...

Duration:00:46:15

[S1/E5] Impact of Exchange Programs /// Algerian Youth Leadership Program, Stacy Kinion /// A.C.C.E.P.T. Program - A collaboration between UNR's Davison Academy & NNIC

12/20/2021
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 5! Episode 5 Description: DiploChatz Episode 5 is joined by the NNIC International Exchange Programs Manager Stacy Kinion who is running the Algerian Youth Leadership Program (AYLP). AYLP is a NNIC’s flagship international exchange program that celebrates 13th year anniversary in 2022. AYLP provides a leadership development opportunity for Algerian and American youth through engagement in activities both in a range of public and...

Duration:00:49:27

[S1/E4] REFUGEES WELCOME! An exclusive interview with the President & CEO of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Eskinder Negash /// Bembeleza's Journey to America + Poem: "Complexity of Refugee Life"

11/23/2021
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 4! Episode 4 Description: We kick off Episode 4 of DiploChatz by having an exclusive interview with Mr. Eskinder Negash. Mr. Negash is President and CEO of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), an organization founded in 1911 to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide and support their transition to a dignified life. Mr. Negash is a recognized senior executive...

Duration:00:36:12

[S1/E3] Citizen Diplomacy / The Art of Listening / Speak to Strangers - Dr. Sherry Mueller

10/22/2021
DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 3! Episode 3 Description: We have the great pleasure of being joined on Episode 3 of DiploChatz by Dr. Sherry Lee Mueller, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at the School of International Service (SIS), American University, Washington, D.C., teaches a graduate Practicum entitled Cultural Diplomacy and International Exchange. As part of her ongoing consulting practice, in 2015 Professor Mueller served as the Higher Education...

Duration:00:36:50

[S1/E2] Emergency Preparedness & The Language Bank / Gateways For Growth, Immigrants Get the Job Done!

9/17/2021
We welcome you to the very first season of DiploChatz! Episode 2: On this second episode we have the pleasure of being joined by Kelly Echeverria, Washoe County Emergency Manager. Since September is Emergency Preparedness Month in the USA, we felt it was important to invite Kelly to DiploChatz. Back in 2016 the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC), Language Bank in collaboration with Washoe County, USA developed an Award Winning Multi-Language Emergency Warning and Information...

Duration:00:31:18

[S1/E1] The Important and Impactful work of the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC)

8/20/2021
Welcome to the very first season of DiploChatz! Episode 1: On this first episode we have the pleasure of being joined by Dr. Carina Black - Executive Director of the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC) Have you ever wondered how NNIC got started? Carina chatz about the history of NNIC and chatz about the various programs that NNIC has. She also chatz about the important work and the positive impact that the Northern Nevada International Center has and continues to have around the...

Duration:00:30:16