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Helping Nations to Empower Young People with Steve Cumming

8/14/2018
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In this episode we try to understand what it means to meaningfully engage with young people in determining their impact on policies and employment. Stavros talks to Steve Cumming from the MasterCard Foundation to learn from his expertise in nation-wide development.

Duration:00:30:09

16: Technology Empowering Girls with Regina Honu

7/24/2018
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In this episode of WISE Words we meet Regina Honu and find out how her story helped shape the incredible work she's doing to empower the next generation, especially girls, with tech skills. Regina is the CEO of Soronko Solutions, and the first human-centred design school in Ghana, Soronko Academy. Regina is also an alumna of Ashesi University.

Duration:00:33:05

14: Educating Ethical Leaders with Patrick Awuah

7/3/2018
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On this week's episode, Stavros Yiannouka sits down with Dr. Patrick Awuah founder and president of Ashesi University to discuss the African education eco-system, higher ed and how can ethical leaders transform a continent.

Duration:00:39:26

14: Biotechnology and Gene Editing with Rachel Haurwitz

6/19/2018
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On this episode of WISE Words, Stavros Yiannoukka is joined by co-founder of Caribou Biosciences, Rachel Haurwitz as they discuss science, gene editing and CRISPR-based technologies. Rachel Haurwitz: Website: www.cariboubio.com WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:43:50

12: Making Higher Education Equitable in the US with Eduardo Padrón

5/22/2018
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In this episode of WISE Words, Stavros Yiannouka talks to the President of Miami Dade College, Eduardo Padrón to discuss the model of community college and the importance of making education equitable in the US. Eduardo Padrón: Twitter: @EduardoJPadron Website: www.mdc.edu/about/ WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:37:57

11: Action-Based Education with Billy Grayson

5/8/2018
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In this episode of WISE Words, Stavros Yiannouka and Billy Grayson discuss Grayson's interesting education background and how it equipped him to take a multidisciplinary approach to problem solving. Billy Grayson: Twitter: @GraysonBilly Website: https://www.bbstrat.com/ WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:32:18

10: Experiential Learning in Rural Areas with Meagan Fallone

4/17/2018
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In this episode, Stavros Yiannouka sits down with founder and CEO of Barefoot College, Meagan Fallone, to learn about how vocational training can effectively be inclusive and contextual. Meagan Fallone: Twitter: @barefootmfc Website: www.barefootcollege.org WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:52:30

09: Why We Need Entrepreneurship in Education with Yao Zhang

4/3/2018
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On this episode of WISE Words, Stavros Yiannouka sits down with founder and CEO of Roboterra, Inc., Yao Zhang to discuss her beginnings in the Chinese schooling system and entrepreneurship within education. Yao Zhang: Twitter: @zhangyaoy Website: www.roboterra.com WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:01:14:02

07: Bridging the Education Gap with Shannon May

3/5/2018
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On this episode of WISE Words, Stavros Yiannouka sits down with Shannon May to discuss the beginnings of Bridge International Academies and why the Bridge model works. They also address some of the criticisms Bridge has received over the years. Shannon May: Twitter: @drshannonmay Website: www.bridgeinternationalacademies.com WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:01:06:35

06: PISA and the Data Behind Successful School Systems with Andreas Schleicher

2/22/2018
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On this week's episode, Stavros Yiannouka sits down with German statistician, Andreas Schleicher, to discuss PISA, what makes a successful education system, and they get the chance to address some of the criticisms behind standardized tests. Andreas Schleicher: Twitter: @SchleicherOECD Website: http://www.oecd.org/education/ WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:34:55

05: François Taddei

2/6/2018
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In this episode, Stavros Yiannouka and François Taddei discuss the value of nurturing young curious minds, the ethos of scientific research, and bringing education to disadvantaged communities. François Taddei: Twitter: @FrancoisTaddei Website: https://cri-paris.org WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:34:07

04: Chimamanda Adichie

1/16/2018
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In this episode, Stavros Yiannouka sits down with award-winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie to discuss storytelling, feminism, and education's role in creating accurate historical narratives in post-colonial times. Chimamanda Adichie: Website: www.chimamanda.com/ WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:32:56

02: Fareed Zakaria

12/18/2017
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Join WISE CEO, Stavros Yiannouka as he and Fareed Zakaria discuss the importance of a liberal education in a time where STEM education is seen as the surest path to success. Fareed Zakaria: Twitter: @FareedZakaria Website: fareedzakaria.com WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:46:50

01: Kishore Mahbubani

11/20/2017
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Join WISE CEO, Stavros Yiannouka, as he and Kishore Mahbubani discuss how education could better prepare people for the return of Asia. Kishore Mahbubani: Twitter: @mahbubani_k Website: mahbubani.net WISE: Twitter: @WISE_Tweets YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WISEQatar Instagram: www.instagram.com/wiseqatar/ Website: www.wise-qatar.org/

Duration:00:41:20