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This Green Planet Podcast shares ideas about leading with social impact, leaders in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), and kids making green changes in their communities. Hosted by Penny Bauder, the founder of the award-winning Green Kid Crafts Subscription Box, this podcast is bound to inspire you to impact change in your life and your world.

This Green Planet Podcast shares ideas about leading with social impact, leaders in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), and kids making green changes in their communities. Hosted by Penny Bauder, the founder of the award-winning Green Kid Crafts Subscription Box, this podcast is bound to inspire you to impact change in your life and your world.

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United States

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This Green Planet Podcast shares ideas about leading with social impact, leaders in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), and kids making green changes in their communities. Hosted by Penny Bauder, the founder of the award-winning Green Kid Crafts Subscription Box, this podcast is bound to inspire you to impact change in your life and your world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Growing and Protecting the World’s Bee Population with JP Mackey

2/26/2021
J.P. Mackey is a 12-year-old nature-lover and founder of Bumble Bracelets, a “buzz-ness” he created to raise funds to help save the bees, the number one most valuable species on the planet. J.P. handmakes each bracelet to order, with gemstones and beads including lapis lazuli, labradorite, Amazonite, Czech glass, and agate, among others. Each bracelet also has a signature silver, gold, or glass “bee” bead. All proceeds are donated to Heifer International’s Gift of Honeybees program, which...

Duration:00:20:24

35+ STEM Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Students

12/11/2020
Are you feeling stuck trying to figure out what STEM resources to check out for your family? This episode is going to be a little different as Penny Bauder shares her favorite STEM podcasts, blogs, and games that the entire family can enjoy. Penny is an environmental scientist-turned-entrepreneur and author. She’s worked as a climate scientist, an invasive species biologist, and a wilderness park ranger. Motivated by a deep passion to raise a generation of environmental leaders, in 2010...

Duration:00:28:42

Building Math Confidence in Girls with Brittany Rhodes

12/4/2020
Brittany Rhodes is the creator of the Black Girl MATHgic Box, the first and only monthly subscription box curated to increase math confidence and decrease math anxiety in girls on a 3rd-8th grade math skill level. Each box contains a relevant and engaging math activity booklet, items to support the activities, an affirmation to inspire confidence, a profile of a black woman mathematician and a Caring Adult Guide. Brittany has a Math degree and over 15 years of math tutoring experience. At...

Duration:00:42:36

You can have career in tech without a tech degree with Bryanne Leeming

11/27/2020
Bryanne Leeming is the CEO and inventor of Unruly Splats. Bryanne grew up in New Hampshire where she learned business from her restaurateur parents who have owned Murphy’s on the Green for over 30 years. Prior to starting Unruly Studios, she worked in timepiece product development at Harry Winston and in project management and sales at adMarketplace. She has a degree in Cognitive Science from McGill, an MBA from Babson, and was named a 2018 Inc Rising Star and Boston Business Journal’s 2019...

Duration:00:34:08

Stop Admiring the Problem with Michel Huffaker

11/20/2020
Michel began her career as a Chinese Cryptologic Language Analyst in the US Air Force before moving on to become an Intelligence Analyst for the US Departments of Defense and State. She has worked on many sides of the cybersecurity industry — from government to end-user, to vendor. She previously worked with iSIGHT Partners/FireEye, then MGM Resorts International before joining ThreatQuotient as Director of Threat Intelligence. This week, episode 12 of This Green Planet Podcast with Michel...

Duration:00:27:25

Why is STEM education so important?

11/13/2020
Penny is an environmental scientist-turned-entrepreneur. She’s worked as a climate scientist, an environmental planner, and a wilderness park ranger. Motivated by a passion to raise a generation of environmental leaders, in 2010 Penny founded Green Kid Crafts, a children’s media company that provides kids around the world with convenient and eco-friendly STEAM activities. Today, it’s become a leader in the subscription industry, with over 1 million packages shipped worldwide that have...

Duration:00:22:50

STEAM Includes Girls Too with Dr. Adrienne Starks

10/23/2020
Dr. Adrienne Starks founded STREAM Innovations, Inc., in 2015 in Birmingham, AL. Under her leadership, their mission has been committed to helping students develop and explore their passion in Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STREAM) by providing exposure, experiences, and engagement with high expectations for their success. This week, episode 10 of This Green Planet Podcast with Dr. Adrienne Starks is about the importance of encouraging minority girls into...

Duration:00:37:10

The Future is STEAM with Crystal Emery

10/16/2020
Crystal Emery is telling stories to help level the playing field in our world. She is the Founder and CEO of URU The Right To Be, Inc., a nonprofit content production company that addresses issues at the intersection of humanities, arts, and sciences. A producer, director, author, and activist, Emery’s body of work covers a broad range of topics from diversity, inclusion and equity to children’s literature, sociopolitical issues and STEM. This week, episode 09 of This Green Planet Podcast...

Duration:00:41:01

A tech degree isn’t required to be the founder of a tech or STEAM company with Liz Sara

10/9/2020
Liz Sara is Chair of the National Women’s Business Council, the non-partisan, federal advisory council that serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration on issues that affect women business owners and entrepreneurs. She’s also the Founder and President of Best Marketing, LLC, where she consults for more than 90 small businesses in the high-tech sector and serves as a chief business advisor to...

Duration:00:42:37

Bridging the Gender Wage Gap with Lauren Hasson

10/2/2020
Lauren Hasson is the Founder of DevelopHer and a senior engineer in apps and information security at a leading Silicon Valley fintech company. Lauren transformed her career from rock bottom into a top, high-profile professional and nearly quintupled her salary in less than four years. Now, she’s moving the needle to bridge the gender wage gap and inspiring thousands of women to build their best careers and break glass ceilings in STEM and tech. This week, episode 07 of This Green Planet...

Duration:00:28:22

Bringing Young Girls Together Around STEAM with Yamilee Toussaint Beach

9/25/2020
Yamilée is the Founder & CEO of STEM From Dance. After studying mechanical engineering and being an avid dancer for over 25 years, she switched gears to teach high school algebra in an underserved community in East New York, Brooklyn through Teach For America. She started STEM From Dance eight years ago with the hope that a strong dance and STEM supplemental education would help to increase the number of underrepresented minority girls across the nation who pursue a future in STEM. This...

Duration:00:31:19

Finding the North Star of who you are Trying to be with Sonia Rief

9/18/2020
Sonia Rief is currently Vice President, Vehicle Connected Services and Program Management Office for Nissan North America, Inc., a position to which she was appointed in 2019. In this role, Rief is responsible for managing vehicle line profitability in North America and accelerating Nissan’s connected services business. This week, episode 05 of This Green Planet Podcast with Sonia Rief is about finding your North Star. Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot...

Duration:00:30:15

Addressing Systemic Bias in STEAM with Jessica Nordlander

9/11/2020
Jessica Nordlander is a technology executive with an MSc in Applied IT, an XGoogler, and recently named ‘Sweden’s Most Innovative Leader’. As COO at Thoughtexchange, one of Canada’s fastest-growing software companies, she tries to operationalize awesomeness. This week, episode 04 of This Green Planet Podcast with Jessica Nordlander is about addressing the bias in STEAM. Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag...

Duration:00:39:13

Regenerative Agriculture with Steve Rosenzweig

9/4/2020
Steve Rosenzweig is a Soil Scientist at General Mills where he drives adoption of regenerative agriculture systems and measures the effects on greenhouse gases, soil health, biodiversity, and farmer economic resilience. This week, episode 03 of This Green Planet Podcast with Steve Rosenzweig is about practicing regenerative agriculture. Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag us! And don’t forget to subscribe,...

Duration:00:41:41

Being Curious with Dr Chavonda Jacobs-Young

9/4/2020
Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young joined the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in 2012 as Associate Administrator and named Administrator in 2014, becoming the first female and person of color to lead the agency. Dr. Jacobs-Young is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Public Administration and a Presidential Rank Award winner. This week, episode 02 of This Green Planet Podcast is about being curious. Thank you for listening! If you...

Duration:00:37:15

Being a Team Player with Bridget Coughlin

9/4/2020
Bridget C. Coughlin, Ph.D., was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Shedd Aquarium in 2016. Under her leadership, 1.9 million aquarium guests each year enjoy innovative experiences that are focused on Shedd’s Mission of compassion, curiosity, and conservation for the aquatic animal world. A relentless advocate for access in all ways, Dr. Coughlin commits the organization to offer tens of millions of dollars in free admission each year; champions varied learning styles and...

Duration:00:31:43

Introducing This Green Planet Podcast

9/1/2020
This Green Planet Podcast shares ideas about leading with social impact, women in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), and kids making green changes in their communities. Hosted by Penny Bauder, the founder of the award-winning Green Kid Crafts Subscription Box, this podcast is bound to inspire you to impact change in your life and your world. In this episode, Penny is sharing a behind the scenes of her journey toward social impact and environmental change along with...

Duration:00:11:52