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Through connecting with and highlighting changemakers, self-starters, and those who are disrupting the status quo, Jodi Grinwald’s ‘Today is the Day Changemakers’ channel will provide content that will connect listeners to real stories, from real people who are making a real difference in their corner of the world. These intimate interviews with inspiring and relatable guests will act as an opportunity for you to peer inside the minds of the latest gamechangers and creators. Changemakers believe in the greater good. They identify a specific issue or challenge and give themselves permission to do what is needed. Learn more about their tenacity, determination, motivation, and their innate ability to move past the challenges even when it is not easy. Every Wednesday a new interview will be released. Remember....Today is the day! You cannot go back to yesterday and you do not yet own tomorrow! Please follow on social media @todayisthedayliveit or email jodi@todayisthedayliveit.com.

Through connecting with and highlighting changemakers, self-starters, and those who are disrupting the status quo, Jodi Grinwald’s ‘Today is the Day Changemakers’ channel will provide content that will connect listeners to real stories, from real people who are making a real difference in their corner of the world. These intimate interviews with inspiring and relatable guests will act as an opportunity for you to peer inside the minds of the latest gamechangers and creators. Changemakers believe in the greater good. They identify a specific issue or challenge and give themselves permission to do what is needed. Learn more about their tenacity, determination, motivation, and their innate ability to move past the challenges even when it is not easy. Every Wednesday a new interview will be released. Remember....Today is the day! You cannot go back to yesterday and you do not yet own tomorrow! Please follow on social media @todayisthedayliveit or email jodi@todayisthedayliveit.com.

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United States

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Through connecting with and highlighting changemakers, self-starters, and those who are disrupting the status quo, Jodi Grinwald’s ‘Today is the Day Changemakers’ channel will provide content that will connect listeners to real stories, from real people who are making a real difference in their corner of the world. These intimate interviews with inspiring and relatable guests will act as an opportunity for you to peer inside the minds of the latest gamechangers and creators. Changemakers believe in the greater good. They identify a specific issue or challenge and give themselves permission to do what is needed. Learn more about their tenacity, determination, motivation, and their innate ability to move past the challenges even when it is not easy. Every Wednesday a new interview will be released. Remember....Today is the day! You cannot go back to yesterday and you do not yet own tomorrow! Please follow on social media @todayisthedayliveit or email jodi@todayisthedayliveit.com.

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English

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Episodes

'Free & Whole' with Mariama Bah

7/13/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 30 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Mariama Bah. Mariama has her master's degree in Global Public Health Nutrition. She is an entrepreneur and the author of 'Free and Whole: My Journey Towards Education and Freedom as a Fulani and Muslim Girl.' Mariama was born in Spurloop, Wilberforce, Freetown, Sierra Leone. She was born into the Fulani Tribes and lived between Sierra Leone and Guinea. She now lives in the U.S. in New...

Duration:00:58:22

Part 2 'Through the Darkness: A Stage Light' with Kim Berrios Lin & Coley Campany

7/7/2022
Welcome to season 2 and part 2 of episode 29 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guests are Kim Berrios Lin and Coley Campany. It is important to note that we are talking about some very top-of-mind topics that also may have some trigger points for some who listen. This podcast episode was recorded just days before the Roe vs. Wade decision was overturned. This is a very personal topic for Coley as she shares her personal story in part 1 of this two-part episode. In...

Duration:00:40:29

'Through the Darkness: A Stage Light' with Kim Berrios Lin & Coley Campany

7/6/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 29 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This is a special two-part episode. This week my guests are Kim Berrios Lin and Coley Campany. It is important to note that we are talking about some very top-of-mind topics that also may have some trigger points for some who listen. This podcast episode was recorded just days before the Roe vs. Wade decision was overturned. This is a very personal topic for Coley as she shares about having four miscarriages and...

Duration:00:50:14

'Not-for-Profits Need to Own Their Power' with Vu Le

6/29/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 28 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Vu Le, author of the blog www.NonprofitAF.com and sought-after speaker. Not knowing that not-for-profit work was going to be his calling, he received a BA in Psychology and a Master's in Social Work. After working as the ED of RVC, a non-profit in Seattle, Vu now travels across the country sharing his insight and speaks to how the not-for-profit sector really needs to own its incredible...

Duration:00:56:03

'We Need to Be Awake' with Charlene Gorzela

6/22/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 27 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Charlene Gorzela. Charlene spent 26 years as the CEO of a successful Professional Staffing Services firm in Chicago. She left that chapter of her life behind and is focused now on being a Certified Grief Recovery Method Specialist, host of the Grief Recovery Now Podcast, positive intelligence and reinvention. We discuss her journey of recovery after losing her dad, dealing with addiction...

Duration:01:12:48

'You Define Your Own Success' with Hugo Balta

6/15/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 26 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Hugo Balta, an experienced award-winning, broadcast & digital media news executive directing growth and innovation in several divisions and businesses in the U.S. and Latin America. Hugo’s nearly 30-years of experience include leadership roles with storied news networks like NBC, ABC, CBS, and Telemundo. Hugo is the owner/publisher of the Latino News Network (LNN) – the only English...

Duration:01:12:25

'Becoming the Great Ancestor Our Future Needs' with Dr. Christine Thorpe

6/8/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 25. This week my guest is Dr. Christine Thorpe, Dean of the Nathan Weiss Graduate College at Kean University. She is also the managing partner of Stronger Tomorrow LLC, a workplace wellness company that serves to influence and reshape wellness in organizations through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Follow on Instagram @strongertomorrowwellness. Christine is also the Co-Director of Navigating Health Services (NHS) an organization that represents a...

Duration:01:00:12

'From Moppin' Floors to CEO' with Dennis Miller

6/1/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 24. This week my guest is Dennis Miller, Founder and Chairman of DCM Associates, Inc. Dennis is a nationally recognized expert in non-profit executive search as well as board and leadership performance coaching. Dennis is the former president and CEO of Somerset Medical Center and Foundation. His reputation as a respected healthcare executive resulted in numerous honors. Dennis has a passion for helping the not-for-profit sector. In his words, "not-for-profit...

Duration:00:58:14

'From Unpaid Intern to President of Joe Gibbs Racing' with guest Dave Alpern & co-host, M. Quentin Williams

5/24/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 23. This week I am joined by my special guest cohost M. Quentin Williams, Founder and CEO of Dedication to Community. Together we interview Dave Alpern, President, Joe Gibbs Racing. Dave was born in Frankfurt Germany, the son of a high-ranking CIA official. When arriving in the states at two years old his family landed in Northern VA. His plans to pursue an MBA were put on hold when he was offered an unpaid internship at the then startup NASCAR team owned by...

Duration:01:09:29

Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation Five Years of Creativity, Kindness & Connection

5/19/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 22. This is a special episode of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. In this episode I wear a few hats - podcast host and co-founder and CEO of the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation. The foundation is celebrating five years of creativity, kindness and connection. I am excited to be joined by my sister and President and Co-founder of the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation, Melissa. I am also joined by my mother, Patti also known as Hot Gramms, my...

Duration:01:16:26

'Advocating for Those Who Need a Voice' with Dan Treglia & Co-host, Kiran Handa Gaudioso

5/15/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 21 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week I am joined by my special guest cohost – Kiran Handa Gaudioso, CEO of the United Way of Northern NJ. Together we interview Dan Treglia, Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, Associate Faculty Director of Penn’s Partnership for Effective Public Administration and Leadership Ethics, and a Senior Research Fellow at United For ALICE. For those who may not know ALICE stands for...

Duration:00:59:53

'The Whale, a Leaf Blower & a Dream' with JD Wilson

5/8/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 20 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is JD Wilson, Founder, Lead U. JD found his calling early on when he was a counselor at a leadership camp while he was in college. He talks about how when he would drive away after the camp was over that he would be a little emotional. He goes on to share that he realized that was what "joy" felt like. Helping those kids connect, laugh, and feel inspired. He knew that was where he was supposed...

Duration:00:53:48

'Coming Home to Yourself' with Tara Pollifrone

5/4/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 19 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Tara Pollifrone, Mom to a five month old daughter and Founder of The Beacon society, a personal growth company whose mission is to cultivate a society of women who are no longer afraid to shine their light. This episode really shines a light on the importance of connecting with who you truly are. Up until the age of 32 years old Tara says she was on auto pilot and now after doing a lot of...

Duration:01:07:25

'The True Art Behind the Word Architecture' w/ Vincent Myers

4/27/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 18 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Vincent Myers, President and co-founding member of DIGroup Architecture. DIGroup Architecture is an award-winning minority owned architectural firm headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ. The organization specializes in architecture, planning, interior design, environmental graphics, signage and wayfinding services for senior living, education, healthcare and civic clients. Vince and I talk...

Duration:00:56:21

'It's Your Attitude That Determines Your Altitude' with Jennifer Tuma-Young

4/20/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 17 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Jennifer Tuma Young, Founder of Inspired Girl Enterprises. A company that creates and develops content for books, TV and film. The Inspired Girl mission is to bring forth content that connects us, brings us together, spreads light, screams JOY, and is love in awesome motion. Jenn has extensive training in human connection, courage, resilience, perception and the brain body response. Jenn...

Duration:01:28:43

'Creating Unity & Engaging Technology' with Michael Boerner

4/11/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 16 of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast. This week my guest is Michael Borner, CEO & Founder, Engage Technologies. Michael comes to us from Boise Idaho. He is a wealth of knowledge and inspiration. During this episode we talk about creating unity, empathy, kindness and engaging technology. From being the expert of intent to the expert of impact, being quick to listen and slow to speak, along with having great ideological debate without relational...

Duration:00:52:20

'The Artist's Journey to Become' with Nanci France-Vaz

4/6/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 15. This week my guest is Nanci France-Vaz, Owner Nancy France Vaz Fine Art LLC. She is a Modern Renaissance Artist that uses allegorical symbolism to create visual stories on canvas. She was the recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship Award. Has exhibited her work in multiple galleries and had three solo shows. Nancy has won many notable awards nationally and has been published in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, ModPortrait 2020, International Artists, Realism...

Duration:00:49:03

'Now What? Overcoming Obstacles in the Face of Adversity' with Laura Berman Fortgang & Co-host, Scott Chesney

3/30/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 14. This week my special guest co-host is back! Scott Chesney is known as the 'Commander in Change', world-renowned motivational speaker and Coach. Visit www.scottchesney.com to learn more about Scott. Together, we interview, Laura Berman Fortgang, Career Reinvention Catalyst, Founder of Now What?® Coaching, best-selling author, TEDx speaker. Laura has 25+ years in the personal coaching field. She is a sought after speaker, tv personality. She has appeared on...

Duration:00:59:30

'Visualizing the Pathway to Success' with Helen Archontou

3/23/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 13. This week my guest is Helen Archontou, MSW, LSW, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA of Northern New Jersey. As Chief Executive Officer since 2011, Helen Archontou is focused on guiding YWCA Northern New Jersey into its next century of living its mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and strengthen communities. As you will hear during this interview Helen doesn't have a career. She has a calling. What she is doing now is no surprise to those who know her....

Duration:01:01:10

'Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Celebrates ATHENA Leadership Program' with Terese Rölke, Ivy Jacot, Joanne Colella, Kristina Henderson & Jodi Grinwald

3/21/2022
Welcome to season 2, episode 12. This is a special Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast Episode as we continue to celebrate Women’s History month. In November 2021 I was honored to have been chosen as the Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Leadership Award®. The Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce is the only Chamber in New Jersey that can provide this award. Other states provide this award through Chambers of Commerce, women's organizations and Universities. My guests...

Duration:01:02:26