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Women INVESTING in Women and Girls is produced and broadcasted by young women and teenage girls between the ages of 16-19. Our show is focused on Global Women Issues from perspectives of young women. We will be interviewing leading women in politics, business, academia, non-profits, media, and culture; working closely and synergistically with the Women INVESTING in Women Institute, founded by Ms. Anu Bhardwaj.brbr Women INVESTING in Women and Girls was created to engage the voices of women who are redefining gender equality by shaping the minds of the young women and men, engaged in our global dialogue. Although our conversation will be focused on women, men are strongly encouraged to participate. Follow our Global Economic Revolution which has reached over 150,000 followers in over 100 countries! Listen every Friday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel.

Women INVESTING in Women and Girls is produced and broadcasted by young women and teenage girls between the ages of 16-19. Our show is focused on Global Women Issues from perspectives of young women. We will be interviewing leading women in politics, business, academia, non-profits, media, and culture; working closely and synergistically with the Women INVESTING in Women Institute, founded by Ms. Anu Bhardwaj.brbr Women INVESTING in Women and Girls was created to engage the voices of women who are redefining gender equality by shaping the minds of the young women and men, engaged in our global dialogue. Although our conversation will be focused on women, men are strongly encouraged to participate. Follow our Global Economic Revolution which has reached over 150,000 followers in over 100 countries! Listen every Friday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel.

Location:

Tempe, AZ

Description:

Women INVESTING in Women and Girls is produced and broadcasted by young women and teenage girls between the ages of 16-19. Our show is focused on Global Women Issues from perspectives of young women. We will be interviewing leading women in politics, business, academia, non-profits, media, and culture; working closely and synergistically with the Women INVESTING in Women Institute, founded by Ms. Anu Bhardwaj.brbr Women INVESTING in Women and Girls was created to engage the voices of women who are redefining gender equality by shaping the minds of the young women and men, engaged in our global dialogue. Although our conversation will be focused on women, men are strongly encouraged to participate. Follow our Global Economic Revolution which has reached over 150,000 followers in over 100 countries! Listen every Friday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel.

Twitter:

@womeninvest

Language:

English


Episodes

Behind the Investment, Featuring Jalak Jobanputra of FuturePerfect Ventures

6/12/2015
In this episode, we had the opportunity to speak with Jalak Jobanputra of the New York City-located FuturePerfect Ventures. Jalak tells us about how she got her start in the investment industry, as well as how she perceives her role as one of a small fraction of female investors. Jalak explains what features she looks for in business ventures, and in those who create them, that are seeking funding. We also discuss the importance of globalization and the benefits of immigration in order to...

Duration:00:54:54

Behind the World Women Report Featuring Kimberly Hosey

6/5/2015
In this episode, we featured Kimberly Hosey, the editor of Women INVESTING in Women's World Women Report. Kimberly shares with us how she came to recognize her passion for journalism. She also explains how she successfully combined her passion for writing and for exploring and finding solutions for women's issues by joining the Women INVESTING in Women team. Kimberly highlights some of the topics covered in the groundbreaking World Women Report and clarifies why such a report should be read...

Duration:00:54:54

Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Equality Featuring Dr. Alicia Robb

5/22/2015
In this episode, we featured Dr. Alicia Robb of the Kauffman Foundation. Dr. Alicia talked to us about how she developed her passion for entrepreneurship, especially when it came to the participation in entrepreneurship of women and minorities. She then described the mission of the grassroots development organization that she created, the Sustainable Development. Dr. Robb also tells us about her senior fellowship at the Kauffman Foundation, which aims to generate more awareness and interest...

Duration:00:54:54

Putting an End to Human Trafficking: Featuring Malea Otranto of UNICEF USA

5/15/2015
In this episode, we spoke to UNICEF USA End Trafficking Fellow Malea Otranto about how she is helping to end human trafficking in the United States. She shared with us how her passion for putting a stop to human trafficking grew from a young age. Malea also tells us about the importance of education and awareness of human trafficking as the first steps towards creating a solution for this issue. She explains how she has been able to create momentum for this cause through her involvement with...

Duration:00:54:54

Making the World a Better Place- One Child at a Time Spotlight: Sheikha Al-Thani

4/24/2015
In this episode, we had the honor of speaking to Sheikha Al-Thani. Sheikha shared how her upbringing within the royal family of Qatar motivated her to engage in humanitarian efforts to help children in need. She tells us about her experiences working with children in areas of conflict to find hope and bring happiness to their lives. At just fifteen years old, Sheikha has already visited numerous hospitals, villages, and cities affected by some of the world's most serious challenges. She...

Duration:00:54:54

Investing in Women for a Brighter Tomorrow: Featuring Veronica Guzman of WAMVentures

4/10/2015
In this episode, we featured Veronica Guzman, Founder of WAMVentures. Veronica tells us about how she experienced gender inequality in the workplace nearly from the beginning of her career, and how these experiences led her to recognize the need for more female-led business accelerators. She shares with us her motivation for creating WAMVentures, and how this platform not only helps women and diverse business leaders raise capital, but also provides resources to help their businesses achieve...

Duration:00:54:55

Building a Better World: Featuring Tania Rodriguez of Green Habitat Co.

4/3/2015
In this interview, we featured Tania Rodriguez, the Founder and President of Green Habitat Co. Tania told us how her Mexican upbringing cultivated her passion for architecture and nature, and how she then took these interests to start her own businesses. Tania shared her motivation to create her first entrepreneurial pursuit, an exclusive gym with environmentally friendly elements, to then establishing an architecture firm in Florida. Tania then talked to us about how she began her latest...

Duration:00:54:59

Hardwired for Story Spotlight: Sarah-Jane Murray

3/27/2015
In this episode, we featured Sarah-Jane Murray, who has made her life around the art of storytelling. She tells us about how her passion for stories evolved, from listening to them as a young girl, to making the creation of them her career. Sarah-Jane has had the role of screenwriter, producer, and story designer for numerous films, which especially focus on creating social impact. Sarah-Jane explains to us her motivation for pursuing these causes and how she hopes that films like the ones...

Duration:00:54:59

Putting the End to Sex Trafficking" Spotlight: Savannah Sanders

3/20/2015
In this episode, we featured Savannah Sanders, who shared with us how she has made it her mission to find a solution to end sex trafficking. A survivor of sex trafficking herself, Savannah tells us about the need for adequate help centers for victims and survivors. She works with organizations such as Well-founded Hope, Mending the Soul, and O'Connor House to not only provide aid to those who have been affected by sex trafficking, but also to provide education for the public and businesses...

Duration:00:54:59

The Impact of Youth Led Development, #YOUTHNOW, Featuring Douglas Ragan of UN-Habitat

3/13/2015
In this episode, we featured Douglas Ragan, Chief of the UN-Habitat Youth and Livelihoods Unit. Doug tells us about his work to understand the needs of the demographic comprised of 19-to-25-year-olds through the Global Youth-led Development Series research, of which he co-authored. Doug also shares with us the various initiatives UN-Habitat is leading to help youth-led organizations succeed in developing countries around the world. Through the Urban Youth Fund, he describes a few stories...

Duration:00:54:59

Making a Better Arizona and a Better World Spotlight: Sara Presler of Arizona Foundation for Women

3/6/2015
In this episode, we featured CEO of Arizona Foundation for Women Sara Presler. Sara tells us about her experiences as the first female Mayor of Flagstaff, Arizona, serving two terms within this role and initiating progress to make her city a model for change. Sara also outlines the goal of Arizona Foundation for Women to “create a better life for Arizona’s women and children.” She talks to us about the necessity for safety, health, and economic empowerment because SHE Counts!® In our...

Duration:00:54:59

Changing the “don’t culture” into the “do culture” Spotlight: Tamar Donikyan of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole

2/27/2015
In this episode, we featured Tamar Donikyan, a member of the New York City law firm Ellenoff Grossman & Schole. Tamar talked to us about her role in helping small business owners and entrepreneurs attain the financial means they need to be successful in their businesses. Tamar also shares how her firm is working with the JOBS Act and crowdfunding platforms to help make funding more accessible to small business owners and entrepreneurs, especially those who are female. She then defines what...

Duration:00:54:59

Health and Wellbeing, From the Inside Out Spotlight: Dr. Karen Jacobson

2/20/2015
In this episode, we featured Dr. Karen Jacobson, a chiropractor, bestselling author, wellness expert, and motivational speaker. Dr. Jacobson shares with us how growing up in America and Israel, as well as being part of the Israeli Army helped to shape her outlook on life. She also talks to us about the books she has written: Ready, Aim, Inspire!, Change Your World, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen, and Success in Beauty: The Secrets to Effortless Fulfillment and Happiness. Dr....

Duration:00:54:59

“As Seen on TV” Spotlight: Ana Bermudez of TAGit

2/13/2015
In this episode, we featured Ana Bermudez of TAGit™, a “social wish list” for products found in some of America’s most popular shows! Now, anyone can find where to buy clothes and accessories from Scandal, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Pretty Little Liars, the Vampire Diaries, and more! Ana tells us how she was inspired to start TAGit™, as well as how she is becoming part of the new trend in television buying, “t-commerce”. Ana also shares about her experiences living in the supportive...

Duration:00:54:59

Empowering Women in Saudi Arabia Spotlight : HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud

2/6/2015
In this episode, we interviewed Saudi Arabian Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud. Princess Reema shared with us what it was like to be the daughter of a diplomat and to grow up in America with the influence of her Saudi Arabian background. She also talked to us about her efforts to spread breast cancer awareness in Saudi Arabia among both men and women through the Zahra Breast Cancer Association. Our discussion then shifted to the topic of the position of females in the Saudi Arabian...

Duration:00:54:59

Rethinking Entrepreneurship and Media in the Middle East Spotlight: Aurore Belfrage

1/30/2015
In this episode, we feature Aurore Belfrage of Your Middle East, a global media platform focusing on improving the world we live in. Aurore discusses how she became passionate about the environment of female entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa from her entrepreneurial background in Sweden. We also delve into the topic of media coverage in the Middle East and North Africa through Your Middle East and how information is being presented within this groundbreaking, collaborative...

Duration:00:54:59

UN Global Compact Spotlight: Ursula Wynhoven

1/23/2015
In this episode, we featured Ursula Wynhoven of the United Nations Global Compact Initiative. Ursula shares with us the responsibility that corporations around the world have to promote equality and ensure that everyone is entitled to their human rights. She also talks about the Women’s Empowerment Principles and the Children’s Rights and Business Principles that have become the focus of the UN Global Compact Initiative. Ursula provides staggering statistics and describes the effect that the...

Duration:00:54:59

Girls Who Code & Their Disney Adventure: Sanna Nilsson

1/16/2015
In this episode, we featured Sanna Nilsson of Codarica, a Swedish-based startup whose goal is to teach young boys and girls how to code while having fun. Sanna and her team of entrepreneurs/tech experts set out to create an app, CodeQuest, as well as a book, My First Website, featuring the kid-friendly characters of Cody Coder and Holly Hacker. Sanna talks about the importance of teaching young children how to code in an increasingly technology-dependent society. She also presents the...

Duration:00:54:59

Global Women in Politics Spotlight: Former Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden, Maud Olofsson

1/9/2015
In this episode, we featured the Former Prime Deputy Minister of Sweden, Maud Olofsson. Maud shares with us her experience as a woman in politics and how the political opinion of females has changed over the years. She tells us about the importance of increasing diversity in leadership positions by increasing the number of women in executive roles through her work with Hillary Clinton in Women Up Sweden. Maud also talks to us about the Golden Rules of Leadership how these rules can be...

Duration:00:54:59