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The show devoted to Smart People Doing Awesome Things - A Jacke Wilson Podcast

The show devoted to Smart People Doing Awesome Things - A Jacke Wilson Podcast
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United States

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The show devoted to Smart People Doing Awesome Things - A Jacke Wilson Podcast

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@WriterJacke

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English


Episodes

The Nurse Who Started a Foundation (with Jennifer Weitzel)

11/17/2017
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Jennifer Weitzel took a roundabout path to becoming a nurse – and an even more unlikely swerve into the world of running a nonprofit organization. For the past ten years, she and her foundation (Health Ministries for Haiti) have pursued a mission of improving the lives of Haitians by focusing on the areas of Healthcare, … Continue reading The Nurse Who Started a Foundation (with Jennifer Weitzel)

Duration: 01:09:50


Inventing Pipes of Peace (with Dr Mo Ehsani)

11/5/2017
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We count on these unsung heroes of civilization every single day, and yet most of us never give them a moment’s thought. And yet, if we didn’t have pipes, or if they didn’t work well, we would surely notice the difference immediately. Our reliance on pipes goes beyond what flows to and from our kitchens … Continue reading Inventing Pipes of Peace (with Dr Mo Ehsani)

Duration: 00:41:47


Unlocking the Secrets of the Brain (with Dr Nim Tottenham)

10/21/2017
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Why does the human brain take so long to develop? What’s happening during the process? Dr. Nim Tottenham joins the show for a discussion of the neurobiology of emotional development, how childhood traumas can affect the mind at different stages, and new research into how we can identify and seek to repair disruptions to a … Continue reading Unlocking the Secrets of the Brain (with Dr Nim Tottenham)

Duration: 00:47:06


The Strategic Philanthropist (with Rahim Rajan)

10/8/2017
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Welcome to the Smart Awesome Show! In this new podcast, Jacke Wilson (host of the History of Literature Podcast) deals with terrible news by talking to smart people who are doing awesome things. In this epsiode, Jacke is joined by Rahim Rajan, Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who explains how strategic … Continue reading The Strategic Philanthropist (with Rahim Rajan)

Duration: 00:57:00