World Fellows Podcast Series

In this podcast series, World Fellows director Emma Sky talks with Fellows about their lives and work. To download and listen to all podcasts in the series, go to iTunesU or the World Fellows page on Soundcloud.

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James Irungu Mwangi - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 60

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Elinda Labropoulou - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 54

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Orr Hirschauge - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 58

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Abdi Ismail - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 49

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Rayhan Asat - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 50

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Ömür Kula Çapan - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 51

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Korto Reeves - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 52

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Udo Jude Ilo - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 53

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Muthanna Khriesat - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 54

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Nora Al-Jindi - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 57

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Srikumar Misra - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 56

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Laura Alonso - 2021 World Fellow - Episode 55

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Katrin Hett - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 48

Katrin Hett discusses her work in the United Nations, the future of multilateralism, and the importance of restoring trust.

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Musa Mahmodi - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 47

Musa Mahmodi talks about life in Afghanistan under the Taliban, why he became a lawyer, his work as Executive Director of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, and the peace process in his country.

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Hamish Falconer - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 46

Hamish Falconer discusses his work in Afghanistan as a diplomat, Britain’s role in a changing world, Scotland, and ways to improve society.

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Hyppolite Ntigurirwa - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 45

Hyppolite Ntigurirwa discusses how he survived the Rwandan genocide, found the will to forgive, and established Be the Peace to promote reconciliation.

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Sally Abi Khalil - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 44

Sally Abi Khalil talks about her work as the Country Director of Oxfam in Lebanon, the 4 August 2020 blast which destroyed the port of Beirut, the Lebanese protest movement, and how Doughnut Economics can help Lebanon build back better.

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Ambroise Brenier - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 43

Ambroise Brenier explains what led him to become an environmentalist and his work for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Madagascar and Papua New Guinea.

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Stephanie Busari - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 42

CNN correspondent Stephanie Busari discusses why she became a journalist, how she obtained the ‘proof of life’ video that showed that the missing Chibok schoolgirls were still alive and which kickstarted crucial negotiations with Boko Haram that led to the eventual release of more than 100 of them.

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Jorge Soto - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 41

Jorge Soto, a Mexican entrepreneur, discusses CitiVox, why he went to work for the government, why he set up the biotechnology company Miroculus, and whether it is possible to create an algorithm for the good of society.

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Evan Mawarire - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 40

Evan Mawarire, a Zimbabwean clergyman and activist, describes why he founded #ThisFlag Citizen’s Movement, how his Christian faith helped him withstand detention and torture, and his hopes for the future of Zimbabwe.

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Edwan Ngum Tah - 2020 World Fellow - Episode 39

Edwan Ngum Tah talks about her childhood in Cameroon, domestic violence, why she became a lawyer, her work as the Executive Director of the Center for Public Interest Law, and the conflict in her country.

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Ahmed al-Basheer - 2019 World Fellow - Episode 38

Ahmed al-Basheer talks about how his life was changed by the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, why he became a comedian, the protests in Iraq, and his hopes for his country.

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Burçak Belli - 2019 World Fellow - Episode 37

Burçak Belli describes growing up in an Arab community in Turkey, why she became a journalist, covering the war in Syria, and the challenges facing journalists.

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Alex Muñoz - 2019 World Fellow - Episode 36

Alex Muñoz talks about why he became a human rights lawyer in Chile, the importance of freedom of expression, his work as National Geographic’s Pristine Seas Director for Latin America, and the protests in Chile.

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