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Wellness and Self Care Series Part 1: Incorporating Everyday Fitness

Apr 02, 2020

How we value and honor our own bodies impacts how we value and honor the bodies of others. 

Sonya Renee Taylor

More information can be found at www.socialchangeleaders.net/episode/029

On today’s episode we speak with Vimbai Madzura. Vimbai holds a Master of Social Work with a concentration in Policy, Administration and Community Practice from Arizona State University and a Master of Arts in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin. In her current role, she is responsible...

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What Social Change Leaders Can Learn From COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020

Shared leadership ... is less like an orchestra where the conductor is always in charge, and more like a jazz band, we're leadership is passed around … depending on what the music demands at the moment and who feels moved by the spirit to express the music.

- Philip Schlechty

More information can be found at https://www.socialchangeleaders.net/episode/028

We are absorbing a lot of news and information about COVID-19 on TV, in our social media feeds, from papers and magazines, in our...

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10 Strategies to Help You Keep Working and Living During COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020

Try this perspective shift. Instead of seeing “social distancing” and travel bans as panic, try seeing them as acts of mass cooperation intended to protect the collective whole. This plan is not about individuals going into hiding. It's a global deep breath...an agreement between humans around the planet to be still. Be still, in hopes that the biggest wave can pass without engulfing too many of the vulnerable among us. 

- Dr. Lindsay Jernigan

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Lifting As She Climbs in the Video Gaming Industry and Beyond

Mar 12, 2020

If Not You, Who?

Give me a place to stand, and I will move the world.

- Archimedes

For more information, visit: https://www.socialchangeleaders.net/episode/026

On today’s episode we speak with Jules Porter, Esq and MBA, and learn how and why she is leading the way toward a more diverse video gaming industry.  In this episode, we discuss: 

  • Jules’ diverse background and how her commitment to learning led her to careers in the military, engineering, the legal system as...
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Culture and White Body Supremacy

Mar 05, 2020

“One sick elephant doesn’t stop a circus; so figure it out.” 

More information can be found at www.socialchangeleaders.net 

On today’s episode we speak with Resmaa Menakem, a healer, author, trauma specialist and podcaster.  Resmaa shares his thoughts and insights about racialization as pedagogy and white body supremacy.  In our conversation, we dive into:

  • Key concepts about the impacts of racism on black and brown bodies
  • The concept of white body...
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Moving the Money: Connecting Investors and Underestimated Entrepreneurs

Feb 27, 2020

More information can be found at: www.socialchangeleaders.net/episode/024

‘Level Up’ 


On today’s episode we speak with Elaine Rasmussen, Founder and CEO  of Social Impact Strategies Group, and Stephannie Lewis, their Director of Strategic Partnerships.  Social Impact Strategies Group (SISG) a Black/Native-led certified B-corp social enterprise. SISG provides facilitation and consultation on racial equity and social impact audits, education workshops for...

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The Importance of Coaching for Social Innovators

Feb 20, 2020

More information can be found at www.socialchangeleaders.net 

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. 

Albert Einstein

On today’s episode, Stephanie and Traci discuss coaching.  Listeners will:   

  • Learn about the history of coaching and the current booming industry of coaching 
  • Hear stories of how coaching has supported and helped Stephanie and Traci to grow their businesses and personal lives
  • Understand how...
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How to Create Culture Change

Feb 20, 2020

Culture can become a secret weapon that makes extraordinary things happen. 

 - Jon Katzenback

More information can be found at www.socialchangeleaders.net 

In order to maximize your impact, social innovators and social change leaders need to understand the role of culture and have skills to leverage, influence and transform culture. Traci has over 25 years working with communities in the United States and abroad, specifically working within nonprofits and government in the...

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5 Common Marketing Mistakes Social Leaders Make

Feb 20, 2020

Marketing is now longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell. 

- Seth Godin

More information can be found at www.socialchangeleaders.net 

In this episode, you will have the opportunity to learn about the five common marketing mistakes social leaders make and ways to avoid them.  When you are the social innovator who is bringing your idea into the world there are many moving parts for which you are responsible. Marketing needs to be central to your...

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Podcast Recommendations for Social Change Leaders

Feb 20, 2020

More information can be found at www.socialchangeleaders.net 

Learning is a Treasure that will follow its owner everywhere Chinese Proverb

On today’s episode, Stephanie and Traci share a few of their favorite podcasts and discuss how these podcasts may be helpful to social change leaders, social entrepreneurs and social innovators.  

In this episode we referenced: 

  • Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield 


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