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This show is a series of expertly facilitated conversations with world experts in a variety of disciplines. These conversations illuminate problems, issues and solutions faced and considered by leaders and other professionals.

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Join us on Thursday, October 13 @ 6pm EST for an informative conversation on racial discourse in schools with research scientist, Camilla Mutoni Griffiths, and developmental and social psychology Ph.D. student, Nicky Sullivan. Camilla Mutoni Griffiths is a research scientist at Stanford SPARQ - a ?do tank? that brings researchers and practitioners together to reduce disparities using behavioral science. She studies how our interactions with American institutions contribute to our racial attitudes and biases. Griffiths also received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Stanford. Nicky Sullivan is a Ph.D. student in developmental and social psychology at Stanford University. In his research he explores how families have conversations about race and racism, and what the consequences of those conversations are for children. His current research focuses specifically on how to encourage White families to have more frequent and effective conversations about race and racism.
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On-Demand Episodes

Join us on Wednesday, March 3 @ 12pm EST for an important conversation on millennial teacher and leader retention with special guest, Kami Lewis Levin. Kami is an adult learning, education leadership and curriculum design... more

Why have suicide rates increased among teens in U.S. since the start of the COVID-19 Global Pandemic? Licensed psychologist, Dr. Sandra M. Chafouleas, joins us for a discussion and to share her thoughts on the mental... more

Trained in meditation, yoga, philosophy and natural health sciences in Australia, the Philippines and India, Dada Gunamuktananda joins us for a special discussion on exploring meditation and consciousness. Dada is a qualified... more

Join us on Tuesday, February 2 @ 5pm EST to hear the incredible story of special guest, Aaron Stark. Aaron is a motivational speaker and outspoken advocate for mental health awareness. His experience in public school and... more

Join us on Thursday, January 28 @ 5pm EST for an exciting and insightful conversation with Dr. Paula Stone Williams. Dr. Williams is an internationally known speaker on gender equity, LGBTQ advocacy, and religious tolerance. She... more

Tune in on Tuesday, January 19th @ 7pm EST for an informative talk with Dr. Selena Bartlett discussing her work on Neuroplasticity and brain health. Dr. Bartlett is a Group Leader in addiction-neuroscience and obesity at the Institute... more

Who should receive the COVID-19 vaccination first? Using game theory, the mathematical way of modeling how people make strategic decisions within a group, two renowned researchers model different ways of prioritizing... more

Join us for a lunchtime conversation on what will be an enlightening conversation on the virus, the vaccine and the pandemic. Dr. Shannon T. Bailey, earned his PhD from Yale School of Medicine in Cellular and Molecular Biology and is a... more

Join us for an informative conversation about outsmarting unconscious bias. This broadcast welcomes renowned expert on happiness and inclusion, Valerie Alexander. She is a globally-recognized speaker on the topics of happiness in... more

Joshua Freedman, CEO-Six Seconds, joins us for a discussion on emotional intelligence and its importance in school leadership right now. Six Seconds is a non profit organization dedicated to supporting people to create positive... more

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