Thursday, February 19, 2009

Interviews with 38 Social Changemakers: 3rd Anniversary of the Big Vision Podcast

February 18, 2009 was the 3rd anniversary of the Big Vision Podcast! Wahoo! A big thanks to everyone who listens to the program, and reads the interview transcripts here on Have Fun * Do Good.

I've listed all of the interviews below with links to the audio and the transcripts. Please note that because the interviews take place over three years, some people's work has changed. They may have new job titles, or be working somewhere new now.

If you're not a listener, you can listen to the show on the Big Vision Podcast site, or subscribe via iTunes or another podcatcher.

2006

Alli Chagi-Starr, Co-Founder, Art in Action / Art & Media Director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights’ Reclaim the Future Program. (Alli is now the Business Partners & Events Manager at Green For All and Art in Action Youth Leadership Program).
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Eric Fenster & Ari Derfel, Co-owners, Back to Earth
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Brahm Ahmadi, Executive Director, People's Grocery
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Mei-ying Ho (now Williams), Co-Director of SOUL. (Mei-ying is now the Operations Director for the Asian Pacific Environmental Network).
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Abby Rosenheck (now Jaramillo), Founder and Executive Director, Urban Sprouts
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Ilyse Hogue, Global Finance Campaign Director, Rainforest Action Network. (Ilyse is now the Communications Director for MoveOn.org)
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Steve Williams, Co-founder and Executive Director of POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights)
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Anna Lappé, co-author of Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen and co-founder of the Small Planet Fund.
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Nola Brantley, Parenting and Youth Enrichment Director, and the Coordinator of the Sexually Abused and Commercially Exploited Youth Program at the George P. Scotland Youth Program in West Oakland. (Nola is now the Executive Director of Missey: Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth).

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Lisa Russ, Associate Director of the Movement Strategy Center
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Jonah Sachs, Principal of Free Range Studios
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Jessica Jackley Flannery, Co-Founder and Board Member of Kiva.org
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Ingrid Severson, Lead Organizer of the Rooftop Resources Project, a project of Bay Localize
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Melinda Kramer, Founder & Director, Women's Global Green Action Network (Melinda is now the Founder and Director of Women’s Earth Alliance).
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Kevin Danaher, Co-founder of Global Exchange and Executive Director of the Global Citizen Center
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2007

Reem Rahim, Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Numi Tea
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Jodie van Horn, Campaigner for Rainforest Action Network's Freedom From Oil campaign, and the Coordinator for Plug-In Bay Area
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Priya Haji, CEO and Co-founder of World of Good.
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Paul Rice, founding President & CEO of TransFair USA
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Van Jones, co-founder and President of the Ella Baker Center (Van is now the President and Founder of Green for All)
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Chris Messina of Citizen Agency and Ivan Storck of SustainableMarketing.com and SustainableWebsites.com talk about how to start a green coworking space based on their experience with Citizen Space in San Francisco, CA.
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Elizabeth Pomada Co-Founder of the Writing for Change Conference
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Marsha Wallace, Founder of Dining for Women
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Shalini Kantayya, Filmmaker, A Drop of Life.
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Paola Gianturco, photojournalist, Women Who Light the Dark
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Andre Carothers, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Rockwood Leadership Program
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2008

Christina Arnold, Founder of Prevent Human Trafficking
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Cristi Hegranes, Executive Director and Founder, Press Institute for Women
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Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women.
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Anisha Desai, Executive Director of the Women of Color Resource Center.
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Janessa Goldbeck, Director of Membership at the Genocide Intervention Network
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Ari Derfel, Co-founder of Back to Earth Catering and Outdoor Adventure, talks about his year of saving trash.
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Martin Fisher, Co-founder and CEO of KickStart
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Marisa Handler, author, Loyal to the Sky: Notes from an Activist
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Cami Walker, Founder, 29-Day Giving Challenge
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Marianne Manilov, National Team Leader, The Engage Network
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Favianna Rodriguez, Political Digital Artist and Printmaker. Co-Editor, Reproduce and Revolt!
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2009


Jennifer Lee, Founder, Artizen Coaching
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Coming soon . . .
Bryant Terry, author of Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine.

Thanks for listening and reading! If you have suggestions for people to interview for the Big Vision Podcast, email me at britt@brittbravo.com or leave a comment.

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2 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your third anniversary. This is an amazing collection of interviews!

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