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    Entrepreneurship: An interview with Margarita Andrade and Farida El Kalagy

Entrepreneurship: An interview with Margarita Andrade and Farida El Kalagy

In the third episode of the Can You Hear Us podcast series, we introduce our second theme – Having it All – through the distinct lens of women of colour in entrepreneurship. To do so we present Margarita Anddrade, Co-founder of Malaika Linens and Threads of Hope Cairo, alongside LSE alumnus Fardida El Kalagy, Threads of Hope’s Sustainability and […]

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    Colourism: An interview with Beatriz Cantada and Natalie Petit

Colourism: An interview with Beatriz Cantada and Natalie Petit

In the second episode of Can You Hear Us?, the CYHU team takes a step back to critically tackle a system of oppression embedded within the identity politics of many women of colour in some shape or form: Colourism.

Inspired by current events and Professor Akousa Adomako Ampofos Cutting Edge lecture on decolonizing academia, we welcome two guests all the […]

“They have destroyed Tigray, literally”

This is a special podcast originally published on the World Peace Foundation on the war in Tigray, Ethiopia. It is a recording of a phone call from somewhere in rural Tigray on January 27, in which Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe spoke with Alex de Waal, both linked to LSE’s Justice and Security Research Programme.
This a special podcast from World Peace […]

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    #IWD2021: An interview with Nimi Akinkugbe, Nigeria’s Ambassador Designate to Greece

#IWD2021: An interview with Nimi Akinkugbe, Nigeria’s Ambassador Designate to Greece

In celebration of International Women’s Day, MSc International Development candidate Temi Phyllis Pratt talks to Nimi Akinkugbe, Nigeria’s Ambassador- Designate to Greece. An Alumni of the LSE, in this podcast they discuss Nimi’s foray into public service, her impressive career in the private sector and her desire to see women live financially independent thriving lives.

An advocate for financial security, […]

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    Can You Hear Us?: Why WoCo? An Interview with Mirabella Pulido

Can You Hear Us?: Why WoCo? An Interview with Mirabella Pulido

In this first episode, the Can You Hear Us? (CYHU) team introduces themselves and their first theme: Sense of Place. They interview the founder of the LSE’s first association for Women of Colour in Consulting (WoCo): Mirabella Pulido. They discuss the reason behind the creation of WoCo, the importance of creating such a space in today’s world and what […]

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    Citing Africa, Season 2: knowledge and technology in shaping economic and social development

Citing Africa, Season 2: knowledge and technology in shaping economic and social development

Citing Africa, Season 2 explores the role that knowledge and technology play in shaping economic and social development within African countries.

Episodes explores digital technologies and data in agriculture and health, public investment in higher education, and the way in which certain ideas and biases become hegemonic within international organisations working in African countries. Overall, this second season looks beyond […]

Meet an ID Alum: Natasha Glendening

Current ID Student Ambassador, Harikeerthan Raghuram interviews LSE ID alumnus and previous student ambassador, Natasha Glendening, about her year at LSE and how her masters is helping her now as Social Researcher at Department for Transport, UK. Natasha is also an incoming PhD candidate (Public Health) at University of California, Irvine.

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    Temi Pratt in conversation with Stephanie Draper, CEO of Bond

Temi Pratt in conversation with Stephanie Draper, CEO of Bond

MSc Development Management student, Temi Pratt conducts an interview with Stephanie Draper, the CEO of Bond – the UK’s premier membership organisation for the international development sector, to discuss the current state of international development in the UK, the impact of Covid19 on the sector and gives advice to graduates seeking to enter the sector.

She advises graduates to look […]

Meet an ID Alum: Deepjyot Kaur

Current ID Student Ambassador, Harikeerthan Raghuram interviews 2018/19 ID Student Ambassador, Deepjyot Kaur, about her year at LSE and how what she learnt during this time has helped her in her current role as Associate at NITI Aayog, the policy think tank of the Government of India.

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    Zooming In With: Professor in Practice Duncan Green | Critical junctures and Covid-19

Zooming In With: Professor in Practice Duncan Green | Critical junctures and Covid-19

In this episode, tables turn and Professor Jean-Paul Faguet Zooms In with Professor in Practice, Duncan Green, to find out what he has been up to in lockdown and how his research relates to the Covid-19 pandemic. Professor Green tells us how his background in physics helps him understand structures of power between citizens and the state, and explains […]