Hewa Schwan, Kurdish American, discusses the culture of his people. Why do they still support the US even though many say the US has betrayed them so often?
Kimberly Jung is a woman of many skills. A US veteran, Harvard grad, and now at MIT, Jung helped Afghan women start and operate a global spice business.
Matt Griffin: Army Ranger, SharkTank partner and Sundance producer, describes how to achieve lasting peace and honoring fallen friends.
For over 20 years, Dr. Andrew Saxon and Dr. Richard Ries have worked with patients and families affected by opioid use. In this interview, they discuss the how and why opioid dependence happens, and ways to overcome the United States’ biggest drug problem.
Dr. Jean Nokes describes 50 years of her love of horses, riding, and the last horse farm in the city of Seattle. Dr. Nokes preserves history about an area soon to change.
International business guru Carol Sanford discusses her latest book about building business. She emphasizes analyzing the DNA of companies and building human capacity.
World-renowned geomorphologist, David Montgomery, PhD, describes his new book Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life. He notes that farms can grow more food, prepare the soil for the future, protect the environment, provide healthier food, and be profitable with a change in approach.
Biologist Anne Biklé describes her book The Hidden Half of Nature and the importance of diversity in diet to humans. This is a gut-level interview getting to the core of how our bodies work with food.
Former political prisoner Fred Bauma describes the youth movement LUCHA. It’s a group who seek to help their home country, the Democratic Republic of Congo, overcome corruption and the poverty and oppression that comes with it.
One woman helped to create 44,000 jobs for women in Saudi Arabia. Banker Reem Asaad challenged Saudi society’s treatment of women and won! See how perseverance paid off to help women gain rights.
Lynda Mapes, Author LIVING HISTORY: What can a 100 year-old tree tell us about climate change and the world around us? Science Journalist Lynda V. Mapes describes in her new book The Witness Tree. Authors Website
This US member of Congress finds the path to bipartisan cooperation AND effective global development. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) discusses global threats and opportunities and the United States’ place in the world.
Sound Transit 3: $54 billion and costs don’t match benefits until 2071?
BRAIN HEALTH: Amen Clinic’s Dr. Kabran Chapek discusses brain scans, foods that feed the brain, and how to improve your brain health for the long term. Plus, he describes the latest on treatment of Alzheimer’s.
Hip Hop Heals — Scott Hanauer of Washington State’s Community Youth Services discusses how his organization uses hip hop to address troubled youth. Program director Bobby Williams and graduate Shanelle Berry join the conversation.
A CURE FOR CANCER: The world-renowned Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Gary Gilliland describes a one-shot process with a 93% success rate in blood cancers … and how the Center believes this process has much potential in many other diseases.
What’s the surprise? They are girls! Watch the Atlantis ROV Team — Haley McConnaughey, Annika Hustad, and Hannah McConnaughey — fight age-old stereotypes as they challenge their Romanian hosts with their superior robotics’ knowledge.
Ndudi Chuke, Executive Director, Mission Africa US, discusses the needs and solutions to help the people of Nigeria.
Beth MacNairn, Executive Director, Handicap International, describes this unique organization, winner of both the Nobel Peace Price and the Hilton Humanitarian Award.
Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland discusses her global leader partners in the Elders, the Hilton Awards, and a surprise at the end!
The Hilton Humanitarian 2013 prize in the amount of $1.5 million awarded to ECPAT USA (End Child Prostitution and Trafficking)! Carol Smolenski, Executive Director, discusses saving children from sexual exploitation.
Linda Lockhart, Founder and Chair of the Global Give Back Circle, and Mary Mwende, from the first GGBC class, explains the progress and benefits of the mentoring organization.
Cherie Blair talks about strengthening the capacity of women entrepreneurs in countries where they lack equal opportunities. “Backing women’s rights isn’t just good ethics, it’s sound economics.”