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Monica Brasov Curca – Transmedia Storytelling for Peace

Monica Brasov Curca – Transmedia Storytelling for Peace

Monica Brasov Curca shares how peacebuilding can benefit from the public health strategy of behavior change communication.  Tell me how you got started. PAX Manifesto is a creative peacebuilding strategic communications organization; it was born out of a desire to marry my...

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Michelle Bachelet on Women and War

Michelle Bachelet on Women and War

In this WNYC radio interview, Michelle Bachelet, former Director of UNWomen, current candidate for and former President of Chile discusses the role of women in preventing war with Brian Lehrer. She references concrete examples of how women have successfully organized for...

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Shawna Emerick – Creating Happy, Healthy and Confident Lives

Shawna Emerick – Creating Happy, Healthy and Confident Lives

Yoga instructor and professional coach Shawna Emerick talks about how moving to New York helped her discover how to pursue the calling she's had since childhood. Tell me how you got started. When I was in high school, people seemed to know what they wanted to do with their...

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Anna Nicholas – Making Peace Sexier

Anna Nicholas – Making Peace Sexier

Guest Contributor Anna Nicholas negotiates popular culture by dialing back the pressure to create conflict. Peace is sexy. But if you look at popular culture and fictionalized entertainment, regardless of whether it’s written or filmed, peace is, well—boring, hard to...

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Gal Harmat – Educating Israelis and Palestinians in Peace

Gal Harmat – Educating Israelis and Palestinians in Peace

Israeli Peace Educator Gal Harmat shares some of the innovations happening in peace education programs for Israelis and Palestinians.  Tell me how you got started. I was part of a Palestinian-Israeli dialogue youth organisation. From there I got into peace work, but I...

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Ashley Woods – Making Peace through Photography

Ashley Woods – Making Peace through Photography

Making Peace Curator Ashley Woods shares why he's using the power of photography to capture peace and reach out to a broad audience.  Tell me how you got started. My entire family is from a military background, so I was steeped in that environment growing up and saw how...

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Jody Williams – Righteous Indignation with Sparkle

Jody Williams – Righteous Indignation with Sparkle

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams discusses what has fueled her activism for over 30 years and her latest passions around stopping gender violence and killer robots.  Tell me how you got started. My first protest was against US involvement in Vietnam and it awakened...

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Josh Weiss – Bringing out the Negotiator in You

Josh Weiss – Bringing out the Negotiator in You

Harvard Negotiation Project Co-Founder Josh Weiss shares how back-packing around the world opened his eyes to conflict and the important role that negotiation skills play in people's every day lives.  Tell me how you got started. I grew up in a pretty middle class town...

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David Hazen – Rhapsody on Peace

David Hazen – Rhapsody on Peace

Guest Contributor David Hazen writes about his passionate affair with peace. I’m feeling a bit tipsy, intoxicated, drunk with the energy of peace and love — a societal sin to be so falling-down infatuated with what normal people consider to be unrealistic, impractical and...

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Robert Rivers –  Celebrating (and Funding) Social Change with Beer

Robert Rivers – Celebrating (and Funding) Social Change with Beer

International peacebuilding trainer and expert, Robert Rivers, talks about why he's bringing his skills back from war and conflict zones to his native Montana... to build a microbrewery.  Tell me how you got started. I often tell people that I fell in love with a...

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