Ep 23: A Woman's Place is in the House

We chat with Susan Holt about her experience running for office. She shares lessons learned, opportunities, and challenges that she and others face. We dig into the recently raised issues of sexism at the Fredericton City Council, we chat about her new role with PQA and Plato Testing, and we talk about a number of systemic changes needed to get more people with diverse experiences elected.

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Ep 11: Siyabulela Mandela & Bernadette Fernandes

In today's episode we are honoured to chat with both Siyabulela Mandela & Bernadette Fernandes.

Siyabulela Mandela is an internationally recognized academic and activist grandson of the Freedom Fighter, Nelson Mandela. 

He is currently a Ph.D. candidate (International Relations and Conflict Resolution) in the Department of Politics and Conflict Studies at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa, where he is also a lecturer for the Politics and Conflict Studies Department. 

Bernadette Fernandes is the founder of The Varanda Network which seeks to promote inclusive trade partnerships. She is also the connector of Siyabulela to New Brunswick.

Together we discussed Siyabulela's work on conflict resolution, the importance of education, and the the challenges the global community is facing today. 

I want to thank Robyn Tingley of Glass Sky, and Bernadette Fernandes of The Varanda Network for making this episode possible. 

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