Episode #82 Live from Women Deliver: Growing up in War with Dr. Hozan Sindhi

Episode #82 Live from Women Deliver: Growing up in War with Dr. Hozan Sindhi

In this episode of the Podcast, we come to you from Women Deliver, the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. We are joined by Dr. Hozan Sindi, a general health practitioner in Iraq. Dr. Hozan served as a medical intern at the West Erbil Emergency Hospital during the fall of Mosul in 2017. She was also featured in the ICRC/National Geographic collaboration, A Women’s War. She discusses what it is like to grow up surrounded by war, the resilience of a women living and working in conflict and her dreams for the future of Iraq. Hosted by Niki Clark.

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Episode #81 Live from Women Deliver: Inclusion, Disability and Changing Perspectives with Dr. Mina Mojtahedi

Episode #81 Live from Women Deliver: Inclusion, Disability and Changing Perspectives with Dr. Mina Mojtahedi

In this episode of the Podcast, we come to you from Women Deliver, the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. We are joined by Dr. Mina Mojtahedi, the disability inclusion advisor for both ICRC and the International Federation. A former Paralympian, a PHd of Nutrition and an international expert in human rights of persons with disabilities, Mina works to create a more inclusive environment not only for those trying to access humanitarian services but also for those in the workplace.  We talk about the power of sports, the myths of stereotypes and how inclusion benefits us all. Hosted by Niki Clark.

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Episode #79 Harnessing Humor in Humanitarian Contexts with Pablo Suarez

Episode #79 Harnessing Humor in Humanitarian Contexts with Pablo Suarez

The evidence is irrefutable: Humor helps. Helps situations involving communications, relationships, problem solving, and productivity among others. So much so, in fact, that the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has been exploring it as an unconventional approach to engagement in difficult conversations. In this episode of the Podcast, we are joined by guest host Anna Nelson, ICRC’s head of communications in Washington as well as Pablo Suarez, Director for Research and Innovation at the Climate Center, visiting fellow at Boston University, researcher, math geek and overall fan of humor. We chat about bringing humor into unusual contexts, including humanitarian work, and the science behind it all. Hosted by Niki Clark and Anna Nelson.

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Episode #49 Women Storytellers: A Conversation with Red Cross Communicators

Episode #49 Women Storytellers: A Conversation with Red Cross Communicators

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we sit down with Red Cross communicators Jana Sweeny and Jenelle Eli. We speak about our experiences in the humanitarian world, the power of female stories and storytellers and what drives us to do the work that we do. We also talk about the unique work of the Red Cross movement work and share the stories--and the people--that forever touched us. Hosted by Anna Nelson, Niki Clark and Sara Owens.

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Episode #14 Celebrating World Red Cross Day with Lynn Levine, May 9, 2017

Episode #14 Celebrating World Red Cross Day with Lynn Levine, May 9, 2017

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we sit down with Lynn Levine, Director of Communications for the American Red Cross in Boston. With the launch of the ICRC Collaborative Platform happening on what would had been Red Cross founder Henry Dunant's 189th birthday, we took the opportunity to have a conversation about what it means to be a Red Crosser, Lynn's path to the Red Cross, the Boston chapter's role in reconnecting families around the world and some of the stories that as a communicator with one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world she holds most dear.  Hosted by Niki Clark.

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