Coady Radio - The Development Podcast
About This Show
Coady Radio - the podcast about leadership in community development. Interviews and stories about resilient communities, accountable democracies and local economies. Coady International Institute at StFX University has been educating development professionals from around the world since 1959.
Most Recent Episode
043: Amanda Lindhout, graduate and best-selling author, returns to Coady and StFX University
2010 Diploma in Development Leadership graduate Amanda Lindhout talks about her kidnapping in Somalia, her award-winning book 'A House in the Sky', the value of International Women's Week, along with memories of her time at Coady Institute in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Ms. Lindhout was interviewed by Olga Gladkikh. Show notes: 01:00 The day she arrived for Coady's diploma program in 2010. 03:20 Why she started the Global Enrichment Foundation to educate women and children in Somalia. 05:46 Coady as "the best in Canada" for leadership education. 06:47 Her memoir: A House in the Sky. 10:30 The value of International Women's Week. 12:50 Who inspires her? 14:19 What we can do to address challenges in today's world. 15:45 What's next? Upcoming courses As mentioned in the podcast, here are the seven certificate courses being offered on campus this fall. Click on the course name to go to our website. The application deadline is March 31st. Community-Based Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding (October 10 - October 25) Community-Driven Impact Assessment (October 10 - October 25) Facilitation and Training Approaches for Community Change (October 10 - October 25) Learning Organizations and Change (October 10 - October 25) Action Research for Citizen-Led Change (October 26 - November 10) Advocacy: Increasing Citizen Voice and Agency (October 26 - November 10) Asset-Based and Citizen-Led Development (October 26 - November 10)