The Get InPowered Podcast: Fostering Community through Shared Stories
About This Show
The Get InPowered Podcast by Inclusivus is about individuals, innovators, advocates, activists, and agents of social change across sectors and industries who are working to transform their communities and the world at large. In each episode, we travel with host Judithe Registre to a different location and talk with InPowered women and men whose stories and work are inspiring change and action and making a transformative impact in their communities. These are people who, through their own personal experiences and a gender equity lens, are working to create more inclusive and progressive communities.
Most Recent Episode
A Window to the World: Technology and Developing Economies with Adi Abili
“Without internet access it’s very difficult for you to start a business... even more than a physical location, it’s having access to the internet, because that’s your access to the world.” Judithe is joined in this episode by Adi Abili, the American Regional Director of the Global Startup Ecosystem, advisory board member at SXSW and former program director at Draper University and investor at Glassroots Ventures. Adi and Judithe crossed paths at the Haiti Tech Summit, where Adi was a speaker. Their conversation focuses on the power and importance of technology in balancing the global economic scales. “What you really need is buy-in. More than the actual technology itself is the buy-in of the people who can make the changes.” From quality of life, economic opportunities and even slowing the rate of immigration, the spread of technology is a theoretical panacea for the problems of the Developing World. With political and corporate partnerships, a future where technology is used to improve the human condition worldwide which is not only possible but profitable! “It’s so much easier for us to travel, and therefore people are a lot more comfortable moving from place to place...more than just seeing a place, it’s now about wanting to experience that place too.”