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Moving Mountains with Sasha
35 minutes | May 24, 2022
S9_E9: Meet Dr. Helen Caldicott, Author of Sleepwalking to Armageddon
Helen Caldicott, a graduate of the University of Adelaide School of Medicine, was a faculty member of Harvard Medical School and in 1974 founded the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Adelaide Children’s hospital. In 1971 she played a major role in Australia’s opposition to French atmospheric nuclear testing in the Pacific. While at Harvard in the early 1980s, she helped to reinvigorate, as its president, Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization of 23,000 doctors committed to educating their colleagues about the dangers of nuclear power, nuclear weapons and nuclear war. On trips abroad she helped start similar medical organizations in many other countries; their umbrella group, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985. She also founded the Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament (WAND) in the US in 1980. The author or editor of eight books including Nuclear Madness, Missile Envy, and, most recently, Sleepwalking to Armageddon, she has been the recipient of many awards and honorary degrees, the subject of three award-winning documentary films, and was named one of the 20th Century’s most influential women by the Smithsonian Institution. She makes her home nowadays in her native Australia. Credit: Dr. Helen Caldicott
31 minutes | Apr 22, 2022
S9_E8: Meet Joseph M. Lenard, Author of Terror Strikes
Meet the author of Terror Strikes, a book about a Detroit newspaper man Marten embarking on a journey to write a book on Terrorism titled: Terrorist Tracks. Follow him, his family, friend Nic (FBI), to discover their Family Values, and visit Nevada, Illinois, Ontario Canada, London Britain, Madrid Spain, Tokyo Japan, along the way. Discovering not only a book within a book, an innovative means of hosting a blog within a book in this internet age, as Marten uses his past blogs as potential book sub-theme subject-matter. Joseph M Lenard is a former IT professional, political issues blogger, vlogger and speaker. Learn more about Joseph here. Credit: Terror Strikes
22 minutes | Feb 11, 2022
S9_E7: Meet Dani Diarbakerly, Founder of KingPro & Entrepreneur
Dani is a self-taught screen printer and graphic designer. In 2018, Dani was hired to print at Off-White Nike activation and was included in Hypebeast printing with Virgil Abloh. In an incredibly competitive industry, Diarbakerly has successfully worked with large corporations like Instagram, General Mills, Target, Pepsi, and celebrities with Epic Records by avoiding the arrogant entrepreneur mindset. She was also the only woman to be selected by Screenprinting Magazine as a rising star for 2022 in the specialty graphics industry. Dani's rising entrepreneurial presence can also be found on Influencer Daily and NY Weekly. She's the Founder and Owner of KingPro, a company that takes pride working with customers to find the best materials and designs that align with their needs. Credit: Dani Diarbakerly
27 minutes | Dec 19, 2021
S9_E6: Meet Seth Densen - Advocate, Educator & Political Candidate
Meet Seth, an advocate and educator with over 20 years in social services and over half a decade in child welfare services. He's seen firsthand the need in Florida for reforms related to funding for education, child trafficking, elder and child abuse, adoption, LGBTQ+ equality, and women's rights. He’s ready to take on the systemic injustices and emergent issues in Palm Beach County and around the state for a brighter future for Florida. Credit: Seth Densen
28 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
S9_E5: Meet Aditya Bhamidipaty, Founder and CEO of FirstHive
Meet Aditya Bhamidipaty, Founder and CEO of FirstHive, which he founded with the vision of creating customer identities and driving marketing ROI. Firsthive is an Intelligent Customer Data Platform (CDP) that builds Unique Customer Identities by ingesting data from all sources of customer interactions & transactions. Aditya's stewardship of FirstHive has empowered it to be among the first to incorporate machine learning into customer data profiling. Founded in 2016, FirstHive has customer deployments in some of the leading BFSI, FMCG, and manufacturing enterprises across the US and the Indo-Pacific region. Credit: FirstHive
30 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
S9_E4: Meet Paul Donsbach, Co-Author of The Bronze Scroll
Paul Donsbach is a Texas native and a lawyer. Raised in an era when those working for social progress were rooted in religious faith, he believes that many of today’s problems likewise require a renewed commitment to spiritual ideals. In his writing career, Paul is a co-author of The Bronze Scroll, an adventure-romance novel involving a treasure map found in a Dead Sea cave that reveals the location of ancient, legendary treasures. With a true story of deciphering this ancient treasure map, this groundbreaking novel tells a story of adventure, discovery, and the real meaning of treasure. Credit: Paul Donsbach
29 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
S9_E3: Meet J. Stewart Dixon, Author of ”Spirituality for Badasses”
His new book Spirituality for Badasses blossomed out J. Stewart’s life as a spiritual seeker, finder and coach/teacher. He teaches based on his direct experience, twenty-nine years of interaction with numerous nonduality-advaita-zen-unorthodox teachers, his ongoing education & certification in modern mindfulness and a degree in communications / engineering from Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. He makes his home in Virginia. Credit: J. Stewart Dixon
35 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
S9_E2: Meet Ramon Martinez, Founder of Wholesale Sharks
Ramon Martinez or Ramon Wholesale Sharks (best known in the social media world) used to work for people, now he teaches people how to work for themselves. Let go from corporate America, Martinez went from breeding English bulldogs just to make ends meet to running a multi-million-dollar wholesale real estate company. Now, he’s giving back by helping others achieve the same success he has manifested in his life. Ramon was born and raised in Hermosillo Sonora Mexico. He graduated from Alhambra High School & dropped out of Phoenix College. He's worked for such companies as Chase Bank, Wells Fargo & Bank of America. Ramon resides in Phoenix and works alongside his Brother Rodrigo Martinez, his cousin Christian Murrieta, & sister Raquel Martinez. Credit: Ramon Martinez
28 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
S9_E1: Meet David Botos, Founder and CEO of Helix
David envisioned Helix as an opportunity to provide his incredibly talented, case competition winning, upperclassmen colleagues an opportunity to be paid for engaging with leading organizations and helping them solve real challenges while at university. David brings incredible value to the table from his experiences at leading healthcare organizations in Chicago such as MATTER. In addition, he has hands-on experience participating in and winning national level case competitions hosted by P&G, KPMG, Oliver Wyman and United Airlines. Credit: Helix
36 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
S8_E6: Meet Joshua Spodek PhD MBA, Author of "Initiative" & "Leadership Step by Step"
Joshua Spodek PhD MBA hosts the award-winning This Sustainable Life podcast, is a three-time TEDx spJoshua Spodekeaker, #1 bestselling author of Initiative and Leadership Step by Step, professor at NYU, and leadership coach. Credit: Joshua Spodek
32 minutes | Jul 9, 2021
S8_E5: Meet Diana Acuna, Professional Speaker, Coach & Founder of Diana Talks
Professional speaker and coach Diana Acuna visits Moving Mountains with Sasha to explore emotional intelligence, and the practical tools and techniques needed to improve one's emotional intelligence. Diana is a strategic senior-level professional with a proven record in overseeing multiple initiatives simultaneously, maintaining composure, and demonstrating flexibility and professionalism under pressure. She has an ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders, growing the organizational reach, and increasing the position of the organization while increasing their profitability. Audiences are welcome to visit Diana Talks to learn more about Diana and her services. Credit: Diana Talks
32 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
S8_E4: Meet Lynne Turner, Beverly Hills Psychotherapist & Author of "GROUP"
Lynne Turner is a psychotherapist in practice in Beverly Hills, California, where she has practiced for over 30 years. She grew up on the East Coast, in the aptly named seaside town of Point Pleasant, New Jersey. After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Montclair State University, she moved to Los Angeles, where she earned her Master of Science degree in psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. In addition to her practice and her writing, she is a Los Angeles-focused street photographer, which has afforded her the opportunity to take a closer look at the human condition from yet another perspective. She lives with her daughter and two dogs in the Hollywood Hills. Credit: lynneturnerink.com.
35 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
S8_E3: Meet Raman K Attri, Performance Xcelerator, Executive & Author
Dr Raman K Attri is a powerhouse of positivity that will leave you inspired. Undeterred by his permanent disability and inability to walk since childhood, he continues to be an inspiring personality. He guides leaders and professionals on strategies to accelerate workforce time to proficiency. A performance scientist, he is world’s leading authority on proven methods to speed up professional performance. An organizational learning leader at $40B Fortune 500 technology corporation, he manages a Hall of the Fame training organization, which is also named as one among the top 10 in the world. A prolific author of 20 multi-genre books, he writes about the importance and methods to speed up your path to excellence. Passionate about learning, he holds two doctorates in the learning domain, earned over 100 international educational credentials, and is awarded some of the world’s highest certifications. Learn more about his work at www.speedtoproficiency.com.
30 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
S8_E2: Meet Dr. Karen Tran-Harding - Creator, Host & Producer of MEDICAL HEROES
Karen Tran-Harding, M.D. is a diagnostic radiologist at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, a specialty in which physicians use imaging to diagnose, manage and provide therapeutic options for patients; radiologists act as expert consultants to referring physicians by interpreting imaging, generating accurate reports and recommending further imaging, tests or treatment. Raised in Southern California, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology from UCLA and attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. After an OB/GYN residency, she switched her focus to radiology. She returned to California from Kentucky in 2019, was awarded an abdominal imaging fellowship by UCI Medical Center and then took her current full-time position there. Her husband, whom she met in medical school, is a frontline physician treating COVID-19 patients. She wanted to share stories of their accomplishments, both professional and personal, to create hope and inspiration in the dark months of the novel corona virus pandemic. Thus was the inspiration for Tran-Harding’s web series MEDICAL HEROES, a 30-minute show which streams daily, 7 days a week, at 9:00 a.m. PT/noon ET on the DB&A Television network. Each episode usually spotlights two people, in insightful interviews conducted by Tran-Harding with questions enhanced by her own medical knowledge and experience. She is also the producer of the show. Credit: Barrettco / DB&A Television Network
39 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
S8_E1: Meet Joe Wallenstein - Hollywood Producer, Storyteller and Author
Today we meet Joe Wallenstein who has produced numerous television movies, pilots, and mini-series. Throughout his more than 40 yrs in the industry, he's worked an assistant director, associate producer, and producer. He is a Director member of the Directors Guild of America as well as a member of the Writers Guild of America West. The author has a track record in storytelling, having produced two highly-successful TV series, Knots Landing and 7th Heaven. He has also written two previous books about film production and safety in professional filming: Practical Film Making: A Handbook for the Real World and Nothing Dies for Film. He'll be joining us to discuss his book "Flynn and Miranda: Your Right to Remain Silent", published by Trine Day. The book is a fictional account of a true story. The release date coincides with the 58th anniversary of Ernesto Miranda's arrest in 1963 for kidnapping and rape. The criminal case, Miranda v. Arizona (1966), would make his name a household word. Credit: UFVA.org; joewallenstein.com.
30 minutes | May 26, 2021
S7_E10: Meet Ron Richard - Inventor, Entrepreneur and Author
Ron Richard has been employed in the medical industry for over thirty-five years and has extensive knowledge and experience in respiratory, pulmonary, and sleep medicine. He began his medical career working in a respiratory department at a large teaching hospital in the Midwest. Upon leaving the medical center, he became involved in owning and operating home care companies, sleep laboratories, manufacturers, and distribution businesses. He's played an instrumental role in developing and designing several products used in the treatment and diagnosis of chronic health care conditions. He has launched over 40 major products resulting in sales of over $1B. Today Ron discusses his experiences in his first published book, "Someday is Today - Get Your Ideas Out of Your Coffee Cup and on the Market." Credit: Ron Richard, BLD Medical Consulting; Amazon
30 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
S7_E9: Meet Kelly Mitchell - Entrepreneur, Author and Podcaster
Today's guest is Kelly Mitchell - an entrepreneur, author, podcaster and a very intellectual commentator that piques the interests of those craving knowledge in all aspects of life. Kelly shares her intimate and provocative thoughts on her blog, Musing Around LV, which explores the realm of human behavior, culture, society's infrastructure and lifestyle musings. Her books, 'Clap If You Hear Me' and 'Tour of Insanity' highlights her love for research and being a lifelong learner as she continues to educate and entertain her audiences with the latest projects yet to be announced. As the host of the podcast, Playing Devil's Advocate, she brings her sense of humor and relatable references to connect with audiences. Learn more about Kelly by visiting musingaroundlv.com.
43 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
S7_E8: Meet Megan Davis, Hollywood Actress and Producer
Megan Davis began her acting career in cowboy boots -- at age 3 for a grocery store commercial -- and now she's notching her acting spurs in a range of portrayals. Her latest performance in the TV movie The Christmas Family Reunion is projected as a 2021 holiday release. Davis' performance in The Christmas Family Reunion comes on the heels of a principal role in a TV pilot, For Nothing, a crime drama starring Michael Madsen and Daniel Baldwin. Indeed, Davis has been kicking up gold dust with an eclectic range of acting credits, including guest-starring roles in such series as American Horror Story, 2 Broke Girls, Bones, and Young & Hungry. She has also performed in a number of independent films, portraying a diverse array of characters. Davis was nominated for a Best Actress Award by the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival for her portrayal of a prescription-pill addict in the short thriller Adverse Effects. (Credit: Excerpt from The Barrett Co.)
42 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
S7_E7: Meet Alexis and Justin Black, Authors of "Redefining Normal"
Meet Alexis and Justin Black, both are foster care alumni, recent graduates, serial entrepreneurs, and authors. Each of their businesses are for social impact and they are working to help others heal from their pasts to build a life worth living. They recently published a book called Redefining Normal: How Two Foster Kids Beat The Odds and Discovered Healing, Happiness and Love that was named a #1 Amazon bestseller in three categories. In this, they reference their personal stories to share how they've overcome and how others can too. They discuss topics from overcoming, building a healthy marriage from little to no examples, their time in foster care, being entrepreneurs, and living their best life. Visit Redefining Normal to learn more.
30 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
S7_E6: Meet Julie Coraccio, Award-Winning Life Coach & Author
Julie Coraccio is an award-winning professional life organizer, author, and certified life coach. Since 2009 she has supported thousands of people in clearing their clutter. She hosts the popular self-help podcast, Clear Your Clutter Inside & Out. She is the author of multiple books that assist individuals in developing better relationships with themselves and their personal space. She is passionate about supporting people in clearing clutter in all areas of their lives, end of life planning, and learning how to be more mindful and aware so they can create the life they choose, deserve and desire. Julie is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College. She enjoys hiking, cooking and baking, alternative medicine and healing, supporting environmental and animal causes, and enjoying her woman cave--a bubble bath. (Credit: Julie Coraccio)
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