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The GlobalGirl Media UK Podcast
34 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Racism, Sport and Steps For Change
In this episode, Holly and Danielle speak to Radha Balani, a strategist, facilitator, design-thinking specialist and MC at ThinkBeyond. ThinkBeyond uses sports to bridge the gap between organizations and communities, providing sustainable social change strategies. We discuss Radha's work, racism in sport and the Euros 2021.
22 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
Graduates, Application Fatigue and Unemployment
Graduates across the country share their experiences studying and graduating during a pandemic with Danielle via voice notes, and provide advice for other students in the same position.
27 minutes | May 8, 2021
Conversations About Religion
Dila and Orla and Holly will be reflecting on religion to decipher thoughts and beliefs of spirituality which have been born out of living in a secularised, yet religiously diverse environment.
37 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Middle Eastern Odyssey: A Reporter's Perspective (Bethan McKernan)
Bethan McKernan, The Guardian’s Turkey and Middle East Correspondent, talks to Dila and Holly about her fascinating journey. Reporting on danger, division and hope, listen to her experiences as a journalist in the land where East meets West.
37 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Invisible Disabilities, Shielding and COVID
In this episode, Orla and Danielle speak to two empowering young females -- Isabelle Jani-Friend who has cystic fibrosis (CF) and osteoporosis and Siana Trendafilova who has epilepsy -- about living with invisible disabilities. We chat about their mental health during the pandemic, online hospital appointments and the hope that vaccines offer them.
33 minutes | Jan 31, 2021
Will 2021 be better than 2020?
in this episode, the team at GGM UK discuss what they hope to achieve in 2021 and reflect on the rollercoaster of a year that was 2020. We encourage all of our viewers to reflect on the positives from last year and look forward with hope.
27 minutes | Dec 28, 2020
Voice of a Refugee (with Aryan Ashory)
Aryan Ashory, a filmmaker activist living under refugee status in Europe, spoke to Dila and Orla about her journey from her homeland Afghanistan to Europe. We spoke about her life in Afghanistan, achievements in Greece and the uncertainties of life in Germany.
35 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
What Does It Mean To Be Asexual? (with Yasmin Benoit, April Ryan and Tola Coker)
This month, our hosts, Orla and Danielle, spoke to three asexuals: Yasmin, Tola and April about what it means to be ace. We played a game of make these lyrics ace friendly, discussed myths, some very humorous, and show that being ace does not mean you will never experience love.
48 minutes | Oct 31, 2020
Appreciation vs Appropriation (with Banseka Kayembe, Helen Femi Williams and Amy Freeman)
To honour Black History Month, this episode is longer than usual. Our hosts, Dila and Danielle, spoke to three incredible guests who are activists for Black rights: Banseka Kayembe, Helen Femi Williams and Amy Freeman. We talk about the line between appropriation and appreciation, blackfishing and racial fetishisation.
27 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
The Gender Pain Gap (with Eloise Barry and Endo With Emma)
In this episode, we speak to two endometriosis sufferers — Eloise Barry and Endo with Emma — about their experiences with the condition, from diagnosis to hospital appointments to everyday life.
27 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
Is My Curriculum Too White?
In this episode, we address the whiteness of our school curriculum and how we go about decolonising it. We also discuss the experiences of women of colour in universities with our guests; Siobhan O’Neill, Dr Rima Saini and Dr Neema Begum, who are trailblazing for women of colour in academia.
23 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
Me And My Girlfriends (with Bree Reeves and Martha Reilly)
In this episode, we spoke to two of our friends about all things friendship: from making them to maintaining them to dealing with toxic friendships. Female empowerment was also addressed, through the medium of popular culture.
24 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
How To Get A Career In The Media Industry (with Josie Verghese)
In this episode, we spoke to Josie Verghese, Head of the BBC Young Reporter, a media scheme for 11-18 year old aspiring journalists, about how young people can break into the industry. We discuss BBC and non-BBC media schemes.
18 minutes | May 25, 2020
Why Is Plastic Surgery Glorified? (with Dr Angelica Kavouni)
In this episode, we spoke to plastic surgeon specialist Dr Angelic Kavouni about why the practice has become so popular in the modern age, which procedures are most sought after, reality TV and social media.
18 minutes | Apr 30, 2020
Are You Okay? (with Roxanne Maria)
In this episode, we spoke to Roxanne, a personal trainer, about the importance of mental and physical health and the role that the gym plays in general health.
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