Doing Good Podcast - Amra Naidoo

Doing Good Podcast - Amra Naidoo
Your guide to doing good

#24 - Tharani Jegatheeswaran: Intrapraneurship, Career Changes and Social Impact Consulting at Deloitte
Feb 4, 2018 • 36 min
Why does a Big Four accounting firm like Deloitte do social impact consulting? Is this for CSR purposes? is this for publicity because being involved in impact is ‘cool’? Are there business reasons behind this decision and if so, what were they? Do they…
#23 – Rochelle Courtenay: Sharing the Dignity in Australia
Aug 20, 2017 • 63 min
In this episode I chat with Rochelle Courtenay, Founder of Share the Dignity. Rochelle has a great story of seeing a problem and doing something about it and just getting shit done. Now a national organisation, Share the Dignity is fast becoming what I…
#22 – Kon Karapanagiotidis – Fighting for Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Compassion, Decency & Kindness
May 28, 2017 • 68 min
I’m sure you’ve been hearing a lot about asylum seekers and refugees in the news. As a human rights advocate for the past 25 years, a lawyer, social worker, and teacher, Kon Karapanagiotidis, - CEO & Founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource…
#21 – Jon Feinman– Using Weight Training to Reduce Youth & Gun Violence in the United States
May 14, 2017 • 44 min
I had a really great interview with Jon Feinman, who is the Executive Director and CEO of Innercity Weightlifting, a non-profit based in Boston. They own and operate a few gyms around the city and work with young people who have been identified as a…
#20 – Mark Ruiz – Women Micro-Entrepreneurs Using Business and Technology to Create Economic Impact in the Philippines
Apr 30, 2017 • 56 min
As you may know, I spent a few months in the Philippines last year. And it was amazing. There’s a special place in my heart for that country and the incredible people there. During my time there, I met up with Mark Ruiz. Mark is one of the…
#19 – Cristi Hegranes – Journalism for Development: The Woman Disrupting Global News & Traditional Media for Social Impact
Apr 17, 2017 • 51 min
I’m sure you’re aware that most of the world’s news coverage from developing countries centres around 4 topics: war, poverty, disaster, & disease. That’s where Global Press comes in. Global Press exists to pave a new way forward for…
#18 - Marica Ristic - Domestic & Family Violence: The Cost & Causes
Mar 30, 2017 • 63 min
When I first started thinking about this podcast and the topics that I’d like to cover, domestic violence was one that was top of mind for me. Domestic violence is an issue that has always stirred something in me. It’s something that is so…
#17 - International Women’s Day - What’s the big deal? Do we still need it?
Mar 19, 2017 • 29 min
So, unless you’ve been living under a rock, it’s hard not to miss all the events, news, and general PR buzz about International Women’s Day that was recognised this month. Countries celebrate it in different ways. This year you would have heard…
#16 – Anne-Marie Bakker – Planting Trees for Peace & Security
Mar 8, 2017 • 68 min
Did you catch the last episode of the Doing Good Podcast? I interviewed Christine Amour-Levar, co-founder of Women On A Mission about travel, adventure and using sport to end violence against women. If you didn’t hear it, I highly recommend it, but…
#15 – Christine Amour-Levar – Using Adventure, Sport & Travel to End Violence Against Women
Feb 19, 2017 • 52 min
Of French, Swiss and Filipino descent, Christine Amour-Levar is Social Entrepreneur, Marketing Consultant and Author who passionately believes in women empowering each other. She grew up between Manila, Paris and Tokyo and is currently based in…
#14 – Sabeen Ali – Hackathons creating Social Impact & Technology for Good
Feb 5, 2017 • 54 min
About the episode On the show today we have Sabeen Ali, founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Angelhack - the world’s largest and most diverse hacker community. AngelHack, a female-owned, female-majority company helps drive open innovation of tech…
#13 – Esther Nai – Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability at Salesforce
Jan 22, 2017 • 45 min
I promise I’ve got a great episode for you today. I’m sure a lot of the listeners out there have heard about Salesforce and probably even use it. But I’m pretty sure your imagination would be quite limited in terms of the type of social impact…
#12 – Elijah Johnston – Fostering Social Innovation & Hackathons for Social Impact
Jan 8, 2017 • 79 min
I am excited to introduce to you one of my very good friends and someone who I find extremely inspiring. In this episode, I interview Eli Johnston who does a lot of very interesting work bringing together corporations and entrepreneurs to accelerate…
#11 - 3 Easy Things You Can Do To Create Impact These Holidays
Dec 22, 2016 • 13 min
The silly season is in full swing! And although, I love this time of year because of the special time I get to spend at home with my family and friends, I can’t quite wrap my head around the craziness in the shopping malls and supermarkets. Apart from…
#10 - Prashan Paramanathan - Venture Capital Fundraising as a Social Enterprise & the Public Benefit Company Structure
Dec 11, 2016 • 25 min
Episode 9 & 10 of the Doing Good Podcast are interviews with Founder of Chuffed, Prashan Paramanthan. In this episode, Prashan shares a ton of wisdom from his journey raising VC funds, how others can learn from their fundraising process and…
#9 - Prashan Paramanathan - Crowdfunding for Social Impact, Social Entrepreneurship and Raising Funds as a Social Enterprise
Dec 11, 2016 • 60 min
Episode 9 & 10 of the Doing Good Podcast are interviews with Founder of Chuffed, Prashan Paramanthan. In episode 9, we talk all things tech for good, crowdfunding for social good and more. You get a better understand of what exactly crowdfunding…
#8 - Clair Deevy - Facebook & Corporate Responsibility: Women in Business, Tech For Good, Social Impact
Nov 29, 2016 • 36 min
This is an episode that I have been wanting to do for a while. Everyone knows Facebook, but not many people would be aware about the work that Facebook is doing in the community to create social impact. In this episode, I interview Clair Deevy…
#7 We Can All Do Better
Nov 15, 2016 • 15 min
I was planning on releasing an episode from another amazing guest but given recent events, I think it’s an important time to stop and reflect about a new era that we have well and truly entered. This is an episode about tolerance and finding common…
#6 - Siddarth Das - WWF, Earth Hour & Digital Engagement for Social Impact
Nov 6, 2016 • 57 min
Siddarth Das is the Director of Digital Engagement at WWF International and the Executive Director of WWF’s Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a very interesting campaign in the way that it’s run. Actually, WWF and their online communication in general is…
#5 - Maria Alejandra Garcia - CGIAR, Rural Women, World Food Day & Ending Poverty through Agriculture
Oct 15, 2016 • 56 min
#5 - Maria Alejandra Garcia - CGIAR, Rural Women, World Food Day & Ending Poverty through Agriculture
#4 - William Stubbs - Spur Projects, Mental Health, Suicide & How is the World Feeling?
Oct 8, 2016 • 70 min
#4 - William Stubbs - Spur Projects, Mental Health, Suicide & How is the World Feeling?
#1 - Zhang Tingjun - Disaster Relief, Volunteering & Fundraising Challenges
Sep 12, 2016 • 32 min
#1 - Zhang Tingjun (Disaster Relief, Volunteering & Fundraising Challenges)
#2 - David Nosibor - Social Innovation in Mazars
Sep 12, 2016 • 64 min
#2 - David Nosibor (Social Innovation in Mazars)
#3 - Chris Annadorai - Operation Sumatran Rhino
Sep 12, 2016 • 76 min
#3 - Chris Annadorai (Doing Good Podcast)