Sincerely, Hueman: Stories of Kindness and Doing Good

Sincerely, Hueman: Stories of Kindness and Doing Good

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Stories of kindness in action — told from the lens of the most inspiring humans. Sincerely, Hueman features the diverse, vivid lives of advocates, philanthropists, and change makers who are making a positive impact in their communities. On the show, we’ve shared the journey of incredible humans including Karamo Brown, Serinda Swan, Linda and Ashley Graham, Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson, Meredith Walker, to name a few. New episode drops every Tuesday. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sincerelyhueman/support


Kind Campaign - Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson
Jul 16 • 16 min
In 2009, Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson packed their bags in a minivan with their mothers. Though their journey had stops along the way, it wasn’t a typical road trip. Lauren and Molly were on a mission to make a documentary about the “mean girl”…
Second Chances - Stanley Richards
Jul 9 • 20 min
Imagine being told constantly that you’ll never get out of your situation. Or that your environment, the family or neighborhood you were born into, is who you are. In this episode, we’re sharing the journey of Stanley Richards, a criminal justice reform…
Power of a Girl - Melissa Kilby
Jul 2 • 14 min
What does it mean to be a girl in today’s world? At Girl Up, a leadership development initiative of the United Nations Foundation — there are no bounds, no limits to defining what a girl is or who she could be. On this week’s podcast episode, we are…
When Teens Save The Planet - Cindy Chung
Jun 18 • 13 min
We’ve seen them grab headlines. They’re on the streets, calling out world leaders and organizations that have failed to protect our environment. They’re teenagers like 16 year old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg or the 21 young people from Portland,…
Don’t Look Away - Serinda Swan
Jun 4 • 16 min
While best known for her TV characters on Marvel’s Inhumans and Ballers on HBO, actress Serinda Swan, in real life, is turning the spotlight around. For years, she’s raised awareness around global causes, activating the hearts and minds of people so they…
Solving Global Challenges - Alex Amouyel
May 8 • 14 min
How do you solve the most complex challenges that exist in our world — preventing chronic diseases like diabetes and cancer, ensuring access to quality education for refugees and displaced people and combating climate change, to name a few. For decades,…
Smart Girls - Meredith Walker
Apr 23 • 14 min
For a lot of young women, adolescence can be an interesting and challenging journey. It’s usually awkward, and there’s always that crippling desire to fit in. In 2008, funny best friend duo and all around wonderful humans Meredith Walker and Amy Poehler…
Born This Way - Maya Enista Smith
Apr 9 • 16 min
In 2012, Stefani Germanotta whom the world knows as Lady Gaga, created the Born This Way Foundation with her phenomenal mom, Cynthia Germanotta. The Foundation is committed to support the wellness of young people, and empower them to create a kinder and…
Away is Here - Amirah Jiwa
Mar 26 • 15 min
When we travel, perceptions of other people and their culture are no longer confined to what we see on TV or read about online. As we explore the unfamiliar, the stories, the narratives and the experiences become uniquely, our own. On Sincerely, Hueman,…
Educated Rebel - Karamo Brown
Mar 12 • 15 min
In 2018, Karamo Brown made an indelible mark through the Netlflix reality television and cultural phenomenon, Queer Eye. Before captivating audiences with piercing conversations and emotional breakthroughs, Karamo himself had to overcome challenges that…
Taste of Home - Manal Kahi
Feb 26 • 11 min
When food is made with love and passion, it goes beyond nourishment. It becomes a story — an adventure. From a desire to serve underrepresented, authentic dishes, Manal Kahi co-founded Eat Offbeat, a food delivery service where homestyle meals are…
Be Nice The End: Raising Kids with Special Needs - Carissa Tozzi and Gena Mann
Feb 6 • 16 min
Carissa Tozzi and Gena Mann are longtime friends and the lifestyle savvy women behind Wolf + Friends, an app for moms raising children with special needs. Before motherhood, Carissa had a thriving career in celebrity casting and PR. She worked with media…
Lines of Difference - Michael McKee
Jan 23 • 15 min
Identities and labels can put us in boxes that we can’t break away from. And in the world we live in, people might not be so willing to peel back the layers they see, to dig deep, to ask uncomfortable questions. But then there are people like Michael…
2018 Year End Special (Part 2) - Adam Kunes and Ashaba Faridah
Dec 21, 2018 • 11 min
Episode Correction: One of our featured humans, Ashaba Faridah, grew up in the outskirts of Kampala in Uganda, East Africa. We wanted to close out the year by sharing two inspiring stories on owning your purpose and overcoming what scares you. On our last…
2018 Year End Special (Part 1) - Lyndcee Barragato and Makenna Ruddy
Dec 17, 2018 • 9 min
To wrap up an incredible 2018, we asked people from our community about how they’re spreading kindness and making a difference in their own communities. In collecting these short stories, we weren’t focused on the scale of their impact. What really…
No More Hunger - Jasmine Crowe
Nov 13, 2018 • 16 min
Jasmine Crowe is a modern warrior against food waste and hunger. She didn’t stop at just doling out food items to the hungry, she wanted to serve people to make sure they were fed in the most dignified way possible. In 2017, Jasmine launched Goodr, a…
Film Forward - Kweighbaye Kotee
Oct 22, 2018 • 17 min
Kweighbaye Kotee felt like she was in Disney World when she first stepped into a movie theater. But as she grew older, she went from being mesmerized with the sights and sounds of a film, to getting behind the camera to create a piece of art that told a…
Sing For Me - Jackie Vanderbeck
Oct 2, 2018 • 21 min
Jackie Vanderbeck is more than a gifted performer, she was born to use music as a tool to bring joy to people’s lives, however momentary. Jackie left her hometown in Sacramento, California and moved to New York City, in the nexus of musical theater, to…
Let Me In - Hazami Barmada
Sep 19, 2018 • 16 min
From the outside, you’d think Hazami Barmada lived the American dream all her life. Hazami’s armed with a Master’s degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. She’s a consultant for the UN Foundation and the CEO of her own social impact firm.…
Season Finale: Power of Small Things - Emma Yang and Kenton Lee
Aug 13, 2018 • 11 min
Do you remember Emma Yang, the 14 year old tech genius building an app for Alzheimer’s disease patients? How about Kenton Lee, founder of Because International, and genius behind the Shoe That Grows? So much has happened since we featured them on the…
Living Well - Soraya Darabi
May 3, 2018 • 17 min
Soraya Darabi is a general partner and founder of Trail Mix Ventures, a venture fund that invests in the future of living well. A startup visionary, Soraya has helped build brands that will enable people to live more purposeful lives. Companies in her…
Power of Two - Linda Graham
Mar 12, 2018 • 17 min
Linda Graham is a superwoman who model and body activist Ashley Graham is fortunate enough to call her mom. Ashley owes much of her confidence, authenticity and love of self to Linda. On this episode, we share Linda’s journey of raising 3 beautiful…
Center Stage - Jerron Herman
Jan 23, 2018 • 16 min
Jerron Herman was diagnosed with hemiplegia cerebral palsy at 3 months old. Doctors told his parents that he wouldn’t be able to feed, clothe or bathe himself. But for years, Jerron continues to defy his limits and is now one of the most provocative and…
Skin Deep - Cassandra Bankson
Dec 11, 2017 • 15 min
Have you ever felt like your insecurities have made you a prisoner in your own life? Cassandra Bankson has suffered from severe cystic since she was 14 years old. She’s been ridiculed and bullied relentlessly for how she looked. But since posting her acne…
Timeless - Emma Yang
Nov 21, 2017 • 14 min
Emma Yang grew up with her grandma. She took care of Emma, read books to her, helped Emma with her homework and took her to places while Emma’s parents were at work. Over the years, Emma felt like she was losing her grandma to Alzheimer’s disease, an…
Food for Thought - Alyssa Kapasi
Nov 9, 2017 • 13 min
In New York City, 5 teenage girls are working on an app that would help kids pay for school lunch they can’t afford. Alyssa Kapasi, a 17-year old highschool student, rallied her friends to create Food For Thought, an app that would allow parents (and even…
The Shoe That Grows - Kenton Lee
Oct 25, 2017 • 12 min
Have you ever tried walking for miles in debris-filled soil with shoes that don’t fit, or worse, no shoes at all? In 2007, Kenton left the US for a trip to Kenya after a long-term girlfriend broke his heart. Soon after arriving, Kenton noticed a little…
Of Self-Love and Dancing - Kate Speer
Oct 12, 2017 • 14 min
How do you become a light for others when you struggle with your own darkness? Kate Speer was misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder, and went through 21 psychiatric hospitalizations and countless medication trials. But after decades of shame, anxiety, hiding…
Crying Babies are Welcome - Sarah Lux-Lee
Oct 2, 2017 • 15 min
How do I make a positive impact in the world with a crying baby on my hip? In 2016, Sarah Lux-Lee, a public policy nerd and new mom, innovated for her own need. She founded what’s been called the ‘TED talks of the parenting world’ so that parents like…
Sincerely, Hueman - Trailer
Sep 24, 2017 • 1 min
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