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A House Divided - Harry McCann
Feb 12 • 67 min
Harry is an entrepreneur and media personality from Ireland. He founded his first business at 15, quickly earning him the title of “Ireland’s answer to Bill Gates.” Not bad. Since then he created the world’s first Digital Youth Council and founded…
Stay Tuned - REBECCA DHARMAPALAN
Feb 6 • 55 min
“White supremacy…is sheltered in the home” - Rebecca Dharmapalan Rebecca is a Tamil/Goan artist, activist, and currently a masters student in Human Rights Law. Her first film, International Boulevard, gained widespread acclaim for depicting child sex…
The Next Billion - ANAND CHOWDHARY
Dec 5, 2018 • 46 min
“Our entire goal…is technology for the next billion users” -Anand Chowdhary Anand is a creative technologist and entrepreneur from India. He cofounded and now serves as the CEO of Oswald Labs, an accessibility technology company. Oswald creates…
The Gap - KENNEDY EKEZIE-JOSEPH
Nov 27, 2018 • 37 min
“The distance between where I am now and where I know I want to be…that gap is where the motivation lay for me” - Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph Kennedy founded the Calabar Youth Council for Women’s Rights, which raises awareness about and advocates for the…
Drinking Responsibly - MATHEW D’ONOFRIO
Nov 20, 2018 • 30 min
“Starting a business is like you’re in a very dark room and you can see one step in front of you” - Mathew D’Onofrio A native of South Australia, Mathew started volunteering for St. John’s Ambulance growing up and developed a love for helping patients.…
In Color - JAMES OKINA
Nov 13, 2018 • 79 min
“It didn’t just come back to color, it came back to vibrancy” - James Okina At a young age James joined a street gang in his hometown of Calabar, Nigeria. But with tremendous determination and the help of a few key mentors, James turned his life around.…
The Health Nut - ABBY KIRCHER
Oct 30, 2018 • 46 min
“When it comes down to it I just want people to take care of themselves” - Abby Kircher Abby started a nut butter company when she was fifteen to provide an alternative to sugary peanut butters. Using cashews, almonds, pecans, and natural sweeteners, Abby…
The Rough Cut - ELLA FIELDS
Oct 23, 2018 • 54 min
“I like to try and make films about things that matter” - Ella FieldsElla is a filmmaker, photographer, and activist from LA. Themes in her work include queer issues, gun control, and teen angst in the internet age. Her short film “Stereo,” …
The Fourth Wall - JENNY XU
Oct 16, 2018 • 41 min
“There’s room for a lot of innovation, and hopefully I can be right there when it happens” - Jenny Xu Jenny is the founder of JCSoft, an independent gaming company with more than 5 million downloads to its name. A student at MIT, she has been named to…
The Authority Girls Deserve - MEGAN GRASSELL
Oct 9, 2018 • 54 min
“As soon as that thought came through my head I was so obsessed…I couldn’t not do something about it” - Megan Grassell Megan is the founder and CEO of Yellowberry, which she began to give girls a positive first bra experience. Since then the brand has…
100,000 Words - HELENA COGGAN
Oct 2, 2018 • 53 min
“I never want to forget what that felt like, just having your life blown up by one phone call” - Helena Coggan Helena is a novelist from the UK who got her first publishing deal at age 13. Since then she has completed her War of Angels series, started…
In the Belly of the Beast - AYLON BERGER
Sep 25, 2018 • 67 min
Aylon is the former National Chair of the High School Democrats of America. He has also worked for Congressman Josh Gottenheimer and Congressional Cantidate Mikie Sherrill. This fall, Aylon began college at American University in D.C. where he will study…
Common Ground - MALIHA ABIDI
Sep 18, 2018 • 60 min
Maliha Abidi is an artist, traveller, and Instagram influencer. Born in Pakistan, she has lived in the US and now attends the University of Sussex. Her work often includes themes of culture and identity. Right now she is working on a series of portraits…
No Limits - KAYLO LITTLEJOHN
Sep 11, 2018 • 57 min
Kaylo is an ultra runner, biohacker, and self-proclaimed modern day hippie. He is currently training for the Moab 240, a 240 mile race across the desert with total elevation gain greater than that of Everest. Then he plans to break the world record for…
Learning Never Stops - FELIPE CAMPOS
Sep 4, 2018 • 58 min
Felipe is a coder and researcher currently enrolled in UC Berkeley’s Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. This summer he interned for Google and simultaneously worked on drone robotics for Berkeley’s Swarm Lab. In the interview we…
The Infinite Leap - ROHAN AHUJA
Sep 4, 2018 • 49 min
Rohan is the CEO and cofounder of Elenytics, a location-based analytics startup that has raised $350,000 in seed funding. He also is a member of YEC Next, a community of the brightest early-stage entrepreneurs. Currently he is studying at Babson College…
Falling Feels Like Flying - ELLIOT SINGER
Sep 3, 2018 • 63 min
Elliot is a remarkable alpine climber, mountaineer, and ultra runner. At 16, she has completed expeditions in the Himalaya, Patagonia, Equador, and across the US. She also ran the Broken Arrow Skyrace in Tahoe this summer. We talk extensively about her…
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