Jeffrey M. Zucker

S5E10 (episode #50): Meredith Olson on transforming education through entrepreneurs

In this episode, Meredith and Jeffrey discuss how she went from being an off-shore oil and gas engineer to eventually becoming entrenched in the education space and making it more effective, and much more… Watch this episode on YouTube Learn more: Recording date: 3/1/23 Meredith: https://twitter.com/mereolson VELA: https://www.Velafund.org https://www.instagram.com/velaedfund/ https://www.facebook.com/VelaEdFund https://twitter.com/VelaEdFund https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLCEts4U-PzzulEsSpuC9dA Bio: Meredith leads…

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S5E9 (episode #49): Ana Zamora on funding just change in the criminal justice system

In this episode, Ana and Jeffrey discuss Ana’s career journey, how she was drawn into the criminal justice reform, and how she’s ended up going further than she even could have dreamt. Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WROp4iIBFFs Host: Jeffrey M. Zucker Producer: Kait Grey Editor: Nick Case Learn more: Recording date: 2/28/23 Ana: https://twitter.com/anarzamora…

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S5E8 (episode 48): Andre McGregor on activating safety data to improve communities

In this episode, Andre and Jeffrey discuss how ForceMetrics is activating public safety data to better serve our communities, being the son of Jamaican immigrants, his journey to the IVY league, FBI, and beyond, including time as an EMT and Firefighter. Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/pvcezujteG0 Learn more: Recording date: 1/27/23 Andre: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andremcgregor/ ForceMetrics:…

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S5E7 (47): Lydiah Kemunto Bosire on the importance of African youth to our future

Host: Jeffrey M. Zucker Producer: Kait Grey Editor: Nick Case In this episode, Lydiah and Jeffrey discuss Lydiah’s journey through her life and career, starting 8B, and why this cause is so important to the future of our world. Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/dH-JA4F4xrk Learn more: Recording date: 2/6/23 Lydiah: https://www.instagram.com/drlydiahkbosire/ https://twitter.com/drlydiahkbosire/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlydiahkemuntobosire/ 8b:…

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S5E6 (episode 46): Chef Nyesha Arrington on Breaking Barriers With Thoughtful Food

In this episode, Chef Nyesha and Jeffrey discuss Nyesha’s career journey, what it’s like being on TV, how food can bring people together, and much more… People Are the Answer is a podcast on social entrepreneurship, social impact, philanthropy and so much more. Watch this episode on YouTube Chef Nyesha J. Arrington has been in…

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S5E5 (episode 45): Tess Murphy on How Micro-Loans Are Changing the World

In this podcast episode on creating change, Tess and Jeffrey discuss how her years abroad influenced her desire to create change, being a “Kiva Boomerang”, the incredible impact that can come from micro-loans as low as $400 and from an individual lending as little as $25, why Kiva gift cards are the best gift cards,…

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S5E4 (episode 44): Mason Tvert on Cannabis Being Safer Than Alcohol Led to Legalization

In this episode, Mason and Jeffrey discuss how Mason got into cannabis policy and how legalization impacts so many other policies, the late, great Steve Fox, the stunts they pulled to get media attention, his work at VS Strategies, and more… Watch this episode on YouTube Mason Tvert is a partner at VS Strategies based…

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S5E3 (episode 43): Brian Hooks on Scaling What’s Working to Maximize Impact

In this episode, Brian and Jeffrey discuss how Brian ended up at Stand Together, the several important issues Stand Together is working on, including education, health care, and criminal justice, and much more… why he’s the luckiest guy in the world, and that we must unite with anyone to do right and no one to…

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S5E02 (episode 42): Laura Patrick on Improving the Community via Business and Philanthropy

In this motivational podcast, Laura and Jeffrey discuss improving the community through business and philanthropy, her life and career journey, how overcoming great loss can be put to great use, her various business and media endeavors, volunteering and fundraising experience, and much more.  Watch this episode on YouTube Laura Patrick is an attorney, entrepreneur, and…

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S5E1 (episode 41): Kelly Smith on Transforming Education & Micro Schools

In this influential podcast episode, Kelly and Jeffrey discuss transforming education, the issues with our current education system, and our need for critical pedagogy in the classroom. We also dive into Kelly’s background in nuclear fusion, his time in the energy sector, teaching kids how to code, founding Prenda and more… People Are the Answer…

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