Episode 5: Dr. Bill Moseley, Professor, Macalester College

-IN THIS EPISODE-  William Moseley, Professor of Geography and Director of the Food, Agriculture & Society Program at Macalester College, discusses his Peace Corps experience in Mali, his dissertation on poverty-induced environmental degradation and the political ecology of cotton production in Mali and a range of other topics- the effect of the 2007-2008 global food crisis onContinue reading Episode 5: Dr. Bill Moseley, Professor, Macalester College

Episode 4: Mina Girgis, Ethnomusicologist

-IN THIS EPISODE- Ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis, Co-Founder and CEO of the groundbreaking musical ensemble and advocacy initiative The Nile Project, discusses the organization, its founding, creative process, and the musical exchange between West Africa and the Nile River basin. Produced by Adam Klein  Engineered by Ben Holst of Tunewelders at 800 East Studios, Atlanta, GA Edited by Seth Samuel Original music from theContinue reading Episode 4: Mina Girgis, Ethnomusicologist

Episode 3: Rahama Wright, Shea Yeleen International

-IN THIS EPISODE- Rahama Wright, founder of Shea Yeleen International, Inc., speaks about how her experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali led to the founding of Shea Yeleen, the story of the non-profit company and its community-centric model of supporting women’s shea cooperatives, the process of shea production and its uses, her experience participating on the President’s AdvisoryContinue reading Episode 3: Rahama Wright, Shea Yeleen International