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Cognitive Function & Neuroplasticity Pioneer Barbara Arrowsmith Young

Cognitive Function & Neuroplasticity Pioneer Barbara Arrowsmith Young

June 22, 2021
Ramita is joined on the podcast this week by Barbara Arrowsmith Young. The pioneering researcher in the field of brain function shares her knowledge and discovery surrounding neuroplasticity, and how it can be utilized in helping not only children but adults too in overcoming their learning difficulties. A moving interview about how science brings us all much hope. 
 

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School Principal Karen Bryant

School Principal Karen Bryant

June 15, 2021

School Principal Karen Bryant joins The Elevate Podcast this episode and discusses the effect the Black Lives Matter movement has had on the wellbeing of students, as well as sharing enlightening perspectives surrounding the Black community.

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Speaker, Author, and Educator Michelle Icard

Speaker, Author, and Educator Michelle Icard

June 8, 2021

Michelle Icard joins us this episode and shares her wealth of knowledge about the challenging life for kids in middle school. Michelle and Ramita discuss social media, how societal changes affect students' learning abilities, and how to address difficult conversations within the family.

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British Actor and Comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar

British Actor and Comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar

June 1, 2021

We have the honour of being joined by the famed British/Indian comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar, creator of the hit UK comedy sketch show "Goodness Gracious Me", the hit show “Kumars at No. 42” and more recently on “Unforgotten”. He and Ramita discuss how cultural differences can alter one's career path, and how to deal with the tumultuous unpredictability along that journey.

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Women’s Empowerment Coach Tiana Clark

Women’s Empowerment Coach Tiana Clark

May 25, 2021

Known as the "Audacious Commander", Tiana S Clark, an award-winning filmmaker, US Airforce Veteran, and mother of four, joins the podcast and discusses what she learnt along her journey into becoming a women's empowerment coach.

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Diversity and Inclusion Expert Aiko Bethea

Diversity and Inclusion Expert Aiko Bethea

May 18, 2021

In this week's episode Ramita chats with Aiko Bethea about her roles at RARE Coaching & Consulting, and Brené Brown’s Daring Way, and the Dare to Lead communities about the importance of diversity, equity and psychological safety around the workplace and how we can shape this for our youth. 

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Global Curriculum Designer  Gahmya Drummond-Bey

Global Curriculum Designer Gahmya Drummond-Bey

May 11, 2021
Gahmya recounts her journey of traveling to South Korea after Barack Obama's comments about the excellence of their education system. She tells us her first-hand findings and observations that have reshaped the way we should look at curriculums across the globe, what we need to focus on and how we can make the impact in schools children need. 
 
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Former Co-owner & Vice Chairman of Arsenal FC & former Vice-Chairman of the FA, David Dein

Former Co-owner & Vice Chairman of Arsenal FC & former Vice-Chairman of the FA, David Dein

May 4, 2021

We are joined by none other than the Former Co-owner and Vice Chairman of the Arsenal Football Club and the former Vice-Chairman of the Football Association, David Dein. A visionary and pioneering force within the sport who transformed in many ways including founding the first women's team. He and Ramita also discuss rehabilitation within prisons, transferable learnings from the boardroom to the classroom, and advice on how to lead a successful life.

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Mother, Transgender Activist, and Pediatrician Paria Hassouri

Mother, Transgender Activist, and Pediatrician Paria Hassouri

March 23, 2021
Pediatrician, and mum of 3, Paria Hassouri joins the Elevate Podcast sharing her story with raw honesty of acceptance. We explore her journey of overcoming a parent's grief  along with the overwhelming challenges surrounding her inspiring daughter's transition during her teenage years. 
 
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ADHD Coach Soli Lazarus

ADHD Coach Soli Lazarus

March 16, 2021

Soli Lazarus joins the Elevate Podcast and is gracious in sharing her story of raising her son with ADHD. We go in-depth into the misconceptions, and the feelings kids with ADHD go through without us realizing.

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