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Gems On Earth Podcast

Gems On Earth Podcast

By Chinenye Olivia Oguadinma
Gems on Earth podcast is focused on inspiring positive action in youths by sharing personal experiences and stories from across the world.

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Tips on becoming an amazing Podcaster/Public Speaker |EP 17

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Making Education Fun for Kids with Chukwuma Aroh |Founder,X-Comics |S2 EP 05
Chukwuma Arohis a freelance writer, orator, and the Founder/CEO of X-comics. He was born and resides in Nigeria.  He is currently studying Civil Engineering at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. Chukwuma started X-comics in December 2018 with the aim of providing visual and exciting Comic Textbooks for students in primary and middle schools in Nigeria. These would set to reduce the poor reading culture and provide perfect learning material for dyslexics and struggling readers. This singular vision has earned him several recognitions like; 2019 Anzisha Prize Top 60 startups in Africa, Startup Nigeria top 10 startups in Southeast Nigeria alongside cash awards. Chukwuma started his volunteering journey at the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) Community. Together with his team, he pitched his business solutions at the 2015 SAGE World Cup held in South Korea and emerged World Champions. The role they played in helping the educational and social sector through several community outreach projects earned them an Award of Excellence from the Ambassador of Nigeria in South Korea and a Presidential recognition. He joined the ENACTUS community in his university and is currently leading projects with the aim of helping out-of-school children gain basic education and life-long skills and also provide needed learning amenities to lacking schools.
January 1, 2021
Promoting Linguistic Identity of the deaf Community with Rebecca Olatunji| S2| EP 04
Olatunji Ayodele Rebecca is a Social Entrepreneur, Deaf Advocate, and Sign Language Tutor. She is the founder of CODAH Enterprise where she works to promote the linguistic identity of the Deaf community and foster their inclusion in the society. She is also the CEO of Collaborating Hands, an offline and online platform for Sign language training and tutoring services. Rebecca is a CODA which means "Child Of The Deaf Adult". Both her parents are deaf along with her younger sister who became deaf due to an early complication and late detection. She grew up seeing the everyday struggle of a deaf person, the struggle to fit and measure up to their hearing counterparts, along with a high level of social stigma and exclusion. Rebecca's life work barrier has  been about changing this narrative and creating a better inclusive society where being deaf is no longer seen as a limitation and barrier no longer exist between the Deaf and the Hearing community. Through her work at CODAH Enterprise, Rebecca has been able to train over 500 people on the basics of the Sign language, she started the "Deaf Women Breaking Barrier Series" which focuses on uplifting deaf women voices, inspire them to embrace their differences and see the many abilities in This-Ability. So far, this program has featured six amazing deaf women. She also started the CODAH COVID-19 Relief Program as an outreach to the deaf community I'm responding to the hardship caused by the Corona virus pandemic. The program has been able to provide food items to 21 women living with a disability, it is currently working on providing more food items and back to school materials to 25 deaf women and 25 deaf children. Raising awareness on sensitive social issues surrounding the Deaf community and advocating for their rights is also some of the work Rebecca does through her organization.  Rebecca is an Alumni of the Knowles Educational And Charitable Trust For International Leadership (KECTIL) 2017, she emerged as the second-place winner of the Opportunity Desk Impact Challenge Award 2019, she is also one of the OD 30 under 30 Changemakers for 2020.  Rebecca holds a National Diploma in Textile Technology from Yaba College of Technology, Yaba; and she is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Community and Public Health at the University Of The People, USA.
November 14, 2020
Building a Social Enterprise at a young age with Sere Mgendi|S2 EP 03
Sere Mgendi is a 16-year-old social entrepreneur from Kenya. Growing up, Sere always wanted to be an entrepreneur to the point she would sell her old toys in order to get new ones. Aside from this, she had a passion for giving back to the community and she would always accompany her mother in visiting children's homes and even volunteering at a nearby kindergarten during the holidays. Never did she realize that she could merge her two ambitions and passions to be one! That is, social entrepreneurship. She is using her reserved but poised personality to be an advocate for change. The young changemaker hopes to use her project, Smiles, to ensure that clothing is no longer a basic need that is difficult to acquire but instead available to the less fortunate through having various collections of old and used textiles.
November 6, 2020
Candid conversation with Olivia Oguadinma,Founder of Gems on Earth| S2 EP2
In this podcast episode,  Olivia Oguadinma shares her journey as a social entrepreneur and how she has built a level of global relevance.   She also shares her journey to Watson Institute, Colorado where she talks about the application process and how she was able to raise funds to complete her tuition before the deadline. She also recommends helpful tips and books that give real-life solutions to some of the struggles we all face like resistance, discipline, and stepping out of our comfort zone. You can connect with her on her social media handles @olivia oguadinma. Storytelling for applications:
October 30, 2020
An Ode to the Nigerian Youth | S2 EP 1
This is to our fallen heroes/heroine. To everyone that believed in the birth of a new Nigeria. We will never forget you!
October 23, 2020
Building a social enterprise( An interview with Bilal Ahmad) | EP 28
In this episode, Bilal Ahmad takes us on his journey as a social entrepreneur. Bilal Ahmad is the founder of Everva. He is also a student at the International business school of Beijing foreign studies university in China. Bilal is a curios traveler with a passion for business analytics. stay tuned.
September 14, 2020
In this episode we have the amazing and super talented Nneoma Mbadugha share her journey as an artist with us. Nneoma is an Architecture student of Nigeria. She is an artist practicing different genres: traditional drawing and painting,digital art,fashion illustrations. She is currently the Vice President at the Imo Art Village.  You can see her amazing art works and connect with her on instagram.
August 11, 2020
The Importance of Self care | EP 26
As young people,we tend to try a lot of things that could lead to burn out. In this episode,we talk about the importance of self care and how you can start practicing it in your daily life.
August 8, 2020
Staying relevant in the work place post covid with Emmanuel Aiyetin. | EP 25
In this new episode,we discuss the realities of the new normal and how one can still be relevant post Covid 19.
July 17, 2020
The truth about volunteering | EP 24
Before volunteering,listen to this!
June 23, 2020
Passion is not enough! | EP 23
In this episode, we explore the different factors needed for a life of success. In this episode,we discuss on how you might need a little more than passion to be successful. Don't forget to follow us on our social media handles:. Instagram @gems_on__earth and thegemonearthpodcast. We would love to hear from you.
June 14, 2020
How to be a sales person when building your personal brand? | EP 22
In this episode,we explore the concept of personal brands while relating it to being a sales man. Ejiofor Mmesomais a sales enthusiast, social media marketer and a content creator. He has had over 3 years experience as a Jumia Sales Consultant selling products worth several millions of naira. His passion for Sales has earned him a certification by Cardone Training Technology, facilitated by Grant Cardone. (a US billionaire & top sales coach in the world) Ejiofor Mmesoma was also selected amongst the top 5 percent for a Mini MBA program in Lagos Business School - ranked by the Economist Magazine one of the top 50 business schools in the world. The sales enthusiast and social media marketer currently works as a Social Media Aide in the media team of the action Minister of Youth and Sports Development,Mr. Sunday Dare. He is open to help your brand gain more visibility and sales online and offline. Reach him on WhatsAppvia INSTAGRAM:, FACEBOOK:
June 10, 2020
Lessons from Children| EP 21
Happy Children's day!
May 27, 2020
Overnight success is a Myth. | EP 20
There is more to success that meets the eyes. If we ask the right questions,we will be learning and not getting pressured. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
May 20, 2020
Bloom where you are planted...| EP 19
In a world where information has become more accessible. It has become very important to be self aware and simply be the best of you. In this episode,we explore the different factors that causes one to bloom in a certain location at any time.
May 15, 2020
Lost | EP 18
This episode is for anyone confused about life. For anyone that feels like they have not made any progress with their life. This is for the youth struggling to find purpose and trying to gain clarity. May this bring light and love to your heart. May the world never recover from your awakening.
May 10, 2020
Tips on becoming an amazing Podcaster/Public Speaker |EP 17
In this episode, we show you a game changer in your Storytelling skills. Leveraging on these tips will make you a top notch Storyteller.
May 8, 2020
This is why you don't get what you want.. |EP 16
Have you been wondering you don't get what you want? Listen to this episode as we uncover the reason behind this occurances.
May 7, 2020
Love grows with consistency |EP 15
In this episode, we relate love with life. We talk about why it is important to bring a level consistency to everything we do. Consistency might be the secret sauce to your Victory. Here's why ?Listen to find out why. We will love to hear your questions and feedback.
May 6, 2020
Rant on Storytelling| EP 14
Listen to me rant about this particular myth of Storytelling. This one " all Storytellers should have written a book". Let me know your thoughts too.
May 4, 2020
Lessons I learnt from "A fall from Grace.| EP 13
After watching the movie "A fall from Grace". I decided to share what I learnt from the movie. If you do not like spoilers you may want to listen to this episode when you are done watching the movie. Don't forget to to send a voice message to tell us what your big take away was.
April 30, 2020
My World Forum Experience: The journey |EP 12
In this episode,I talk about my journey to the world youth forum and challenges I encountered on my way to Egypt.
April 28, 2020
My World youth Forum Experience: Why I decided to share my story? |EP 11
In this episode,I share why I decided to tell my story. The story of my experience at the World youth forum.
April 27, 2020
Behind the scenes series| EP 10
The aim of this episode is to share the stories behind every success. We will be inviting people on the show in the course of this episode. I hope you will be inspired by our stories. A lot of success stories have a lot of hurdles that no one exactly talks about.
April 24, 2020
Creating an accountability group| EP 09
It's really difficult trying to stay focused despite the chaos going around in our world. I tried to do it on my own and it was hard. Things started becoming easier for me when I created an accountability group with friends. In this podcast,I share with you the journey and how I created my accountability group. Stay tuned.
April 20, 2020
Real Talk with Olivia Oguadinma| EP 08
I woke up early in the morning with thoughts about money and life. In this,episode i share my thoughts about these two components of life. I'm sure you will love it and I hope to hear what you think about this episode.
April 17, 2020
How to create a LinkedIn Profile that stands out.|EP 07
As of 2020, Linkedin had over 660 million members from over 200 countries. In this podcast episode, we talk about how to create a Linkedin profile that stands out, how to craft your professional bio and why you should have a LinkedIn account. You can check out the host linkedin profile @Chinenye Olivia Oguadinma.
April 12, 2020
Social Capital vs Social Networking| EP 06
In this episode,we explore the meaning of social capital and social networking . We also talk about how to leverage on the concept of social capital to achieve more in life.
April 1, 2020
How to apply for opportunities?|EP 05
In this episode,I talk about all you need to know about positioning yourself for applying for opportunities. I'm truly looking forward to hearing your success story!
February 2, 2020
My Preview on the Live your dreams Africa conference!|EP 04
In this podcast,I talk about my experiences at the Live your dreams Africa conference held in Calabar,Nigeria. I talked about the lessons I learnt from the amazing speakers at the conference.
January 30, 2020
Emotional Resilence|EP 03
In this podcast,I talk about the importance of having emotional Resilence. I talk about how emotions can sometimes shift our focus and how it can be controlled to achieve our best.
January 5, 2020
Being a Multipotentialite|EP 02
In this episode, I will be sharing what it means to have a lot of interests (being a Multipotentialite). I will also be engaging listeners in various ways they can harness their multi- potentialite super powers with examples of historians who were multi-potentialites as well.
October 11, 2019
How to always stay motivated to achieve your goals?|EP 01
To the youth with a decades dream! Bringing you love and a lot of positive vibes. Soar fam
June 29, 2019
My First Podcast!
Testing the microphone!!
April 5, 2019
April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019