Global Citizenship with The Melton Foundation

Global Citizenship with The Melton Foundation

By The Melton Foundation
A leading proponent of global citizenship practice worldwide, the Melton Foundation looks back at over 25 years of shaping young minds through experiential learning, skill development, and intercultural exposure.

Through our fellowship and collaborative programs, we promote and enable global citizenship as a way for individuals and organizations to work together across boundaries of place and identity to solve challenges in an interconnected world.

And as part of many initiatives to do so, we also record and publish InterCultural Podcasts from around the world! Enjoy!
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Communications and the Community
In this episode of the Intercultural Peer Mentoring Podcast, we have Zhang Dou Dou from China, and her mentor Ashley Wilson, from the USA, sharing their perspectives about their biggest shared interest - communications, social impact, and the interconnected nature of storytelling and mass media. There's also a fun game, some lively banter, and a genuine mentor-mentee relationship for us to peek into! :) Listen on for fun advice, enjoy a budding intercultural friendship, and keep coming back for more! Happy listening!
15:29
May 24, 2020
What would you tell your 21 year old self?
In our first Intercultural Peer Mentoring Podcast, we have Lindiwe Mutungamiri from Zimbabwe, and her mentor Victor Valenzuela, from Chile, sharing their perspectives about their biggest shared interest - entrepreneurship, social impact, and Victor advises Lindiwe on navigating the world as Global Citizens in their own right. Lindiwe also asks her mentor a pertinent question - 'What would you tell your 21-year-old self? '  :)  Listen on for fun advice, enjoy a budding intercultural friendship, and keep coming back for more! Happy listening! 
11:40
May 24, 2020
Demystifying Design Thinking
What is Design Thinking, really? You may have heard the term, you also may have used the methodology, but have you ever wondered what 'Design Thinking' really is? How does it improve lives - in schools and professional environments and homes alike? Join us as we 'Demystify Design Thinking' with Mana Taheri, an accomplished Design Thinking educator, and coach from the world-renown HPI School of Design Thinking, in this podcast! :) Happy Listening! 
14:20
May 2, 2020
Innovation for the Differently Abled
Melton Fellows Sangeetha and Yunmei from India and China bring you a podcast around technological innovations for differently-abled citizens in India, biodiversity preservation in China, and more! Hot Topics, Intercultural Dialogue, Current Affairs, and friendly, thought-provoking conversation! Support the show (http://meltonfoundation.org/donate)
06:08
April 25, 2020
Extinction Rebellion Explained
Melton Fellows Hannah, Dou Dou and Harshinee from Germany, China, and India, bring you a podcast around the Extinction Rebellion initiative across Europe, ban on single-use plastic in India and it's implications and more insight on building a sustainable tomorrow! Hot Topics, Intercultural Dialogue, Current Affairs, and friendly, thought-provoking conversation! Support the show (http://meltonfoundation.org/donate)
11:58
April 25, 2020
Civil Unrest and Citizen Uprising
Melton Fellows Daphne and Paula bring you a podcast around civil unrest, protests, and citizen uprising in Chile and countries in the African subcontinent, including exclusive insight into the happenings at Cameroon and Temuco! Hot Topics, Intercultural Dialogue, Current Affairs, and friendly, thought-provoking conversation! Support the show (http://meltonfoundation.org/donate)
12:37
April 23, 2020
Socio-political climate and Gender (in)Equality in Germany and China
Melton Fellows Marten & Yixuan from Germany and China, discuss the socio-political climate in their countries, gender (in)equality in China, and more in this personal, and thought-provoking conversation between two individuals from very diverse cultures and different perspectives! Hot Topics, Intercultural Dialogue, Current Affairs, and friendly, thought-provoking conversation! Support the show (http://meltonfoundation.org/donate)
23:09
April 22, 2020
Social Entrepreneurship and Global Healthcare Systems
Hot Topics, Intercultural Dialogue, Current Affairs, and friendly, thought-provoking conversation! Melton Fellows Lindiwe & Pablo from Ghana and Chile, discuss their ideas of social entrepreneurship around mental health, Lindiwe's efforts in setting up a mental health based entrepreneurial venture, the health care system in Chile and more in this episode of the HotPod Podcast. Support the show (http://meltonfoundation.org/donate)
20:15
April 20, 2020
Daily life in China - CoronaVirus Pandemic
Hot Topics, Intercultural Dialogue, Current Affairs, and friendly, thought-provoking conversation! Melton Fellows Anirudh & Wang Xiuqi from India and China, discuss the on-going CoronaVirus global pandemic, it's implications on their daily lives, possible safety precautions and the impact of the COVD19 globally. Support the show (http://meltonfoundation.org/donate)
16:21
April 20, 2020
Social Innovation during Global Pandemics
Hot Topics, Intercultural Dialogue, Current Affairs, and friendly, thought-provoking conversation! Melton Fellows Archishman & Shijia from India and China primarily discussed two topics, the role of social startups and advancements in technology during the current COVID 19 situation and the second, Sun Yang, a star swimmer who was recently banned for eight years because he was painted as a drug cheat. Happy Listening! 
17:10
April 19, 2020