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Viva Las Visionaries

Viva Las Visionaries

By Jean Munson

Serving a shot of sunshine and light hearted leadership. Brought to you by the Women's Research Institute of Nevada.

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Episode 21: Season Finale with Aika, Brenda, and Rickeysha
Episode 21: Season Finale with Aika, Brenda, and Rickeysha
Join our three WRIN interns for our final episode! A lighthearted season finale with Aika, Brenda, and Rickeysha as they share their favorite Viva Las Visionaries podcasts, 2020 summer and future goals, and give us a peep at what they are up to at WRIN. Thank you to our listeners and supporters. Please stay tuned in for more podcasts by the Women's Research Institute of Nevada. Resources: “Wisdom” Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ “Epic Dramatic” Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ “Space Free” Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ “Another Happy Ending” Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “What A Beautiful Sunset” Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 “Fretless” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licenced under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
14:54
August 17, 2020
Episode 20 with Rickeysha Burt: We're in this together
Episode 20 with Rickeysha Burt: We're in this together
Rickeysha Burt is a senior at UNLV, an intern of WRIN, and currently majoring in Clinical Psychology. She is originally from California but has lived in Las Vegas for 5 years. Listen to this episode about sorting through feelings of grief as summer closes and why community is important at this difficult time. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
04:41
August 10, 2020
Episode 19 with Ana Rosas: Mindfulness with our Everyday Heroes
Episode 19 with Ana Rosas: Mindfulness with our Everyday Heroes
WRIN's very own researcher and office manager, Ana Rosas takes us through a voyage of memoirs that illuminate a key to calmness. In this episode, Ana shares with us the ways she has focused on everyday heroes to ground her in the present moment amidst a crisis.  Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
08:17
August 03, 2020
Episode 18: Tiffany Stiles on Pivoting in an unpredictable future
Episode 18: Tiffany Stiles on Pivoting in an unpredictable future
Tiffany Stiles is a woman business owner for two local Las Vegas coffee shops The Jolt Coffee Co. and TIABI Coffee & Waffle. She details the experience of running a business during the pandemic, how to innovate resilient solutions for survival, and the strengthening of community ties during this difficult time. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
10:05
July 27, 2020
Episode 17: Discovering Your Voice In 2020
Episode 17: Discovering Your Voice In 2020
NEW Leadership Nevada 2020 completed in early June and our student leaders were tasked to work on adding to the Viva Las Visionaries narrative. In this episode, Regina Mitchell, Madison Feemster, and Hillary Barrera discuss their experiences with New Leadership 2020, give advice to next year's class of 2021, and how they are dealing with the pandemic and protests.   Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
12:43
July 20, 2020
Episode 16: The Importance of Representation and Mentorship for Immigrants
Episode 16: The Importance of Representation and Mentorship for Immigrants
NEW Leadership Nevada 2020 completed last month and our student leaders were tasked to work on adding to the Viva Las Visionaries narrative. In this episode about (the variety of struggles first-generation students face while navigating American culture, language, and the education system) featuring: Ariadna Perez (Political Science at University of Nevada Las Vegas), Sukhanjot Kaur (Human Development and Family Studies Major Accounting Minor at University of Nevada Reno), and Luisa Valles (Criminal Justice Major Pre-Law Minor at Nevada State College). Together as a group that learned and worked together at our conference, they shared candidly and personally you find your YOU! Stay tuned in the coming weeks for this year's cohort of episodes that really celebrate their different ways of growing and themes that stood out in our summer conference curriculum. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
11:56
July 13, 2020
Episode 15: The Different Impacts of Imposter Syndrome
Episode 15: The Different Impacts of Imposter Syndrome
NEW Leadership Nevada 2020 completed last month and our student leaders were tasked to work on adding to the Viva Las Visionaries narrative. In this episode about Impostor Syndrome and the impact it has in different ways for these different leaders featuring: Noelle Garcia (Faculty In Residence), Perla Orduno (Entrepreneurship Major at University of Nevada Las Vegas), Cheryl Guinan (Psychology and Criminal Justice Major at Truckee Meadows Community College), and Ashlie Kemer (Public Studies Major and Public Policy Minor at University of Nevada Las Vegas). Together as a group that learned and worked together at our conference, they shared candidly and personally you find your YOU! Stay tuned in the coming weeks for this year's cohort of episodes that really celebrate their different ways of growing and themes that stood out in our summer conference curriculum. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
24:50
July 06, 2020
Episode 14: Dr. Jessica Saunders on Food, Weight, and Movement: Permission To 'Just Be' As We Emerge From Quarantine
Episode 14: Dr. Jessica Saunders on Food, Weight, and Movement: Permission To 'Just Be' As We Emerge From Quarantine
Dr. Jessica Saunders was formerly employed as the Status of Women in Nevada researcher and now work as the Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Body Image Research Lab at Werklund School of Education. Taking an intermission from New Leadership class of 2020 podcasts to present today’s episode: “Food, Weight, and Movement: Permission To 'Just Be' As We Emerge From Quarantine.” Additional resources: https://pubag.nal.usda.gov/download/8478/PDF https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-health-nutrition/article/review-article-relationships-between-intuitive-eating-and-health-indicators-literature-review/CBC03E81A54FBAAC49B2A8B2EC49631C/core-reader https://www.intuitiveeating.org/10-principles-of-intuitive-eating/ Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
04:58
June 29, 2020
Episode 13: Apoorva Chauhan: Making the Best Out of a Bad Situation
Episode 13: Apoorva Chauhan: Making the Best Out of a Bad Situation
NEW Leadership Nevada 2020 completed in early June and our student leaders were tasked to work on adding to the Viva Las Visionaries narrative. Apoorva Chauhan, an undergraduate student in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics from University of Nevada Las Vegas) shares how you can make the most out of a bad situation in our pause during the pandemic. Apoorva holds a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Business Management. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for this year's cohort of episodes that really celebrate their different ways of growing and themes that  stood out in our summer conference curriculum. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
05:08
June 22, 2020
Episode 12: Eloisa Burton on Hobbies and Health
Episode 12: Eloisa Burton on Hobbies and Health
NEW Leadership Nevada 2020 completed in early June and our student leaders were tasked to work on adding to the Viva Las Visionaries narrative. Eloisa Burton, an  undergraduate student in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and  Mathematics) from University Nevada Reno shares how physical activity like rugby helped release stress and how the pandemic required a re-framing of how stress could be handled in isolation. Eloisa is a Computer Science and Engineering major with a minor in Astronomy.  Fun fact: She is president of the Women into Computer Science and Engineering, a club that fosters a community for women in computer science on campus. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for this year's cohort of episodes that really celebrate their different ways of growing and themes that  stood out in our summer conference curriculum. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
05:33
June 15, 2020
Episode 11 Kristen Tagaytayan: Propagating Self-Love, Success, and Succulents
Episode 11 Kristen Tagaytayan: Propagating Self-Love, Success, and Succulents
NEW Leadership Nevada 2020 completed last week and our student leaders were tasked to work on adding to the Viva Las Visionaries narrative. Kristen Tagaytayan, an undergraduate student in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) from UNLV shares how caring for a plant can correlate to care in other parts of your life. Kristen's major is Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Solar and Renewable Energy. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for this year's cohort of episodes that really celebrate their different ways of growing and themes that stood out in our summer conference curriculum. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
08:27
June 08, 2020
Episode 10 Madina Kamolova: Chill Graduation in the Midst of the Global Pandemic
Episode 10 Madina Kamolova: Chill Graduation in the Midst of the Global Pandemic
Like many folks graduating the Spring of 2020, feelings of disappointment and despair during a time a time of celebration occurred. We watched many of our NEW Leadership Nevada alum adapt, celebrate, and evolve resilient ways to commemorate this great academic feat. We are privileged and wait patiently as they share their experiences in this historic time. On today's episode NEW Leadership Nevada alum Madina Kamolova shares genuinely the anguish and thought processes as she graduates at this time. We hope it brings comfort and solidarity.  Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
06:40
June 01, 2020
Episode 9 Elia Curls: Creating Sunshine in the midst of Covid-19
Episode 9 Elia Curls: Creating Sunshine in the midst of Covid-19
NEW Leadership Nevada Alum and Elia Curls (in 2009) shares how small, intentional, and kind acts to those around you can create community healing. Tune in to find out what a sunshine list means!
07:28
May 25, 2020
Episode 8: Evelyn Garcia Morales on "I was recently asked how I do it all, and I laughed."
Episode 8: Evelyn Garcia Morales on "I was recently asked how I do it all, and I laughed."
NEW Leadership Nevada Alum and Evelyn Garcia Morales (in 2003) shares how to lead in doubt filled environments. This episode will be helpful in turning the concept of “balance” on its head. She is a beloved member of our community as the Executive Director of Fulfillment Fund and is currently running for Clark County Board of Trustees. Source Notes: Brenebrown.com (Dare to Lead) Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
08:43
May 18, 2020
Episode 7 with Melikabella Shenouda: Accept, Renew, Overcome (ARO)
Episode 7 with Melikabella Shenouda: Accept, Renew, Overcome (ARO)
NEW Leadership Nevada Alum and UNLV College of Liberal Arts Dean's Student Advisory Council member Melikabella Shenouda shares her story about how to make the most of this pandemic with the ARO method. This episode will be helpful to alleviate your worries and find humor too. Episode Notes: Helpful Apps Recommendations list Headspace Mantra Mindshift Mindfulness Meditation & Relaxation Shine The Mindfulness App
13:11
May 11, 2020
Episode 6 by Jeana Blackman: Dream Small - Filling the Gaps One Family At A Time
Episode 6 by Jeana Blackman: Dream Small - Filling the Gaps One Family At A Time
Listen how WRIN Community Advisory Board Co-Chair Jeana Blackman has transformed her time being furloughed into helping families in the Vegas Valley with the Vegas Community Pantry. Link to Support/Donate to Vegas Community Pantry: https://battlebornprogress.actionkit.com/donate/Support_Vegas_Food/?fbclid=IwAR11LcmG0nL8A4thZprLNh3BxkImMi0WddWpKlMw52ObUCZtd182JkwhyKU Link to Vegas Community Pantry Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2831023790280769/ Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
06:43
May 04, 2020
Episode 5 with Brenda Cruz: Dealing with Loneliness during Isolation
Episode 5 with Brenda Cruz: Dealing with Loneliness during Isolation
NEW Leadership Nevada Alum Brenda Cruz shares her story about dealing with loneliness during isolation. Prepare to laugh, cry, and feel all the feels while finding comfort. Additional Resources: Masi, C., Chen, H., Hawkley, L., Cacioppo, J. (2011) A meta-analysis of interventions to reduce loneliness. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 15(3), 219-266. DOI: 10.1177/1088868310377394 702-433-3038 Denise@elevateconsultingnv.com https://www.npr.org/2020/03/21/813310245/lauv-embraces-how-hes-feeling Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
07:32
April 27, 2020
Episode 4 with Carmel Viado: Creating new routines for life while self distance
Episode 4 with Carmel Viado: Creating new routines for life while self distance
NEW Leadership Nevada Alum Cari Viado shares her story about creating new routines during quarantine. Additional resources discussed in this episode can be found: Charless Duhigg's The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business lindsaybraman.com Isolation Well Being To Do List Instagram: #Quarantinechecklist Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
08:00
April 20, 2020
Episode 3 How to be a leader in tough times
Episode 3 How to be a leader in tough times
Rachel Dittrich, a student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and current President of student organization Scientista shares briefly her call to action.
05:14
April 13, 2020
Episode 2 with Aika Dietz: Tips for working from home with someone with ADHD
Episode 2 with Aika Dietz: Tips for working from home with someone with ADHD
NEW Leadership Alum Aika Dietz of 2018 and WRIN Intern shares some tips for working from home with ADHD. For additional resources that support this episode: 1. Make time for self-care during a self-quarantine https://www.geisinger.org/health-and-wellness/wellness-articles/2020/03/18/17/56/self-care-during-quarantine 2. It’s Time We All Redefine Productivity For Ourselves https://advice.shinetext.com/articles/its-time-we-all-redefine-productivity-for-ourselves/ 3.  Working from Home? Telecommuting Strategies from Adults with ADHD https://www.additudemag.com/working-from-home-adhd-strategies/?utm_source=eletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=adult_march_2020&utm_content=032420&goal=0_d9446392d6-70f95b114b-287658857 4. A Simple Guide to Working / Learning From Home (HOWTOADHD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61wdjr6gWpw Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
12:55
April 06, 2020
Pilot of Positivity
Pilot of Positivity
Serving sunshine and light hearted leadership from the Women's Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN). Hope can be hard to find during isolation, but through these airwaves we share information through friends and alums of WRIN. WRIN is based in the University of Nevada Las Vegas. On this first episode, Jean Munson invites you to listen and learn in the little moments during crisis. She is a the Program Manager of WRIN and an alum from NEW Leadership Nevada. Music by "Fretless" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0"
07:43
March 27, 2020