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Stories for Life - the Watipa podcast

Stories for Life - the Watipa podcast

By Watipa
Episode 1 with Allen Kyendikuwa, Uganda
Listen to the first episode of the Watipa podcast, and the wise advice from Allen Kyendikuwa, one of the founding trustees of Watipa and leading sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) activist in Uganda.

Skill to share? Coordination.
Most important thing ever learned? Honesty.
Advice for Watipa scholars? Find and follow your passion.
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1:2 A story for everything - Peter Taylor, United Kingdom

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1:3 A story for everything - Karin Alexander, South Africa
Episode 3 of the Watipa podcast. Listen to the wise advice from Karin Alexander, one of the founding trustees of Watipa and a freelance governance and political economy analyst in Cape Town, South Africa.  "Since I was 10 years old I knew I wanted to do something to try and change the world." Skill to share? Presentation skills and political economy analysis. Most important thing ever learned? Importance of building a network. A thank you goes a thousand miles, and always be kind. Advice for Watipa scholars? Always show up, even if you are under-prepared, you will always learn something. 
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August 05, 2022
1:2 A story for everything - Peter Taylor, United Kingdom
Episode 2 of the Watipa podcast. Listen to the wise advice from Peter Taylor, one of the founding trustees of Watipa and the Director of Research of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex in Brighton, United Kingdom. “Education is a process of empowerment through knowledge that leads to growth, change and transformation. It’s not just about receiving knowledges but it's an enlightening experience.” Skill to share? Participation. Most important thing ever learned? Importance of relationships. Take care of people and take care of yourself. Advice for Watipa scholars? Just do it, you always learn something. Peter, inspired by Maya Angelou, also explains how people do not remember what you say but how you made them feel. Peter Taylor is a musician, agriculturalist, educationalist and researcher. He has lived and worked in Botswana, Vietnam, Canada and the United Kingdom. Previously Peter was Director, Strategic Development, at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada where he was responsible for leading IDRC’s strategic planning processes.
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August 05, 2022
1:1 A story for everything - Allen Kyendikuwa, Uganda
Episode 1 of the Watipa podcast. Listen to the wise advice from Allen Kyendikuwa, one of the founding trustees of Watipa and leading sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) activist in Uganda. Skill to share? Coordination. Most important thing ever learned? Honesty. Advice for Watipa scholars? Find and follow your passion.
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June 10, 2022