17 episodes

Dopamine is a podcast featuring four girlfriends; Judith Otala, Gloria Nanfuka, Liz Karungi and Linda Mwesigwa, creating a space and an opportunity to talk about things that matter to them. Why Dopamine? Well…great you ask, a scientist said that dopamine is the Kim Kardashian of hormones. Who wouldn’t want to associate with that?

Dopamine Podcast Judith Otala

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Dopamine is a podcast featuring four girlfriends; Judith Otala, Gloria Nanfuka, Liz Karungi and Linda Mwesigwa, creating a space and an opportunity to talk about things that matter to them. Why Dopamine? Well…great you ask, a scientist said that dopamine is the Kim Kardashian of hormones. Who wouldn’t want to associate with that?

    What's Next? An entrepreneur journey

    What's Next? An entrepreneur journey

    There are a few people who have successfully taken their business out of the startup phase in Uganda. There are fewer people who have grown their startup to a point where it has outgrown them. On this episode, we talk to Abu Musuuza co founder of Flip Africa, a platform that connects people to short term gigs. Flip Africa is Abu's 3rd venture. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Village Energy. Listen to his story and lessons learned while on this journey.

    • 56 min
    On our learnings from Season 2

    On our learnings from Season 2

    It is officially the end of the season. We are really excited for the 9 episodes we released this season. Our aim was to cover topics that were important for the most important part of our lives; careers. We had on amazing guests, who we are forever grateful for. 

    In this we review lessons, learnings and all the highlights!

    • 19 min
    Dealing with Loneliness

    Dealing with Loneliness

    In this episode, we tackle how we are experiencing loneliness as young adults and the various ways it manifests in different people's lives. We are tackle whether it is an epidemic in our interconnected world? Or is the awareness easing the identification its symptoms? We delve into how bad loneliness really is, and what we can actually do about it.

    Don't forget to leave a rating and comment while you're here. Find us on social media @dopaminepod (Twitter and Instagram) and @dopaminepodcast on Facebook

    • 49 min
    Should we cancel "Cancel Culture"?

    Should we cancel "Cancel Culture"?

    In the wake of black twitter coming at brands and celebrities for their racist adverts/ comments, there has been an increase in the number of people calling out people, mostly on twitter, for horrendous things they had done?

    We explore if cancel culture has any repercussions beyond becoming a pariah on social media platforms? Should we instead focus on building our local brands and businesses and give them a chance to go through the learning curve of a growing business?

    • 51 min
    Are women sabotaging their careers

    Are women sabotaging their careers

    In this episode, Liz, Gloria & Judith explore their career journeys to assess if they have used all the opportunities that were available to them to advance in their careers.

    They explore cultural or societal influences that have sipped into the workplace and influence the way we (women) approach careers and career advancement?

    Is affirmative action working?

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Life after living in the diaspora

    Life after living in the diaspora

    In this episode we sit down with Carol Kagezi, who studied and lived in South Africa for over 5 years to talk how to navigate living in another country, experiencing different cultures and norms. We also talk about how to integrate back into the community when you come back home. 

    Most people who have lived and worked abroad have a hard time integrating back into their home culture, way of life, etc. We take a stab at finding out why that is and how people should go about it.

    • 1 hr 14 min

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