Dr. Alaa Murabit is a UN High-Level Commissioner on health, employment, and economic growth. She is one of 17 globally United Nations Sustainable Development Goal advocates, as well as a medical doctor and women's rights champion and strategist.
She has traveled the world and met people who are leaders in their own industries. From names that we know to names that we don't, there are people who have championed inclusive leadership more than anything else.
At The Table is a collection of in-depth conversations and interviews with leaders in all industries. It's looking at how we create systems and structures and communities and selves that really represent what we need in the world today.
It's called At The Table because the single most important thing is for us to create and cultivate spaces. We invite you to connect with, to learn from, and to teach one another about the importance of inclusive leadership. We want to make sure sure that when you are at any table you are bringing somebody with you, an idea with you, or a perspective with you that isn't already there.
Building Community and Connection Through Mental Health and Wellness with Sahaj Kohli
Sahaj Kohli is the founder of Brown Girl Therapy, a mental health and wellness organization for children of immigrants. In this work, she creates resources that promote bicultural identity exploration and the de-stigmatization of therapy in immigrant communities. Sahaj joins Alaa at the table today to discuss her passion for being a mental health advocate, the unique immigrant experience when it comes to mental health and wellness, and how western mental health may not necessarily understand cultural differences and expectations.
Activism and Advocacy in a Biased Medical System with Latham Thomas
Latham Thomas calls herself a maternity lifestyle maven. Alaa calls her a revolutionary for women. Together they are going to explore Latham’s inspirations, her views on the inherent discrimination in the health care system and exploring what it means to be a black mother in America.
The Power of Storytelling with Rabia Anwar Chaudry
Rabia Anwar Chaudry truly believes that understanding and acceptance can come through the power of storytelling. In fact she has used it in her podcasts to help individuals that have been falsely accused of crimes. Rabia joins Alaa today to talk about the influence story telling has not just in learning life’s lessons but also the path to social change.
Building Emotion Intelligence within Ourselves and Technology with Dr. Rana el Kaliouby
Founder and CEO of Affectiva, Dr. Rana el Kaliouby joins Alaa on this week’s episode to discuss bringing emotional intelligence to technology, creating her company, Affectiva, and leading with conviction and empathy.
Redefining the Way We Talk About Peace with Emi Mahmoud
Writing poetry from a young age, Emi Mahmoud started her journey to inspire hope and peace in others. She has done incredible things in her life from co-founding sickle cell research, been name one of BBCs 100 inspirational women, and has worked with President Obama and the Dalai Lama. In this episode, Emi shares her experiences that has made her the person that she is today.
Finding the Poetry in Advocacy with Najwa Zebian
Lebanese Canadian activist, author, and speaker, Najwa Zebian, joins Alaa on this week’s episode. Najwa discusses what it feels like to belong and not belong at the same time, using her love of poetry to fuel her advocacy and what it means to be our real self.
Thank you both for your inspiring words and for reminding us how important it is to empower our youth so they may effect positive changes on the inequalities of education in the world.
This podcast was a real treasure to find. With some very high profile guests, At The Table delivers inspirational and thought provoking interviews on the issues that the world is facing now. Absolute must for current and aspiring leaders and activists.