44 min

Episode 13: the Art of Empathy with Salima Stanley-Bhanji Rise Resilient

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Salima Stanley-Bhanji, is a lawyer, filmmaker, TEDXYYC speaker, and the CEO of Humainologie, a social enterprise in Calgary, Alberta that uses art to spread empathy, increase inclusion, and reduce discrimination. 
In this conversation of Rise Resilient, Salima shares her journey to increase empathy in our cities, a journey that includes a vey personal account of growing up in Australia in the 1970's and the racism she experienced starting at a very young age. Today, she uses her experiences to advocate for more BiPOC representation, and although states "it is not a perfect science", believes empathy is a part of the road that can lead us there. 
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Salima grew up in Australia, and has lived in India, New Zealand, Perú and Canada. She has produced/directed over 20 short films for Humainologie in three languages receiving 10 awards and over 20 selections at film festivals worldwide. She is a member of the Alberta Hate Crimes Committee and a mentor for SheMeets, which supports the success of women of colour. She values empathy, creativity, accountability, self awareness and unknowingness. She feels great privilege in being a mother to one small bundle of wonder.

Learn more at: Humainologie
Shop at: https://humainologie.myshopify.com/
Watch Salima's films at: http://www.humainologie.com/films/
Watch Salima's 2020 TED talk: https://tedxyyc.ca/speaker/salima-stanley-bhanji/



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Salima Stanley-Bhanji, is a lawyer, filmmaker, TEDXYYC speaker, and the CEO of Humainologie, a social enterprise in Calgary, Alberta that uses art to spread empathy, increase inclusion, and reduce discrimination. 
In this conversation of Rise Resilient, Salima shares her journey to increase empathy in our cities, a journey that includes a vey personal account of growing up in Australia in the 1970's and the racism she experienced starting at a very young age. Today, she uses her experiences to advocate for more BiPOC representation, and although states "it is not a perfect science", believes empathy is a part of the road that can lead us there. 
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Salima grew up in Australia, and has lived in India, New Zealand, Perú and Canada. She has produced/directed over 20 short films for Humainologie in three languages receiving 10 awards and over 20 selections at film festivals worldwide. She is a member of the Alberta Hate Crimes Committee and a mentor for SheMeets, which supports the success of women of colour. She values empathy, creativity, accountability, self awareness and unknowingness. She feels great privilege in being a mother to one small bundle of wonder.

Learn more at: Humainologie
Shop at: https://humainologie.myshopify.com/
Watch Salima's films at: http://www.humainologie.com/films/
Watch Salima's 2020 TED talk: https://tedxyyc.ca/speaker/salima-stanley-bhanji/



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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/riseresilient/message

44 min