150 episodes

The Well Endowed Podcast

The Well Endowed Podcast The Well Endowed Podcast

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 31 Ratings

The Well Endowed Podcast

    EPISODE 167 – PEACE IS BEAUTIFUL IN ANY LANGUAGE

    EPISODE 167 – PEACE IS BEAUTIFUL IN ANY LANGUAGE

    On this episode we’re joined by Tareq Hadhad, Founder and CEO of Peace by Chocolate. Born in Damascus, Tareq shares his journey from a Lebanese refugee camp to Antigonish, Nova Scotia. His journey from the Middle East to Canada and its resulting culture shock are the tip of an inspiring iceberg that showcase the compassion and support of Canadians, Nova Scotians and the people of Antigonish. Tareq will present the keynote address at Edmonton Community Foundation’s Annual luncheon on June 20th. Links: Read Jennifer Cockrall’s profile “Son of a Baron”. Read Tom Ndekezi’s feature “New Zone. Who’s This?” Watch the […]

    EPISODE 166 – PRIDE VS. PREJUDICE

    EPISODE 166 – PRIDE VS. PREJUDICE

    Last year, our 10-part podcast series on the historic Vriend v. Alberta Supreme Court ruling received a nomination for a Canadian Online Publishing Award. This series has now been adapted into a feature-length documentary, Pride vs. Prejudice: The Delwin Vriend Story, written and directed by Darrin Hagen. Pride vs. Prejudice tells the compelling story of Delwin Vriend, who was dismissed from a Christian university in Edmonton for being gay, leading him to challenge this discrimination all the way to the Supreme Court. This documentary, produced by Edmonton Community Foundation and the Edmonton Queer History Project, premieres on May 19th at […]

    • 49 min
    EPISODE 165 – LEADING WITH PURPOSE PART 2

    EPISODE 165 – LEADING WITH PURPOSE PART 2

    In this episode, we conclude  Monelle Sturko’s panel discussion that examines the vital role of women in leadership within the non-profit sector. Join Monelle, Michele Okere and Yasmin Jivraj as they delve into effective strategies for making positive change, communicating effectively with Boards and what enables women to bring unique leadership styles to the table. About the Panelists: Monelle Sturko is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Community Foundation. As well as the Chair of the Governance Committee and a board member of the Social Enterprise Fund. Monelle is also a litigator at the law firm […]

    • 28 min
    EPISODE 164 – LEADING WITH PURPOSE PART 1

    EPISODE 164 – LEADING WITH PURPOSE PART 1

    In this episode, join us for part one of a dynamic panel discussion that delves deep into the vital role of women in leadership within the non-profit sector. Featuring a round table discussion lead by Monelle Sturko (ECF’s Board Chair), Michele Okere and Yasmin Jivraj bring diverse perspectives and experiences to the table, offering insights into the challenges, triumphs, and strategies for success in navigating the non-profit landscape. About the Panelists: Monelle Sturko is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Community Foundation. As well as the Chair of the Governance Committee and a board member of […]

    • 34 min
    EPISODE 163 – ESTATE OF AFFAIRS

    EPISODE 163 – ESTATE OF AFFAIRS

    Accepting the role as an executor of an estate can be a daunting prospect. Between probate and tax considerations and beneficiaries who may, or may not get along, the process can seem overwhelming.   On this episode we sit down with Victoria Jones from the law firm de Villars Jones to discuss the ins and outs of estate administration.    Victoria has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta and has appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada.  Her practice includes Wills, Estates, Trusts, Estate Litigation and Administrative Law.   She is also part of the dedicated team of volunteer estate lawyers […]

    • 32 min
    EPISODE 162-RISE REPLAY

    EPISODE 162-RISE REPLAY

    To celebrate International Women’s Day, we go into our archives to bring you a story about two incredible community builders in our city. Nunu Desalgne and Hayat El-Ossmani were recognized for their community work at the 2022 RISE Awards. The RISE Awards are presented by Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers to recognize immigrant success in Edmonton. Hayat and Nunu received The Community Leadership Award, sponsored by Edmonton Community Foundation. This award recognizes newcomers who demonstrate a commitment to community engagement, with the goal of creating a more welcoming and inclusive community for all. Since 2003, The RISE Awards have celebrated newcomers who have […]

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

proctologist_extraordinaire ,

edmonton!

great guests and topics, highlighting so many things I did not know about Edmonton!

Miss Ramdini ,

💛💛💛

Just listened to the latest episode on Black mental health within Edmonton. Thank you so much for having Bukola Salami and Noreen Sibanda on to speak about this important issue 🙌🏾!!

Zee Munakampala ,

Zee Munakampala

Very awesome podcast
Very informative..
Love!love!
Good job.🙂

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