A podcast about making an impact through creativity. Tracing careers and journeys of creatives whose work is focused on doing good for the world
Unravelling Shasn w/ Zain Memon
On the season finale of Designed for Good we are in conversation with Zain Memon, co-founder of Memesys Cultural Lab and the creator of SHASN, a political strategy board game that people seem to be going crazy about. A board game that attempts to discuss policy, not politicians.
EAVESDROP: Trying to blame economists for climate change & other bitter thoughts w/ Mayank Jain
I've always had really interesting conversations with my friend Mayank, who is a researcher and writer. In this episode we blame economists for climate change, stress on hyping up local leaders and come to a bitter realisation that the most tolerant generation of young humans might have the shortest life-span. Listen-in quietly without judgement.
An eco-friendly period w/ Shivani Singh of Friday Undies
On this episode of designed for good we are in conversation with Shivani Singh, founder of Friday Undies – an eco-friendly brand that makes period underwear and the lives of countless women so much simpler. We talk about the importance of making the switch to environmentally conscious period products and how coffee might actually be making shark week a lot harder.
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A guide against AI tracking w/ Gema, Viola and Kristine
Have you wondered whether the free apps on your phone are actually free? Or have you by now realised that if you aren’t paying for a product, you might actually be the product. This particular episode of designed for good is about the stuff the takes up most of our time. It's about Instagram, Whatsapp, Facebook, Tiktok, Twitter and Telegram. Who gets to see your messages? Do you know how to diffuse a filter bubble? Is your crucial content reaching your desired audience or is it slyly getting censored - these are just a few amongst the many questions answered by Gema, Viola and Kristine, who talk about their research and work which has shaped an incredibly informative website called guideagainstaitracking.com
Do yourself a favour and be sure to check it out!
EAVESDROP: Navigating the freelance life w/ Chaaya Prabhat
On this episode of Eavesdrop, you get to listen in on my conversation with my brilliant friend, illustrator and artist Chaaya Prabhat (@chaaya23). She is currently based out of Goa and is figuring out whether or not she should adopt a cat apart from creating the most gorgeous illustrations everyday. We talk about a bunch of stuff but mostly about navigating the freelance life. She mentions a valuable resource for freelancers in India called @contract4creators. Be sure to check it out!
This Wild Idea w/ Cara Tejpal
In this second episode of Designed for Good we’re in conversation with Cara Tejpal– wildlife conservationist and writer at The Sanctuary Nature Foundation. She also heads the Mud on Boots project which supports grassroots conservationists across India. We talk about using our skills to support conservation efforts and how observation gives rise to kinship. Listen and learn!