14 episodes

Do you yearn to make a difference? Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed, and anxious by the state of the world? Us, too. Feelanthrope is a podcast about activism in our everyday lives. Join us, Ally and Alex, just a couple of curious nerds, as we explore different career paths, talk to people who are making a difference, ask tough questions, laugh at silly jokes, and figure out how to build a better world together. Each week a discovery about the different flavors, shapes, and sizes of activism. Hosted by Ally Celones Senturk and Alex Kaufman. New episodes every Tuesday through Fall 2021.

Feelanthrope Ally Celones Senturk / Alex Kaufman

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Do you yearn to make a difference? Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed, and anxious by the state of the world? Us, too. Feelanthrope is a podcast about activism in our everyday lives. Join us, Ally and Alex, just a couple of curious nerds, as we explore different career paths, talk to people who are making a difference, ask tough questions, laugh at silly jokes, and figure out how to build a better world together. Each week a discovery about the different flavors, shapes, and sizes of activism. Hosted by Ally Celones Senturk and Alex Kaufman. New episodes every Tuesday through Fall 2021.

    Nicole Capretz on climate action plans, challenging the status quo, and making something of your life

    Nicole Capretz on climate action plans, challenging the status quo, and making something of your life

    "Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life." - Mary Oliver. This week, we explore how a local organization is pushing for climate action. The moral of the story? Set healthy boundaries and keep going. Climate Action Campaign's Nicole Capretz shares her tips for becoming a rabble-rouser, navigating local politics, and holding government accountable.Thank you to our listeners for a fantastic season 1!---Nerding out with NicoleConnect with Nicole on LinkedIn or on t...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Nelson Lomeli on collective action, putting people over profit, and demanding clean power

    Nelson Lomeli on collective action, putting people over profit, and demanding clean power

    Where does our energy come from, and how does it get there? This week, we explore generated power. Almost everything we do requires some form of energy - from filling up your gas tank, tuning in to your favorite podcast, or cooking your favorite meal. San Diego Community Power's Nelson Lomeli teaches us about environmental racism, engaging in the democratic process, and how to demand cleaner, greener energy.---Nelson’s nerdy notesConnect with Nelson on LinkedIn, or on InstagramLearn about com...

    • 49 min
    Rosey Williams on the circular economy, talking trash, and creative problem-solving

    Rosey Williams on the circular economy, talking trash, and creative problem-solving

    With the average American home containing over 300,000 items, it's no wonder why so many of us struggle with clutter. Despite what advertisers and marketers tell us, our lives are more than what we buy or the stuff we own. This week, we chat with Rosey Williams about living mindfully, voting with our dollars, and the business case for diverting our waste streams away from landfills.---Rosey's relevant resourcesConnect with Rosey on LinkedInLearn about Rosey’s employer, Link International Inc....

    • 45 min
    [BONUS] Annie Hong on embracing our identities, practicing art, and living our truth

    [BONUS] Annie Hong on embracing our identities, practicing art, and living our truth

    As first-generation Americans, what we want for ourselves can often be at odds with our family's expectations. East meets west, and cultures collide. This week, we speak with artist Annie Hong (aka HOOTNANNIE) about finding and loving ourselves, support systems, and creativity. This episode also includes a bonus conversation between Alex and Ally following the interview.---Arts and affinities with Annie, Ally, and AlexCheck out Hootnannie, Annie’s websiteRead Annie’s resumeFollow Annie’s work...

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Kimberley Esliza on finding fellow female adventurers and representation in the outdoor fashion industry

    Kimberley Esliza on finding fellow female adventurers and representation in the outdoor fashion industry

    Nature can be both beautiful and scary. Adventures outside can be less daunting (and more fun) with a supportive community around you. This week, we continue celebrating Filipino American History Month with Kimberley Esliza, CEO of Wondery, an outdoor lifestyle brand dedicated to inspiring women to get outside.---Wander along wistfully with WonderyCheck out Kim’s company: Wondery - A Woman’s Outdoor Clothing BrandExplore with Wondery events or create your own adventureLearn about Kim’s birth ...

    • 41 min
    Sean Kam on sustainable fashion solutions, people watching, and being comfortably uncomfortable

    Sean Kam on sustainable fashion solutions, people watching, and being comfortably uncomfortable

    “Create. Reenvision. Repeat.” Learn how to appreciate and design sustainable garments that are as unique and beautiful as you are. Celebrate Filipino American History Month with sustainable fashion designer and artist, Sean Kam.---Sean’s Savvy Shownotes:Read about Sean’s business The DressmakerFollow Sean Kam, the Dressmaker on InstagramWatch Plastics: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on YouTubeRead Can We Stop Greenwashing? an article by Elizabeth L. ClineWatch The Ugly Truth of Fast Fashi...

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Emily Ero ,

Awesome Hosts & Amazing Guests

So informative, accessible and FUN! Can’t wait for season 2!

PokeFanatic9992 ,

Informative and fun

Informative and fun to listen! Great podcast!

zathansafado ,

👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

Great start to the first season. Can’t wait to hear all the other guests you’ll have and a variety of discussions around activism and who these people are.

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