24 episodes

Conversations with hidden heroes making big societal change.

Many of us want to make life better for others and the planet.
Few people devote their life to it.
Even fewer try to tackle the big systemic issues, like climate change, inequality, consumerism.

In years working at the intersection of impact and strategy, Julia has been fascinated by these hidden heroes.
Beyond what they’re doing, we explore how they got here, how they keep going, what they’re still learning.

Join the conversation, and inspire your own impact journey.

Impact Journey with Julia S Julia Sherbakov

    • Non-Profit

Conversations with hidden heroes making big societal change.

Many of us want to make life better for others and the planet.
Few people devote their life to it.
Even fewer try to tackle the big systemic issues, like climate change, inequality, consumerism.

In years working at the intersection of impact and strategy, Julia has been fascinated by these hidden heroes.
Beyond what they’re doing, we explore how they got here, how they keep going, what they’re still learning.

Join the conversation, and inspire your own impact journey.

    The impact of money - Chad Spitler, Third Economy, Blackrock

    The impact of money - Chad Spitler, Third Economy, Blackrock

    What impact does your money have? How does an environmentalist end up at BlackRock and then in sustainable investing? Chad Spitler, Founder and CEO of Third Economy, shares his journey.

    • 21 min
    Simplicity on the other side of complexity - Julia Novy-Hildesley, Stanford, Resilience in Action

    Simplicity on the other side of complexity - Julia Novy-Hildesley, Stanford, Resilience in Action

    How can we be resilient? Julia Novy-Hildesley Hildesley of Stanford and Resilience in Action shares her wide-ranging journey, from Madagascar to the Peruvian Amazon, to find the simplicity on the other side of complexity.

    • 22 min
    Communication is not neutral - Andrea Ciulu, Arkage

    Communication is not neutral - Andrea Ciulu, Arkage

    What does it mean for communication to have purpose? Andrea Ciulu of Arkage bridges multiple worlds as philosopher, political scientist, and creative strategist.

    • 20 min
    Finding champions by being yourself - Simon Leiva, UN FAO GACSA

    Finding champions by being yourself - Simon Leiva, UN FAO GACSA

    How do you find champions from the local city council to the UN? Simon Leiva of the FAO Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture shares his unlikely journey.

    • 21 min
    Bonus: The state of sustainable business at BSR19

    Bonus: The state of sustainable business at BSR19

    Coming from the annual gathering of sustainability leaders at BSR19, this bonus episode brings highlights of the state of sustainable business and words of inspiration from the most compelling hidden heroes.

    • 8 min
    Joining art and science to create a more beautiful world - Dr. Kitty Yeung, Microsoft Garage

    Joining art and science to create a more beautiful world - Dr. Kitty Yeung, Microsoft Garage

    Why does a PhD physicist design fashion and graphic novels? Dr. Kitty Yeung of Microsoft Garage looks to understand our world and bring people together to create a more beautiful world.

    • 20 min

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