147 episodes

This is ONE OF 8 BILLION, a podcast about all of us.

We all have a story, don’t we? We’ve all had successes and failures, joy and disappointment, love and sadness. And yet, we’ve all made it to here… to right now! Our stories are one amongst eight billion others… eight billion other stories, each of them unique, each of them grand in their own way, and each of them a window into the humanity that connects us all. ONE OF 8 BILLION tells the life stories of people from around the world. More at 1of8b.com


ONE OF 8 BILLION is supported by TEN7, a technology studio whose mission is to Make Things That Matter. Online at ten7.com

ONE OF 8 BILLION TEN7

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 38 Ratings

This is ONE OF 8 BILLION, a podcast about all of us.

We all have a story, don’t we? We’ve all had successes and failures, joy and disappointment, love and sadness. And yet, we’ve all made it to here… to right now! Our stories are one amongst eight billion others… eight billion other stories, each of them unique, each of them grand in their own way, and each of them a window into the humanity that connects us all. ONE OF 8 BILLION tells the life stories of people from around the world. More at 1of8b.com


ONE OF 8 BILLION is supported by TEN7, a technology studio whose mission is to Make Things That Matter. Online at ten7.com

    Mo Field: How Music Helps Us Shine

    Mo Field: How Music Helps Us Shine

    As a choir director, songwriter, musician and vocal coach, Mo Field is driven to use the power of music to change people’s lives. She believes music can be a tool to help people shine, while also bringing them together.

    • 41 min
    Lynn Fellman: Art, Education and the “Magnificent Genome”

    Lynn Fellman: Art, Education and the “Magnificent Genome”

    Growing up, Lynn Fellman was fascinated by art, color and science. Today she combines those passions creating art and writing stories that inspire and educate people about the human genome.

    • 32 min
    Kyle Potter: Journalism that Brings People Together

    Kyle Potter: Journalism that Brings People Together

    After years working as a journalist focused mainly on politics, Kyle Potter decided to use his talents in a different way. Now, as Executive Editor at Thrifty Traveler, he’s writing articles that help people explore, connect, and find meaning with others around the world.

    • 41 min
    Merlin Mann: Wisdom, Meaning and Owning Your Priorities

    Merlin Mann: Wisdom, Meaning and Owning Your Priorities

    Whether he’s helping people understand what “Inbox Zero” really means, or he’s pondering our impact on the globe, writer and podcaster Merlin Mann has dedicated himself to uncovering and sharing nuggets of wisdom.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Dr. PZ Myers: Finding Meaning in Science, Truth… and Spiders

    Dr. PZ Myers: Finding Meaning in Science, Truth… and Spiders

    For Dr. PZ Myers, spiders offer a way to unlock truth, meaning, and an appreciation for the diversity of life. Dr. Myers is a biologist at the University of Minnesota - Morris, where he studies spiders and inspires students to consider the wonders and questions that surround us.

    • 49 min
    Kamlika Chandla: A Journey of Creativity and Connection

    Kamlika Chandla: A Journey of Creativity and Connection

    Growing up in India, Kamlika Chandla never considered the possibility that art could be both a passion and her career. After moving to America, her perspective changed as she found the courage to shift away from the corporate world to a life of creativity and creation.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

etagwerker ,

Great questions and guests!

I’ve really enjoyed this podcast. So far my favorite guest has been Wil Reynolds! Ivan is a great host who keeps the flow of the conversation going. ❤️

factory floor ,

Solid conversations with a solid crew!

Had a great chat with Ivan! Thanks for having me and wish you guys continued success with TEN7 and the “One of 8 Billion” podcast!

Eva Lovisa Nelson ,

Absolutely Delightful!

I love the human-focused mission of TEN7! Thank you spotlighting unique stories and bringing hope and optimism to your listeners!

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