21 episodes

Tired of the same old, same old? Money + technology + consciousness = impact! Thirsty for inspiration on how to change the systems to support flourishing for people and the planet? Hungry to feed your mind with new ideas? Well, listen up while we introduce you to some of the greatest minds changing the world as we know it. Twice a month Host Kate Byrne will bring to you Rebels with a Purpose by KatapultX to open your mind to new ways of thinking, doing, financing, and being. We will address the impact ecosystem in its entirety. Better yet, each episode provides actions to take, so you can walk the talk! Produced by African Tech Roundup

Rebels with a Purpose KatapultX

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Tired of the same old, same old? Money + technology + consciousness = impact! Thirsty for inspiration on how to change the systems to support flourishing for people and the planet? Hungry to feed your mind with new ideas? Well, listen up while we introduce you to some of the greatest minds changing the world as we know it. Twice a month Host Kate Byrne will bring to you Rebels with a Purpose by KatapultX to open your mind to new ways of thinking, doing, financing, and being. We will address the impact ecosystem in its entirety. Better yet, each episode provides actions to take, so you can walk the talk! Produced by African Tech Roundup

    Special: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.6: Systemic Solutions for Net Zero

    Special: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.6: Systemic Solutions for Net Zero

    Are we on track to meet the scale of system change needed to get anywhere close to a 1.5-degree world? We produce 50 billion tons of Co2 each year, or 6-7 tons per capita per year - that's 100x more than the average person’s body weight! What will it take to get to Net Zero?In this episode, Jeremy Oppenheim from SystemIQ and Paul van Zyl from The Conduit discuss the three key things we need to achieve before we should even begin to talk about carbon removal, namely - electrifying th...

    • 52 min
    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.5: Systems Thinking

    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.5: Systems Thinking

    Gifted author, social critic and women’s advocate, Minna Salami shares her theory and solution for what needs to take place for successful systems change. Prepare to learn about Systems Change from the place of 3 key powers - the freeing power of the outsider, the hidden power of the insider, and the healing power of multi perspectives and how to solve the key pains from which the world suffers.Episode guest: Minna Salami - brought to us by our partner and supporter, BMW Foundation Herbe...

    • 24 min
    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.4: Future Opportunities for Women

    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.4: Future Opportunities for Women

    Prepare to be inspired and ignited into action after listening to the stories and wisdom that our hosts Kate Byrne and Lynn Casey gleaned from this powerhouse female panel - Julia Zhou (Tidal Impact), Fatema Hamdani (KH Aerospace), and Susie Alegre (Author & International Human Rights Lawyer). We tackle the compassion curse - that women are supposed to focus on compassion - not profit, the learnings from multi generational workforces, and the opportunity that LocalX brings to us all....

    • 30 min
    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.3: The Edge of History: Effective Altruism meets Impact Investing

    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.3: The Edge of History: Effective Altruism meets Impact Investing

    How do we do the most good possible? What’s the difference between effective altruism and impact investing? How do the two differ in assumptions, solutions, rigor and approach? These are the questions covered by Katapult Foundation's Alison Fort and Niels Brøgger as they walk us through the opportunities that both provide.Episode guests: Alison Fort of Katapult FoundationNiels Brøgger of Katapult FoundationEpisode references: Good Food Institute (GFI)KFF22 opening ft. Anders Sandbe...

    • 18 min
    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.2: The Future of Food: Alternative Proteins

    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.2: The Future of Food: Alternative Proteins

    What are the impact opportunities and investment opportunities associated with alternative proteins and food tech? The industrial animal agriculture industry contributes almost 20% of the world's carbon emissions - on par with the entire transport sector. When thinking about alternative proteins and food tech, many miss the impact it will have on other areas of life such as the climate and healthcare. Alex Mayers, of The Good Food Institute, and Hooked Foods founder, Tom Johansson, educa...

    • 22 min
    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.1: Good Mental Health

    SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep.1: Good Mental Health

    What would a mentally healthy world look like? What if all of us understood mental health and had access to mental health care in the way that many of us do for physical health care? 1 in 4 of us are affected by something that impacts our ability to function in our daily life. Mental well being and physical challenge are such pariahs when it comes to workplace conversations. There has been some headway in addressing physical challenges such as LEGO’s Braille bricks, that open and connect the ...

    • 33 min

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