Skunks and Soap is a weekly innovation podcast dedicated to those who dare to be different. From a drug dealer turned fitness mogul in New York to a factory president giving former gang members a second chance in El Salvador, hear from people on a mission to change our world.
Combating the Constraint of Costly Connectivity
Nathan Eagle is on a mission to bring free and unrestricted internet access to a billion people across the emerging markets.
The Revolutionary of Roaming Retail
Per Cromwell discovered his passion for roaming retail selling newspapers at 13. He later cofounded Wheelys, a global chain of bicycle-based cafes and his latest venture Moby is putting the convenience back into convenience stores by bringing them to you.
Delivering with Dignity
Zubaida Bai was shocked to discover midwives using agricultural tools to deliver babies in her native India. Now, she's revolutionizing the world of women's healthcare by designing low-cost products that promote access, equality and dignity.
Are You Smarter Than Slime?
Heather Barnett has spent the last decade investigating how an organism with no brain can solve problems, anticipate events and navigate efficiently - what can humans learn from slime?
Trained to Kill, Born to Save
Damien Mander is a former special ops sniper who served 12 tours in Iraq. Now he's using his military skills in a new war. The fight to save some of the world's most endangered species.
Could You Forgive Your Child's Killer?
Azim Khamisa's only son was shot and killed while delivering pizza by a 14-year old boy during a gang initiation ceremony. Hear about his path to forgiveness and how we encourages us all to think differently about our toughest challenges.