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Stanford Pathfinders features engaging dialogue with some of Stanford’s most accomplished alumni. Hosted by Howard Wolf, vice president for alumni affairs at Stanford University and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, this podcast provides a special opportunity for Stanford stalwarts to share their insights and experiences as leaders in politics, entertainment, sports, technology and more.

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    • 4.7, 12 Ratings

Stanford Pathfinders features engaging dialogue with some of Stanford’s most accomplished alumni. Hosted by Howard Wolf, vice president for alumni affairs at Stanford University and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, this podcast provides a special opportunity for Stanford stalwarts to share their insights and experiences as leaders in politics, entertainment, sports, technology and more.

    Lessons in Local Government and Reinventing a City with Michael Tubbs

    Lessons in Local Government and Reinventing a City with Michael Tubbs

    Stockton, California’s first African-American and youngest mayor, Michael Tubbs discusses the entrepreneurial spirit and innovative mindset he brought from Stanford to his career in local government. Through bold policy and roll-up-your-sleeves hard work, Tubbs has been instrumental in moving Stockton from “a place where people look for problems to a place that people look at for solutions.”

    • 28 min
    Black Lives Matter, Allyship, Food Culture, and the Changing Face of Race Relations with Adrian Miller

    Black Lives Matter, Allyship, Food Culture, and the Changing Face of Race Relations with Adrian Miller

    “My life story has been about bringing people together,” states Adrian Miller, a man whose passions and accomplishments are hard to quantify—historian, lawyer, American culinary expert, public policy advisor and certified barbecue judge, just to name a few. In this episode, Miller discusses the intersection of faith, food, history, and politics and the path to truly loving one another.

    • 28 min
    Uncommon Conversations with Dereca Blackmon

    Uncommon Conversations with Dereca Blackmon

    For over 25 years, Dereca Blackmon has taught corporate, educational, and nonprofit communities how to have “uncommon conversations” on issues of race, gender, class and social justice. In this conversation, she explains how to cut through “diversity fatigue” and discusses how uncommon conversations can create change.

    • 28 min
    Covering COVID-19 with Tara Narula

    Covering COVID-19 with Tara Narula

    Cardiologist Tara Narula, senior medical correspondent for CBS News, discusses the unique challenges of covering the COVID-19 pandemic and how journalists are working together to provide thorough, accurate, and up-to-date information.

    • 28 min
    Why We Can be Together, Apart with Greg Walton

    Why We Can be Together, Apart with Greg Walton

    Stanford alumnus and associate professor of psychology at Stanford, Greg Walton, discusses the field of social psychology, the mechanics of learning, and how we can still be “together” even when we can’t be.

    • 27 min
    Exploring the Economic Impact of COVID-19 with Kevin Warsh

    Exploring the Economic Impact of COVID-19 with Kevin Warsh

    Former Federal Reserve governor, Kevin Warsh discusses similarities and differences between the current COVID-19-related economic volatility and past economic crises. He offers his perspective on the types of recovery the United States could expect (“W”—not a “U” or a “V”) and why, even in the best of times, there is so much less economic certainty than we believe.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

E Marie ,

Fantastic

Mr. Wolf asks great questions and gives the guest room to talk. Fascinating assortment of guests too.

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