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    Bosses and Leaders: A Conversation

    Bosses and Leaders: A Conversation

    Are bosses leaders? Are leaders bosses? What’s the difference? What are some leadership best practices and lessons learned? Join our host Doña Keating of Professional Options as she explores these topics and more.

    • 43 min
    Our Take on the Issues - April 2020

    Our Take on the Issues - April 2020

    This is our first podcast since August 2019, so we're coming in hot to discuss global, national, and local issues. Some topics include the coronavirus pandemic and what we've been doing about it locally and globally. The upcoming elections. Let's see what else we can get into.

    • 1 hr
    Bainbridge Island Girl Up: Empowering Girls to Lead

    Bainbridge Island Girl Up: Empowering Girls to Lead

    Founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010, Girl Up works with a global community of partners to achieve gender equality worldwide. Girl Up Clubs are billed as champions for change that have had a huge impact on girls around the world, empowering both people in their own communities and adolescent girls in developing countries to rise up. Through education, fundraising, advocacy and service, Girl Up Club members develop the leadership skills necessary to make a positive difference in the lives of girls everywhere. There are more than 3,100 clubs registered in 48 states and territories and 98 countries.

    Bainbridge Island Girl Up was founded by Merrill Keating In December 2018 to provide an exciting and unique opportunity for middle and high school girls on the island to engage and step up as leaders on behalf of all girls and women in the world. She also wanted to encourage high school members to serve as mentors to younger girls, and for the club to work with adult women and advisors to advocate on important issues. Finally, she wanted a forum where members could attend and represent Girl Up at local, national and international events, and learn or improve their advocacy, public speaking, fundraising, and event-planning skills.

    Join us as we learn more about this club and movement, its efforts and initiatives to date or going forward, and how girls and women can engage.

    • 33 min
    Our Take on 'America, Love It or Leave It'

    Our Take on 'America, Love It or Leave It'

    Recent media frenzy has been whipped up by President Trump's response to four Congresswomen, aka 'The Squad', where he allegedly tweeted that they should go back to where they came from.

    Is that what he actually said or meant? Join us as we discuss some history about the 'Love it or Leave it' sentiment and share our take on the issue.

    • 47 min
    Our Take on The Issues

    Our Take on The Issues

    We haven't done a podcast in a while, so join us while we discuss global, national and local issues. Some topics include Governor Jay Inslee's presidential campaign; the new Race Equity Network on Bainbridge Island; Boeing's recent 737 Max 8 issues; Spartronics robotics team 4915; the first black hole photo; and more

    • 59 min
    Nike, the NFL, and Kaepernick: Our Take

    Nike, the NFL, and Kaepernick: Our Take

    Nike recently created a commercial in celebration of the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" ad campaign. It is scheduled to air during the NFL's season opener between the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons, and celebrates Kaepernick and other athletes. But some have begun to boycott Nike in opposition to his inclusion. Kaepernick’s call at the end of the commercial to “believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything” references his ongoing battle against the NFL, which he accuses of keeping him out of the NFL over his kneeling protests against racial injustice and the police killings of unarmed black men and women. Others, however, believe the protests are an employment issue, disrespectful to the flag and America, and an affront to the veterans who have fought and died in service.

     

    Join us as we discuss this and related issues.

    • 48 min

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