Stories of young people working on emerging technologies to change the world.
Episode 26: Philosophy of Time
Time in an interesting concept. In this episode Navid shares his thoughts on time, including how he spends his "currency of time" and how he thinks about the concepts of the past and future in relation to the present moment.
Episode 25: Advice from Gina Cody - Risk Taking, Passion, and Finding Purpose.
In this episode, Soumiya Sivasathiyanathan (TKS Ottawa) interviews Gina Cody. Gina Cody, MEng 81, PhD 89, is the first woman ever to be awarded a PhD in building engineering at Concordia. On September 24, 2018, Cody made a $15 million gift to Concordia's Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science. In recognition of her generosity and tremendous professional accomplishments, the faculty was renamed the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science. It became the first engineering faculty in Canada named after a woman and one of the first of its kind in the world. Cody was the executive chair and principal shareholder of CCI Group Inc., a Toronto-based engineering consulting firm. She retired and sold her shares in 2016. In 2010, she was named one of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs by Profit magazine.
Episode 24: Conversation about Kibera Slums with 2Nadiem and Navid
In this episode, Navid and Nadim Nasser (aka 2Nadiem) share their perspective on the Kibera slum. This podcast should help give you perspective for the Kidogo challenge, as well as understand the world better.
Episode 23: Advice from Viola Melis, Head of Machine Learning and Data Insights at TypeForm
Riya Mehta interviews Viola Melis in Barcelona, Spain. Viola uses machine learning and data science to help Typeform solve big data problems including pricing and marketing insights. She talks about qualities she values when hiring and more.
Episode 22: Conversation with TKS Foundations Director, Nadim Nasser (aka 2Nadiem)
Learn about Nadim's background building a billion-dollar university in Central Asia, and hear about why we call him 2Nadiem. This is a fun and real conversation about life, purpose, and nicknames... haha.
Episode 21: Conversation with TKS Ottawa Director, Ian Lockhart
Ian talks about TKS Ottawa and his view on fulfilment, potential, and his role as a TKS Director.