34 episodes

Align your passion with your purpose with the Social Change Career Podcast. PCDN sits down with the world’s top professionals in the social change field to learn how they are changing the world while making a living. Honest conversations turn career advice for the global changemakers.

The Social Change Career Podcast PCDNetwork

    • Careers

Align your passion with your purpose with the Social Change Career Podcast. PCDN sits down with the world’s top professionals in the social change field to learn how they are changing the world while making a living. Honest conversations turn career advice for the global changemakers.

    Dress like you give a damn. Fashion and Sustainability with Garik Himebaugh

    Dress like you give a damn. Fashion and Sustainability with Garik Himebaugh

    If you think that fashion is a shallow thing and it has nothing to do you or the state of the world, think again. NOT thinking about the quality of your clothes could be problematic, as well as whatyou buy and where you buy.  So let’s talk fashion & sustainability with Garik Himebaugh.  Garik is the Chief Stylist and founder at Eco-Stylist. Eco-stylist, envisions a world where all clothing is sustainable. His firm promotes human rights and environmental sustainability through dressing like you give a damn.
     
     
    Episode 6 of Season 5 is brought to you by The Rotary Peace Fellowship.
    The work to create positive social change comes in many shapes.  In this case, Garik’s ethical fashion business promotes an environmental solution to the huge problem that is fast fashion.  Listen more how to change the world through sustainable fashion.  
    Key links:
     
    Eco-stylist
    River Blue
     
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    Have you seen the new PCDN.global 
    We love changemakers and our mission is to support your journey to change the world while making a living.
     
    PCDN Coaching Services. We love to help you because of your commitment to change. Helping the world is a tough business.  So let us help you so you continue your mission. Book a 15 minute free consult.
     
    Need career advice? Need it now? Join PCDN Career Helping Line. Go ask your questions, help answer others and participate in fruitful discussion to advance your social change career.
     
    Almost 20k individuals and organizations already receive this amazing resource to keep them up to date and ready to put their passion into action.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Fellowships. What are they & how to get one with fellowship expert Vicki Johnson.

    Fellowships. What are they & how to get one with fellowship expert Vicki Johnson.

    Do you wonder what’s the difference between a scholarship from a fellowship? Do you see everyone getting fellowships and you ask yourself if you can ever be a recipient of one? I sat down with one of the world’s premier Fellowship expert Dr. Vicki Johnson to tell you everything you wanted to know and to inspire you to go ahead and look for YOUR fellowship opportunity.
     
     
    Episode 5 of Season 5 is brought to you by The Rotary Peace Fellowship.
     
    In Episode 5 you will learn how Vicki Johnson is the recipient of not ONE but four world renowned fellowships herself and also had a brilliant career before she founded the premier fellowship site for changemakers.  Don’t miss listening to Vicki as you make plans to apply and be on become a fellow in 2020.  We will be discussing how fellowships propel your career; help you with a career transition; make you more hirable and what’s the scope on fellowships for international students.
     
    Key links:
    Profellow
    The German Chancellor Fellowship
    The Herbert Scoville Jr Peace Fellowship
    Ian Axford Fellowship in Public Policy
     
    Related topics
    Have you seen the new PCDN.global ? We love changemakers and our mission is to support your journey to change the world while making a living.
    PCDN Coaching Services. We love to help you because of your commitment to change. Helping the world is a tough business.  So let us help you so you continue your mission. We have a 15% discount until end of December 2019 to celebrate the launch of the new site. Book now.
    Need career advice? Need it now? Join PCDN Career Helping Line. Go ask your questions, help answer others and participate in fruitful discussion to advance your social change career.
    Almost 20k individuals and organizations already receive this amazing resource to keep them up to date and ready to put their passion into action.
    Subscribe to new and improved Daily or Weekly Newsletter
     
     
     

    • 53 min
    Don’t listen to your parent’s advice. From financier to social good champion with Devin Thorpe.

    Don’t listen to your parent’s advice. From financier to social good champion with Devin Thorpe.

    How can one tackle poverty, disease and climate change with a finance career and become a social good champion?   Devin Thorp who left the world of financing (in this case a whole career in the world of finance (as an investment banker, CFO, treasurer and mortgage broker) and turned it around to become an author, educator and speaker and ultimately a social good champion. 
    Episode 4 of Season 5 is brought to you by The Rotary Peace Fellowship.
    In Episode 4 you will learn about Devin’s social good initiatives such as Yourmarkonyourworld.com and his podcast The Social Impact Podcast, his books read by million about using money for good, crowdfunding and CSR.  Don’t miss this change to explore this amazing exploration on all things career transition and beyond.  
     
    Key links:
    Your Mark on the World
    The Social Impact Podcast
    DevinThorpe.com
    Forbes.com/sites/devinthorpe
    Youtube.com/devinthorpe
     
    Related topics
    Have you seen the new PCDN.global ? We love changemakers and our mission is to support your journey to change the world while making a living.
    PCDN Coaching Services. We love to help you because of your commitment to change. Helping the world is a tough business.  So let us help you so you continue your mission. We have a 15% discount until end of December 2019 to celebrate the launch of the new site. Book now.
    Need career advice? Need it now? Join PCDN Career Helping Line. Go ask your questions, help answer others and participate in fruitful discussion to advance your social change career.
    Almost 20k individuals and organizations already receive this amazing resource to keep them up to date and ready to put their passion into action.
    Subscribe to new and improved Daily or Weekly Newsletter

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Let’s talk unemployment. What happens when you do everything right and still can’t land a job?

    Let’s talk unemployment. What happens when you do everything right and still can’t land a job?

    It’s time we get real and talk about unemployment in the social change sector. You do everything right, you send the applications, you write the letters, you apply to a multitude of places. This was the case of Matthew Johnson. Master’s educated, published author, activist, educator Mat couldn’t land a job in social change.
     
    Episode 3 of Season 5 is brought to you by The Rotary Peace Fellowship.
     
    In Episode 3 you will learn about Matthew’s process of searching for a social sector job.  But even more fascinating, learn how Mat didn’t let unemployment define him.  Instead, he wrote extensively about his experience, he will tell you what is the most important thing to do when employment and will share about his thoughts on embarking on a career change.
     
     
    Key links:
    Guide to Employment (upcoming on a PCDN.global blogpost)
    Who Moved My Cheese
    Related topics
    Have you seen the new PCDN.global ? We love changemakers and our mission is to support your journey to change the world while making a living.
    PCDN Coaching Services. We love to help you because of your commitment to change. Helping the world is a tough business.  So let us help you so you continue your mission. We have a 15% discount until end of December 2019 to celebrate the launch of the new site. Book now.
    Need career advice? Need it now? Join PCDN Career Helping Line. Go ask your questions, help answer others and participate in fruitful discussion to advance your social change career.
    Almost 20k individuals and organizations already receive this amazing resource to keep them up to date and ready to put their passion into action.
    Subscribe to new and improved Daily or Weekly Newsletter
     
     
     

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Born to succeed. How being female, afro-descendent from the poorest region in Colombia hasn’t stopped Yineth Rentería to achieve her dreams.

    Born to succeed. How being female, afro-descendent from the poorest region in Colombia hasn’t stopped Yineth Rentería to achieve her dreams.

    Lets talk about privilege. How do you succeed in life when you are born female, black and belong to one of the poorest most acutely affected areas by the armed conflict in Colombia?
    Yineth Rentería´s life and career will tell you how.  She is no ordinary changemaker.  With only 22 years old, she is a professional accountant and recepient of many national and international awards, like a full scholarship to complete her undergrad and a Martin Luther King Jr. Fellowship.
    Episode 2 of Season 5 is brought to you by The Rotary Peace Fellowship
    In Episode 2 you will listen Yineth’s humble beginnings and hear about the unwavering support of her family to pursue an education.   She surpassed many obstacles and knocked many doors, and failed many times but never stopped pursuing and achieving her dreams. At the time of the recording she was the director of operations of Mentor4U a startup where education, social innovation, entrepreneurship and youth leadership intersects. She is currently the National Leader for Mentoring at ICETEX (The Government of Colombia’s educational credit organization). Her goal is to become Minister of Education. Try stopping her.
     
    Key links:
    Mentor4U
    Icetex
     
     
    Related topics
    Have you seen the new PCDN.global We love changemakers and our mission is to support your journey to change the world while making a living.
    PCDN Coaching Services. We love to help you because of your commitment to change. Helping the world is a tough business.  So let us help you so you continue your mission. We have a 15% discount until end of December 2019 to celebrate the launch of the new site. Book now. 
    Need career advice? Need it now? Join PCDN Career Helping Line. Go ask your questions, help answer others and participate in fruitful discussion to advance your social change career.
    Almost 20k individuals and organizations already receive this amazing resource to keep them up to date and ready to put their passion into action.
    Subscribe to new and improved Daily or Weekly Newsletter
     
     
     
     

    • 1 hr 21 min
    How to hack your education and change the world as a digital nomad with Marcela Fernández.

    How to hack your education and change the world as a digital nomad with Marcela Fernández.

    In Episode 1 you will listen how Marcela became a digital nomad, a Tedex speaker and Flow Consultant- and how she saves glaciers in the meantime. You will also love to hear her transition from business owner to employer brand Ambassador of Selina- – one of the world’s top startups serving the rapidly growing Digital Nomad Community.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

justin_ober ,

Exceptional conversations

PCDNetwork’s podcast series is exceptional. Each episode is well structured and comes back to the idea of social change careers. Additionally, interviews and conversations are infused with warmth, humor, and stories, making this podcast easy and enjoyable to listen, while communicating transformative content. I’d highly recommend listening to this podcast series as well as checking out PCDNetwork’s other content.

Mac Prichard ,

Real Social Change Career Stories and Lessons

Host Catalina Rojas does a terrific job in this season-based podcast of getting her guests to share how they got started (and continued) careers in social change. The conversations mix personal stories and practical advice and will interest professionals whatever their age.

SarahCunn ,

Compelling and purposeful content!

I love learning about the life paths of people committed to doing good in the world. The podcast blends storytelling with insightful tips. A great listen!

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