Rural Futures with Dr. Connie
By Futurist & Guests Discuss Intersections of Technology, Leadership & Rural-Urban Collaboration
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Exploring the intersections of technology and what it means to be human. A podcast for achievers to expand their perspective for social justice, economic growth and leadership through the lenses of exponential change, disruptive leadership and the evolution of humanity. Guests include futurists, business innovators, mavericks and researchers who are smashing barriers for the sake of a thriving rural-urban future. Hosted by Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild, associate executive director & chief futurist at the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska.
||CleanFuturist Deborah Westphal intersects humanity, technology, empowerment||In this episode, two female futurists come together to talk about the future of humanity with technology; water infrastructure and the leadership needed to sustain it; empowerment of women and new generations of leaders; and much, much more. Deborah...||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNutrition Communicator Amber Pankonin intersects agriculture, consumer confidence, branding||Dietitians have been dealing with fake news forever, but Amber Pankonin, Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Communicator, accepted the challenge. She works as a solopreneur, consulting with farmers and producers about how to message and brand their...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPsychiatrist Howard Liu intersects mental health, workforce, access||It is estimated that 18.7% of residents of nonmetropolitan counties had some sort of mental illness in 2016 — more than 6.5 million people. In addition, 1.3 million (3.9%) residents of nonmetro counties experienced serious thoughts of suicide...||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInternational Futurist Thomas Frey intersects technology, underpopulation, higher education||Referred to as the "architect of the future," "IBM's most award-winning engineer" and "Google's top-rated futurist speaker," Thomas Frey, corporate consultant, international speaker and creator of the Da Vinci Institute, makes predictions...||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFounder Ali Schwanke intersects marketing, entrepreneurship, rural myths||Dr. Connie gets down to business with Ali Schwanke, Founder and CEO of Simple Strat, a growth marketing agency headquartered in Lincoln, Neb. Ali shares some of the nuts and bolts of what it takes to be successful after the startup phase. She...||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoberto Gallardo intersects digital parity, mindset, rural potential||In the Season 2 premiere episode, nationally known rural broadband researcher and RFI partner Roberto Gallardo, Ph.D., Assistant Director at the Purdue Center for Regional Development, passionately challenges rural communities and national leaders to...||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Connie intersects strategic foresight, women, gender||In the Season 1 finale of Rural Futures Podcast, Dr. Connie goes solo, discussing the future of women and gender. She explores the future-user concept with her 11-year-old daughter, shares her personal background, provides context of women's ability...||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEntrepreneur Seth Derner intersects learning, purpose, next gen economy||Growing up on a ranch in Nebraska, Seth Derner has a deep passion and appreciation for nature, wildlife, agriculture and rural communities. He is also the co-founder and co-CEO of Vivayic, a learning solutions design company that works around the...||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFuturist Andy Hines intersects purpose, work, tech||Foresight has been flagged as a key characteristics of leaders of the future. In this episode well-known author and futurist Dr. Andy Hines discusses how leaders can incorporate various futuring strategies to bring people into the future with optimism..||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Roberts intersects healthcare, tech, rural-urban dynamic||Rural healthcare access, overall wellness in rural areas and the future of rural hospitals are consistently present challenges discussed in the national narrative. In this episode, Dr. Connie asks John Roberts, Executive Director of the Nebraska...||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Helen Fagan intersects diversity, leadership, neurology||Diversity in our rural areas is going to continue to increase. Through this episode, leaders learn actions they can take to make this transition positive for themselves, their communities and those who they are welcoming. Featured guest...||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Tyler Ideus intersects physical medicine, agriculture, global impact||Small-town raised and part-time farmer, Dr. Tyler Ideus is a specialist in physical medicine practicing in Lincoln, Neb., and traveling internationally as a instructor for Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, a leading...||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessor Tim Griffin of Tufts intersects nutrition, agriculture & rural-urban collaboration||Tim Griffin, Ph.D., is Director of the Agriculture, Food and Environment program at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston, Mass. In this episode he discusses his interest and expertise at...||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessor Tom Field intersects entrepreneurship, higher ed, purpose||Tom Field, Ph.D., Director of the Engler Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, discusses his mission to empower students and communities to courageously pursue their purpose through the form and art of...||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMicrosoft GM Shelley McKinley intersects fourth industrial revolution, inclusive leadership||Shelley McKinley, Microsoft General Manager of Technology and Corporate Responsibility, discusses the company’s mission, goals and projects around diversity and inclusion as well as rural broadband connectivity. She and Dr. Connie challenge...||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHigher Ed Tech Futurist Bryan Alexander intersects leadership, connectivity, globalization||Bryan Alexander is a futurist focused on how technology transforms education, specifically higher education. In this episode Bryan, who is homesteader in rural Vermont, describes megatrends, such as globalization, that are impacting societal and...||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntro! Intersecting technology, leadership and rural-urban collaboration||Through the Rural Futures podcast, host Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild, associate executive director and chief futurist at the Rural Futures Institute (RFI) at the University of Nebraska, and producer Katelyn Ideus, RFI director of communications, connect...||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This is a super interesting podcast! Growing up in a rural area, these topics are important and lead by highly intellectual women!
Interesting and insightful
Binged through the first 3 episodes and they had me hooked. The episodes moved fast with interesting takes on high-level topics. Smart people addressing advanced issues.
Wow, what a great concept for a podcast. GO RURAL FUTURES!!!