The Pont Podcast
By Edafe Okporo
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Talking about society, culture. discover the platform that creates a bridge which enables disenfranchised communities to tell their stories in their own words. This podcast will educate listeners on diversity
||CleanTitle: 18 Years of being undocumented in United States a conversation with an undocumented migrant - Armando Ibanez||The stereotype of a good immigrant, should speak good and fluent English, have the best grades in school and so on… Oh undocumented Immigrants should pay taxes and so on…. The stereotype of a good immigrant is a good cop, bad cop strategy for div||1/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOUT TO PLAY with Justice Horn||Be Inspired to act by this young man story - Justice Horn Justice Horn is an out, gay man who formally wrestled for Northern State University but now attends The University of Missouri Kansas City. He will be on the rowing team and will continue to be a||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChoices you make are very formative with Floyd||People from all ages learn from knowledge reflected upon, getting access to knowledge is easy to do but that is not where wisdom is born, the hardest thing to get is understanding because understanding is reflecting on experiences. The use of mobile||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Gay History Podcast Host Eric Marcus in a conversation with Edafe Okporo||Eric Marcus is an American Non fiction writer. His works are primarily of LGBTQ interest. The #1 New York Times best-selling autobiography of Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis. In addition, Eric has written articles and columns for the New York Time||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUncommon sense in Unusual times with Csaba Toth||Csaba Toth What do you do for a living? The very short answer is that I teach uncommon sense in unusual times. The longer version is that I help companies keep their best people and attract new talent through Intelligent Global Leadership, so they ca||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeyond Representation of LGBTQ and people of color by media a conversation with Samuel Nemir Olivares Bonilla||The Mainstream news media have no latino or black reporter, the narratives of immigrants, people of color and LGBTQ people have been reported dominated by white reporters, who lack cultural competency. Online conversation have a real impact on law m||12/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInternational Human rights day 2018 with Jack Harrison-Qunitana and Mathew Shurka||Mathew Shurka is the leading global advocate for ending conversion therapy. Driven to prevent others from being subjected to this ineffective practice, Mathew boldly posted his personal story on Youtube in 2012. As a result, organizations nationwide sou||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImportance of Diversity and Inclusion - The society that Could by Michael Woodward||Founder of LGBTQ Q and A based in Seattle, Consultant, writer and singer, Transgender man, 55yrs old with a lesbian background. Michael have worked as a consultant with business and Health care providers to make their environment more inclusive. He spok||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImportance of Mentoring through LinkedIn with Tom O’Toole||Mentor-ship is being able to let go of your vulnerability and work with a different person to assist you with being and becoming a better person. Edafe Okporo meet Tom O’Toole on social media through Linkedin mentoring program, they discuss about the||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Media influencer changing the landscape of stereotypes on the internet with Steve chucks and Temisan Emmanuel||STEVEN CHUKS is an Actor, Comedian, Social media influencer co-writer and director of I Be man play on the stereotype of being a man in Nigeria. https://instagram.com/stevechuks_?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=10rwlnnenemph TEMISAN EMMANUEL is||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe importance of faith based institutions in accepting LGBTQ rights with Bruce Knotts||Bruce Knotts is the Director of the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office Bruce was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia. He worked for Raytheon in Saudi Arabia and on a World Bank contract in Somalia, before he joined the Department of State as a||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLGBTQ Social Movement: The rise of an organized & connected global movement with Doug Kerr||LGBTQ Social Movement: The rise of an organized, well-funded & connected global movement with Doug Kerr Doug Kerr is a consultant, college professor and community organizer based in Toronto, husband, Scottish Canadian and a father interestingly with the||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Fourth-industrial revolution, CYBER CRIME and the age of information technology with Andy Mady.||ANDREW AGBO-MADAKI is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants in Nigeria. A Cyber Security and ePayment consultant with 10 years’ of experience in information security, He is also the former Curator of the World Economic Forum’s Global S||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVOTE FOR US CAMPAIGN BY Immigration Equality||VOTE FOR US CAMPAIGN BY Immigration Equality, the nations leading law firm representing LGBTQ and HIV positive asylum seekers with pro-Bono legal service. Immigration equality started the #vote4US movement, Aaron C. Morris is Immigration Equality’s||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA movement cannot be deported : Ravi Ragbir The Executive Director of New Sanctuary coalition New York||Ravi Ragbir is a Long-time permanent resident, community activist, father, and husband who faces permanent exile from his life in the U.S. Ravi’s immigration story began when he came to the U.S. from Trinidad in February 1991 on a visitor’s visa. In||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo Years Anniversary : Journey so far, life of an LGBTQ Asylee||Hurray it is the two year anniversary since I arrived in the united states on Oct-28- 2016 On this podcast episode, I share my journey as an asylee, tears, pain and triumph. Speaking on my experience as a Refugee and sharing other Refugees’||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDetain and Punish / The rise of the world’s largest incarceration system||Mr Carl Lindskoog, is an Historian of immigrant, race and rebellion, Author of Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World’s Largest Immigration Detention System. To Quote Carl: “From my research Detention is more a||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThinking about the history of immigrant New York||Rebecca Kobrin, Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History, Department of History, Columbia University, works in the field of immigration history, American Jewish History, and the history of the city of New York. She rec||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Ripple Effect of Compassion with Kevin Tuerff from 9''11||Kevin Tuerff's, is a Compassion Ambassador, Social Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker and Marketing Consultant, board member and incoming Vice Chair of Charter for Compassion. He is a social entrepreneur with 25-years of experience in behavior change comm||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Effoduh on Law, Media and Technology today"||Jake Okechukwu Effoduh talks about his work as a human rights lawyer in Nigeria and how he is using technology and media to promote human rights. Jake Okechukwu Effoduh is the founder of Law2Go. Law2Go is the first digital library of human rights laws||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21st Century tools to help millennial lead better / SAFIOO-Be Better||My name is Toby Thompkins and I am the CEO and Co-Founder of SAFIOO. Well I have been many things, including a writer and now the Co-Founder of a Tech startup that will be based in Lisbon, Portugal. I wrote The Real Lives of Strong Black Women as a||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImportance of Cross-cultural communication in modern day work environment||Edafe meet Andrej the Executive Director of Cultural Bridge in Slovakia, He is a consultant living in Slovakia and Hungary. Andrej is the founder and managing director of Cultural Bridge (www.culturalbridge.sk), a consultancy helping individuals, teams||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Your book is truly a remarkable story of survival. Knowing that we are from the same continent and being lucky to my et you on two separate occasions is something I will always remember. I'm so looking forward to working together. Keep up the good work and keep inspiring.
Bed26 helped me to understand the asylees in jail . I realized that nothing is easy in this life , just focus and believe in your dreams !
There’s indeed unity in diversity.