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The 411 podcast

Creating a safe space for young people in Wales to speak on issues that are affecting them. 

season 2 podcast episodes

Episode 1 | What they don't teach us in school

Joined by Sonia along with Maddy and Nomthandazo. The episode focuses on what school should have prepared us for in life, and situations that we now universally struggle with because of the lack of knowledge we as a society have. 

Episode 2 | how we are getting through it

In this episode we speak about methods to cope with these problems and solutions that can be used on a day to day basis to help you excel in your life decisions. Topics covered in this episode are; fixed vs growth mindset, law of attraction, self discipline with finance, job interview tips and tricks and much more!

Episode 3 | Becoming an entrepreneur

In this episode Sonia, Maddy and Nomthandazo talk about what an Entrepreneur really means, how to get there, how to start and most importantly they have a special guest Youmna Mouhamad featured on the episode a real life entrepreneur. An interview takes place on her journey as a business woman and how she is successfully climbing up the ladder as well as her product and what it means to her. An inspiring episode you do not want to miss!

Episode 4 | covid19 impact on university students
ft. Danielle Obadan

Join us as we have a chat with Danielle Obadan who is conducting a thesis on the impact of Covid19 on the Mental Health of students. 

Episode 5 | the entrepreneurs
ft. izu akwari

On this episode, our host have a chat with Izu Akwari about the impact the pandemic has had on entrepreneurs and small businesses. 

We high key miss shopping and we talk about how quite a number of shops are closing down and talking about strategies that have allowed digital stores to continue growing during such times. 

international women's day special
ft. saskia volders and liza leibowitz

Our hosts sat down and had an interesting conversation with Saskia Volders & Liza Leibowitz, women who are both committed to seeing the advancement of equality in their different spheres. 

We talk about everything from work, social issues, relationships, and parenting! This is a nice long one so take a listen whilst you're cleaning the house or just chilling! 

Episode 6 | entrepreneurship & employment
ft. alexandru tomuta & halima mustafa

Join our hosts as they have a conversation with Halima & Alex who both work full time and have side hustles. 

Episode 7 | politics and voting
ft. shazia ali

In this episode we were joined by Shazia Ali from the Make your Mark (MYM21) team at EYST to talk about the development in politics over the past couple of decades and we also celebrate how far we have come. The legislation passed in Wales 2020 changed the stakes by recognising 16 year olds as individuals who are competent enough to vote.

Give it a listen and enjoy!

Episode 8 | social issues
ft. theresa ogbekhiulu & lowri davies

Our hosts are joined by Lowri & Theresa who are social activists in equality in institutions and by rallying individuals in communities.

In this exciting episode we talk about homelessness, representation, food poverty and the like. We also delve into what changes still need to be made.

Episode 9 | working as a graduate in wales
ft. chisomo phiri

Join us as we talk to Chisomo about navigating the job market as a graduate and, or student in Wales. 

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