POY’s Podcast Posts

Episodes from Plural of You’s podcast. See the Episodes page to listen to every episode in one place.

Defending the Earth from Asteroids – Danica Remy (POY 31)

Defending the Earth from Asteroids - Danica Remy (POY 31)

Danica Remy is the COO at B612, an organization out to detect and deflect asteroids before they can impact the Earth. Here she shares their unique mission.

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Bringing Local Government & The Public Together – Kirsten Wyatt (POY 30)

Bringing Local Government and the Public Together - Kirsten Wyatt (POY 30)

Kirsten Wyatt co-founded ELGL to bring government employees together and to inspire confidence in local government. Listen as she shares what motivates her.

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The Search Engine for Social Services – Selina Sosa (POY 29)

The Search Engine for Social Services - Selina Sosa (POY 29)

Selina Sosa directs Community Outreach at Aunt Bertha, the Texas B Corp offering a search engine for social services. Listen as she shares their mission.

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How to Award Politeness Points – Bill Durkin (POY 28)

How to Award Politeness Points - Bill Durkin (POY 28)

Bill Durkin gives cards, or Politeness Points, to thank polite train riders in Boston. He and Josh talk about how this simple idea can spread empathy.

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Touch Awareness & Sculptures of Hugs – Bonnie Kemske (POY 27)

Touch Awareness & Sculptures of Hugs - Bonnie Kemske

Bonnie Kemske creates sculptures mimicking hugs using touch research. Her goal is to raise awareness of the benefits of touch and bring people together.

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Building Community with Local Homestay Programs – Julie Knopp (POY 26)

Building Community with Local Homestay Programs - Julie Knopp

Julie Knopp directs City Stay, which offers local homestay programs in Minnesota. Listen as she compares this one-of-a-kind idea to study abroad education.

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Emotional Labor Among 911 Dispatchers – Jim Marshall (POY 25)

Emotional Labor Among 911 Dispatchers - Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall trains 911 dispatchers to protect their mental health in their high-stress jobs. He also shares why he enjoys serving these hidden caregivers.

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100 Tools to Empower Global Women – Betsy Teutsch (POY 24)

100 Tools to Empower Global Women - Betsy Teutsch

Women are the largest group affected by poverty worldwide. Betsy Teutsch has written an outstanding book on 100 tools they are using to improve their lives.

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The Social Benefits of Trees – Paul Johnson (POY 23)

The Social Benefits of Trees - Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson helps Texans manage their trees, and he also hosts a podcast about the benefits of trees. Learn more about this surprisingly important field.

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BeArded WARRIORs, A Veterans Support Group – Ty Oswald (POY 22)

BeArded WARRIORs, A Veterans Support Group - Ty Oswald

Ty Oswald started BeArded WARRIORs, a veterans support group, to help others in Alabama like him. He’s also committed to reaching veterans across the US.

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