Dr. Alaa Murabit is a UN High-Level Commissioner on health, employment, and economic growth. She is one of 17 globally United Nations Sustainable Development Goal advocates, as well as a medical doctor and women's rights champion and strategist.
She has traveled the world and met people who are leaders in their own industries. From names that we know to names that we don't, there are people who have championed inclusive leadership more than anything else.
At The Table is a collection of in-depth conversations and interviews with leaders in all industries. It's looking at how we create systems and structures and communities and selves that really represent what we need in the world today.
It's called At The Table because the single most important thing is for us to create and cultivate spaces. We invite you to connect with, to learn from, and to teach one another about the importance of inclusive leadership. We want to make sure sure that when you are at any table you are bringing somebody with you, an idea with you, or a perspective with you that isn't already there.
Sahaj Kohli is the founder of Brown Girl Therapy, a mental health and wellness organization for children of immigrants. In this work, she creates resources that promote bicultural identity exploration and the de-stigmatization of therapy in immigrant communities...
Latham Thomas calls herself a maternity lifestyle maven. Alaa calls her a revolutionary for women. Together they are going to explore Latham’s inspirations, her views on the inherent discrimination in the health care system and exploring what it means to be a black mother in America.
Rabia Anwar Chaudry truly believes that understanding and acceptance can come through the power of storytelling. In fact she has used it in her podcasts to help individuals that have been falsely accused of crimes. Rabia joins Alaa today to talk about the influence story telling has not just in learning life’s lessons but also the path to social change.
Founder and CEO of Affectiva, Dr. Rana el Kaliouby joins Alaa on this week’s episode to discuss bringing emotional intelligence to technology, creating her company, Affectiva, and leading with conviction and empathy.
Writing poetry from a young age, Emi Mahmoud started her journey to inspire hope and peace in others. She has done incredible things in her life from co-founding sickle cell research, been name one of BBCs 100 inspirational women, and has worked with President Obama and the Dalai Lama. In this episode, Emi shares her experiences that has made her the person that she is today.
Lebanese Canadian activist, author, and speaker, Najwa Zebian, joins Alaa on this week’s episode. Najwa discusses what it feels like to belong and not belong at the same time, using her love of poetry to fuel her advocacy and what it means to be our real self.
Named one of the United Nations Secretary General 17 sustainable development advocates, Eddie Ndopu is pursuing a billion-dollar global access fund to benefit the billion people living with disabilities worldwide. Eddie shares his story on what it means to overcome the challenges put on him from being black, queer and disabled and pursuing his dreams.
In this episode, Alaa is joined by Layla Saad, a best-selling author, speaker, and teacher on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation, and social change. Layla shares her inspirational story that is sure to inspire and educate you. Discover the power of being fully human.
Cristina Jiménez, the Cofounder and Senior Advisor of United We Dream, joins Alaa on this week’s episode. Together they will discuss the power of rage, collective mobilization, and how we must do the work to understand the issues to build inclusive and diverse movements.
Elizabeth Plank started her journey in journalism after being outraged with a women’s boxing controversy in the 2012 Olympics. From there she realized that she could make the biggest impact through this medium. John Liz and Alaa as they discuss objectivity, her foray into writing a book on the current view of masculinity, not being complicit but remembering how much power you have as a citizen of the world, and much more.