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.
Starting her activist career at the incredibly young age of 11, Malala Yousafzai is dedicated to quality education for all young women. In this first episode of At The Table, Malala and Alaa explore her commitment to being an advocate, the challenges she has faced including being attacked by the Taliban, and the state of education in the world today.
Malala Yousafzai is co-founder and board member of Malala Fund. Malala began her campaign for education at age 11...
Adwoa Aboah is a fashion model, an actor, and an activist. Creating Gurl’s Talk, an online forum where young women can connect to discuss many issues without judgement in a safe environment and the #CreativeTogether Initiative for battling anxiety in this Covid era, Adwoa has proven herself to be a strong dedicated woman. Gaining control over her own mental health issues, Adwoa has become a role model and pillar for improving diversity especially in the fashion industry...
Besides being an internationally recognized speaker, Jamira Burley is a social justice advocate and a next-gen social impact consultant. Jamira joins Alaa to discuss her inspiration to become an advocate against gun violence, the impact of collective responsibility, and the importance of diversity when attempting to make changes.
Activist, storyteller, and strategist, Jamira Burley reduced the rate of violence in her high school by 30% as a fifteen year-old...
Alexis McGill Johnson is the President and CEO of Planned Parenthood. Being a renowned social and racial justice leader, Alexis joins Alaa today to talk about what is driving this movement, the current state of healthcare and reproductive rights, and so much more.
About the Guest:
Alexis McGill Johnson is the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which provides vital health services to 2...
New York Bestseller and fellow podcaster, Lewis Howes joins Alaa on this episode of At The Table. Lewis shares his personal story that shifted how he looked at transformation and leadership, inspired his books and the work he does, and helped him be the success that he is today.
About the Guest:
Lewis Howes is a New York Times Bestselling author of the hit book, The School of Greatness and his newest book, The Mask of Masculinity...
After the tragedy of the Sandy Hook shooting, Shannon Watts was moved to start the Moms Demand Action Facebook group to call all Americans to do more to reduce gun violence. With a 6 million supporters and a chapter in every state, Shannon continues to be an advocate for this cause. She is also a board member for Emerge America, which recruits and trains women to run for office. Join Shannon and Alaa as they discuss this and more...
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.
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.
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.
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.