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COVID-19 Will Change the World Forever

Nelufar Hedayat talks with a global strategy expert and an anthropologist about the novel coronavirus.

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#DearWorldLive

A new show focusing on COVID-19 and its impact on our lives and our world.

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Future of Genetics

Should We Create Superhumans?

Held March 11, 2020
at Northwestern University in Qatar
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Gender Equality

Are Quotas the Answer?

Held March 9, 2020
at Northwestern University in Qatar
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Course Correction

A podcast from Doha Debates with Nelufar Hedayat

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Targeted for Telling the Truth

In a special live episode from the Sundance Film Festival, Nelufar talks to journalist Maria Ressa.

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32:00
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Ending Period Poverty

Nelufar explores why taboos around menstruation still exist and how we can break the silence.

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Joy Buolamwini: Artificial Intelligence For All

Artificial intelligence has as much racial and gender bias as the people who create it.

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37:00
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Standing up to Big Data

Nelufar takes a deep dive into data privacy.

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31:00
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Is Globalization Good for Us?

What would it take to live without globalization — and is that even possible?

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18:00
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Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein: In Defense of Human Rights

Nelufar talks to former veteran diplomat Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein about checking government power.

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Shrinking Our Carbon Footprint

Nelufar gets an unpleasant surprise when she finds out the size of her own carbon footprint.

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22:00
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Sal Khan: Real Lessons on Virtual Learning

Nelufar speaks with Sal Khan about internet inequality and the future of education in a post COVID-19 world.

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24:00
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Love, Hate and the Power of Listening

Nelufar learns why conflict resolution is more about confronting ourselves than others.

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33:00
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COVID-19 Will Change the World Forever

This week, we chat with Dr. Parag Khanna and Dr. Jason Hickel about the novel coronavirus.

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17:00
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Georgie Badiel: Journey to the Well

As a girl, Georgie Badiel walked three hours for water. Now her foundation builds wells.

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22:00
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Marc Lamont Hill: Racism & Refugees

Journalist Marc Lamont Hill talks about the role racism plays in the global refugee crisis.

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25:00
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Anand Giridharadas: Speaking Truth to Billionaires

This author says that changing the world starts with challenging capitalist power structures.

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20:00
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Veena Sahajwalla: Turning Trash into Treasure

Meet scientist Veena Sahajwalla. She’s inventing new ways to turn trash into useful items.

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27:00
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Kicking Our Plastic Habit

Nelufar tries to live without single-use plastics and learns that just recycling isn’t enough.

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28:00
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This Isn’t a Game: The Fight for Equal Pay in Soccer

Nelufar learns that soccer is more than just a game — it’s a battlefield for equality.

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Cape Town: What Happens When a City Runs Dry?

To better understand global water scarcity, Nelufar lives on 50 liters of water a day.

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28:00
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My Refugee Story: The Toughest Conversation I’ve Ever Had with My Mom

Host Nelufar Hedayat and her family fled Afghanistan as refugees. This is their story.

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