PODCAST

How to Change the World Podcast

PODCAST

How to Change the World Podcast

Sowing the Seeds of Change

How to Change the World Javelina Podcast with Catherine Alonzo

Through conversations with all kinds of people in a wide range of jobs and industries we take a microscopic look at what it takes to make change. We look at why change is sometimes feared and at other times celebrated, what it takes to have a change-focused mindset and how we can be creating tomorrow’s change today.

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OUR EPISODES

Episode 12

Nate Rhoton - Executive Director at One N Ten

Nate talks about growing up LGBTQ in a Mormon family and coming out in his twenties. He also shares his story about making the change from a corporate background to leading a nonprofit, what he’s learned from volunteerism, and how he’s gathered mentors to help him in his new leadership role.

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Episode 11

Alex Macpherson - International Academy Partnership Executive at Celtic Football Club

Alex Macpherson, brother of Catherine Alonzo, joins us to talk about the twists, turns and changes he’s encountered from college to his current career. The two siblings also open up about growing up in a grieving family after the tragic loss of their older brother.

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Episode 10

Janey Pearl Starks - Associate Director of Marketing and Engagement, Mountain Park Health Center

Janey Pearl Starks discusses change moments in her life that have inspired her to make a positive impact in the world. From her grandfather’s influence, to her immigration at a young age, to the moment she discovered she had a brain tumor – Janey shares the pivotal points in her life that have made her the woman she is today.

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Episode 9

Shane Greer - Co-Owner, Campaigns and Elections

Ever wondered what role business’ play in social change and how society benefits from innovation? Shane Greer, Co-Owner of Campaigns and Elections shares his thoughts with us. He also discusses the #MeToo movement and how lasting political change might come about.

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Episode 8

Tomas Robles - Co-Executive Director, Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)

Tomas Robles

In 2016, Arizonans overwhelmingly voted to increase the minimum wage and provide earned sick time for workers. This week’s episode gives you a behind-the-curtain peek into the story of this historic change. It’s a much more complicated tale than you might expect, and it starts with one man: Tomas Robles, Co-Executive Director of Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA). Tomas shares about his background in the military, the challenges he faced growing up, how he got into organizing – and most important – how he overcame doubt and obstacles to realize a vision of change he believes in.

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Episode 7

Paul Penzone - Sheriff, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

Paul Penzone

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has a long history of drawing national attention and coverage for all the wrong reasons. But in 2016, all that changed. Voters brought in a new sheriff – Paul Penzone. Sheriff Penzone believes in being the change you want to see, so he ran for office to bring change to an office he believed could do better for the communities it serves. He’s been in office a bit over a year now and you can learn how he’s turned the organization around for all the right reasons.

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Episode 6

Tanya Alvarez - CEO and Co-Founder, OwnersUp

Tanya Alvarez

Starting and growing a business is tough work. 90% of companies fail within their first five years. But Tanya Alvarez is working to change that. She’s the CEO and Co-Founder of OwnersUp, a place for solopreneurs to team-up, problem solve and supercharge their growth. Hear about the importance of building the right team, connecting to others, and how Tanya relies on teams to do everything in life – including finding her husband.

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Episode 5

Alicia Maule - Assistant Director of Digital Communications, The Innocence Project

Alicia Maule - Innocence Project

As Assistant Director of Digital Communications, Alicia Maule helps tell the powerful stories of the people The Innocence Project serves. If you’re not familiar with The Innocence Project, it is a national non-profit legal organization that is committed to exonerating wrongly convicted people through DNA testing. We dive into a discussion about the criminal justice system at large and it is such an eye-opening, and important conversation. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to share their work with you.

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Episode 4

Maricela Solis - Director of Operations and Government Relations, World View Enterprises

In our personal and professional lives we often encounter all sorts of life-changing challenges that affect the way we move forward. Maricela Solis’ strength and the perseverance of her family in the military with a young son and husband experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will inspire you. In the fourth episode of our podcast Maricela and I discuss the way our lives can change forever.

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Episode 3

Anand Varma - Photographer, National Geographic

Anand Varma, How to Change the Word Podcast Javelina Guest

In my experience, dream jobs are always unplanned and Anand Varma is no different. As a child, he dreamed of becoming a marine biologist because he was fascinated by fish and other marine species and even went to school for marine biology. And then he kind of accidentally found photography and has built this incredibly fascinating career. In this interview Anand shares the story of how he came to be a photographer for National Geographic and we talk about his approach to his amazing work.

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Episode 2

Jay Parry - Chief Operating Officer, Women’s National Basketball Association

Jay Perry, How to Change the Word Podcast Javelina Guest

Jay is a personal friend of mine and a professional that I admire so much. I was so honored to sit down with her and talk with her about her career, her job, and what it looks like to create change. Prior to working for the WNBA Jay was the President/CEO of the Arizona Super Bowl host committee. She worked really closely in that role with the NFL and with the local community to execute a record-breaking Super Bowl 49. We discuss her career and she shares some great insights.

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Episode 1

Jeannette Maré - Founder and Executive Director, Ben’s Bells

Jeannette Maré, How to Change the Word Podcast Javelina Guest

Jeannette has experienced unimaginable change and she makes huge change every single day. The work of Jeannette and the nonprofit she founded and runs, Ben’s Bells, literally changes people’s lives on a daily basis. She shares the story of her son Ben and how kindness helped her through the darkest period of her life. She’s an incredible human being and you’ll learn how we can all be kinder to one another.

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