GlobalPDX Podcast

Focused on gathering and sharing the many voices of our GlobalPDX community, our podcast "Speaking Change" highlights conversations with individuals from all areas of expertise, backgrounds, and experiences.

New episodes every-other week!


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Episode Resources

Episode 5 - The Predatory Promise with Jennifer Martinez

We are joined by Jennifer Martinez of Repatriate our Patriots to expose the rampant injustice of deporting US Veterans. Jennifer is a Public Affairs & Policy Doctoral Candidate at Portland State University and is a sister of a deported Veteran herself.

Episode 4 - Confronting Contradictions with Clarence Edwards

Guest Clarence Edwards speaks to Andrea from Washington DC about power dynamics, inconsistencies in Aid organizations, and anti-racism momentum.


Check out our GlobalPDX Article on Clarence Edwards here

Episode 3: Planetary Health is the Cure with Noor Trienekens

Long time GlobalPDX-friend Noor Trienekens calls in from Indonesia to discuss radical listening, lessons from COVID, and planetary health (it's the cure!).

Episode 2: Organizational Sexual Violence Response with SAPRI Consulting

Andrea opens up with Brooke Galloway on trauma and empowerment, and how global organizations can improve their systems inside and out.


Resources for Survivors of Violence:

Pathways to Safety International 

RAINN Rape and Incest National Network

The National Domestic Violence Hotline



SAPRI Consulting

Trauma-Informed Definition

Tufts, Feinstein International Center, Stop the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development AID Workers 

Episode 1: Root Causes of Poverty with Dr. Evan Thomas

Andrea talks global engineering, GlobalPDX's inception, and the trials of astronaut with Evan Thomas in GlobalPDX's inaugural podcast.

Broken Pumps & Promises Incentivizing Impact in Environmental Health



Big thanks to our Podcast Tzar Theodore Schera!