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Let 'Em Speak

Let ‘Em Speak is a podcast about the risks and rewards of real talk by real people in the real world.

Your hosts are David, Christineand Bjørn.

May 17, 2021

Reverend Peter Johnson is a prominent civil rights leader and one of the last living links to MLK. In 1963, Johnson began working for the Congress of Racial Equality as a student and participated in civil rights protests across the South, including campaigns in Birmingham, Selma, and the March on Washington. Johnson...


May 10, 2021

Mamta Accapadi is the Vice Provost for University Life at University of Pennsylvania and a national leader in university student affairs, whose career has been devoted to the goals of inclusion, community, and social justice. She has been a particular advocate for first-generation students, low-income students, and...


May 3, 2021

Soroya Julian McFarlane, Ph.D. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/soroya-julian-mcfarlane-ph-d-0520b955 University of Miami, 2019) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on designing and evaluating communication interventions that address health...


Apr 26, 2021

Cindy Irving (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cindyirving) is an expert in deferred compensation and retirement planning at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). She is a Certified Financial Planner who graduated from The Wharton School.

By listening to this conversation with Cindy, you’ll learn...


Apr 19, 2021

University of Chicago Graduate Recruitment Initiative Team (GRIT) began as a grassroots student organization and has grown to encompass 18 graduate programs in the Biological Sciences Division (BSD), Physical Sciences Division (PSD), and Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) at the University of Chicago with...