Nexus inspiration, on the go
Tune in for monthly podcasts on SDG impact scaling, political analysis, sustainable funding and interconnected living.
Listen to stories, reflections and lessons learned from my experience as a fundraising consultant, PhD researcher, activist, Iranian in exile, creative and mother. As a Nexus Strategist, I connect seemingly unrelated ideas, people and sectors, proposing synergy-based solutions for sustainable change.
Browse the four podcasts below and subscribe on Apple Podcast, Spotify or Stitcher to get notified about new episodes.
Scale Your Impact
Wanting to amplify and measure impact? Explore research-based ideas on how we can collectively speed up our progress towards the SDGs. The content is inspired by my PhD research at Rotterdam School of Management and other trusted publications.
Coming out every first Tuesday of the month.
Your Native Analyst
Wondering what is really going on in Iran and the Middle East and how that impacts the Netherlands and the EU? Join me as I zoom in on political events that are usually not picked up by the mainstream media and contextualize the news from this region.
Coming out every second Tuesday of the month.
Your Funding Network
Looking to drive change but find the current fundraising approaches not sustainable? In this podcast I propose ways in which we can exit development aid so that we can move towards true financial stability for every community-based organization and initiative.
Coming out every third Tuesday of the month
Struggling to find your circle either in your own native land or some other place on this planet? Listen to the personal side of my story as an Iranian in exile, an activist, a creative, a mother and an equal partner, and find out how I’ve curated my kin over the years.
Coming out every fourth Tuesday of the month.
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Episode#2: MDGs to SDGs
In Episode 2: MDGs to SDGs, I talk briefly about the history behind Sustainable Development Goals and how we came about these 17 goals. I
Episode#2: The Mule
In Episode #2: The Mule, I talk about the Islamic Republic of Iran’s political system and how complicated and yet straightforward it is. This complicated
Episode#2: Back to Basics
In Episode #2: Back to Basics, together, we go over the 6 basic yet essential questions of fundraising that are developed by Linda Lysakowski –
Episode#2: Social Function
In Episode #2: Social Function I share with you why I learned to ask for help and support from my community when I was a