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Episode 77 - Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar

Human rights activist Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar speaks out about growing up in Iraq under Sadam Hussein's oppressive regime, the global effects of extremism in the Middle East, and how we can help secular progressives in closed societies achieve freedom of expression and religion.

Faisal is the founder of the Global Secular Humanist Movement and actively works with the civil rights crowdsourcing platform Follow him: @faisalalmutar.

Episode 76 - Jessica Taaffe

Global health scientist and science communicator Dr. Jessica Taaffe joins Cara to discuss the importance of health initiatives aimed at the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases worldwide, including HIV. Follow Jessica: @JessicaTaaffe.

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Episode 58 - Natalie Panek

Rocket scientist, explorer, and champion for women in engineering Natalie Panek connects with Cara across international borders to talk about how we can attract more women to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields and then retain them. They also discuss the state of modern television as it relates to science literacy and what we can do about all that space junk orbiting planet Earth. Follow Natalie: @nmpanek.

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