Author: Lisa Gachara

  • Read Between

    Read Between

    My outrage continues to be fueled by the institutional abuse of power within a graduate program that constructs confines around and continuously places assignment on which skills are “relevant” in global health. Relevance? There are concerning discrepancies between a program that signifies cultural competency and positional awareness while also refusing to acknowledge a language course […]

  • Big Sis College Advice

    Big Sis College Advice

    College. Whew. If you just began university, as in are wrapping up your first semester, hats off. I am in a similar position myself, having just moved to a new city for graduate school. As for undergrad, my first semester freshman year was complete wreckage. I piled on a multitude of rigorous courses, I was […]

  • Tools to Utilize in Podcasting for High Efficiency + My Favorite Podcasts

    Efficiency. It is an interesting word come to be defined as finding a way to complete a task within the capacity of the day. Efficiency truly depends on how much allotted time you have provided yourself, as of one of the greatest arguements in favor of the pomodoro method is setting a time frame to […]

  • Learned Interviewing Habits for Podcasters

    Over the past (almost) 3 years, I have gotten to interview upwards of 30 people, quite literally young and old. I admire the power that accompanies recall and storytelling and being able to be on the receiving end of shared memories and wisdom is incredibly rewarding. In doing so, along with listening to other interview […]

  • Storytelling as Understanding

    The dictionary defines storytelling as the act of telling or writing stories. Personally I have come to understand storytelling as a bold act, a courageous one, in which one shares experiences close to their heart for individual and communal understanding. The art of storytelling is powerful. It upholds knowledge within a community, while providing space […]