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This weekly podcast dives into the agbiosciences sector in Indiana, where 21st Century agriculture, life sciences innovation and cutting-edge technology converge. Ag+Bio+Science is an in-depth conversation with leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in the space. Learn more about the pioneering industry and where it's heading from those leading the way.
 
From Silicon Valley to Sub-Saharan Africa startup communities are building a better future for humanity. Hear Andrew Berkowitz interview successful startup founders and investors around the world to uncover the stories of the world's startup communities.
 
The Democracy That Delivers podcast is about democratic and economic development and the intersection between the two. Through their personal stories, guests share how their work is helping build stronger democratic institutions in countries all over the world and how they are tackling some of the major governance challenges that many countries face today. The weekly discussion covers a wide range of topics including entrepreneurship, governance, rule of law, and the role of the private sect ...
 
We all have a stake in making our communities more competitive. Closing the skills gap and driving economic growth starts at the grassroots level. Tune into the Ready for Work podcast for a bimonthly discussion about strengthening the workforce ecosystem. Make ACT Ready for Work your go-to source for ideas to revolutionize your workforce. Provided by the experts. Curated by ACT. Learn more at act.org/readyforworkpodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Join Co-hosts Aubrey Hruby and Gyude Moore as they explore radical ideas for job creation and economic development in African markets. NewThink seeks out and puts forth ideas from anywhere and everywhere, applying them to stubborn economic problems, defying central planning, and ultimately fighting oldthink in emerging market development.
 
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Indiana’s agbioscience sector is unmatched in bringing innovative minds together to solve critical issues facing production agriculture. On this week’s episode, Gerry Dick with Inside INdiana Business is joined by John Hays, Global Marketing Manager for Bango Liquid Handling Products, to talk collaboration and the 2021 Producer-Led Innovation Chall…
 
Ana Linda Solano is a professor, criminal lawyer, and former Director of Colombia’s Special Investigative Police on Economic and Financial Crimes, and this week she joins CIPE’s Anti-Corruption & Governance Center to discuss the topic of sextortion and the growing call to address the issue. Sextortion is a type of corruption which occurs when those…
 
In this episode from the archives, Amanda Mack shares her thoughts about placemaking efforts and aligning those efforts with other essential government services. Although she recently left the City of Spenser, Iowa for a position in Watertown, SD, this is one of the most popular episodes in the Develop This! archive. Jason and Amanda talk city fina…
 
Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN) has built a framework to advance innovation and entrepreneurship for their 10-county region and now, the organization is expanding south. On this week’s episode, Gerry Dick with Inside INdiana Business talks with Greg Ottinger, VP of Strategic Partnerships at WHIN. They dive into what makes their testbed m…
 
Your job is to build, maintain, and engage a network of leaders to make things happen in your community. However, people and positions often change as new folks come to town. What is your process for engaging with newcomers? In this episode, Jason share why his old strategy failed and why a different approach can be far more successful. This week's…
 
For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic on Democracy That Delivers, our host Ken Jaques gets the latest updates from CIPE's partner the Accountability Lab in Nepal. Our organizations work together in Nepal to strengthen a subnational environment of effective public-private sector partnerships. This episode's guests Bikin Ghi…
 
In this episode we speak with President Pete Douglas and Executive VP Finance and Administration, David Brockbader of the The Douglas Company about their recent transition to employee ownership via an ESOP. The interview also includes Franco Silva, Director, Prairie Capital Advisors who was one of the main advisors for the transaction. In this epis…
 
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers, our host Ken Jaques and co-host Lola Adekanye, CIPE Africa Team Senior Program Officer, are joined by John Arvanitis, a managing director in the Compliance Risk and Diligence practice of Kroll with almost three decades of experience in federal law enforcement. They discuss Kroll's latest annual edition of…
 
Can economic development organizations raise money in small towns? You bet. Small towns have a unique ability to rally around cause - be it economic development plans, community projects, or community festivals. With the right plan in place, more money can often be raised than anyone thought possible. In this episode, Mark Bergethon, Capital Campai…
 
Maldives Anti-Corruption Commission President and Former Transparency Maldives Executive Director Mariyam Shiuna joins the CIPE Anti-Corruption & Governance Center podcast this week to share her perspective and lessons learned on the transition from being a transparency and integrity civil society leader to heading the government's newly empowered …
 
Getting a project over the finish line can test your patience and those around you. When your project hits a wall, you have two options: give up or find another path forward. In this episode, Dennis shares his experience with going all in on a project- in this case, joint education center. He refused to give in and was willing to push his chips to …
 
In honor of Pride Month 2021, our host Ken Jaques and CIPE's Asia-Pacific Program Officer Gibson Haynes invite Angel Romero, the Director for Partnership & External Affairs of the Philippines LGBT Chamber of Commerce, to join the podcast. Our organizations' partnership is CIPE's first program devoted to LGBTQI+ economic empowerment. Following up on…
 
AgriNovus recently launched a $25,000 innovation challenge to the tech community to solve a critical data gap that prevents farmers from participating in Carbon markets, where companies purchase credits from farming operations that sequester Carbon. This week, AgriNovus president + CEO, Mitch Frazier, talks about the 2021 Producer-Led Innovation Ch…
 
Indiana's animal health + nutrition sector is fast-growing and ripe for innovation and collaboration in the coming years. The key question: how do entrepreneurs and startups in the space obtain funding to fuel that growth? On this week's episode of the podcast, AgriNovus President + CEO Mitch Frazier is joined by Julia Stephanus, Partner at Boreali…
 
Do you dress for success or do you dress to do you? Although Dennis and Jason have never been called upon for fashion advice, in this episode, they wax poetically about the value of attire in both confidence and in making first impressions. Tune in for strategies to consider when selecting your attire as well as discussion of the post-pandemic envi…
 
A Purdue researcher has received $1.4 million in funding for his groundbreaking work to produce a biosensor-based decision-making tool that will combat bovine respiratory disease. On this week’s special episode, AgriNovus CEO Mitch Frazier is joined by Dr. Mohit Verma at Purdue University to talk about innovation in animal health and nutrition, its…
 
What is your appetite for risk? Do you play it safe - never putting your career or the organization's credibility on the line? Have you taken too large a risk in the past only to wind up polishing your resume? Which is worse - never taking a risk to taking too many risks? In this episode, Jason makes the argument that risk taking is essential if yo…
 
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers, the "Women in Business during the Pandemic" series brings our host Ken Jaques to Moldova once again. He is joined by co-host Natalia Otel Belan, CIPE Regional Director for Europe and Eurasia, as well as our guest Olga Melniciuc, National Consultant on Women’s Economic Empowerment for UN Women Moldova and …
 
Did you know ocean port access from southern Indiana can get your product to Italy in 18 days? Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics sector is booming and with brands like Apple, Toyota and Amazon coming to the state, that momentum won’t soon slow down. On this week’s episode of the podcast, Gerry Dick from Inside INdiana Business is joine…
 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is something we hear a lot about, but what exactly do these terms mean, and what do they look like in an employee owned company? In this episode we sit down with Dr. Joy and Ty Miller of Carver & Associates to talk about some of the preconceived notions that surround DEI, ways in which these values can be put i…
 
'Now Hiring' signs can be seen everywhere. From entry-level jobs to trades to professional occupations, companies are scrambling for employees. Although this problem isn't new, the stress level is at an all-time high. In this episode, Dennis and Jason have it all figured out. Well- not really. Although there are no easy answers, the duo does offer …
 
On this episode of Democracy That Delivers, our host Ken Jaques is joined by Sarwagya Raj Pandey, the Research and Advocacy Officer at Bikalpa - an Alternative, a public policy think tank based in Nepal in partnership with CIPE's Asia Pacific Team. They talk about his firsthand experience of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the people of Nepa…
 
In this episode, Dennis shares his very personal story of writing an obituary - his own. If you had the opportunity to write your obituary, what own you include? What would you omit? What do you want to be sure to get done before that day comes? How would you like to be remembered? Slow down today and a take a moment to listen. You'll be glad you d…
 
Many innovations in agtech come down this principle: how can we do more with less and protect our natural resources? On this week’s episode, Gerry Dick with Inside INdiana Business, is joined by Joe McGuire, CEO of Pure Green Farms, to talk all things indoor hydroponic farming. The conversation dives into the control capabilities that a high-tech i…
 
One of the nation's deadliest tornados struck Joplin, Missouri ten years this week. On episode 27 of Ready for Work, we take a closer look at Joplin's recovery through the lens of the workforce ecosystem and the nation's first ACT-certified Work Ready Community. A recurring theme is the priceless value of partnership connectivity and innovation. Th…
 
Building a business isn't easy, and a great idea is not enough! It takes discipline, accountability, and a solid network of support behind the scenes. Lakshmi Shenoy is the CEO of Embarc Collective and in this episode, host Andy Sokolovich engages Lakshmi to discuss what it takes to ensure entrepreneurs succeed. The staff of executive advisors and …
 
In this continuation of the “Future of Work” series, we seek to make sense of the changes, reforms, and challenges brought about by COVID-19 in Latin America. Our host Ken Jaques is joined by CIPE Latin America & Caribbean Regional Director and cohost John Zemko in a discussion with the newly-appointed Executive Director of the Center for the Imple…
 
Employers in the agbioscience sector now have the opportunity to reach high-level talent through the AgriNovus Indiana job board, released this week. In partnership with ISDA and Farm Credit Mid-America, the job board connects from early career to senior level talent to opportunities available in Indiana and with Indiana-based agbiosciences compani…
 
2020 seemed like it would never end. But this year is going quick. If your organization operates on a calendar year, you are running out of time to do some very important things. In this episode, Dennis and Jason offer suggestions for things to get on your calendar NOW. Don't wait until tomorrow - get these things on the calendar today to make sure…
 
We put gen-z on a panel and asking them what you REALLY want to know: what are you looking for in an employer? Field Atlas manager, Skylar Clingan, hosts two of our Field Atlas ambassadors – Emily Miller (University of Southern Indiana) and Maranda Elswick (Purdue University) - to tackle everything from where gen-z is searching for their jobs to th…
 
Political scientist, China scholar, and University of Michigan professor Yuen Yuen Ang, PhD, joins the CIPE Anti-Corruption & Governance Center podcast this week to provide an expert’s guide to how corruption has supercharged and complicated China’s blistering rate of economic growth. Sharing insights from her new book, China's Gilded Age: The Para…
 
How do you know when it is time to change positions or take on a larger role? In this episode, Dennis is joined by Alyssa Byrd, economic development director for the Town of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. They talk about building skill sets, life balance, leadership, and public criticism. Connect with Alyssa Byrd More about Fuquay-Varina…
 
On this episode of Democracy That Delivers, our host Ken Jaques takes the mini-series to Moldova with local CIPE Program Officer Elena Ratoi. They are joined by our guest, Angela Gladei, the President of the Association of Women Entrepreneurs from Moldova (AFAM). AFAM partners with the Women and Girls Empowered (WAGE) program to build the capacity …
 
While normally foe in the athletic arena, these two schools are teaming up for something big. On this week’s episode of the podcast, Gerry Dick with Inside INdiana Business, is joined by Miki Pike Hamstra, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs at IU McKinney School of Law, and Nicole Olynk Widmar, Professor of Ag Economics, Associate Department Head …
 
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers, our host Ken Jaques and our co-host and Executive Director, Andrew Wilson, are joined by International Republican Institute's President, Dr. Daniel Twining. This discussion concludes our podcast series titled, The Future of Democracy. Dr. Daniel Twining explains the importance of both building and protect…
 
Ikram Afzali, Executive Director of Integrity Watch Afghanistan joins CIPE's Anti-Corruption & Governance Center podcast to discuss the precarity of Afghanistan's future and how corruption has exacerbated conflict in the country over the past 20 years. As Afghanistan's former Chief Information Commissioner and the architect of the country's Access …
 
Field Atlas ambassadors are the agbioscience voice on campus, connecting their peers to opportunities and careers in a sector that many had no idea even existed. On this week’s episode of the podcast, Cayla Chiddister from AgriNovus is joined by Samantha Worden, a Field Atlas ambassador and student at Butler University. Samantha talks about breakin…
 
Do those in the economic and community development space get involved in negotiations? Only like every day. Tune in to this episode as Dennis and Jason discuss strategies for improving your negotiations skills on everything from incentives and regulatory policy to land options and salary negotiations. Book: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss …
 
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers our host Ken Jaques and co-host Luiza Ayvazyan, a CIPE Program Officer located in Armenia, are joined by Elen Manukyan, Co-Founder & Program Manager at Fashion and Design Chamber of Armenia. The Chamber is a non-profit association founded in November 2017 by a group of Armenian designers with the mission t…
 
A recent report released by USDA and Purdue University shows strong opportunity for college graduates pursuing careers in agbioscience. On this week’s episode of the podcast, Gerry Dick with Inside INdiana Business is joined by Marcos Fernandez, Professor of Animal Sciences at Purdue University, to talk about the report’s findings and what’s ahead …
 
México Evalúa’s Laurence Pantin discusses her work on the Mexican judicial sector’s experience with digital technologies. Pantin is the author of “Guide to Good Practices on the Use of New Technologies for the Administration of Justice;” the report explores how Mexico adapted to COVID-19’s restrictions and delivered justice to its citizens. The rep…
 
Can your organization raise money when the future is uncertain? Should you wait for the 'right time' to launch a capital campaign? In this episode, Jason interviews Rod Crider and Carlotta Ungaro about their experience with a campaign in Rowan County, North Carolina during the midst of the pandemic. Rod Crider is the CEO of Rowan EDC in Salisbury, …
 
By the time Steve Booher founded Smart Guided Systems, he had already launched and sold four other businesses. On this week’s episode of the podcast, the serial entrepreneur is joined alongside his new CEO, Jerry Johnson, to talk their intelligent spray control system – Smart-Apply. Steve and Jerry talk with Gerry Dick at Inside INdiana Business ab…
 
Jon Vrushi, Transparency International's Research Coordinator, joins ACGC's podcast to discuss the statistical basis and methodology behind the world's most popular corruption measure: The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). Vrushi explains the 13 data sources behind the index and explains why expert opinions and evaluations of public sector corrup…
 
It is one of life's simple truths: we work better when someone we trust holds us accountable. In this episode, Dennis and Jason pontificate on the value of finding accountability partners - which may differ during various stages of your life. Do you have the courage to let someone in?By Develop This! Podcast
 
In this episode of Democracy that Delivers our host Ken Jaques is joined by co-host Hannah Byrd, CIPE Program Associate for the Center for Women's Economic Empowerment, and former CIPE LIFE Project Coordinator, Nour Akkad. Nour describes how the LIFE Project recruited and incubated refugee women and shares success stories from the program. CIPE and…
 
When Morgan Sparks became a Field Atlas Ambassador, she knew she would be helping other students connect to careers in agbioscience. What she maybe didn’t expect, though, is that her career search would change as well. On this week’s episode of the podcast, Morgan talks with Gerry Dick at Inside INdiana Business about her semester in the Field Atla…
 
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