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Biologist, entrepreneur and founder of Wakami, Maria Pacheco, joined the Vital Voices Podcast new series: Power to Empower with host Alyse Nelson to talk about her work as a bridge between communities and the larger world. Maria spoke about her focus on channeling positive energy to make change happen for people and the environment, and how the 20-year Guatemalan Civil War inspired her work to build connection between communities. Hear more about her experience working with makers and businesses throughout COVID-19, and the kindness and compassion she’s seen throughout the crises of 2020. Tune in to hear how she’s connecting to the vision of a better world.
To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org. This series is inspired by our book,Vital Voices: 100 Women using their Power to Empower,edited by Alyse Nelson with art by Gayle Kabaker, published by Assouline.
Host: Alyse Nelson.
Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum.
Producer and Editor: Sofi Ibrahim
Music: Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod.
Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)