Courageous Conversations

19 EpisodesProduced by Jillian Reilly and Jenn WarrenWebsite

Courageous Conversations is a series exploring the intimate side of activism; what it takes to show up and make change during this critical time in history, in an effort to become more effective changemakers. Supported by the Ford Foundation and created by Jillian Reilly and Jenn Warren, the podcast… read more

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S2 Ep12: Imposed Identities

November 29th, 2018

28:58

In our final episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian talks with Mbongiseni Buthelezi. Mbongiseni is the Executive Director of PARI, the Public Affairs Research Institute, a Johannesburg-based non-profit …

S2 Ep11: I Dream Of A World

November 15th, 2018

30:01

In our 11th episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian talks with Nomzamo Zondo, the director of litigation at SERI, the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa. SERI is a non-profit human rights …

S2 Ep10: Tipping the Table Over

October 9th, 2018

35:49

We are nearing the end of an amazing season supported by the Ford Foundation, and after interviewing these remarkable activists who have so courageously shared their stories, we decided to interview the funder …

S2 Ep9: An Uncommon Privilege

September 2nd, 2018

33:06

In our 9th episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian speaks with Ricki Kgositau, the Executive Director of Accountability International, a think tank that uses accountability to improve human rights and social …

S2 Ep8: Our Journeys Are Not The Same

July 18th, 2018

33:05

In our 8th episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian talks with Mandisa Shandu. Mandisa is the Co-Director and an Attorney at the activist organisation Ndifuna Ukwazi - Xhosa for Dare to Know. A graduate of the …

S2 Ep7: We Are All Migrants

May 27th, 2018

32:49

In our 7th episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian interviews Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh. Kaajal is a human rights lawyer and executive director of the Southern Africa Litigation Centre. She operates on the …

S2 Ep6: Changing the Course of Inevitability

May 4th, 2018

28:48

In our sixth episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian speaks with Melissa Fourie, the Executive Director of the Centre for Environmental Rights. The Centre’s mission is to advance environmental rights in South …

S2 Ep5: Putting Discomfort at the Heart of Comfort

February 23rd, 2018

30:42

In our fifth episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian speaks with Axolile Notywala and Mandisa Dyantyi, the Co-Directors of the Social …

S2 Ep4: Disrupt the Corrupt

January 23rd, 2018

25:25

In our fourth episode supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian speaks with David Lewis, the executive director of Corruption Watch, who’s mission in their own words is to “Disrupt the Corrupt.” Corruption Watch …

S2 Ep3: Pulling People Towards Your Truth

December 27th, 2017

28:49

In our third interview supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian speaks with Rehad Desai, a documentary filmmaker and producer and the CEO of Uhuru Productions. Rehad has produced over 20 films to date, including Born …

S2 Ep2: We Dare Not Be Simple

November 25th, 2017

31:40

In our second interview supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian speaks with Bonita Meyersfeld, the Director of the Centre for Applied Legal Studies …

S2 Ep1 Riff: Kene Esom on Masculinity

October 11th, 2017

6:37

In today's excerpt, Jillian speaks with Kene Esom about the changing nature of masculinity and the role of male identity, which was part of our …

S2 Ep1: Queer Nation with Kene Esom

October 11th, 2017

36:30

Our first in a series of interviews supported by the Ford Foundation, Jillian speaks with Kene Esom who until very recently was the Director of AMSHeR, African Men for Sexual Health and Rights. Kene is a …

S1 Ep6: On Beauty

July 31st, 2017

30:16

In our first episode of Season 2, Jillian interviews Tamburai Chirume, an up and coming fashion designer and entrepreneur in Cape Town - and half of the mother and daughter label ONEOFEACH - about creating beauty and …

S1 Ep5: Farming for Radical Empathy

December 4th, 2016

25:41

In our final episode for 2016, Jillian and Jenn talk with Rehann Calitz and Howard Drakes of Farm This City, about radical empathy and how with a single seed, a farmer and a sprinkle of empathy, we can re-imagine our …

S1 Ep4: The Good Wife

November 8th, 2016

25:48

In episode four, Jillian Reilly interviews Melanie Burke, a powerhouse in the Cape Town development community who while has always been a troublemaker in the professional sense, decided to dig a little deeper in the …

S1 Ep3: Braveheart

November 8th, 2016

26:49

In episode three, Jillian interviews Kayin Scholtz from the South African Education Project (SAEP) about the concepts of courage, bravery and …

S1 Ep2: Showing Up

November 3rd, 2016

30:24

In episode two, a continuation of Jillian and Jenn's first conversation, they discuss what it means to "show up" in our professional and personal relationships - and how to overcome the fears and insecurities that may …

S1 Ep1: The Conversations I Never Had

November 3rd, 2016

28:30

Courageous Conversations is a series exploring the art of showing up authentically in our everyday spaces. Created by Jillian Reilly and Jenn Warren, the podcast challenges us to live bravely and with compassion during …

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