Disability Advocate – Hannah Diviney

On this episode of 'WorldAbout', we meet Hannah Diviney, a 22-year-old disability advocate and Editor-In-Chief of Missing Perspectives, from Sydney Australia. Hanna has created a Change.org petition that encourages Disney to add a princess with disabilities to their lineup. Hannah lives with Cerebral Palsy and uses a wheelchair to move around. Her petition has already received a flood of encouragement…

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Obesity Expert – Dr Scott Kahan

More than 200 health conditions have been identified as being associated with obesity, including diabetes, chronic fatigue, and over two dozen cancers. On this episode of 'WorldAbout' Grace speaks with Dr. Scott Kahan, M.D., M.P.H., an American physician, writer, and internationally recognized expert on obesity prevention and treatment. Dr. Kahan discusses what is driving the obesity epidemic, the impact the…

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The World Wide Web Wonder Teen – Avi Schiffman

COVID cases are on the rise again, thanks to the Omicron variant; on this episode of 'WorldAbout', Grace talks with Avi Schiffmann, the teenager who created a Covid-19 tracking site, which has become a major pandemic resource worldwide, and discusses the origins of his site, how his life has changed and how he turned down millions to keep the site…

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Addiction Crisis Coach – Scott H Silverman

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists worldwide, a global crisis of another kind is steadily increasing. Over the past two years, drug use and drug overdoses worldwide have spiked; however many are now overdosing on a drug they don't even know they’re taking. On this episode of 'WorldAbout', Grace talks to Scott H Silverman, a Substance Abuse Expert, Crisis Coach (and…

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Where in the WorldAbout? Tourism Fiji CEO – Brent Hill

On this episode of 'WorldAbout', we introduce a new segment called ‘Where-in-the-WorldAbout.’ We throw a dart blindfolded at a world map, and wherever it lands, we visit! Our first location was a jackpot - Fiji! Grace takes you to Fiji and sits down with Tourism Fiji's CEO Brent Hill, discussing Fiji's upcoming tourism reopening after COVID-19, and their new celebrity…

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Mike Vinn, Comedian & House MC at the La Jolla Comedy Store

On this episode of 'WorldAbout', Grace chats with the House MC at  The Comedy Store La Jolla, comedian Mike Vinn about how the pandemic has impacted the world of comedy, and how comedians around the world have adapted to this 'new normal.’ Plus, how technology is enhancing options for entertainers in a post-pandemic environment. Finally, Mike reminds listeners of his…

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