DIPLOCHATZ

[S1/E4] REFUGEES WELCOME! An exclusive interview with the President & CEO of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Eskinder Negash /// Bembeleza's Journey to America + Poem: "Complexity of Refugee Life"

November 23, 2021 Northern Nevada International Center Season 1 Episode 4
DIPLOCHATZ
[S1/E4] REFUGEES WELCOME! An exclusive interview with the President & CEO of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Eskinder Negash /// Bembeleza's Journey to America + Poem: "Complexity of Refugee Life"
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DiploChatz welcomes you to our First Season - Episode 4! 

Episode 4 Description:
We kick off Episode 4 of DiploChatz by having an exclusive interview with Mr. Eskinder Negash. Mr. Negash is President and CEO of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), an organization founded in 1911 to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide and support their transition to a dignified life. Mr. Negash is a recognized senior executive leader and brings nearly 40 years of proven non-profit management experience on behalf of refugees and immigrants. Mr. Negash provides a closer look into the refugee movement in this country and in other parts of the world. 

Guest 2:
We continue our 4th Episode with a special interview with Bembeleza Amina Yuma. Bembeleza chatz with us about her journey to America as a refugee. She opens up with DiploChatz by providing a deeper understanding of the challenges that refugees face and chatz with us about the meaning of her life now and her future goals. Listen to Bembeleza's poem, "Complexity of Refugee Life". Her poem will move you and leave you in awe . Meet this dynamic young lady, her life's story will spire you!

DiploChatz Global Engagement Question of the Month
Send responses to: 
diplochatz@nnic.org

  • What are you grateful for? 
  • Do you have an equivalent holiday like Thanksgiving in your own country? Share with us how that holiday is celebrated and the meaning behind it. 


DiploChatz featured on-going Segment:
Every month DiploChatz proudly features a segment called Mindfulness Moment with Dr. Yvonne Stedham. This segment provides practical advice on how mindfulness can support you in your daily life.

Who is Dr. Yvonne?
In addition to a three decade long career in academia as a professor in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno, Dr. Yvonne Stedham is a Center for Mindfulness trained mindfulness instructor. She has taught Mindful Leadership courses to MBA students, judges, and business executives and has a variety provided mindfulness programs to many organizations, including Microsoft, Hometown Health, and Nevada Department of Transportation. Dr. Yvonne has been continuously affiliated with the Northern Nevada International Center for decades.

Supported by:
DiploChatz is supported by the City of Reno. Click HERE to learn more about the City of Reno. We thank the City of Reno for their support and for believing in DiploChatz!

Learn more about NNIC:
Visit our website to learn more about the Northern Nevada International Center

Credits:

  • Manuel Mederos, DiploChatz Host, Producer, Audio Editor, Content Director, Sound Engineer, FX/Music Coordinator 
  • Kevin Sung, DiploChatz Co-Host, Guest Coordinator, Social Media Content Creator 


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Let the DiploChatz begin - Episode 4!
Segment 1/Guest 1 - Eskinder Negash, President and CEO of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)
Mindfulness Moment with Dr. Yvonne Stedham {Setting an Intention}
Segment 2/Guest 2 - Bembeleza's journey to America as a refugee
Bembeleza's Poem: "Complexity of Refugee Life"
DiploWrap - Sharing Gratitude - Feeling Inspired and Motivated. Thank you!