Listen to the interview of Half Sky Journeys Founder, Ila Asplund, and business guru Jackie Peterson, on "Solo Pro Radio."
Here are some highlights:
1:25 - 2:15 - Introduction of Ila from Jackie
2:15 - 3:49 - Ila tells a bit about her childhood and when she caught the travel bug
3:50 - 7:38 - Ila tells about how she dove in to travel by finding study abroad at University...adventures in Indonesia
12:27 - 15:37 - Back in the Pacific NW, work at World Pulse, and how Half Sky Journeys was inspired to begin
16:49 - 18:06 - About what it's like to travel alone & kindness of strangers
18:15 - 23:58 - What is really the mission of Half Sky Journeys, who are our people, how does it work for orgs and travelers
24:17 - 27:47 - Why women and girls, how does it help the whole community (sources referenced here: http://www.halfsky.org/about.html )
Source re: Rwanda : http://www.visionews.net/rwanda-women%C2%B4s-post-genocide-success/
"Today they hold some 55 percent of the seats in Rwanda’s parliament, the highest percentage in the world."
54:12 - Important announcements about upcoming trips: 1. Coffee & Women in Rwanda 2014, 2. Corporate leaders / CSR trip 2015 India
Big thanks to the inspiring Jackie B. Peterson of www.BetterSmarterRicher.com -- she is featuring Half Sky Journeys Founder, Ila Asplund, on the Solo Pro Radio show this Wednesday! Check it out on their blog:
Here's to more women following their dreams, wherever they may lead!!
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