BOOST Live Podcast Lounge
BOOST Live Podcast Lounge provides an intimate setting where attendees are a part of a live podcast audience. Podcasters will interview thought leaders, facilitate Q&A sessions, and expert panels all in front of a live audience! Be a part of the conversation, learning, and podcast community, live at BOOST.
BOOST Live Podcast Lounge Schedule
Note: All Podcast times are listed in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
Tuesday, April 27
FIND YOUR SPARK
Brooke Wheeldon-Reece, CEO, The SPARK Initiative, Brandon, FL
“FIND YOUR SPARK” is a podcast that shares real-life stories of realizing the potential and impact of your SPARK, in the middle of a busy life. Your hosts Brooke Wheeldon-Reece, President of The SPARK Initiative – a non-profit organization – and Ashley Hunt, Director of Program Development, dive deep into conversations about life, family, running a business, the youth they work with, and the impact their work has daily. The episodes are funny, digestible, honest, and profoundly helpful. As working moms and entrepreneurs, Brooke and Ashley navigate the sticky realities of daily life, all while working to make this world a better place.
"Why Change? The Podcast for a Creative Generation"?
Jeff M. Poulin, Managing Director, Creative Generation, Washington, DC
Why Change? A Podcast for the Creative Generation brings listeners around the globe to learn how arts, culture, and creativity — especially as applied by young people — can change the world, one community at a time. This podcast shares timely news and dives deep into the work of young creatives who catalyze social change and those who are committed to cultivating their creativity. Listeners are invited to join hosts Jeff M. Poulin, Karla Estela Rivera, Ashraf Hasham, Rachael Jacobs, and Madeleine McGirk each week to learn and laugh while envisioning new futures through the question, “why change?”
We will be speaking with DeLashea Strawder, Executive & Artistic Director, Mosaic Youth Theatre, Detroit, MI.
Diversity, Equity & Social Injustice
Michael Wilson, Outreach Coordinator, CASE for Kids, Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
Currently, youth may feel overwhelmed by hearing terms such as fake news, cancel culture, social justice, institutional racism, and equity. Therefore after school professionals need to have strategies to address questions students may have regarding these topics. So today’s episode of the Making After School Cool podcast focuses on how to facilitate difficult conversations with youth regarding diversity, equality, and social injustice
The CARMA Chronicles
Dr. Shawn Ginwright, Author, Professor, Activist | Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Flourish Agenda, San Francisco, CA
Flourish Agenda is proud to present The CARMA Chronicles, a podcast where we interview the world's leading Healing Centered practitioners. Listen to their stories, ideas, and examples of how they are implementing Healing Centered principles in their communities. Enjoy!
Phil Brown, Senior Trainer, High 5 Adventure Learning Center, Brattleboro, VT
Join the staff at High 5 as they explore the many components of Adventure and Experiential education. High 5 Adventure Learning Center is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping individuals, teams, schools, communities, and businesses improve the way they live, learn and work together.
Nathan Houston, Director of Professional Development and Founder of #iAmImpact, Center for Fathers and Families, Sacramento, CA
The #iAmImpact podcast focuses on ordinary people who are making an extraordinary impact. We will dive deep on topics such as leadership, education, and inspiration.
BOOST Live Podcast Lounge contact
Do you have a podcast that relates to education, teaching, professional development, or kid-centric topics? We are currently accepting podcasts with creative and diverse themes that can help shape the conversation at the BOOST Conference. For more information or to request an application, please contact:
To view a compilation of BOOST Live Podcast Lounge partners, please visit our Podcasts We Love page.