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9 Podcast Episodes to Listen to This Holiday Season

Here are some of our top picks from the Stanford GSB community’s podcasts in 2021.

December 13, 2021

| by Jenny Luna
Student standing inside Bass Library wearing wireless headphones and looking at his phone. | Credit: Elena Zhukova.

Photo by Elena Zhukova

Whether you’re traveling to visit loved ones or enjoying some downtime at home, the holidays are a great time to cozy up with a podcast. For your listening pleasure, we’ve pulled together this year’s top-performing podcast episodes from the Stanford Graduate School of Business community.


Grit & Growth

Hear entrepreneurs in emerging markets share stories, and gain insights from Stanford faculty and global business experts.

Social Impact

Ankit Agarwal’s company collects waste flowers from temples in India and recycles them into eco-friendly products, making an impact on the women they employ who live near the Ganges River and on the river itself.


Know What You See

Race is embedded in our everyday experience. Professor Brian Lowery asks the hard questions about the sometimes unseen forces shaping our lives.


Lowery discusses how ethnicity affects the experience of creating a food business, with documentarian, writer, and teacher of food studies, Von Diaz.

Race & Power

Lowery explores how issues of identity and power inform the work of two artists: Bryce Wong, a footwear designer at Nike, and Jomo Tariku, a furniture designer and creator of the Nyala chair.


View From The Top

Prominent leaders from around the world join MBA students for a conversation on effective leadership, core values, and lessons learned throughout their careers.


Think Fast, Talk Smart

Lecturer Matt Abrahams speaks with communication and business experts about ways to get your message across confidently and concisely.


Leadership for Society

Through discussions about power, fairness, and inequality, Professor Brian Lowery prepares leaders to engage with today’s most urgent issues.


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