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Rooted in friendship, The Illuminate Podcast shares the perspectives of those working to spread light in their communities, families, and the world at large. We hope that the glow of these stories will brighten your day and inspire you to share your light with those around you.

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Episode 131: Hawa Kipilili & Ruth Meriki – Educating One Girl Educates the Whole Community

Hawa Kipilili & Ruth Meriki are the founders of the organization, Elle Peut Naidim (EPN). EPN exists to deal with the issues most likely to hinder students’ ability to complete school: Menstrual Health Hygiene, Violence Against Women and Children, Reproductive Health, Early Childhood Marriage, and Mental Health. They were founded in 2020 and in just … more »

Episode 130: “Issues in your Tissues” – Chiro, PT, and so much more with Dr. Kurt Barnhill & Dr. Chelsea Hollingsworth-Barnhill

Issues in your tissues? Let’s talk Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and more with entrepreneur (and killer athletes) Dr. Kurt Barnhill and Dr. Chelsea Hollingsworth-Barnhill.  This episode not only walks you through the basics of chiropractic care and physical therapy, including explanations of ART, Graston, Taping, and more – it shares the story of starting a … more »

Episode 129: Todd Aydelotte: A Historical UltraRunner…tracing history on foot

Some people run to clear their minds, others for fitness…there are so many reasons to run (or not), but have you heard of “historical ultra running?” In this episode you meet Todd Aydelotte is an ultrarunner and race director living in New York City. Todd’s unique approach to running long distances, historical ultrarunning, has been … more »

MEET YOUR HOSTS

Kristin Srour, MBA

Kristin is VP of Social Purpose + Sustainability at Golin. She’s wife to George and mom to Gabe and Jude. She is passionate about social justice, global health equity, building community and loves running, a perfect cup of coffee and traveling to new corners of the world.

Emma Benner

Wherever there’s outdoor fitness, that’s where Emma thrives. You can find her running, rollerblading and hiking in the mountains — that is, whenever she’s not volunteering with amazing nonprofit organizations.

Lindsey Hein

Lindsey is passionate about sharing stories through podcasting! She’s a16-time marathoner and running coach who loves helping runners achieve big goals. She’s also a mom of four, an avid reader, and the founder of SandyBoy Productions.

Emily Burch

A collegiate music professor and choir director, Emmy loves connecting people and sharing stories. When not hosting podcasts or teaching classes, you’ll find her reading, running, or pacing marathons.

Mariam Muzaffar

It’s been a long road for Lindsey since high school cross country! Today she’s a 16-time marathoner and an RRCA coach who loves helping runners achieve big goals. She’s also a mom of four, an avid reader, and the founder of SandyBoy Productions.

Where to begin

Shayna Sangster- The Other Side of Fear

Follow along on Shayna Sangster’s incredible journey, from a lifetime of athletics to her current position as Director of Marketing for the Indiana Fever.

Liz Bohannon – Opportunity Lives out on the Dance Floor

What does it mean to truly live your passion? For Liz Bohannon, the journey began with a letter of resignation and a one-way plane ticket to Uganda.

Farah Nanji- Finding Your Own Way

Diagnosed with a developmental coordination disorder as a teen, Farah Nanji has never let her diagnosis set her limits. Today she’s an entrepreneur in two industries that rely heavily on motor coordination.

Tina Beauvais- Be Kind, Live Kind

Disability Inclusion Educator Tina Beauvais is working toward a better world for her daughter and other children with special needs. The key? Simple human kindness.

The Muzaffar Sisters – Owning this Moment

In the face of the pandemic, three New York sisters stepped up to empower a community in need. Today, they’re inspiring women to step up in their own lives.

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