April 6, 2020/ Jessica Gans Wilder
This podcast is a collaboration between Religica and United Religions Initiative (URI).
Janessa Gans Wilder is a former CIA officer-turned-peacebuilder, social entrepreneur, and nonprofit executive. She founded the Euphrates Institute – a grassroots peacebuilding organization and URI Cooperation Circle – after five years at the CIA, including 21 months serving in Iraq from 2003-2005. She has written dozens of articles and has been interviewed by several major news outlets, including CBS, CNN, and Democracy Now!
In this episode, Janessa Gans Wilder touches upon the importance of love, understanding, and a universal commitment to service; emphasizing the need to practice solidarity with communities across the globe by working to achieve justice in our own local spheres. Take a listen.
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