A United Nations Learning Podcast featuring conversations with the next generation of global leaders


The featured guests of this podcasts are accomplished young leaders (12-32 years old) from around the world, selected for their outstanding achievements and their unique stories.

Each episode of the Podcast is an informal conversation between our Host Barbara Harrisom and between one and three Guests. The Podcast format allows young leaders to share their stories, their expertise, and their advice to other youth – and global decision makers.

Our Host


BARBARA HARRISON is an award-winning journalist with more than three decades of writing, producing, reporting and anchoring experience at major television stations in New York, San Francisco, Dallas and Washington D.C. 

She has garnered Emmy after Emmy – 19 in all – for programs she created as televised specials. Barbara was also honored for Outstanding Achievement by the New York Film Festival for a report from the oil fields of Kuwait after the first Gulf War, with the Ted Yates Award for outstanding community service and she is the recipient of the prestigious Tufty Award for outstanding journalism from Washington.

Now, she wants to help you tell your stories – of people, places, causes, and events – in a way that will grab the audience and make them sit back and enjoy (or learn something they didn’t know) about something that matters to you.

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