Minter Dialogue #72
This interview, recorded on August 30 2013, is with Faisal Kapadia, aka FK, or @faisalkapadia on Twitter. Faisal is an author, blogger, podcaster, entrepreneur and social activist, achieving some extraordinary things in Pakistan. Thanks to his determination and social media, Faisal has notably helped found SA Relief, crowdsourced funding relief for disaster-struck areas. Faisal is also in charge of social media for Mindmap Pakistan, a consultancy offering leading SM and digital PR services. Faisal is also Editor of Urdu version of Global Voices. Come and enjoy this interview of a man truly on a mission.
For those of you who are regular listeners, you will find a new jingle at the beginning of the show, courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. I invite you to take a spin!
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To connect with Faisal Kapadia :
- Check out Faisal on Twitter, of course
- Faisal’s romantic novel: Sands of Time
Sites mentioned by Faisal Kapadia :
- Violence Against Women (UN)
- The film: Josh – Independence Through Unity
- Eye to Eye – a recent viral video in Pakistan (on Daily Motion)
- Ration4Pakistan on Facebook (through August 8 2013)
- Podcast interview about the Mission to Jacobabad [defunct]
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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).
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