This I Choose…

On this episode of The Army of Compassion podcast, guest host David Rothkopf speaks with Carla Canales, the CEO and founder of The Canales Project, and Alyse Nelson, the CEO and president of Vital Voices Global Partnership, an organization focused on global women’s empowerment and leadership. In this episode, Canales and Nelson discuss their new partnership and project, This I Choose…, which is an initiative aimed to celebrate and give voice to the stories of women worldwide, and will bring together artists and achievers to create songs, performances, and recordings that offer new, enduring, and powerful insights into the nature of women’s leadership and the challenges women face worldwide.  

The Power of Listening

On this episode of The Army of Compassion, Carla Dirlikov Canales, CEO and founder of The Canales Project, and guest host David Rothkopf talk with some of TCP’s amazing artists. Tap dancer Andrew Nemr, vocalist and composer Tariq Al-Sabir, pianist Ava Nazar, and composer Joshua Cerdenia share their stories and diverse backgrounds. In these trying times, it seems that our country is deeply divided and facing great challenges. How can the arts and culture help to heal these social and racial divisions? These artists talk about their experiences, fears, and discuss solutions for how the arts can make a difference in our communities and the future of our country.