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Get to know the hosts of Season 2 of The Hum Podcast

Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson. Photo: Gilad Cohen

Hosts Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson have introduced us to some incredible people and their stories. They have been so great at getting others to share their truth, that it is sometimes easy to forget that they have incredible stories that brought them to where they are today. Now it is their turn to tell their stories as they open up to one another!

This episode includes great anecdotes about growing up in Toronto, their unique cultural experiences and how that influences their everyday life, as well as the inspirations that have shaped them into who they are today. More importantly though, both Gilad and Simona ask each other the fundamental questions that have led to their passionate work in advocating for change in their everyday lives and what we can do in a world overwhelmed with consistent negativity to earn those small victories.

Finally, you will have the answers to some of these fundamental questions. What shaped their interest in human rights? How do they deal with micro-aggressions and racism? And what possessed them to dye their hair blonde? This plus so much more on the latest episode of The Hum.

Hosted by Gilad Cohen (Founder, JAYU) and Simona Ramkisson.

Produced and edited by Brandon Fragomeni and Alex Castellani.

The show is a JAYU production. JAYU is a Toronto-based charity that shares human rights stories through the arts. JAYU has an annual Human Rights Film Festival, a photography empowerment project and more. You can learn more about JAYU here.

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