The Best Pandemic Ever Podcast
Kids These Days... with Saathvik Boompelli
On this episode of the podcast, Paul discovers his best years have passed him by, the team conspires to steal the intellectual property of their young guest, and Jared reveals his philanthropic resume is includes giving day-old stolen food to the homeless. All this, plus the ultimate story of turning lemons into lemonade from Saathvik Boompelli, one of the most remarkable and prolific young people to emerge from the pandemic yet.
Saathvik is a high school senior studying at Jack Britt High School and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. During the pandemic, he started a peer tutoring program and partnered with his teacher and principal to 3-D print mask clasps for healthcare workers. The peer tutoring program expanded to all the schools in the county and continues to grow. He is planning to study Biomedical Engineering and Economics at Duke University.
Jared Nichols is the founder and creator of The Foresight Academy, a groundbreaking program that teaches leaders and teams the same skills that innovators, industry disruptors, and change-makers, have used to guide and shape the future they wanted to see. Jared is also a futurist, advisor, and professor of Strategic Foresight at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, in Graduate and Executive Education.
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For over twenty years Paul was at the forefront of solving the most complex problems in the world's most dangerous places. As a career Special Forces Officer (The Green Berets) his genuine love of making people laugh was probably instrumental. These days, Paul‘s energy and bias for action are dedicated to The Green Marines, a movement he co-founded, dedicated to reconnecting people to the planet and each other by advocating micro-missions to change the world. Learn more by following Paul’s Green Marine posts on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-toolan/