Geneva International (Geneva Intl.)
Geneva International (Geneva Intl.) is a student podcast initiative started in 2019 by Michelle Olguin Fluckliger and Samhita Bharadwaj. It aims to empower students, academics and practitioners from the Graduate Institute with the skill of podcasting and audio-visual communication. The main objective of the initiative is to promote the easy usage of the Podcast hardware at the Graduate Institute library and encourage students to record a podcast via offline or online means. The initiative has 4 established feeds, namely Careers, Pop Theory, Health and Wellbeing that are divided based on the theme and type of content uploaded. At the heart of Geneva Intl. lies an interdisciplinary student team with varying interests and talents. Listen to our Initiative trailer to learn more: Initiative Trailer link
Media has the power to shape and expand mindsets. Podcasting is a tool of communication that has the power to create and disseminate conversations to a wide array of people. As a skill-based student initiative, we aim to introduce the tool of podcasting and other content creation basics. We believe that there is value in providing a platform for knowledge dissemination. Knowledge dissemination that is carefully crafted to foster a positive community. We recognize that there is value in sharing stories and believe that podcasting along with any other tool of content creation serves as an excellent tool for storytelling-- Read more about how we started on Pg. 36, of NewsSpecial’s March 2021
More, we believe that the practice of scripting, production and editing are hard skills that are useful for any profession in media. Thus, it is our core value to introduce the know-hows of podcasting with other media training basics such as speaking for media, video editing, knowledge of social media tools. Our goal lies in promoting the practice of podcasting and audio-visual content creation.