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Grace Farah: Filmmaker, Journalist, Broadcaster

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‘WorldAbout’ – A talk show packed with interesting, informative, innovative news from around the world you can use at home. Filmmaker, Journalist and Broadcaster Grace Farah has interviewed many of the World's most prominent and famous business leaders, innovators and entertainers. An Australian who has lived in several countries and travelled to many more, Grace understands the power of shared knowledge and the value of our collective experiences. Whether its tech advances, medical breakthr ...
 
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On this special Christmas edition of 'WorldAbout', Grace catches up with a good friend: the very talented Renny Field, creator of the 'WorldAbout' jingle, and brilliant singer, musician and songwriter to discuss the world of music. Plus, a surprise special Christmas performance you can't miss!
 
On this episode of 'WorldAbout', we meet Hannah Diviney, a 22-year-old disability advocate and writer from Sydney Australia, who has created a Change.org petition that encourages Disney to add a princess with disabilities to their lineup. Hannah lives with Cerebral Palsy and uses a wheelchair to move around. Her petition has already received a floo…
 
More than 200 health conditions have been identified as being associated with obesity, including diabetes, chronic fatigue, and over two dozen cancers. On this episode of 'WorldAbout' Grace speaks with Dr. Scott Kahan, M.D., M.P.H., an American physician, writer, and internationally recognized expert on obesity prevention and treatment. Dr. Kahan d…
 
COVID cases are on the rise again, thanks to the Omicron variant; on this episode of 'WorldAbout', Grace talks with Avi Schiffmann, the teenager who created a Covid-19 tracking site, which has become a major pandemic resource worldwide, and discusses the origins of his site, how his life has changed and how he turned down millions to keep the site …
 
As the Covid-19 pandemic persists worldwide, a global crisis of another kind is steadily increasing. Over the past two years, drug use and drug overdoses worldwide have spiked; however, many are now overdosing on a drug they don't even know they’re taking. On this episode of 'WorldAbout', Grace talks to Scott H Silverman, a Substance Abuse Expert, …
 
On this episode of 'WorldAbout', we introduce a new segment called ‘Where-in-the-WorldAbout.’ We throw a dart blindfolded at a world map and visit where it landed. Our first location was a jackpot - Fiji! Grace takes you to Fiji and sits down with Tourism Fiji's CEO Brent Hill, discussing Fiji's upcoming tourism reopening after COVID-19, and their …
 
On this episode of 'WorldAbout', Grace chats with the Comedy Store's (La Jolla - San Diego) MC, comedian Mike Vinn about how the pandemic has impacted the world of comedy, and how comedians around the world have adapted to this 'new normal.’ Plus, how technology is enhancing options for entertainers in a post-pandemic environment. The Comedy Store …
 
Amid the global plastic pollution crisis, a growing number of governments and industry leaders are now proposing a new global treaty to combat the problem of single-use plastics. This segment of 'The World Minute With Grace Farah' looks at this ever-growing emergency and how over 120 million people from 177 countries are taking matters into their o…
 
Imagine being a 14 year old comic book fan and teaming up with a few friends to put on an event in the hope of meeting other fans. Imagine that small get-together with other fans soon becoming the biggest pop culture event in the world: The San Diego Comic-Con International. In this episode of 'WorldAbout' with Grace Farah, Grace chats with Mike To…
 
Is the world heading towards cashless societies sooner? And is the Coronavirus pandemic to blame for the sped up move to digital currencies? In this segment of ‘The World Minute’, Grace Farah reveals how people were misinformed about the use of cash during the pandemic, how this may have hurried the movement in the direction of cashless societies a…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen global travel decline by an unprecedented 95 percent. As restrictions start to ease, countries across the globe are exploring the creation of a safe travel bubble. In this segment of 'The World Minute', Grace Farah explores the idea of a safe travel bubble. What is a travel bubble? Will it be key for tourism post COVI…
 
As technological advances continue to push us forward we experience, simultaneously, the rising concerns of how and why our personal data and online behavior is being tracked. On this episode of ‘WorldAbout’ listen to The Washington Post’s Tech expert Geoffrey Fowler discuss how your data is big business, the major privacy concerns you should be aw…
 
Meet the Extraordinarily Inspiring Julie Randall. In 2012, Julie was told she was going to die. She went from being a seemingly healthy 50 year old one day to being told the next that she had Advanced Melanoma with only months to live and there was nothing more doctors in Australia could do. Julie, Author of 'Patient 71' shares her remarkable cance…
 
In 2013, decades after his passing, Dr. Seuss’ widow, Audrey Geisel was cleaning out his studio and found a box containing an unfinished manuscript and sketches for a book entitled Horse Museum. On this episode of WorldAbout, we take you inside Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum and introduce its new illustrator Andrew Joyner. Hear from Andrew, an Australian…
 
Thomas Silvera and Dina Hawthorne-Silvera’s 3-year-old son, Elijah tragically passed away after he had an anaphylactic reaction to a grilled cheese sandwich at his daycare. On this episode of WorldAbout, Grace sit’s down with Thomas, Co-Founder of the Elijah-Alavi Foundation, and discusses how losing their son to anaphylaxis has put them on a path …
 
Have a great app idea? The Co-Founders of Travello did and with no tech experience created this popular travel social network. Find out the steps that Ryan Hanly and Mark Cantoni took to take a great app idea and turn it into a global success. Plus, there’s a worldwide shortage of organ donors. Meet the amazing Brenda E. Cortez, a living kidney don…
 
Did you know that at least 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans each year, and the No. 1 man-made contaminant in the world’s oceans is the cigarette butt? Seabin Director David Turton explains The Seabin Project and how this Australian invention is turning the tide on plastic pollution. Plus, easy steps you can take to help resolve this globa…
 
You can impact your brain function and cognitive abilities by making simple changes to your daily routine. Listen as Dr. Anthony Chaffee shares easy tips and lifestyle habits that can help keep your brain healthy, while potentially reducing your risk of cognitive decline. Follow us on Twitter Visit WorldAbout.com…
 
Meet one of the most inspiring people on the planet: the amazing Jessica Cox The world's first armless pilot, Jessica travels the world sharing her story. "Once we're able to accept ourselves, we move forward and the world is limitless." Plus, we chat with Mitja Mavsar Co-founder of Slovenian App Speech Blubs. The Snapchat-Style App that has alread…
 
Did you know that the No. 1 man-made contaminant in the world’s oceans is the cigarette butt? In this episode Seabin Director David Turton explains The Seabin Project , how this Australian invention is turning the tide on plastic pollution in our oceans and what you can do to help stem the tide. Plus, our WorldAbout medical advisor, Dr. Anthony Cha…
 
With a sense of smell much greater than a human, detection dogs are in use and in high demand across the world. Grace chats with C.E.O. at Dogs for Defense Inc. Dan Hughes, who explains the increase in demand and the various areas dogs are protecting us. www.worldabout.com http://www.dogsfordefense.us…
 
In this ‘WorldAbout’ interview, we talk with the inspiring Paula Knappert, Founder of Keegan’s Kids Foundation for Pediatric Melanoma. This incredible mother tragically lost her beautiful daughter Keegan to Melanoma at just the tender age of 24. Since then, Paula has been dedicated to educating the general public about the dangers of Melanoma, incl…
 
What is the future of news? We chat with Ricky Sutton, Founder and CEO of OOVVUU to find the answer. OOVVUU has utilized their ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and partnered with IBM's Watson to create a video-on-demand news platform. Ricky, a journalist himself, discusses how OOVVUU was born from a need facing the media indu…
 
In our feature interview, the compelling Candice Fox discusses how her unique childhood- including having a parole officer father and an endless stream of foster kids at their home - shaped her attitudes about life, crime and eventually led her to a best-selling career as a fictional crime novelist. We also discuss the 200 rejections she received p…
 
What is your list of 100 things? Author, motivational speaker and TV host/Author Sebastian Terry created his '100 Things' website and book as a way to tick off his wish list. Examples include; he married a stranger in Vegas, ran with the bulls and completed a triathlon. Grace chats with the inspirational Sebastian who has now crossed out 72 of the …
 
Meet the Nunez sisters - Co-Founders of the ‘Sword and Plough’. Grace chats with Emily Núñez Cavness and Betsy Nunez, who created a company that recycles military surplus, using materials like old tents, parachutes and shell casings, they create bags, jewelry, and purses. Plus they employ veterans and donate 10% of profits to veteran charities. www…
 
Would you know what to do if you found yourself in a terrorism situation? Terrorism and security experts agree we should be prepared and there are steps the public can take to reduce the risk of an attack and to increase their chances of survival if an attack occurs. Find out what they are when we interview Anti- Terrorism Expert, Adjunct Professor…
 
The idea of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) has grown in popularity around the world. Why? We discuss this with UBI Expert and senior associate with Freedman Consulting, LLC. Sebastian Johnson. Plus, with more than 100 million cell phones worldwide and growing Jacqueline Whitmore, founder of National Cell Phone Courtesy Month explains the do's and d…
 
A Single Treatment Could Eliminate Severe Food Allergies And Asthma! Immunology researchers at the University of Queensland have successfully used gene therapy in animals to wipe the immune ‘memory’ of cells that react to the protein in allergens. Grace interview’s Team leader, Associate Professor Ray Steptoe to discuss this exciting breakthrough. …
 
The Rugby World Cup is the third most watched sports event in the world.While teams across the globe are competing to qualify, Grace talks to World Rugby Head of Competitions and Performance Mark Egan to discuss the USA Eagles, the legacy of Todd Clever and the growth of Rugby in America. Follow us on www.twitter.com/worldabt www.worldabout.com…
 
An amazing food allergy medical breakthrough may be on the horizon! A simple injection that gives life-long protection from severe food allergies and asthma may be on the way. Immunology researchers at the University of Queensland have successfully used gene therapy in animals to wipe the immune ‘memory’ of cells that react to the protein in allerg…
 
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