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May 21, 2019  

Yasmeen

Episode 64 - Yasmeen is a rising singer-songwriter currently living in Los Angeles, CA. Her powerful vocal range and impressive songwriting have been on display with the release of her first 5 singles. She has been featured prominently on multiple Spotify Curated playlists and her current single Half of Me (Acoustic) is fast approaching 2 Million Streams on Spotify. She has also garnered great press during the past year including Earmilk, MissInfo, Vibe Magazine, Singers-Room, TIDAL, and Huffington Post. Apple Music has also proven to be a fan featuring her on Ebro’s Discovered on Beats1 Radio as well as their Chart Extra Show with Brooke Reese. Grammy winning superstar Ne-Yo took notice of Yasmeen, posting a video of Yasmeen to his Facebook page garnering over 500k views.

Facebook: Yasmeen

Instagram: yasmeen_music

YouTube: Yameen Music

Website: www.yasmeenonline.com

Email: info@YasmeenOnline.com

Support for this week’s episode of The Assyrian Podcast is brought to you by Tony Kalogerakos and the injury lawyers of Illinois and New York. If you know anyone that has been in a serious accident, please reach out to Tony Kalogerakos. Tony has been recognized as a Top 40 lawyer, and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Publication and has obtained multiple multi-million-dollar awards. Tony can be reached at InjuryRights.com or 847-982-9516.

May 14, 2019  

Marian Kaanon

Episode 63 - This week, we feature Marian Kaanon, President & Chief Executive Officer, of the Stanislaus Community Foundation. A first generation Assyrian-American, Marian Kaanon grew up in Modesto, California and graduated from UC Davis. In this episode she talks about her passion for community engagement, overcoming a language barrier and how the Assyrian nation has a call to action.

Based in Modesto, Marian joined Stanislaus Community Foundation as their CEO in 2012. Stanislaus Community Foundation is a place-based funder that provides grants and scholarships to community organizations in Stanislaus County. To date, the organization has invested nearly $15 million in local nonprofits and over $2 million in scholarships to students.

 

Marian’s Facebook: Marian Kaanon

Marian’s Instagram: Marian Kaanon

Email: mkaanon@stanislauscf.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/StanislausFoundation or www.stanislauscf.org

May 7, 2019  

Adrenna Alkhas

Episode 62 - Adrenna Alkhas is an author, college professor, wife, and mom. She has recently teamed up with Maryam Shamalta of Shamiram Media to offer a talk series aimed at serving women in various cities, bringing together Maryam’s work to empower Assyrian women and Adrenna’s book aimed at empowering young women, based on her book EmpowHer. In this episode she talks about family, feminism, and her hope for the future of the Assyrian nation. Support for this week’s episode of The Assyrian Podcast is brought to you by Tony Kalogerakos and the injury lawyers of Illinois and New York. If you know anyone that has been in a serious accident, please reach out to Tony Kalogerakos. Tony can be reached at InjuryRights.com or 847-982-9516.

 

April 30, 2019  

David Younan

Episode 61 - David Younan

Australia’s David Younan is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), winning and placing in competitions  all over the world, including the Australian and State Championships, Pan Pacific Championships, World Abu Dhabi Pro and the European Open.

While David confesses he wasn’t the “perfect” student at school (in fact, far from it), he speaks about the people who changed and influenced his life, including another Assyrian champ @Beneil Dariush, and how they got him to where he is today - at the top of his sport and owner of Legends MMA & Fitness in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.

Social media handles:

Instagram: @Davidyounan

Facebook: Legends MMA & Fitness https://www.facebook.com/legendsmmafitness/

April 23, 2019  

Dr. Robby Edo

Episode 60 - Dr. Robby Edo is the founder of Rinyo Inc. You’ve likely heards the songs of Rinyo Toons on YouTube, filling the ears and mind of a child nearby with the sounds of our language in both dialects. Find out how the creative process behind Rinyo works, the inspiration behind it, and what you can expect to see and hear from them in the near future.

Facebook: Rinyo

YouTube: Rinyo Inc and Rinyo Toons

Website: www.rinyo.org

April 16, 2019  

Eidit Choochage

Episode 59 - On this episode we meet Eidit Choochage!@eidit_live2align She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 12 years of experience working in the mental health field. She received a B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Northridge and Master's in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. She’s an expert at treating depression, anxiety, trauma, including grief and loss. Eidit helps interrupt patterns of psychological pain and suffering. She is passionate about helping people heal and transform their lives. After experiencing her own depression following multiple losses she transformed her pain and started her own business, LIVE 2 ALIGN. She offers counseling, coaching and mental health training services. Eidit will help you release the emotional pain you have been carrying and get you closer to the life you have always imagined for yourself! She is now accepting new clients. Follow her on social media for daily mental health and wellness tips and inspiration.

Website: https://live2align.com/

Instagram: @eidit_live2align

Support for this week’s episode of The Assyrian Podcast is brought to you by Tony Kalogerakos and the injury lawyers of Illinois and New York. If you know anyone that has been in a serious accident, please reach out to Tony Kalogerakos. Tony has been recognized as a Top 40 lawyer, and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Publication and has obtained multiple multi-million-dollar awards. Tony can be reached at InjuryRights.com or 847-982-9516.

April 2, 2019  

Mark Elisha

Episode 57 - Mark Elisha, who was diagnosed with MS at the age of 24. Born and raised in Dubai, Mark’s family moved to Australia after his diagnosis to seek the best possible course of treatment for him. Mark is an advocate for people with MS and is involved with a peer support group that helps Australians with MS find others who have the same struggles and provide support to each other. In this episode, he also talks about his job, his family, and what he’s looking forward to doing the most now that he lives in Australia.

Link to the fundraising page:

https://www.mswalk.org.au/index.cfm?fuseaction=donate.team&TeamID=8395

MS Get Involved Video

https://www.facebook.com/MSGetInvolved/videos/542404892946800/

March 26, 2019  

John Alamshaw

Episode 56 - John Alamshaw is a retired lieutenant of the Las Vegas police department and a retired private investigator. He tells us about his career in law enforcement and how he became the hero of the national bestselling book by John Huddy called “Storming Las Vegas: How a Cuban-Born, Soviet-Trained Commando Took Down the Strip to the Tune of Five World-Class Hotels, Three Armored Cars, and Millions of Dollars.”

Email: ja56@cox.net

Support for this week’s episode of The Assyrian Podcast is brought to you by Tony Kalogerakos and the injury lawyers of Illinois and New York. If you know anyone that has been in a serious accident, please reach out to Tony Kalogerakos. Tony has been recognized as a Top 40 lawyer, and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Publication and has obtained multiple multi-million-dollar awards. Tony can be reached at InjuryRights.com or 847-982-9516.

March 19, 2019  

Malek Younan

Episode 55 - Malek Younan has been recognized as 2018’s number one residential real estate agent in Australia. This is a massive accomplishment, considering Malek was up against more than 53,000 other real estate agents across the country! Most recently, Malek’s accomplishments also saw him become director of his own agency. Find out what drives Malek to succeed both in his professional and personal life and what’s next in store.

Facebook: Malek Younan Ray White

Instagram:  @Malekyounan01

Support for this week’s episode of The Assyrian Podcast is brought to you by Tony Kalogerakos and the injury lawyers of Illinois and New York. If you know anyone that has been in a serious accident, please reach out to Tony Kalogerakos. Tony has been recognized as a Top 40 lawyer, and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Publication and has obtained multiple multi-million-dollar awards. Tony can be reached at InjuryRights.com or 847-982-9516.

March 12, 2019  

Mona Antwan

Episode 54: Ever since she was a child herself, Mona Antwan has spoken up for other children. In 2017 she took another step toward her calling by establishing Mindfulness Leader. Currently a High School elective in Chicago, the program teaches students the art of mindfulness, to help students achieve a clear, and positive mindset. You can learn more at mindfulnessleader.org and follow Mindfulness Leader on Facebook and on IG @mindfulness_leader

Support for this podcast comes from Tony Kalogerakos and the Injury Lawyers of Illinois and New York. If you know anyone that has been in a serious accident, please reach out to Tony Kalogerakos. Tony has been recognized as a Top 40 lawyer, and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Publication and has obtained multiple multi-million-dollar awards. Tony can be reached at InjuryRights.com or 847-982-9516.

Support also comes from John Oushana with HomeSmart International.
Whether you are thinking about buying or selling Real Estate in Arizona or California, put John's proven track record to work. John’s focus is residential, multi-units and commercial properties. Check John out on Facebook.com/johnoushanarealtor or Instagram @John.oushana. Contact him today at (209) 968-9519