Category Archives: Season 1

Liz & Abhay

Episode 8: Liz Reid and Abhay Sharma



In this episode, Liz Reid and Abhay Sharma talk about building connection through theatre, and how it can be a way to break down barriers and learn about one another.

Liz acts with GeriActors, an intergenerational theatre company in Edmonton, and Abhay is a grade 11 student at Jasper Place High School who in actively involved in the school’s drama program.

The Shared Mic is produced by Age Friendly Edmonton. That’s it for season one, thanks for listening along! Stay tuned for what’s next and take care.

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Liz and Kinia

Episode 7: Kinia Romanowska and Liz O’Neill



In this episode, Kinia Romanowska and Liz O’Neill talk about balancing careers and family. Liz is the executive director of Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area and Kinia is the founder of Pros & Babes, an organization that empowers working parents.

The Shared Mic is produced by Age Friendly Edmonton. Stay tuned for our next episode on March 30.

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Tony & Tegan

Episode 6: Twin Brooks Community League Part II



Twin Brooks Community League invited The Shared Mic hosts Salima Suleman and Eric Storey to a special event in Dec. 2019, which brought together community members from diverse backgrounds, ages and stages of life. 

At the event, Salima and Eric invited pairs to sit down together for a few minutes and talk about how technology has changed or impacted their lives. You’ll hear from community members Thelma Reid & Mengzhe (Maggie) Wang, Sofie Rong & Fareda Baksh Marshall, Mohammad Hussan & Andy Xia, Yubiao Chang & Melissa Carvalho, Tony Wang & Tegan Liberty. 

We’ve split the conversations from Twin Brooks into two parts, and you can listen to the first one here

The Shared Mic is produced by Age Friendly Edmonton. Stay tuned for our sixth episode on March 16. We will be releasing bi-weekly through April 2020!

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