Talks With

A Podcast to Inform, Inspire & Uplift You

In this daily podcast experience, we talk with organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world.

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What To Expect

The Hosts

Co-hosts Emil Ekvard and Karim Bukhadurov share the same burning passion for communication and meaningful conversations. In this podcast, their mission is not only to introduce you to some of the world’s greatest organizations but also to tell you the stories of the people behind them.

Emil Ekvardt

Emil Ekvardt is a passionate learner, podcast host, and personal development coach. 

He started his career in professional poker where he made over $1 million before turning 25. 

Looking for something more meaningful, he joined Great.coms as the first employee in 2018 where he is now the host of the “The becoming” podcast and the podcast “ talks with…” 

Emil loves to share his knowledge through Podcasts, Instagram and YouTube. 

On the side of, he runs a coaching business where he helps men grow and live richer lives.

Karimkhon Bukhadurov

Karim is a social media and analytics enthusiast with a passion for traveling and community service activities.

He is a Tajikistani native and has lived in 5 different countries and travelled to more than 20 across North America, Europe and Asia.

One of the accomplishments that Karim is most proud of is receiving “Barack Obama Community Service Award” for over 100 hours of volunteering.

Karim joined as social media assistant to founder Erik Bergman, to help youth around the globe stop overthinking, find their passion and start their own business.

Podcast Episodes

Diabetes Research Institute Foundation: Finding The Cure for Diabetes

#286 Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Interview

Diabetes Research Institute Foundation seeks to end the diabetes pandemic by researching for a cure. 
Without a doubt, Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems in the world. It affects 1 out of 10 people in the US, caused by a myriad of reasons and is currently incurable. 
Find out how you can help end one of the most prevalent diseases in the world.
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
sean kramer diabetes research institute

Ronald McDonald House Charities – Helping Families Through Illness

#285 Ronald McDonald House Charities Interview

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) offers temporary housing for parents and provides meaningful, compassionate care for families and children. 
Caring for a sick child is a very challenging part of life that some parents go through. Oftentimes, specialized care is needed far away from home for certain illnesses, which is a challenge for both child and parent. 
Find out how you can support children’s health and their family’s well being through the challenge of illness. 
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
kelly dolan ronald mcdonald house charities

Human Rights First: A Beacon For Human Rights For Three Decades

#284 Human Rights First Interview

Human Rights First is an organization that fights against these injustices to human rights for more than three decades now.  
All over the world, there are plenty of human rights violations that go unnoticed. Dictatorial regimes, violence and unjust incarceration are among some of these flagrant offenses to human rights. 
Find out how you can support the fight for freedom of our fellow men all over the world.  
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
Jenna Gilbert human rights first

Los Angeles Mission: Bringing Dignity Back to The Lives Of Homeless Individuals

#283 Los Angeles Mission Interview

Los Angeles Mission assists individuals battling homelessness & addiction in transforming their lives for the better. 
As human beings, we all deserve to live in dignity. However, some of us are living in poor conditions brought on by trauma and addiction. Not all of us understand or empathize with these situations.
Find out how you can help these people achieve a life-changing transformation for the better. 
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
troy vaughn for los angeles mission

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights: A Fairer US For All

#282 Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights is a nonpartisan collective of lawyers and advocates working to secure racial equity and economic opportunity for all in the US.
The United States is truly a modern day cosmopolitan. It is a country made up of different ethnicities and people from all walks of life. However, not all are represented properly in the country’s legislation. Not all voices are heard and not everyone is taken into account.
Find out how you can make the system free and fair for all in the United States. 
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
timna axel for chicago lawyers' committee for civil rights

RedRover: From Crisis to Care

#281 RedRover Interview

RedRover is an organization that helps individuals and their pets leave situations of abuse and neglect, to finding care and shelter. 
All living things deserve safety and care. When abused and neglected, both people and animals take on extreme stress and trauma, and need help to get away from situations that cause distress.
Find out how you can help both animals and their owners find a safe space away from abuse.
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
Nicole Forsyth for Red Rover

Inspired Teaching – Engagement And Creativity In Education

#280 Center for Inspired Teaching

Inspired Teaching seeks to provide better education through engagement and creativity.
Many students today complain about the way they are being educated. In classes, boredom is a hindrance that affects the way students learn. As a result, education is seen as a chore rather than something students look forward to. 
Find out how you can help make a positive change in the education system. 
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
cosby hunt from inspired teaching

Father Joe’s Villages – Ending Homelessness In San Diego

#279 Father Joe’s Villages

Father Joe’s Villages seeks to end homelessness and has been doing so for 71 years.  
Homelessness is perhaps one of the worst things that can happen to a person and their family. Not only is it dangerous, but the mental and physical challenges of not having enough and fending for yourself with no resources can break one’s spirit. 
Find out how you can help families find a new lease of life with a new home. 
Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.
Deacon Jim Vargas Father Joe's Villages