Welcome to ieThink. Get to know the people behind our global university and discover their creative ways of thinking. Tune in to hear how the team channels their experiences into impactful careers and face a world that presents us with new challenges every day. With regular content from our hosts and exciting guests, step into the IE University way of life and open your mind to endless possibilities.
In this episode, we hear from the co-founders of Metta Space: Eleanor Manley and Helena Oettingen. The pair discuss their experiences as entrepreneurs and how they’ve pioneered a platform to report workplace sexual harassment. Striving to make a difference, they’ve harnessed their knowledge of data to fight sexual harassment and make a positive social impact. Tune in to hear about their big plans for the future—and how they’ll take their venture beyond anything they first expected.
In honor of mental health week, we host a candid conversation between Julia, Andrea, Adlan and Matteo as they discuss personal experiences and journeys with their mental health. From anxiety and body positivity to how to support other people, the group discuss their personal experiences as young men and women and consider how we can break down the mental health taboo.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, tune in to hear from two driven IE University students Beatriz de los Heros and Cloe Attieh, in conversation with your ieThink hosts. In this engaging discussion, they reflect on their achievements, goals and experiences with getting their foot in the doors of male-dominated industries. Women in industry are earning themselves a whole new reputation and proving age-old gender stereotypes wrong—and Beatriz and Cloe are ready to overcome any obstacles that come their way.
Following the recent IE University student government elections, ieThink sits down with this year’s student president and some members of the 2019-20 team. Having returned to face-to-face meetings, the team assesses the shifts in our daily lives over the last three years and how the face of the student government has changed for the better. Tune in to hear their stimulating debate around policy proposals, and their predictions for which team will take the vote this year.
Whether you love it or hate it, we all know it’s there. This week’s episode discusses all things Valentine’s Day, where our hosts discuss all things romance—from their worst dating experiences to the best places to be single and ready to mingle. Hear the team’s opinions on Valentine’s Day, and the interesting connection between social contexts and definitions of “love”. Whether you came for dating tips or dumping advice, join our hosts for a laugh and a bunch of relatable experiences.
Want to stand out in the job market as a student or recent graduate? Tune in to hear directly from Joe Haslam, IE University professor, former entrepreneur and co-founder of six companies. Originally from Ireland, his number one rule is to have an opinion—and he’s here to share his thoughts on startups vs scaleups. Discover his lessons on bridging the gaps between the experimental phases of your career, and what they can become.
In this episode, meet the man behind the TikTok account: Francisco Borsoi, IE University communications student and influencer. TikTok shaped 2020 socially and even geopolitically, leaving us all wondering: what does it really take to become an influencer? Whether you’re a TikTok fanatic or just wondering what it’s all about, tune in to Francisco’s experience with the app that's taken the social media world by storm and where it’s heading in the future.
In this episode, we sit down with Niklas Hess and Sarah Sánchez to get the lowdown on their newly launched cookbook, Mindfoodness. With the pandemic limiting their options for outdoor activities, they turned to the kitchen, got inspired, and cooked their way to mindfulness. Born from a coincidence and global lockdown, the pair discuss how the book draws upon the field of ‘culinary therapy’, proving how cooking can be so much more than a practical skill.
An A to Z of the big questions affecting young people today—from democracy to first-world problems, and a bit about the smaller things in life, too. Tune into The Salad Bowl to hear some major conversation topics talked through among friends: a healthy mix of opinions from a selection of evergreen thinkers.
In the first ieThink x Unapologetic collaboration, tune in to Adlan and Sebas as they open up about the mental and emotional challenges they faced during the COVID-19 confinement. The two discuss their journeys sparked by a sudden pause in university life: an extended period at home, and then incrementally going back to ‘normal’. Listen in for some thought-provoking reflections on how they have grown throughout this challenging but eye-opening time.