Untying Knots Podcast

Hear from the people and organizations untying knots of systemic oppression

Untying Knots explores how people and organizations are working toward a more equitable future.

The podcast covers racial equity from many angles, addressing topics from voter oppression to land acknowledgement, boardroom leadership, and Boston’s community-driven call to radically redistribute resources.

Featured episodes

EPISODE 2 — Voter Oppression and Suppression: A Living Case Study in Georgia

Featuring Christopher Bruce, Political Director of ACLU Georgia, and Nse Ufot, CEO of the New Georgia Project

Ava DuVernay in graphic with episode title

EPISODE 14 — A Conversation with Ava DuVernay: Resistance, Storytelling, and Film

Featuring Ava DuVernay, Academy Award nominee and Emmy award winner

EPISODE 3 — Native Land Rights and the Ongoing Fight for Justice

Featuring Mari Halbutta from the Chicasaw Nation and Talia Landry from the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Meet the hosts

Erica Licht

IARA Research Projects Director

Erica Licht has been engaged in racial equity and organizational change research and training for over 15 years. At IARA, she leads and co-designs IARA’s projects and partnerships. Erica is a Fulbright Scholar, and holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Masters in Justice Policy from the London School of Economics where she was a Maguire Fellow. 

Nikhil Raghuveera

Co-Founder & CEO of Stealth Startup

Nikhil is a strategy & innovation expert. In his most recent role, he was partner at Celo, a layer 1 blockchain with a mission to build a financial system that creates the conditions for prosperity. At Celo, Raghuveera helps support and lead the ecosystem’s decentralized finance initiatives. His expertise is on digital currency, decentralized finance, and the intersection of technology, social inequality, and systems of oppression.

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