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The Maverick Show with Matt Bowles

Nov 25, 2020

Fadila A. Ahmad shares her story of growing up in northern Nigeria, desiring to travel the world, and leaving home at the age of 16 to go study in Ghana without telling her father.  She explains how she navigated her family dynamics in pursuit of her dream life, joined the Model U.N. in college and traveled outside of...


Nov 16, 2020

Adi Cohen talks about growing up in Israel and how a trip to India at age 18 changed her life trajectory and began her journey of self-exploration.  Adi shares her reflections on spending over a year in India and how she returned to Israel with creative inspiration and went into architecture.  She then explains how,...


Nov 10, 2020

Irina Papuc takes us through her upbringing in Chicago, her experience living and traveling through Europe, and her decision to move to Taiwan for a year to teach English.  She shares her lessons from her time in Taiwan including living with Buddhist nuns and learning the value of minimalism and simplicity.  She...


Nov 3, 2020

Dels Ogun talks about growing up between Lagos and London, the Afro-Beats music scene in both places, and her Nigerian identity as an international world traveler.   She shares her journey going from a minimum wage worker to becoming an international lawyer, world traveler and, eventually, a location...


Oct 27, 2020

Debbie Arcangeles shares her story of growing up in the Philippines and then moving to the U.S. at age 9 and pursuing her passion for the arts despite the objections of her family.  She shares her experiences traveling the world as photo-journalist through Central America, Asia and spending time with the Bedouins in...