This week as her special guest from the arts Ruth Copland is pleased to be interviewing Rama Chakaki, founder of Baraka Bits, the only media venture delivering EXCLUSIVELY good news from the Middle East. BarakaBits started with content from the region, changing the narrative in the media to an intelligent, optimistic and empowering one. The interview will focus on the creative art of the Middle East and how art can both reflect and shape conflict, as well as give a more holistic voice to people living in countries that are often represented simply as areas of conflict in Western media. Rama is also the co-founder of Baraka Ventures, which aims to nurture innovative social enterprises, and Baraka Advisors, which is a digital communications agency rooted in the region’s culture and values. The agency supports NGOs engage donors and volunteers and supports mainstream private sector companies transform to social enterprise rooted in community service.
Tune in Saturday 9-10 PM to find out more about the life of Rama Chakaki and her work supporting the arts. For more info and to hear previous shows visit www.itsaquestionofbalance.com