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Episode #46

How Commitment Leads to Courage and Courage Leads to Change

With Guest, Dr. Paul Zeitz

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Dr. Paul Zeitz is a physician, epidemiologist and tenacious award-winning advocate for global justice and human rights with over 35 years of advocacy experience. He has a vision for radical transformation for our world. In this episode we talk about his journey from medicine to activism and his diagnosis of S.I.P.O.

Dr. Zeitz is not about making small change. He is about making big, bold change and believes it can happen now. He believes that commitment leads to courage and courage leads to creating change.

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Dr. Paul Zeitz

Dr. Paul Zeitz is a physician, epidemiologist and tenacious award-winning advocate for global justice and human rights with over 35 years of advocacy experience. As a survivor of early childhood incest, he serves as the interim coordinator of a newly forming global movement to end sexual violence against children and adolescents and Keep Kids Safe, a U.S. based movement. Dr. Zeitz serves as the Executive Director of Build A Movement 2022 and he is a co-leader of #breathewithme Revolution where he co-convenes the U.S. National Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Movement.

Zeitz worked for the Obama and the Trump Administrations from 2014-2017 as the Director, Data Revolution for Sustainable Development in the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in the U.S. Department of State, where he worked with global leaders and helped catalyze the launch of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD). Previously, he founded and served as the Executive Director of the Global AIDS Alliance from 2000-2011 that helped generate the political will to launch and sustain PEPFAR and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria. Dr. Zeitz is the author of two books: Waging Justice, Waging Optimism, and a third book, Waging Love is forthcoming. Married for over 30 years, Paul and his wife Mindi, are the proud parents of 5 sons and 1 grandson.

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