Radio Interviews

 

 

Dr. Fetterman is invited to speak on radio programs across the country on topics ranging from evaluation to corporate philanthropy.  Recent radio interviews focus on his book, Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages: Hewlett-Packard's $15 Million Race Toward Social Justice (Stanford University Press) and an op-ed piece he wrote for The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

The interviews are typically posted in podcast format on the radio stations sites.  Information about the interviews are also posted on LinkedIn and Facebook.

A sample of radio stations include: WKXL New Hampshire, WPHM Michigan, Business Matters, Money Matters Network, the Kathryn Zox Show, and WPFW Metro Watch in Washington, D.C.   Selected radio interviews are posted below:


WKXL-AM Radio Interview with Dr. Fetterman Available Here

The WKXL radio interview highlighted topics ranging from the social to the financial investments in these Hewlett-Packard Digital Village communities.  (January 17, 2013.)

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WPHM-AM Radio Interview with Dr. Fetterman Available Here (excerpts)

The WPHM 10 minute radio interview was on a morning radio program.   The interview with Dr. Fetterman highlighted key points about the Digital Villages and the empowerment evaluation approach used to drive the initiative.  ( January 14, 2013).

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Business Matters Radio Interview with Dr. David Fetterman

This was an in-depth interview about the Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages. It included a discussion about implications for philanthropists, nonprofits, and evaluation. (January 14, 2013.)

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Money Matters Network Radio Interview with Dr. David Fetterman

Stu Taylor has appeared on the Fox Business Network.  He interviewed Dr. Fetterman about his new book, highlighted the role of collaboration, capacity building, and outcomes or real world results. (February 6, 2013.)

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Kathryn Zox Show

Kathryn Zox interviewed Dr. David Fetterman about his new book Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages: Hewlett-Packard's $15 Million Race Toward Social Justice (Stanford University Press). The interview described the initiative and highlighted issues of resilience, self-determination, and improvement.  Interviewed on the Kathryn Zox Show, "your social worker with a microphone," on VoiceAmerica and World Talk Radio. (March 13, 2013.)

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WPFW FM Interview with Dr. Fetterman

Gloria Minott, host of  WPFW FM in Washington, D.C., interviewed Dr. Fetterman about his article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.  The interview and article focused on steps nonprofits need to take in economically uncertain times. The focus is on knowing your mission, self-evaluation, and recognizing the life cycle nature of nonprofit services.  (March 25, 2013.)

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KAZI FM Interview with Dr. Fetterman

Hopeton Hay, host of KAZI FM in Houston, interviewed Dr. Fetterman about his new book Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages:  Hewlett-Packard's $15 Million Race Toward Social Justice (Stanford University Press). One of the topics highlighted during the interview was empowerment evaluation's ability to help identify common vested interests across ethnic groups enaged in a comprehensive community initiative, such as this one.  (March 29, 2013.)

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WMKT-AM - The Vic McCarty Show- Interview with Dr. David Fetterman

Vic McCarty, host of the Vic McCarty Show on WMKT-AM in Michigan, interviewd Dr. David Fetterman about his new book Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages: Hewlett-Packard's $15 Million Race Toward Social Justice, published by Stanford University Press. The interview provided an honest assessment of what worked and what could have been done better concerning this comprehensive community initiative designed to help communities bridge the digital divide in communities of color. Dr. Fetterman also discussed the role of the critical friend and how this was more of a hand up than a hand out.

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KQTH-FM - Dr. Zara Larsen - Architects of Change

Interview with Dr. David Fetterman

This is an interview about empowerment evaluation and ethnography. Dr. Zara Larsen interviewed Dr. David Fetterman on KQTH-FM on August 3, 2013. The topics included: building capacity, helping people help themselves, being a critical friend, and sustainability. The interview focused on Dr. Fetterman's latest book: Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages: Hewlett-Packard's $15 Million Race Toward Social Justice (Stanford University Press). [Dr. Larsen is from the Larsen Group - Architects of Change specializing in leadership, executive coaching, and career transition. They are at thelarsengroup.com.]

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Empire Radio

Empire Radio interviewed Dr. Fetterman about his firm.  Fetterman & Associaties is an international evaluation consultation firm.  Dr. Fetterman discussed some of his group's work ranging from work in squatter settlements in South Africa to high tech giants like Google and Hewlett-Packard. He discussed his motivations for much of his work, highlighting his mother, family, and colleagues.  He also highlights domestic examples ranging from the Recovery Cafe (focusing on homeless and substance abuse populations) and their work in Arkansas helping to keep minority children and adults away from tobacco.