Part 1: Have you ever watched in amazement as a visually impaired person nimbly maneuvers their way through a crowded subway station? Well, some thoughtful innovations are being developed to enable people with low vision to navigate the world with greater ease. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to the founder and CEO of Waymap, Tom Pey, about his start-up companys breakthrough navigation technology. We discuss his companys product, look at some of the challenges that people with disabilities face, and touch upon the promise of autonomous vehicles for those without sight.
Part 2: Dipping ones toe into a new pond can often mean getting accustomed to a whole new set of acronyms. Well, if youre treading into the investment world for the first time, heres one you should know " the ETF, or exchange-traded fund. This week on Sea Change Radio, we learn about the ETF market from Jon Maier, the Chief Investment Officer of GlobalX ETFs. ETFs are one of the largest segments of the financial services industry even though many of us dont know the first thing about them. We discuss how ETFs work, what has helped propel them into a $10 trillion industry, and how monitoring ETFs lends insight into trends such as the future of electric vehicles in China. Then, we revisit our 2021 discussion with impact investment pioneer Raj Thamotheram about how the socially responsible investing field has changed over the years.