Teen Connect

Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Teen Connect with host Prathysha Kothare explores local to global issues impacting teens and our community through connections with guest speakers. Teen Connect will include teen hosts talking to experts in their respective fields to gain a better understanding of their experiences on issues, as well as teens speaking with other teens about the problems and perspectives they are confronting.

Prathysha Kothare explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on our society and the role it plays at the intersection of social justice, human rights, and technology.

Host Prathysha Kothare tackles the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and minority groups, with regards to employment and workplace equality in the Lehigh Valley with Danielle Joseph, Executive Vice President of Business and Diversity Councils at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Dr. Tim Kelsey, Co-Director for the Center of Community and Economic Development at Penn State University.

Teen Connect showcases teenagers exploring issues impacting them. This episode focuses on the unprecedented dynamic of remote education and collaboration students have been experiencing during the pandemic including a conversation with Pennsylvania Department of Education acting Secretary Noe Ortega.

Karen El-Chaar & New Teen Hosts | LV Discourse

Sep 25, 2020

John Pearce welcomes WDIY Classics host Karen El-Chaar to the interview chair and introduces us to WDIY's newest on-air hosts bringing a youth focus to the airwaves.

Parkland High School

Host Prathysha Kothare speaks with John Cirucci, an adjunct research professor at Arizona State University and retired chemical engineer with Air Products. They discuss climate change, sustainability, and the impact of COVID-19 on energy usage and carbon footprints.