Episode 15 – Austin Gentry

My guest today is Austin Gentry. Austin graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a double major in Religious Studies and Interpersonal/ Organizational Communication and is also a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. He attends The Summit Church, located in Durham, NC, pastored by JD Greear. Austin just released his new book – 10 Things Every Christian Should Know For College. This book is a replete guide for not merely surviving in college, but more importantly, thriving in college.

In this conversation, we discuss Austin’s Christian upbringing, the expectations of the Christian faith, and what it’s like being a Christian at college.

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Episode 11 – Fara Tabatabai

Our guest today is the wonderful Fara Tabatabai. Fara is counsel in Hughes Hubbard and Reed’s New York office and was one of the youngest lawyers in North America to pass the bar exam. Her practice focuses on complex commercial, products liability, securities, and employment litigation and arbitration.

Ms. Tabatabai is also committed to providing quality pro bono legal services. She has received several awards for her pro bono work, including two Legal Aid Society awards for her role in litigation against New York State to increase housing subsidies for low-income families and a Commitment to Justice Award for her work on an immigration case for Her Justice, an organization that provides legal services to low-income women.

Ms. Tabatabai currently serves as Vice President of the Iranian American Bar Association’s New York Chapter and as a Member of the Corporate Leadership Committee of the New York Women’s Foundation.

In this discussion, we talk about pretending for family, the importance of talking about secretive issues, and the motivation that comes from having a child.

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