Who We Are

Cool Conversations is about you and for you.

Whether it’s our podcast, our newsletter or our blogs.

We want to make the world a better place by having Cool Conversations as a space for people learn, hear and exchange new ideas.

Driven by our passions and principles, we am to share authentic stories to give perspective; solid journalism at its best in an era of fake news.

You will discover the diversity of the world, the diversity of its people, the diversity of ideas.

Cool Conversations is optimistic and yet, realistic in a world of gloom, doom and uncertainty.
Join us in this journey of discovery as we explore the world in all of its variations and permutations.

 

George Froehlich is a journalist and former broadcaster with more than 40 years of experience in print and broadcast journalism.

George is constantly curious, looking for unique and authentic stories that will allow readers to understand and connect with the world in a different way.

He was formally the head of Global Television’s western sports and news operations and has written for magazines and newspapers that include Business Week, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal and the Economist.

George has also worked for news organizations in Chile, Ireland, the U.S. and different parts of Canada.

He is passionate about cooking, collecting art and traveling.

 

 

Caroline MacGillivray is a yoga teacher, dance instructor, writer and speaker. She is best known as the founder and executive director of Beauty Night Society, an award-winning Canadian charity, which has given more than 60,000 makeovers to women who live in poverty. The organization also provides development and wellness workshops for impoverished women.

Caroline is excited that she is able to bring attention to people who have unique ideas and have taken actions to make their community a better place.

She has won numerous awards for her community service and dedication to community improvement.

 

 

Lindsey Lloyd is an experienced traveller, travelling extensively for three years where she studied language and volunteered. Between travelling she worked in the legal field and in hospitality before she settled in Vancouver to return back to school at Langara College for Journalism.

She is inspired in times of fake news and social media to provide people with the correct and factual information. She wants to give people the information they need to make decisions about their governments and the world around them. She is a passion for story telling, giving a voice to everyday people, their challenges, frustrations and triumphs.

She graduated from the University of Guelph in Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts, where she double majored in sociology and criminal justice and public policy.