35 episodes

Becoming is a podcast hosted by Catherine Tang that explores the age-old question of “Who do you want to be when you grow up?”. As children, some of us had crystal clear ideas of what our future would look like. Others opted to go with the flow. Whatever our experiences, they’ve all influenced who we are and the path that we are on today. Through this podcast, you’ll get a glimpse at the paths and lives of some really interesting people, and the journey they are on.

Becoming Catherine Tang

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    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Becoming is a podcast hosted by Catherine Tang that explores the age-old question of “Who do you want to be when you grow up?”. As children, some of us had crystal clear ideas of what our future would look like. Others opted to go with the flow. Whatever our experiences, they’ve all influenced who we are and the path that we are on today. Through this podcast, you’ll get a glimpse at the paths and lives of some really interesting people, and the journey they are on.

    033 Becoming Bob Crawford

    033 Becoming Bob Crawford

    To wrap up Season 4 of Becoming, host Catherine Tang had a chance to sit down and chat with someone who has impacted her life greatly - Dr. Bob Crawford. In this episode, Bob talks about entering the field of computing in the 60s,  his 40+ years with Queen's University, and how faith has shaped the way he approaches life and those around him.

    Connect with us:
    Get in touch with Bob Crawford through Ryandale Transitional Housing
    Catherine Tang can be found on Twitter at @EduScribblings 
    Theme music: "Inspiring and Upbeat" by Scott Holmes
    www.scottholmesmusic.com

    • 39 min
    032 Becoming Christopher Ng

    032 Becoming Christopher Ng

    Growing up, Christopher Ng wanted nothing more than to be a pilot. After studying to be a teacher in university, he had the opportunity to realize his childhood dream. Listen to him talk with host Catherine Tang about applying his love for math and physics, redefining home and the logistics of flying in a pandemic.
    Connect with us:
    You can reach out to Christopher Ng via email at christopherfng@gmail.com.
    Catherine Tang can be found on Twitter at @EduScribblings 
    Theme music: "Inspiring and Upbeat" by Scott Holmes
    www.scottholmesmusic.com

    • 39 min
    031 Becoming Aba Mortley

    031 Becoming Aba Mortley

    Aba Mortley has never been one to turn down an opportunity, and that “why not” approach has led her to complete a PhD, become a small business owner, and sit on countless boards and committees. In this episode, Aba chats with host Catherine Tang about growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, her first impressions of Kingston, and why it’s so important to her to give back - both corporately and personally.
    Connect with us:
    Aba Mortley through Cher-Mère Spa at https://cher-mere.ca/
    Catherine Tang can be found on Twitter at @EduScribblings 
    Theme music: "Inspiring and Upbeat" by Scott Holmes
    www.scottholmesmusic.com

    • 31 min
    030 Becoming Bhavana Varma

    030 Becoming Bhavana Varma

    Bhavana Varma has been with the United Way for over 30 years, and has served more than 20 of those years as President and CEO here in Kingston. In this episode, she talks with host Catherine Tang about growing up in India, carving a new life in Canada, and how she’s seen Kingston change over the last few decades.
    Connect with us:
    Find the contact information for Bhavana Varma at https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/staffteam/
    Catherine Tang can be found on Twitter at @EduScribblings 
    Theme music: "Inspiring and Upbeat" by Scott Holmes
    www.scottholmesmusic.com

    • 39 min
    029 Becoming Paul Sokoloff

    029 Becoming Paul Sokoloff

    Paul Sokoloff is a botanist, yogi and lover of long walks. Listen in as he chats with host Catherine Tang about the Arctic, space, and his work at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
    Connect with us:
    Find out more about Paul Sokoloff and the Canadian Museum of Nature at https://nature.ca/en/home
    Catherine Tang can be found on Twitter at @EduScribblings 
    Theme music: "Inspiring and Upbeat"' by Scott Holmes
    www.scottholmesmusic.com

    • 36 min
    028 Becoming Xiaobing Shen

    028 Becoming Xiaobing Shen

    Xiaobing Shen grew up in rural China and moved to Canada in the 90s for schooling and the prospect of a better life. However, he found his way back to farming, and has carved a niche for himself now preparing the foods that he grew up eating. In this episode, Xiaobing shares his honest journey with host Catherine Tang.
    Connect with us:
    Find Xiaobing Shen at the Memorial Centre Farmer’s Market, or check out Long Road Ecological Farm at http://www.longroadecofarm.ca/
    Catherine Tang can be found on Twitter at @EduScribblings 
    Theme music: "Inspiring and Upbeat"' by Scott Holmes
    www.scottholmesmusic.com

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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RGambhir ,

Great Episodes!

Catherine does an amazing job sharing such insightful episodes highlighting Kingstonians!

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Long time listener, first time reviewer

Killing it! Fun podcast!

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