A show exploring intersectional stories in STEM and how our identities shape our work. Together we discover how queer, POC, and other identities shape the work we do in STEM - the challenges, the triumphs, and everything in between.
17: Trauma Stewardship and Healing Changes
In this episode, I wanted to share a great book by Laura VanDernoot Lipsky and Connie Burk, 'Trauma Stewardship: A guide to caring for self while caring for others'. The founders of the Trauma Stewardship Institute walk the reader through identifying...
 Columbus, Ohio: A Legacy of Planned Racism
Columbus Ohio is all too typical of the physical imprint of racism on urban spaces. Redlining, urban highways, white flite, prohibitive zoning... All of these things and more have manifested in the economic and racial segregation that plagues Columbus. This episode shares some insight on Columbus' "urban problems" and offers several resources for planners and non-planners alike to learn more and do better. Discussed in this episode: Strong Women Strong Places, Tamika Butler, Dr. Destiny Thomas, The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein, Columbus Ohio Redlining Maps, Kirwan Institute Study on Infant Mortality, 500 Cities Health Data for Columbus, University of Toronto Study, Communication So White Reading List Thanks to: Donnie 'Rosy' Ross for theme 'Feeling Fool' Aaron Thomas Art for our album cover More @ STEMS AND LEAVES . COM
15: Public Transit in the pandemic, featuring Andrew N.
Andrew joins me to discuss how the pandemic has interrupted public transit in Columbus Ohio.
Episode 14: Bridget
This episode is weird. Life is strange these days and one of my favorite gals is here to chat about life in a pandemic. We get personal about what we lost and learned as we both have graduated from university and look towards the future. We also talk...
Episode 13: Buying Time (COVID-19 Suppression Strategy)
In this episode, we discuss an article posted on Medium by Tomas Pueyo, 'Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance'. It's an overview of the current state of COVID-19 and a summary of what measures should be implemented now in order to provide the world with our best fighting change against the virus.
Episode 12: Jason Pyles
Planning in Appalachia, convincing a community that you're not taking their jobs, and the future of autonomous vehicles in rural places. My guest this week, Jason Pyles, and I discuss all this in more in one of my favorite interviews yet. As a kick off to our discussions centered around Geography and Geographic Information Science, I turn to Jason for his expertise.
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