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Welcome to Episode 4 of Season 2!
In this episode, I speak with former roommate Kelly Nichols. She was a theater major, a stand-up comedian, a singer/vocalist and is currently an advocate for all things about the environment and equity. We had an insightful conversation that touched upon perfectionism, White America, getting rid of the elephant in the room, and the privilege of (one of her kind of) intelligences. Our conversation led me to highlight the role of family in our identities, and to emphasize the privilege of a certain kind of intelligence .
Kelly Nichols is a passionate advocate for all things related to environment and equity. She is informed by community, relationships, and the fight at hand. She is a mom to 10 year old twins, and is married to a lovely Australian. She bakes, crafts, creates, and likes to think big to try and change systems. She is one of the founders of Even Made Trade, a training program for women and femmes who want to develop their skills in the hands-on trades.
Music for this episode is Like Honey by Dr. Delight provided by soundstripe.com.
Cover artwork and design by Katrina Langland and Eloise Stewart.
Here are some interesting resources and articles to check out that highlight intelligence:
And, an interesting short opinion article:
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