Hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, a writer and a recovery thriver and survivor, Laura found herself in an all too familiar position. In September 2018, she was the only black woman in the room at Brave Magic, a famed writer’s retreat. After it was over, she wrote about her “only one” experience in The Huffington Post and comments started flooding into her DM. These comments were from people from all races, ethnicities, creeds, and nationalities who had felt “othered”. Laura beautifully inter ...
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Chloe Taylor's STEM story started when she wanted to meet boys at a co-ed science camp - instead, she found a love for robotics. After getting her degree from Carnegie Mellon and being lauded as an innovator, she became an elementary school teacher, and was surprised to hear the new comments people had for her: sweet, cute, nice. She kept up her love of STEM by facilitating a Girls Who Code Club, and learned to embrace her passions. Tune in this week to hear Chloe's journey to living her truth, being seen, embracing her flaws, and taking a leap of faith with the woman who inspired her to be brave, not perfect: Reshma. Follow her path on social media at @chloetaylortech! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bravenotperfect/message