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Hope Jahren

The gal pals get really excited talk about their favorite childhood tree! Then Katie brings us up to speed on the amazing work of Geobiologist, Hope Jahren. Hope is the author of two books Lab Girl and our book club pick The Story of More. Learn about this Minnesota gal and her superpower for the environment!

Show Notes & More

  • Gal Pals this month are Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, Rebecca Berfanger and Leah Leach
  • Leah already talked about Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Bonnie already talked about Inge Lehmann and Rebecca talked about Deb Haaland
  • Get to know you question – did you have a favorite childhood tree?
  • We all geek out.
  • Katie’s 1 Cool Environmental Gal is Geobiologist and author, Hope Jahren.
  • Superpower
  • Book Club
  • The Story of More by Hope Jahren
  • Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  • Authenticity
  • Minnesota Gal!
  • Growing up
  • G2C2 – Gal’s Guide Coding Camp
  • Places Hope has lived; Minnesota, Berkley, Georgia, Baltimore, Hawaii, and now Norway.
  • Accolades
  • The challenge of talking about climate change
  • Allocation of food
  • Policy vs personal activism
  • Recyclables
  • #manicuremondays (Smithsonian Article)
  • We actually talk about the book at Book Club
  • Alice Ball connection with University of Hawaii too
  • What season are we even in? Podcast flashbacks


About The Gal’s Guide Podcast

What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a topic? Would it be about ancient history? Would it be breaking news? Would it be safe for work? A group of gals gathers to present to you one cool thing on topics like painting, gaming, movies, music and more.

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