Grandparents And More: The Wisdom Of Intergenerational Communities

Grandparents And More: The Wisdom Of Intergenerational Communities

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Thursday, April 15th, 2021
5:30pm PST

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Guest: Michaeleen Doucleff, Correspondent NPR Science Desk, Author

Host: Susi Stadler, Architect, Co-Founder, Executive Director At Home With Growing Older

Grandparents And More: The Wisdom Of Intergenerational Communities

In this conversation Michaeleen Doucleff will talk about intergenerational connections, parenting and grandparenting and lessons learned from her recently published book Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans,

More about Michaeleen Doucleff:

Michaeleen Doucleff is a correspondent for NPR’s Science Desk. She reports for the radio and the Web for NPR’s global health and development blog, Goats and Soda. Doucleff focuses on disease outbreaks, drug development, and trends in global health.

In 2014, Doucleff was part of the team that earned a George Foster Peabody award for its coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. For the series, Doucleff reported on how the epidemic ravaged maternal health and how the virus spreads through the air. In 2015, Doucleff and Senior Producer Jane Greenhalgh reported on the extreme prejudices faced by young women in Nepal when they’re menstruating. Their story was the second most popular one on the NPR website in 2015 and contributed to the NPR series on 15-year-old girls around the world, which won two Gracie Awards.

As a science journalist, Doucleff has reported on a broad range of topics, from vaccination fears and the microbiome to beer biophysics and dog psychology.

Before coming to NPR in 2012, Doucleff was an editor at the journal Cell, where she wrote about the science behind pop culture. Doucleff has a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Berkeley, California, and a master’s degree in viticulture and enology from the University of California, Davis.


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Thursday, April 15th, 2021 5:30pm PST Guest: Michaeleen Doucleff, Correspondent NPR Science Desk, Author Zoom

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