January 10 Chapter Meeting

Title of Talk: Everything that didn’t Work: Lessons from My Journey as a Science Communicator

January 10, 2024 at 7:00 PM

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Summary

One essential aspect of learning a new skill is learning how not to do the new skill. In her presentation, Michelle will share her early failures and misconceptions around being a science communicator. Don’t worry, she’ll also share what’s working and lessons learned along the way. She hopes you’ll leave the talk feeling more empowered than ever to share your passion for native plants with others.

Speaker Bio

Michelle Fullner is an educator, California Naturalist, amateur poet, parent of two woodland sprite daughters, and host of the Golden State Naturalist podcast, which is now ranked in the top 1% of podcasts globally. Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Comparative Literature from San Jose State University, and a Master’s also in English, specifically in Composition and Rhetoric, from California State University, Sacramento. As an educator, she taught middle and high school English in California public schools for ten years before transitioning to her life as a full-time admirer of acorns, California newts, redwood sorrel, and tide pools.

Photo and logo provided courtesy of Michelle Fullner

Website: www.sacsourcetosea.com

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