In 2017 Eva Marie Carney read a news story that changed her life. I invited her to share how being open to new information — and how allowing that information to influence not only her thinking but also her actions — has enabled her to change other lives as well.
This is an exploration of curiosity, very much as-applied. Curiosity, in this case, in service of ending period poverty.
Listen to Choose to be Curious #192: Curiosity in Service of Ending Period Poverty, with Eva Marie Carney
Eva Marie Carney founded The Kwek Society, which provides pads, tampons, liners, and underwear, along with educational materials and moon time bags filled with supplies to Indigenous students and communities needing these expensive menstrual supplies. Learn more here: https://kweksociety.org
This is the story that propelled Eva Marie Carney to action: Why Many Native American Girls Skip School When They Have Their Periods.
Music this week: “Easement” and “Thirteens” by Bulwark, and “Great is the Contessa” by Contessa, all, via Blue Dot Sessions.
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