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Mindshift and The Reducetarian Solution

April 12, 2017

Aired Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:00 PM ET

Mindshift and The Reducetarian Solution

Today’s Stars are Barbara Oakley and Brian Kateman

Barbara explains how to is convinced that dramatic career changes and attitudes towards lifelong learning are a vital creative force, especially in an age when the pace of change is ever increasing.

Brian points out How The Surprisingly Simple Act of Reducing The Amount of Meat in Your Diet Can Transform Your Health and The Planet.

About the Guests:

Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering, writer, and instructor of the world’s largest online class, Learning How to Learn, with nearly 2 million registered students. Barb has adventured widely through her lifetime. She rose from the ranks of Private to Captain in the U.S. Army, during which time she was recognized as a Distinguished Military Scholar. She also worked as a communications expert at the South Pole Station in Antarctica, and has served as a Russian translator on board Soviet trawlers on the Bering Sea. Dr. Oakley is an elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Her newest book, Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential, is emerging as a breakthrough standout for 2017.

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BRIAN KATEMAN is cofounder and president of the Reducetarian Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing meat consumption to create a healthy, sustainable, and compassionate world. A TEDx speaker and leading expert on food systems and behavioral change, he has appeared in hundreds of media outlets including Reuters, Wired, Los Angeles Times, Vogue, National Geographic, and The Atlantic. Kateman is an instructor in the Executive Education Program at the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability at Columbia University. He lives in New York City, NY.

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