Closing the Gap
Closing the Gap - Amber Barber

Closing the Gap - Amber Barber

September 27, 2022

Thanks for tuning in for this episode of Closing the Gap. Today on the show we are talking to, physicist, Amber Barber. 

 

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Closing the Gap - Missy Smith

Closing the Gap - Missy Smith

September 12, 2022

We are kicking off our third season of the show with, Missy Smith, Associate Athletic Director at Oregon Episcopal School, and the organizer of the Oregon Girls Sports Leadership Summit. Join us as we talk about bringing the spirit of leadership onto the court and into the classroom!

 

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Closing the Gap - Audrey Anderson

Closing the Gap - Audrey Anderson

July 18, 2022

This month on Closing the Gap, we have Audrey Anderson. Audrey is a culinary arts instructor at LBCC, a business owner, as well as a firefighter trainee. Join us as we discuss Audrey’s expertise in time management and pursuing multiple careers! 

 

Audrey’s episode will be the last episode of the summer, but we will be back with all-new episodes of Closing the Gap in September. While you’re waiting, feel free to binge our back catalog where we have 17 great episodes waiting to edutain you!

 

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Music by, Blood Red Sun

Closing the Gap - Marley Parker

Closing the Gap - Marley Parker

June 13, 2022

June brings a new episode of Closing the Gap. This month, we have West Albany High School’s Tori Thorp, Oregon’s 2022 Student Journalist of the Year, with us one last time before she heads off to college! Tori interviews Marley Parker, a science communicator who does photojournalism on science expeditions while traveling to the far reaches of the planet.

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Music by Blood Red Sun.

Closing the Gap - Alaina Percival

Closing the Gap - Alaina Percival

May 16, 2022

Join us for this special episode of Closing the Gap. This month on the show, we are speaking with Alaina Percival, co-founder, and CEO of Women Who Code. Alaina discusses the importance of diversifying in the tech industry, why women should pursue careers in tech, and what types of resources Women Who Code has to offer women looking to start a career in the tech industry.  This is an important discussion you will not want to miss!

 

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Music by: Blood Red Sun

Closing the Gap - Mindy Crandall

Closing the Gap - Mindy Crandall

April 18, 2022

Professor of Forest Management and Policy, Mindy Crandall, joins us on Closing the Gap today. 

Join us as we talk about her experience in school, where her career had led her to this point, and gain some insight into some of the challenges she has faced when it comes to pursuing education and careers in forestry. 

 

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music by: Blood Red Sun

Closing the Gap - Jennifer Wong-Ala

Closing the Gap - Jennifer Wong-Ala

March 21, 2022

In this episode of Closing the Gap, we talk to Oceanography Ph.D. student, Jennifer Wong-Ala.  Jennifer was born and raised in Hawai'i and moved to Oregon to pursue her master's degree and Ph.D., join us as we discuss what that cultural transition was like, and her experience pursuing an education at OSU. Jennifer also gives us some great book recommendations. 

 

Music:

Fish on Land 

Blood Red Sun

Closing the Gap - Robin Maxkii

Closing the Gap - Robin Maxkii

February 21, 2022

Advocate for access, education, representation of Indigenous Americans in tech, Robin Maxkii, joins us on Closing the Gap today. 

Join us as we talk about her experience in school, where her career had led her to this point, and gain some insight into some of the challenges Indigenous Americans face when it comes to pursuing education and careers in tech. 

 

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Theme song by Blood Red Sun

Closing the Gap - Dr. Lisa Avery

Closing the Gap - Dr. Lisa Avery

February 7, 2022

On this episode of Closing the Gap, we are joined by Dr. Lisa Avery the President of Linn-Benton Community College. Join us as we discuss why pursuing post-secondary education is important and the role community colleges play in the areas they serve. 

 

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Music by Blood Red Sun 

Closing the Gap - Ashley Merback

Closing the Gap - Ashley Merback

January 24, 2022

In this episode we learn whats it's like to run a makerspace.  Join us as we speak with Ashley Merback, Co-Owner of Highland Woodshop in Corvallis, Oregon. Along the way, we find a connection between learning self-sufficiency skills and the benefits it has on one's mental health. 

 

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Music by: Blood Red Sun 

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