[EVENT] Beyond Guilt Trips: Mindful Travel in an Unequal World

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October 21, 2021, 6:00 PM (Pacific Time) Virtual

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This event is co-sponsered by CHID, Comparative History of Ideas and the English Department of the University of Washington.

Dr. Taranath will be in conversation with author and activist Reagan Jackson.

Dr. Anu Taranath brings both passion and expertise to her work as a speaker, facilitator, author and educator. A University of Washington professor for the past 20 years, she teaches about race, gender, equity, and global literatures. As a DEI and racial equity consultant, she offers coaching, training, facilitation and other types of partnerships. Her book Beyond Guilt Trips: Mindful Travel in an Unequal World was selected a Winner of the Newsweek Future of Travel Awards in Storytelling, a Finalist for four book awards including the Washington State Book Award, and named Fodor’s Travel’s “13 Books to Inspire Your Travels” and Oprah Magazine’s “Best 26 Travel Books of All Times.” Dr. Anu and her book have been profiled in NewsweekYES!AFARBitchMindful and National Geographic magazines.

Reagan Jackson is a multi genre writer, activist, and international educator with an abiding love of justice, spirituality, and creating community. Reagan is passionate about providing young people with mentorship, leadership skills, and the opportunity to experience something new. To that end she has taken over two hundred youth abroad to Japan, Guatemala, and Mexico respectively and is the Program Director for Young Women Empowered. She is also the cofounder of Blackout Healing.