June 28, 2022

Tamara Taggart: Award-Winning Broadcaster, Advocate, & Mother

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Award-winning Canadian broadcaster Tamara Taggart joins the show! Former co-anchor of the evening news in Vancouver, Tamara has been a fixture in Canadian media for over 20 years. Like so many women, Tamara wears many hats; she's an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities, a mother, a cancer survivor, and recipient of the Order of BC. We cover so much ground, including the wild west that is working in the media (with some eye-opening inside baseball tea!),  her advocacy work, being okay with not being okay, and how to rebuild when you’ve unexpectedly found yourself in your second, or third, act.
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Helpful references and links  / pop culture homework:
Tedx Talk: Two Conversations that Have Changed My Life (Tamara Taggart)
Down Syndrome BC
Follow Tamara on Instagram and Twitter
Listen to Telus Talks with Tamara Taggart