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Cathy Barker

Family Nurse Practitioner, Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho in Ellensburg

How did I get here?

PRESENTED ON MAR 31, 2017
IN ELLENSBURG @ VOL 9

Planned Parenthood practitioner Cathy Baker shares her path, both genealogical and physical from the Midwest to the Northwest struggling as a single mom.

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Social Platform for single parents

BY YERSU KALABA: BECHOS
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 24, 2012

"Bechos" means "single and with children," but it's also a social meeting platform for single parents on the internet. In this presentation, Yersu Kalaba shows how it is being used to share ideas and problems that relate to being single with children, and how it is developing through its members. (in English)

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How Much Did Your Ultrasound Cost?

BY SAGAR SAWANT
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

How much did your medical procedure cost? How much should it have cost? Where is the kayak.com for doctors? In this presentation Sagar Sawant shows us just how much the cost for procedures can vary. A hip replacement surgery in Ada, Oklahoma will cost $5,300 while the same procedure in California will cost $223,000. Sagar hopes to help make people more knowledgable about their choices so that medical costs will go down and care quality will go up.

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Why and how did I become an illustrator?

BY GAVIN PRYKE
@ VOL 9 ON DEC 02, 2014

How did that sweet innocent young lad with soft blonde hair do such a horrific drawing of his own mother? and why? let me explain...
This caricature of Gavin Pryke's mother is where his love of drawing really started, he quickly learned the power of drawing a shy little boy could easily punish his own mother and make everyone laugh at the same time.  Nice.  He continued to do this throughout his adolescence painting his school teachers naked on the walls of my home town.

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I Have a Disability and I Don't Want to Get Rid of It

BY RAFAEL BONFIM
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 10, 2015

Rafael Bonfim has a disability and does not want to get rid of it. He wants to use it. (In Portuguese)

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And you may ask yourself, well...how did we get here

BY MARIA VYAS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 18, 2016

Maria Vyas set out to become a concert pianist...but life doesn't always turn out the way you expect. So, what do you do next? For Maria she turned to transportation planning. Salt Lake City is lucky to have such an energetic and passionate advocate for smart transportation planning and growth. Maria explains how thoughtful planning for all modes of transportaiton, walking, biking, driving, and mass transit contribute to the value of our built environment.

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How did I get here?

BY MARIE DIEBOLT
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2016

In How did I get here?, Outreach officer and language teacher at the University of Warwick, Marie Diebolt, traces her musical journey from France to England. Looking at research in neuroscience, sociology and Education, she explores how getting lost in music builds our memories, our inner emotional landscape and helps us grow roots and write our personal stories.

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A Veg Dine Reduction or How I tried to get a decent meal in Coventry

BY STELLA BACKHOUSE
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 07, 2017

Author of the Veg Diner Monologues, Stella Backhouse tells us how she tried to get a decent meal in Coventry in 'A Veg Dine Reduction'.

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5 things I learned as a mentor (and how to get started)

BY CHRISTINE CHARNOCK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 01, 2018

Christine Charnock will be sharing her experience as a mentor – and the challenges and surprises discovered along the way. There will also be tips on how to start mentoring and finding a mentee.

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How do green ants know their mom is home?

BY JESSIE EBIE
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Jessie Ebie is a PhD candidate from Arizona State University who is taking a break from the desert to study green ants here by the ocean.