Interview series: Ep 1-Chat With A Geographer (Part 2-2)

You are listening to part two of our first episode -- Chat with a Geographer. In this interview series with Dr. Romila Verma -- a geographer teaching at University of Toronto - we will be discussing career opprtunities and some of the environmental education modules that are being developed for the workshops in Water Speaks. 

And if you are the curious kind, check out the questions addressed in this podcast in the transcript below! Happy listening, all!

1. What are the broad categories in the field of geography and what are some career paths for an aspiring geographer?
2. What are some home projects that can be initiated with children interested in the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)disciplines?
3. How does one nurture their child's interest, if they are interested in geography or a non-traditional field that is often considered not career-oriented? 

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Interview series: Ep 1-Chat With A Geographer (Part 1-2)

In this first of two-part episode" Chat with a geographer", Dr. Romila Verma, an environmental geographer teaching at University of Toronto talks about her educational background and  experiences working with water systems in different landscapes around the World. She elaborates on how the power of networking played a major role in her many ventures, such as the Trans Africa Pipeline project. Her message is powerful - Get out of your comfort zone,, talk about your passion and go after your opportunity.

Some of the questions that have been addressed in this segment for

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Interview Series: Ep 1- Chat with a geographer (Trailer)

Dr. Romila Verma is an innovative teacher, researcher, speaker and author, and a leading voice on global water issues. She lectures on water management and environmental science in the
School of the Environment and Department of Geography at the University of Toronto. Dr. Verma received her PhD degree in Environmental Geography from Delhi School of Economics. Her research interests have fostered both the physical and social science perspectives. She firmly believes that today’s youth will benefit from this multidisciplinary thinking to understand and solve complex problems of the world.

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