PODCAST EPISODE

Exploring the role of food in socialization and our criminal justice system: A Conversation with Kelli Grant, health and wellness coach, and doctoral student studying incarcerated women and the sociological impacts of food

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Feb 22 2022 • 41 mins


My guest this week is Kelli Grant, owner and CEO at Grant Consulting and Coaching.  Kelli shares her fascinating story and how she has combined her background in public service, training, health & wellness coaching, and criminal justice, in helping others embrace healthy lifestyles and choices. She discusses her current journey in her doctoral program as she works on her dissertation in the field of sociology.  Her passion is around combining her coaching experiences with her interest in qualitative research and bringing this skill set to the intersection of food and women who are serving time in a residential facility.  Her passion around studying food and the criminal justice system is inspiring and has the potential to transform lives and our society.  Understanding the role food plays in our socialization process is important for creating healthy communities and has the potential to transform lives.  Kelli’s doctoral journey is fascinating and inspiring!