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Katrina Stovold
Works at Sudden OnSet
Attended University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
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Occupation
Researcher at Sudden OnSet
Skills
research, writing, blogging, social media, travel, photography, digital photo editing
Employment
  • Sudden OnSet
    Researcher, 2015 - present
    Researcher in diversity, inclusion, and equality in the entertainment industry.
  • TourAbsurd!
    Author, 2010 - present
    Website owner and author. I get to travel and take photos in between geeking out on the computer. Woohoo! http://www.tourabsurd.com
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Former VFX technician, prior Marine, feminist, geek.
Introduction
Former VFX technician, prior Marine, feminist, geek. Current MA student at UCC. Sometimes travel blogger @tourabsurd. Academic tweets @questionsandtea. LinkedIn: http://t.co/7LkoSo9cm7

I'm a dual US/UK citizen who grew up entirely American (although I do like tea). Lived in Italy for 3 years, now living in Ireland. I wrote a travel / photo / humor blog for about 4 years before heading back to school to pursue postgraduate work. 


Shenanigans: life's more fun when you're up to something. 
~ Unknown clever person

Travel industry people, please add my page instead of my profile: 
http://gplus.to/tourabsurd


Travel photography samples:
bit.ly/SkrlHX
Bragging rights
Trained horses, worked in visual effects, earned the title Marine, moved to Europe, camped on Mt. Etna, went on safari in Tanzania
Education
  • University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
    Digital Arts and Humanities, 2014 - 2015
    Master of Arts

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Love this judge, love the author, too.

#feminism   #equality   #women  
Judge under fire for using the C-word in court in response to swearing defendant
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Buy these games today. Many to choose from. Support #accessibility  and #gaming  for all.

#diversity   #disability   #inclusion   #inclusivity  
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The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it's a "conversational third rail." But, she says, that's exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society.
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So many lovely #summer  flowers out at the moment!
 
The "bee orchid" (Ophrys apifera) grows wild on The Burren in Co. Clare #Ireland . Just lovely! #wildflowers  
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Between all the performances, the BET Awards also found time to fit in one of the most remarkable acceptance speeches since Sacheen Littlefeather. Acto ...
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When a person in power says "do it", it gets done.
When a person in power says “do it”, it gets done.
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I love funny cow stories. Add yodeling to the mix and, well, you have a winner! ;)

#travel   #austria  by +LiveShareTravel 
I travel widely. Every year I spend months in many wonderful countries. So why do I hold Innsbruck, Austria, so deeply in my heart?
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Yesterday in Leicester (Leicesterday?).
 
Meanwhile, on the paternoster...

#engineering   #history   #uk  

https://www.instagram.com/p/BH2TfXyD2Wq/
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Nothing beats Ireland in the summer.
 
Ireland is gorgeous in the summer!

#travel   #ireland   #summertime  
Every once in a while, Ireland has a summer. You'd think it would be a rather regular occurrence, but I assure you it is not.
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Shameful actions by +Air Transat, discriminating against a #transgender woman who had the legal right to fly AND had all the paperwork. I hope you are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

#travel   #discrimination   #lgbtq   #gender   #genderequality  
Air Transat denied trans woman Ari Bianca passage on flight to Canada, despite having the requisite documents to prove her passport’s validity Ari Bianca, a trans woman who previously lived in Dublin, was travelling to Canada with the airline Air Transat. However, despite having two passports, notarised legal document to indicate their authenticity and...
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"To believe that [images of a white Jesus] doesn't have an effect is to believe that advertising doesn't have an effect. It's to believe that companies that spend billions of dollars don't actually sell you stuff based on the images they use, which is nonsense."

#racism   #equality   #equity   #blacklivesmatter   #advertising   #religion  
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