Running for Mental Health and Tips for Building an Inclusive Community with Fernanda Perdomo-Arciniegas
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#71 - When we said that we wanted to celebrate Latin Heritage Month - Bertrand's face immediately lit up. - I've got the perfect person - B said.
We really couldn't do any better than Fernanda Perdomo-Arciniegas, the head of diversity, inclusion, and equality at San Jose State University. At we're so lucky to book this busy community leader - still recovering from her bout with walking pneumonia.
Wow - this passionate runner also got her start later in life, after the passing of her mother in Colombia. We talk about the benefits of exercise for your mental health. The importance of community - not only for motivation, and the social aspects - but also for safety. And some coaching tips from the ultramarathoner and coach for San Jose Fit.
We also talk about the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equality in all of our communities - and the local event that Fernanda is putting on in San Jose. All of the show notes can be found online at racemob.com/podcast - including links to her event. You won't want to miss this fun conversation.