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Patricia Taub Biography

Journalist, Author, Therapist and Women's Issues Advocate


Patricia Taub Biography

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Pat Taub
Updated November 01, 2011
Patricia Taub is a family therapist, journalist, author, and former NPR host. In her eight years with the Syracuse, NY Herald Journal, she wrote feature stories and the bi-weekly advice column "Coping."

As creator and host of the award-winning radio show Women's Voices broadcast on NPR affiliate station WAER, Taub has interviewed Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Ruth Reichl. The women's issues radio show went on to earn two Clarion awards for women's issues programming from Women in Communications.

Taub attended the UN Women's Conference in Beijing in 1995. In 2001 she received an award from the Syracuse chapter of the National Organization for Women for her work as a community activist on behalf of women. Taub is also a former board member of Greenfire, a women's retreat center in Maine, where she designed and conducted workshops called "Discovering Our Mother's Stories."

Taub is the author of the mother-daughter memoir The Mother of My Invention. Currently she lives in Portland, Maine.

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