This week Cheryl is joined by Tara Westover to discuss her memoir, Educated – a powerful retelling of a woman’s discovery of education, its transformative power, and the price she had to pay for it. Together they discuss what Tara’s life was like growing up in a survivalist family, and her remarkable journey of self-transformation.
Podcast guest: Tara Westover
Tara Westover was born in rural Idaho. She studied history at Brigham Young University and upon graduation was awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. She received an MPhil in intellectual history from Trinity College, Cambridge in 2009, and a PhD in the same subject in 2014.