Sheri White, daughter of former UCC executive, featured on NPR's 'This I Believe'
Written by Staff Reports
March 2, 2009
Sheri White, daughter of former UCC Wider Church Ministries Executive Minister Olivia Masih White, was featured on NPR's "This I Believe" radio program Feb. 26.
White's essay, "Seeing Beyond Our Differences," speaks of her mother's background in genetics, her family's diversity and her own experience as a scientist, saying, "I believe there is more that unites us than divides us."
The audio and text extract are found at: <thisibelieve.org>
White is an assistant scientist in the Deep Submergence Lab at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She has engineering degrees from Purdue University as well as a Ph.D. in marine geophysics. White lives with her wife in East Falmouth, Mass.