Spreading the Joy: Demiesha Dennis

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Demiesha Dennis is an angler, mom, and community leader who is passionate about spreading the joy she’s found outdoors. Her reflections on time spent outside as an immigrant and Woman of Color provide many insights into industry gaps, misconceptions of people in the outdoors, and the privilege of recreating through hiking and fly fishing. In this episode, we hear about how Demiesha started flyfishing, what she’s teaching her daughter, what it means to her to be a woman on the water, changing the narrative through Brown Girl Outdoor World, and more!

This is the second of six episodes hosted by Gabaccia Moreno this year as part of our She Explores host residency program.

Featured in this episode: Demiesha Dennis

Hosted & Produced by Gabaccia Moreno

Editing & Additional Production Support by Gale Straub

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