Lauren Tanabe

Lauren Tanabe is a writer living and working in Detroit. She has a PhD in Pharmacology & Molecular Signaling from Columbia University and writes about the intersection of motherhood, identity, and mental health. You can find her at or on Twitter @lauren_tanabe .

Lauren’s essay “Motherhood can be isolating. My anxiety made it worse.” was first published in The Washington Post. Episode 15 will air on August 15, 2022