Figuring it out
October 16, 2022 App Interview

Noel is a Full Sail student from Puerto Rico who moved to Florida two years ago and started paving his way into the industry, learning and experiencing new things every day; he shares his work path and how he got...

“[Better satellite monitoring] will improve our ability to bridge the gaps between the haves & have nots." interview with Ashutosh Limaye

Through his work with SERVIR, Ashutosh Limaye could be described as one of Earth’s watchdogs. The project scientist at the Marshall Space Flight Center’s job is to take NASA satellite data back down to the Earth and help people use...

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Juanita Dean and Tyler Colón

Tyler Colón (21) interviews his neighbor Juanita Dean (92) about her life in and memories of Harlem. She also talks about her family and her career path.

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Madeline Hehir and Nina Aledort

Colleagues Madeline Hehir (33) and Nina Aledort (55) discuss how they started working in anti-trafficking, share how the work has developed over time, and reflect on what changes they hope to see in the future.

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Mabel Murray, Jannette Dates, and Iantha Tucker

Sisters Mabel Lake Murray (86), Jannette "Jan" Lake Dates (84), and Iantha Lake Tucker (81) discuss their mother, what it was like growing up in segregation, and where their lives have taken them.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

For my Thanksgiving listen, I decided to interview my father. We mainly covered what his childhood, work-life, and family life was like.

"We need to figure out how to best manage the planet for all who live here." an interview with Anne Douglass

Nearing the end of her career, Anne Douglass, at NASA Godard Space Flight Center, has provided the scientific community with a better understanding of the ozone layer that protects us all from ultraviolet radiation. Anne describes the energy that it...

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Kevin Dasing and Luigi Villanueva

Kevin Dasing (62) talks with StoryCorps facilitator Luigi Villanueva (25) about his childhood, shares memories of his service in Germany, and describes some of the positions he held while in the military.

Hard Working, Learning at a Young Age, and from a Trade School

Learning about my mom and how she became an incredible hard worker, and historical events that I discussed with her. (This is my first interview which cut out due to a FaceTime call that I tried to Decline. Interview between...

“It's never been easier to make your own space.” An interview with David Shiffman

David Shiffman is a shark guy first, marine conservation biologist second. Sharks are in his Twitter handle, he’s writing a book about them, and he was wearing a shark shirt the day we interviewed him. We talked with David about...

“Persistence is absolutely critical for both science and NASA.” An Interview with Curt Niebur

Curt Niebur is the Lead Program Scientist for Planetary Flight Programs at NASA Headquarters, which means that he works on all the NASA robotic missions that don’t go to Mars- you know, a very small mom-and-pop operation. We talked to...

Natasha Marshall

Natasha Marshall: 2020-12-03 19:45:08 Natasha Marshall (18) talks with her aunt, Susan Greenwood (52) about her experience in college and how she ended up in a career she loves but never expected.

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Shauna Robertson and Richard Robertson

Shauna Roberston (28) interviews her father Richard "Rich" Robertson (65) about his life, starting by asking who he was at her age. RR talks about his career, family, children, and how COVID-19 has affected his retirement plans.

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Kurt Kaiser, Michele Kaiser, and Bruce Kaiser

Michele "Mike" Kaiser (71) and Bruce Kaiser (72) speak with their son Kurt Kaiser (34) about their marriage, childhoods, career paths, and parenthood in anticipation of Kurt's wedding.

Ashley Hoffman

Ashley Hoffman joined Georgia Library Association (GLA) in 2012 while working as a paraprofessional at Kennesaw State University. GLA connected Ashley with people and service opportunities that enhanced her career. "Take a chance and go to a function sponsored by...

"Science is very rarely an individual effort. It takes multiple people to get anything done." An Interview with Noah Petro

Noah Petro is a research scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center- which doesn’t seem like much, but it includes being the lab chief of the Planetary Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry Lab at Goddard and being the project scientist...

"With satellite data, you can help people understand how the disaster happen in their backyard." an interview with Dalia Kirschbaum

In research, Dalia Kirschbaum literally seeks landslide victories, though in her case this entails finding disasters. The research scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center uses satellite monitoring to get clear predictions about actual landslides through satellite information. “My work...

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Estanislado Martinez and Victoria Rademacher

Father and daughter Estanislado Martinez (75) and Victoria Rademacher (47) share a conversation surrounding Estanislado's memories of growing up, his career path, and their family.

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Elma Nieto-Rodriguez and Jim Jimenez

Colleagues Elma Nieto-Rodriguez [no age given] and Jim Jimenez [no age given] discuss their paths to becoming librarians. The two have been colleagues for nearly 20 years and reflect on the future of libraries.

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Randall Aragon and Luigi Villanueva

Randall Aragon (74) talks with StoryCorps facilitator Luigi Villanueva (25) about his childhood, his experiences in the military, and his career after the military in law enforcement around the country.

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Russell LeDay and Shira Smillie

New friends Russell LeDay (63) and Shira Smillie (26) share a conversation about Russell's life path, his work with San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside, and his hopes for effecting positive change.

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Molly Simonetti and Jean Zelt

Jean Zelt (59) and her coworker Molly Simonetti (40) share reflections about their experience as teachers in California. The talk about their favorite parts of the job, the moments when they've felt proudest of themselves, and about what makes them...