Bringing diversity through education

Talking with Megumi Wedig about her experience as the coordinator for the Sister Cities program.

Diversity in Comics

How Marvel has been taking initiative to add diversity into it’s comics.

Digital Storytelling Interview

Interviewing Miqdaad Buriwhala about his youth development experiences.

Voices of Vision: Voucher Holder Seeking Opportunities Moves Speak

Jasmonae talks about growing up in Plano as a child and the positive impact of living in a diverse community had on her after her mother moved her family from Dallas with her voucher.

Family Conversations

This interview we mostly talked about where she grew up in and how that affected who she is today. Connecting to how her family raised her with all the traditions that they had.

Isa Haltam and father Hassan Haltam discuss being from three different cultures and how it has changed life in the US

In this interview, conducted on December 8th, 2019 in Plano, Texas, Isa Haltam interviews his father about his life, religion career, and family, and how they’ve affected his life in the United States. They begin talking about Hassan’s life, and...

Upbringings in China, Japanese Culture, and 9/11: Stories from My Dad, Zijiang Yang

My dad and I discuss his childhood experiences of family life and academics in China, and how they differed from mine in America. We reflect on his career pursuits as a police officer, tour guide, and sushi chef due to...

Ikumi Crocoll, Reference Librarian – Interview

This is a discussion of reference librarian Ikumi Crocoll’s experiences and opinions surrounding diversity as an early-career special collections librarian.

“We've never had a [unified ocean] policy until the Obama administration; it was quite satisfying work .” An interview with Frank Schwing

Frank Schwing oversees the science information division at NOAA and is particularly proud of his transition from doing science to becoming a manager of science. He says, “Working for a federal agency, one of the demands is to make [the...

Mother and Daughter at American Geophysical Union

We talk about going to the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting together and how science is changing.

iGen (Santa Clara High School, Class of 2018)

The three of us (Gian Taparan, Harleen Gill, Shantyl Basilio) talked about what life is like for high school seniors. We talk about concerns, trends, and traditions that we have at Santa Clara High.

“Our Names Are Who We Are”

This is a story about a woman who has certainly taught in some unconventional ways. In this interview high school senior, Billy Pitt, sits down with his teacher, Nancy Voggesser, who tells us about her journey to becoming a teacher...

how a boyband shaped our career paths.

we discuss how growing up with social media and loving One Direction led us to our desired career paths and what it means to be a fan in the internet age.

CONNIE VERA SHARES HER PERSPECTIVE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF EQUITY AND INCLUSION IN WALDORF EDUCATION AS BOTH AN ALUMNA AND ADMIN STAFF.

Connie Vera is a Waldorf alumna of Highland Hall and grew up in Southern California. She has a degree in Journalism and Public Relations and a Minor in Sociology. For more than 14 years, Connie worked with various PR agencies...