"Coming Soon to a Superhero Movie Near You." an interview with Lindy Elkins-Tanton and Evgenya Shkolnik

How rare is it for women to be lead investigators on robotic space missions? This conversation featured two of the very first women to hold that distinction. So, of course, they’re close friends. The lead investigator role requires bringing a...

My grandfathers interview

My grandfathers journey to getting to the United States, and the things he’s accomplished along the way

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.

Boris Mirkin’s Interview

Boris talks about his life in the Soviet Union and his experiences with the people aroun him. Boris contrasts his life in America to his life in Russia and why he believes the world is changing for the better.

Emmanuel Adebanjo and his dad Isaac Adebanjo talk about the process of Immigration and Change

In this interview, conducted in June 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Emmanuel Adebanjo (18) interviews his father Isaac Adebanjo (59) about his journey and lessons learned from Nigeria to America. My dad shares his stories about his childhood, inspirations and...

Grandma (Roberts) Smithson

This is an interview with my grandma. She relays memories from her childhood and discusses the hardships of growing up after her father died. She also talks about how these experiences made her who she is today and that she...

“Follow Your Heart”

The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a seasonal event offered by StoryCorps in order to create an oral history of those within the United States. People from various ages and backgrounds have an opportunity to interview those who have affected their...

“Live life, enjoy to the fullest. Don’t look back just go forward”

Rachel Hayimov interviews her mother Margarita Kholdarova. She learns about her moms childhood and the changes that came about in her life. It was a chance for Rachel to get to know her mom more and about her past. She...

A Woman’s Reflection on life growing up in Mexico and the hard-to-reach opportunities found there

This interview, was conducted on November 26th, 2017. Lucila Suarez (my mother) answers my questions regarding her home, siblings, parents, town, school, etc. Additionally, I ask questions about the opportunities that she had as a young ambitious teen and how...

The Great Listen

This interview is about how life was like for my older brother who grew up in Bangladesh. I thought it would be interesting to find out how his childhood was like seeing how it is much different from the childhood...