“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...

“We know that diverse perspectives bring science innovation.” An interview with Chris Atchison

Chris Atchison didn’t set out to create a project tailored for students with physical and sensory disabilities but ending up doing so anyway. He talks here about working on a virtual reality project and, when trying to find students who...

“How is it that we collect stories [and] create spaces for those stories to be told?” An interview with Michele Koppes and Heidi Roop

Michele Koppes and Heidi Roop met “on an incredible landscape on the edge of the Greenland ice sheet about two years ago.” The conversation that followed made both of them think more closely about the value of science communication and...

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Patrick McCoy and Kelvin Page

Colleagues Patrick McCoy (41) and Kelvin Page (57) discuss the National Association of Negro Musicians’ (NANM) Washington D.C. chapter started by Patrick, representation and diversity in classical music, and those who have influenced their connection to and experience with music.

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...

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...

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.

Diversity in Comics

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

“It’s one of those countries everyone forgets about,” says every American to ever exist.

Long, long ago before there were iPhones, there was cassette tapes, Madonna and neon leggings. Welcome to the ’80s! On November 25 of 2018, 15-year old Lena Rohan interviews her mother, Mirela Lisicar-Rohan on what it was like being an...

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.

Race Riots Interview

I interview my Uncle Dan on the race riots and racial tensions of the latter 60s and how much that has changed in Detroit today.

Rosa Fragoso

In this interview in November 22, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Maya Fragoso (17) interviews her aunt Rosa Fragoso Ramirez (56) about her childhood, her moving to Chicago, Illinois from Durango, Mexico in 1961. How it was difficult to except her...

The Power of Love

This a story about a Jewish man and Muslim who managed to overcome their religious and cultural differences to have a successful marriage.

Bringing diversity through education

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

"Literally co-wrote the book on climate modeling" interview with Warren Washington by Rajul Pandya

Warren Washington, a pioneer of climate modeling, shares his story with Rajul Pandya about his career in the atmospheric sciences. Discussing a lifetime pushing for the growth of diversity in the sciences and a better understanding of the climate. Going...

“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...