Student Alessandra Woo with Rachel Skerritt, the first person of color head of school, at the oldest school in the country, Boston Latin.

13 year old Alessandra Woo interviews the first black Head of School at Boston Latin School, the oldest school in the country. They talk about navigating our fraught racial climate at a school with 2500 students and how the school...

Xuanning Fu and Shantay Davies-Balch

One Small Step conversation partners Xuanning Fu (69) and Shantay Davies-Balch (42) talk about the importance of social capital in social mobility, interracial relationships, and the role of the DRIVE initiative in increasing equity in Fresno.

Lionel Baldwin and Douglas Yeager

Douglas M. Yeager (78) and colleague Lionel V. Baldwin (79) discuss Baldwin's founding, development, and operation of National Technological University (NTU), a graduate engineering school delivering credit and non-credit programs via satellite.

Liduvina Rivera and Jose Aguinaga

Liduvina Rivera (83) speaks with her son, Jose Aguinaga (45) about her happy childhood, her leadership in local organizations, and her faith.

Richard Moore and Ronald Martin

One Small Step partners Richard Moore (61) and Ronald Martin (73) share a conversation about atheism, faith, the role of faith in politics, and the separation of church and state.

"Appalachia is where I'm from and part of who I am."

Elise Acuff, a student at Pellissippi State interviews her "Mamaw," Cynthia Moore about her life in Appalachia and beyond. In their interview, they discuss stigma, the "feel" of Appalachia, its significance throughout Cynthia's life, and why it brings her home.

JoAnne Mowczko and William Mowczko

JoAnne Mowczko (73) is interviewed by her husband William "Bill" Mowczko (76) about her upbringing, her educational and career journey and her future goals.

Andrew Rupprecht and Jeanne Vecchione

One Small Step partners Andrew Rupprecht (55) and Jeanne Vecchione (69) discuss education, the COVID-19 vaccine, and political values.

Cassandria Hansbrough, Russell Baxter, and Barbara White

Siblings Cassandria Hansbrough (65), Russell Baxter (72), and Barbara White (63) discuss their upbringing and the abundance in which they lived with their family, never lacking, and unaware of what they didn’t have.

The Great Listen With My Mom
November 28, 2017 App Interview

In this interview that took place in Fresh Meadows, New York, me and Winnie Lai, who is my mother, talk about her experiences and how it has shaped her overall. We discussed about how she changed her path from an...

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.

Maritza Cha and Blanca Herdgwithini

Maritza Cha (37) y su mama Blanca Herdgwithini (65) hablan de la conexión bien fuerte que han hecho como madre y hija, a pesar de años muy duros que han pasado mientras tanto Blanca tuvo tres trabajos para hacer que...

A Testament to the Benefits of Struggle: A Discussion with the Memons

My parents, Neha Memon and Samir Memon (46) discuss how their struggles in moving to a new country shaped their spirituality, work ethic, and their choices as parents. We discuss how adaptability has sculpted their present lives, and how malleable...

Nash and her sister Onyx discuss her childhood and adolescence as first generation Bengali-Americans.

Nash Alamgir (16) and Onyx Alamgir (21) and discuss her childhood and adolescence. She touches on subjects of mental health and how it was negatively affected with the American education system. Through classic stories of her teenage years, Onyx discusses...

Erik Bitterbaum talks about his life with SUNY Cortland students

Erik Bitterbaum begins by recalling his life traveling the world. He describes his upbringing, education, and professional career, all the way up through becoming the university president at SUNY Cortland. He talks about how he remembers people so well, and...

Shalako Powers and Chaitna Sinha

One Small Step conversation partners Chaitna Sinha (44) and Shalako Powers (44), talk about their family histories, the paradoxes and hypocrisies of political beliefs and about the pressures and concerns of raising daughters in these times.

Robert Roper III and Diane Montgomery-Logan

One Small Step conversation partners Robert "Rob" Roper (53) and Diane Montgomery-Logan (74) hold different political perspectives, but share a mutual love of painting with oils. The two talk about good vs. evil, school choice, race issues, wealth, poverty and...

Ben Allen and Sara Andrew

[Recorded: Friday, July 29, 2022] Ben (35) and Sara (66) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ben's family has lived in Charlottesville for generations, and he shares what it was like growing up here and facing the...

Charles Eby and Lucy [No Name Given]

One Small Step conversation partners Charles "Charlie" Eby (77) and Lucy [No Name Given] [no age given] connect on a shared love of traveling all over the world to places like Israel, helping people in their communities, and being lifelong...