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...

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...

"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...

"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...

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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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.

“[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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Dennis Martin and Brenda Ford

StoryCorps facilitator Brenda Ford (49) interviews Dennis "Sam" Martin [no age given] about his experience as a combat photographer in the military.

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Victoria Hamilton and Paul Hobson

Paul Hobson (70) talks with his wife Victoria Hamilton (68) about his early life as an artist working for Bauhaus master Herbert Bayer, how those experiences informed his later work as a designer, and how meeting his wife changed his...

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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.

"I love the fact that we're serving the public." An interview with Dana Bolles.

Dana Bolles works for the Science Engagement and Partnerships Division at NASA Headquarters. She was first hired as a Payload Safety Engineer with the Kennedy Space Center and since then, has worked at four NASA centers in mission support roles...

How to Search Latest Government Jobs in India

In search of Government Jobs after completing Education? Don’t know how to get prepare for Competitive Exams? Thinking how to get updates of all the latest Government Jobs notifications? Don’t worry, you are at the destination for all questions related...

Rosemary Closson and Frances Landrum: If it were not for the Baha'i Faith we never would have known each other.

Rosemary Closson: 2020-07-30 15:17:43 Rosemary Closson (74) and Frances Landrum (76) friends for 36 years talk about Frances' journey from high school drop-out to talented ESOL teacher. Both realized that given their stations in life they wouldn't have known one...

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Alvin Busby and Brenda Purcell

Alvin Busby (69) sits down with his former academic advisor and friend Brenda Purcell (60) talk about his experience in the Navy and how he went back to school after being inspired by the kids on his school bus route.

"When something changes your understanding, that's why you go into this field." an interview with Brian Day

Brian Day, of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Virtual Institute, leads a group of scientists in visualization and analysis of spacecraft data. Brian was taught that there’s no water on the moon, there’s no atmosphere on the moon, and the moon...

“Apollo 11….That's when I said, I don't have to be a businessman, I don't have to go into the military." an interview with Michael Meyer

Michael Meyer, NASA's Chief Scientist for the Mars Exploration Program, talks about his life and work in science. As a teenager working as a deckhand on a treasure diving boat in Florida, he was hired to replace some fired divers...

"Celestial events are always a winner.” an interview with Kristen Erickson

Kristen Erickson, Director of science engagements and partnership, recently helmed NASA’s efforts to involve over 154 million adult Americans with direct participation with the 2017 total eclipse – the largest engagement effort in NASA history. But in her more than...

"You need to get into the storm, install it close enough to the lightning, and then run back to the car." an interview with Tim Lang

Putting up tall PVC pipes with pointy sensors to measure electrical fields in an approaching lightning storm may seem reckless, but it’s all part of the job for Timothy Lang. The NASA research scientist spends a lot of time in...

"I am satisfied by simply being able to help out in whatever way I can." an interview with Claire Parkinson

Dr. Claire Parkinson, senior scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center since 1978, discusses using satellite data to monitor sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic and serving as project scientist for the NASA satellite Aqua, which makes measurements of...

"I got a little periodic table wallet card. So, I really am a card-carrying chemist." an interview with Jack Kaye

Jack Kaye, associate director for research at NASA's Earth Science Division, discuss his origins as a chemist and earth scientist, and how he was recruited to Goddard to be a chemist among meteorologists. "My boss would advertise me as his...

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Debra Brathwaite and Tracey Mallory

Tracey Mallory (48) and her friend and mentor Debra Brathwaite (69) talk about their careers in education, compare their career paths, and share memories of when they first met.

Sarah Samdani and Gulam Samdani: Career and Parenting Advice

Sarah Samdani talks with her father, Gulam Samdani, about how he chose his career and parenting advice. From working in a small store with his father to being a "Consultant's Consultant" at McKinsey, Gulam Samdani explained the lessons he's learned...

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Robert Jahnke and Brenda Ford

StoryCorps facilitator Brenda Ford (49) interviews Robert Jahnke (60) about his experiences in the military, starting a business, and what he's learned attending Tony Robbins' seminars.

"We as humans have just this innate desire to explore." an interview with Elizabeth Rampe

Elizabeth Rampe, a mineralogist, studying Mars at the NASA Johnson Space Center, shares about her life and work. She focuses on minerals on the surface of Mars which formed from water-rock interactions, which have the potential to show billions of...