Thanksgiving Interview with my Kenyan Mama

Interviewing my mom over Thanksgiving holiday on the importance of literacy, education, and languages as a bridge to cultures.

Talk with my aunt Nyawira (part 2)

We talked about life in Kenya. Her struggles, her accomplishments, and her surrounding obstacles.

Victoria Turtiainen and her grandmother, Arja Turtiainen, talking about how she grew up and lived in three different countries.

This interview took place on December 2, 2018, in Fairfax Virginia in Arja Turtiainen’s home. Victoria and Arja Turtiainen discuss how Arja grew up and her different experiences in life. Arja Turtiainen was born in Finland, then moved to Kenya,...

"I grew up in a place where I was the first to go to college – not just in my family, but in the village." An interview with Charles Gatebe.

Dr. Charles Gatebe's research focus is on clouds aerosols, ecosystem structure and function, albedo, and feedbacks to climate. In this interview, we chat about his science journey pursuing science, starting with his interest in studying Kenya’s air pollution, and how...

“It was NOLS that was a turning point”
October 11, 2018 App Interview

Peter Roy talks being prepared for a life in business by his NOLS wilderness course. Years later he was able to send his daughter to a NOLS semester in Kenya, and this was an important turning point for his whole...

Immigration Interview

Talked about what the immigration process from Kenya to America was like. And some of the experiences

Feeling At Home In America

Dr. Ahluwalia talks about coming to America as a college student, and how she became an American.

The Entire Sky on Mount Kenya
October 11, 2018 App Interview

In 1980 Eric Hosek led a group up Mount Kenya. While climbing in the darkness before dawn the expedition could see the sky of both hemispheres. For Eric it was an "ah-ha" moment.

Loice – Kenya, immigration, drinking stories

My coworker’s stories about growing up in Kenya, coming to America, and the difference in alcohol use perceptions.

Jane Newman Thanksgiving 2018

The life and career of Jane Newman, the founder of the discipline of account planning in America and founding partner in ad agency, Merkley Newman Herty in NYC. Jane also founded the Thorntree Project in Kenya which successfully educates Nomadic...