Andrew Burdick interviews Dave West #4 (20200808) Young Adulthood – Mentors, Growth, and Early Jobs

Andrew Burdick and Dave West in their fourth Storycorps Connect interview. We start by talking about influential teachers and what they meant in Dave's life. Then we continue to cover Dave's various apprentice roles as well as what he studied...

Havah Blais and Barbara Hawley

Havah Blais talks with Barbara Hawley, her elementary teacher, about her childhood, life partner, and teaching career. Ms. Hawley was born and raised in Vermont and was a third and fourth grade teacher for 44 years at an elementary school...

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Joan Lenes and LouAnn Beninati

Friends and colleagues Joan Lenes (65) and LouAnn Beninati (61) talk about the creation of the Robin's Nest Children's Center and how it's impacted their lives, and their community in Burlington.

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Michael Johansson and Ken Yon Greer Sr.

Michael Johansson (71) interviews his friend Ken Yon Greer Sr. (36) about his experience growing up in the Mississippi Delta and the road that led him to college, and eventually, to becoming president of the historically black fraternity, Phi Beta...

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Erin Pettit and Joanna Young

Joanna Young (33) and Dr. Erin Pettit (48) talked about their career choices as scientists who focus on outreach / education / research, and the role of leadership in glacier science in Alaska. They discuss the Girls on Ice program...

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Quyen Tran and Bob Casanta

Bob Casanta (72) interviews his friend and colleague, Quyen Tran (43), about her experience relocating to New Jersey with her family as Vietnamese refugees. They also discuss the way that sports and drag performance led Quyen Tran to herself as...

Women of the Elevator Industry: Julie Furrer and Beverly Dayman

In celebration of International Women's Day, Schindler Elevator Corporation interviewed female employees that paved the way for women in the industry. In this conversation, Julie Furrer and Beverly Dayman discuss how mentorship has played a role throughout their careers.

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Nizar Tannir and Pavlos Msaouel

Pavlos Msaouel (37) interviews his mentor, Nizar Tannir (65), about their work with rare cancers and what inspires their work.

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Salim Weldon and Ahmed Flex Omar

Salim Weldon (36) is interviewed by his friend and colleague Ahmed "Flex" Omar (38) about his childhood, finding a community at his local barbershop, his love for sports, and his philosophy as an entrepreneur and owner of Whimsicle Pops.

BoiseSpeaks: "The ability to see a different way is life-changing."

Emily Johnson shares stories from Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Boise about the impact of friendship, mentorship, support, and one person's presence can have on another's life.

Advice from a Mentor to a Mentee

Dr. Victor Carmona gives his mentee, Caleb Scheys, advice about life and the future using stories from his childhood and past career experiences.

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Taylor Gofstein and Martin Miller

Martin Miller (no age given) interviews his mentee and friend Taylor Gofstein (24) about the Women in Science Leadership Workshop, cultural sensitivity in Alaska, field work, and mentorship.

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Brett Cook and Desmond O'shea

Friends Brett Cook (52) and Desmond O’Shea (18) talk about the Black (W)hole project, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how coronavirus has impacted their creativity and community.

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Amy Cilimburg and Caroline Lauer

Friends and colleagues Amy Cilimburg (56) and Caroline Lauer (28) talk about their intergenerational friendship, passion for working on climate change, the organization in Missoula where they met, Climate Smart Missoula, and the importance of pushing oneself to be uncomfortable.

Women of the Elevator Industry: Linda Lewis and Sula Moudakis

In celebration of International Women's Day, Schindler Elevator Corporation interviewed female employees that paved the way for women in the industry. in this conversation, Linda Lewis and Sula Moudakis reflect on how strong relationships have enabled their success.

“I sort of took a leap of faith and was lucky enough to also have somebody that wanted to mentor me.” An interview with Rachel Hampton

Rachel Hampton ended up in the geosciences because she couldn’t find the art history class she was looking for. From asking a TA if she could join him on fieldwork to doing her senior thesis on volcanoes without a professor...

In conversation with Bay Butler, May 7, 2016

Story Corp conversation with Bay Butler, about six months before his death from a progressive heart condition. Bay was a dear mentor, guardian angel and friend. In this discussion, he talks about his life, his values, and our relationship.

Women of the Elevator Industry: Andrea Hanna and Marsha Williams

In celebration of International Women's Day, Schindler Elevator Corporation interviewed female employees that paved the way for women in the industry. in this conversation, Andrea Hanna and Marsha Williams reflect on meaningful moments throughout their careers.

“Don’t freak out about things you can’t control!” – An interview between an exchange student and her mentor

“You might don’t want to go back to your younger self because bad experiences also built your character.” - A talk about the past life of my mentor and important life lessons.