Frenda Rodgers, Mercedes Pickett, and Charles Pickett

Siblings Mercedes Pickett (29) and Charles Pickett (25) interview their mentor and colleague Frenda Rodgers (42) about her journey as a community educator and mentor for Chicago's youth. Frenda also shares her experience at Chicago Public Schools, and her inspirations...

Brandy Harris and Julie Leeth

Brandy Harris (35) and her mentor, Julie Leeth (69), look back on their early memories of one another, discuss their shared passion for supporting young people in public education, and appreciate the roles they have played in one another’s lives.

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.

Adel Masunda and Anibiko Koosa

[Recorded Monday, July 17, 2023] Adel (25) and Anibiko (30) have a One Small Step Conversation in Charlottesville. Adel is from Zimbabwe with a background on Forensic Auditing and Accounting and enjoys empowering youth to engaging in politics. Anibiko is...

Joey Gutierrez and Kiana Yamada

Coworkers Joey Gutierrez (35) and Kiana Yamada (28) share a conversation about their work with the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce and their ties to New Mexico.

Laura Bozeman and James "Mike" Bozeman

Spouses Laura Bozeman (53) and James "Mike" Bozeman (62) discuss Mike's long and storied career with the United States military.

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.

Larry Saddler and Tsanonda Edwards

Tsanonda Edwards (40) talks with his friend Larry Saddler (40) about his early life and the mentors and relationships that have nurtured his sense of purpose, connection, and wellness. They share about their work together in mentoring youth, and dispelling...

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.

Patricia Rosado and Nathan Pinsley

Nathan "Nate" Pinsley (36) interviews his friend Patricia "Patty" Rosado (66) about her time on Fire Island during the AIDS epidemic.

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.

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...

“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.

Nickson Frederick and Ameria Alleyne

Ameria Alleyne (36) asks colleague Nickson Frederick (19) about his childhood, perspective on his present and future and how he defines and connects with his community. Ameria also asks Nickson about his involvement in Culture for One and Good Shepherd...

Kayla C. and Judy B.

Kayla is a college student and Judy is 79 years old. They first became friends when Kayla's class on bridging the gap between generations brought them together as communication partners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, they have developed a...

Rosalba Zaremba and Vilma Sierra

Rosalba "Rosa" Zaremba (29) and her colleague Vilma Sierra [no age given] discuss their organization Mexican Alliance of New Jersey and the importance of supporting underserved students.

George Quinlan and Jose Ortez

Friends George Quinlan (59) and Jose Ortez (40) discuss Jose’s early childhood, his academic trajectory, and George's role as Jose’s basketball coach at Guillen Middle school in El Paso, Texas.

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...