Title: Consultant, Teacher for the Visually Impaired (Retired)
Company: Revere High School
Location: Revere, MA United States
Prior to her retirement, Olivia Ferrante enjoyed a long career as a teacher of students with visual impairments. She recalls those years fondly, and she was touched to be able to improve so many lives through her work. Listen in to hear about some of her experiences.
As a writer and art historian, Dr. Kit Smyth Basquin goes in-depth to uncover the hidden stories behind some of the world’s most influential artists and artwork. Her most recent project focuses on Mary Ellen Bute, a close family friend and pioneering animator, who had a major impact on Dr. Basquin’s life. Listen in to hear more about the book, and about the woman who inspired its creation.
As a professor of medicine and nutritionist, Dr. Anderson is proud to have pioneered several groundbreaking dietary programs designed to help patients combat diabetes and maintain healthy and active bodies. Listen in to learn more about Dr. Anderson’s contributions to the field.
As a longtime poet and radio host, Jack Foley was captivated by the magic of poetry from a young age. He has since honed his skill and hosts a radio program where he features other accomplished poets. Listen in to hear Mr. Foley’s thoughts on the art of poetry and how he was first drawn into its world.
For more than 40 years, Dr. Merini has dedicated herself to educating and enriching young minds in her various teaching roles in universities across the country. Listen in to hear more about her work in the field.
Throughout her varied professional life, Dr. Eleanor Avinor has dedicated herself to helping others find happiness. After 35 years as a teacher and counselor working in a crisis center, she decided to pursue psychotherapy, a field she has thrived in as the founder of her own private mental health care practice since 2007. Listen in to hear more about Dr. Avinor’s career as a psychotherapist.
Title: Microbiology Educator (Retired), Consultant, Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Location: Missouri, United States
As a retired educator and researcher, Richard Finkelstein has spent his career studying and purifying cholera toxins for use in vital research in the field. Listen in to hear how his team received a nomination for the Nobel Prize.
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Title: Secondary School Educator of World Languages (Retired)
Company: New Canaan High School
Location: Virginia, United States
As a retired teacher of world languages, Louise Despres shared the beauty of foreign language and culture with her students. Listen in to hear about her experiences abroad, as well as her passion for teaching.
As a writer and former engineer, Wilfred Zinavage brings his unique perspective to solve modern problems. He is currently working on his newest book, “Challenges,” which will be published soon. Listen in to hear Mr. Zinavage’s thoughts on bringing a fresh look to change the status quo.
As a writer and poet, Mr. Fish was fortunate enough to find a stable career to support his art. He writes on what interests him, from music to economics. Listen in to hear about Mr. Fish’s career path and passion for writing.