Ferrante_Olivia_3654267_HMTitle: 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.

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Basquin_Mary_2185997Title: Writer and Art Historian

Location: New York, United States

 

 

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.

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Foley_Jack_4112575_03_HMTitle: Writer, Editor, Radio Host

Company: Station KPFA-FM

Location: Oakland, CA United States

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Merini_Rafika_2131628_SMTitle: Humanities Educator

Company: Buffalo State

Location: Buffalo, NY United States

 

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.

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Avinor_Eleanor_2870227_HMTSaTitle: Psychotherapist/Co-Owner

Company: KEG Cards International

Location: Haifa, Israel

 

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.

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Finkelstein_Richard_4134496_FTRTitle: 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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Despres_Louise_2209735_HMTitle: 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.

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Zinavage_Wilfred_4380954_SMTitle: Former Security Officer, Writer

Location: Baltic, CT United States

 

 

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.

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Moir_Rob_1060466_Boston_Harbor_DMFTitle: Executive Director

Company: Ocean River Institute

Location: Cambridge, MA United States

 

As a scientist and environmental advocate, Rob Moir is taking a two-pronged approach to saving the environment. First, his Political Action Campaign, Global Warming Solutions, focuses on promoting ecologically sound policy. Second, the Ocean River Institute works with communities to help inform citizens about the effect that each of us has on the environment. Listen in to hear more about Dr. Moir’s efforts:

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DeWitt_Eula_3635404_HM1Title: Enrolled Agent, Accountant

Company: Internal Revenue Service

Location: Jamaica, NY United States

 

As an accountant with the IRS, Dr. Eula DeWitt felt called by God, or “the Dispatcher,” as she refers to Him, to help people through her work. Listen in to hear how Dr. DeWitt got her start with the IRS, and hear her thoughts on the services that she provides to the community.

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