Think Like A...
By Shirley Farrell
Think Like A...Feb 28, 2022
Episode 6: Thom Gossom, Renaisance Man
Mr. Gossom has done it all. He is a college and pro-football player, author, poet, producer, director, actor, playwright, manager, entrepreneur, adventurer, and more. He shares the secrets to his successes and the educational experiences, skills and characteristics that helped him to do what he did. We chatted for over 20 minutes about his different businesses and careers! His organizer, Ms. Jones, joined us as we chatted. To learn more about Mr. Gossom and what he does today go to his website at https://bestgurl.com/.
Disclaimer: The word “hell” is said one time in this podcast. There are a few audio glitches in this episode but you can understand what is being discussed.
Episode 5: Business Development Manager with Darious Davis
Join Mr. Darious Davis as he explains what a Business Development Manager does at Meridian Clinical Research. He could be considered a superhero because he helps to save lives. Listen to this podcast to find out how he does this.
Episode 4: Paleontologist with Jun Ebersole
Have you ever wanted to look for dinosaur bones? Find out what paleontologists really do and the education required to be hired as a paleontologist.
Episode 3: Young Adult Novelist with Roger Reid
Join us to hear how a Young Adult Novelist thinks and prepares to write. Roger Reid shares how he gets ideas for his novels and how he writes. You can read his novels, Longleaf, Space, and Time. His novels are set in interesting locations around the state of Alabama. He teases us with his idea for the next novel, too.
Episode 2: NASA Education Specialist with Dr. Vemitra White-Alexander
Join us to hear what an education specialist at NASA does. She is a teacher but it is very different from being a classroom teacher at elementary, middle or high school. Dr. Vemitra White-Alexander will share her career, skills, and passion for teaching with us.
Episode 1: A...Astrophysicist-Heliophysicist, Mitzi Adancs
Learn what it takes to be an astrophysicist, and more specifically a heliophysicist for NASA. Meet Mitzi Adams, Assistant Manager of the Heliophysics and Planetary Science Branch. Mitzi Adams joined the NASA workforce in March, 1988 as a graduate co-op student and was made a permanent employee in January 1991, upon completion of the Master’s Degree. Ms. Adams primary research work involved the use of ground-based data from MSFC’s solar vector magnetograph. With the launch of Hinode in 2006, Ms. Adams switched the research emphasis to data acquired in space and she uses data from the Solar Dynamics Observatory, launched in 2010. In addition to the research work, Ms. Adams supported Dr. John Davis with analysis from testing of the Solar X-ray Imager, built and tested at MSFC and launched in 2001 on the GOES-12 spacecraft.