Susan Lee is an assigning editor for iPondr. She was previously an editor for Marketplace, The Conversation US and The New York Times Licensing Group. In addition, she was a facilitator for the oral history project StoryCorps and a researcher on several book projects. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

All Stories by Susan Lee

March 24, 2021

First-generation college student reached for the stars

25-year-old Katya Echazarreta is an electrical engineer with the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab. A Mexican immigrant who came to the United States as a child, she overcame barriers to get her dream job.

February 11, 2021

'We do stand on the shoulders of those before us'

With a little bit of happenstance and help from Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Justin Biassou found his way to his dream job.