Episode 11: Unsung Heroes

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In this episode of the Moving Forward Podcast, host Matthew Habib interviews Juanita Slayton of Georgia Tech, and John Q. Jones & Miles Paca of GTRI, some of our unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, to hear about some of their experiences while being on-site and responding.

Talking Points 

  • There are thousands of GT and GTRI employees were impacted by the pandemic, and are all “heroes” in their own rites. 
  • In this episode, listeners will hear: - From three individuals who are front-line workers who had remarkable experiences 
  • Who these heroes are, where they work, and how long they have been there 
  • What they experienced during the pandemic while supporting GT and GTRI 
  • What they identify as their most difficult challenge they faced and overcame 
  • What they recognize as the event, or accomplishment, they considered as their high point 



Have feedback or additional questions about the podcast? Reach out to podcast@gtri.gatech.edu 

Credits :: Podcast Team 

  1. Host, Matthew Habib, matthew.habib@gtri.gatech.edu 
  2. Host, Monica Ngando, monica.ngando@gtri.gatech.edu 
  3. Host, Scott McAtee, scott.mcatee@gtri.gatech.edu 
  4. Producer, David Landry, david.landry@gtri.gatech.edu 
  5. Producer, Anne Costolanski, anne.costolanski@gtri.gatech.edu 
  6. Editor, Renee Lartey, renee.lartey@gtri.gatech.edu 
  7. Editor, Diana Tiernan, diana.tiernan@gtri.gatech.edu 
  8. Engineer, Branden Camp, branden.camp@gtri.gatech.edu