Where Genealogy and Spirit Connect host, Susan E. King, is a professional genealogist and the founder of one of the early and most successful social networking organizations in the field of genealogy. JewishGen, formed in 1987, emerged from her leadership, as a world class institution with a user base spanning the globe. Susan has been acknowledged for her contributions to genealogy as follows: Director's Award by the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), 1997. Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the Internet Award by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS), 1998. Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, (IAJGS), 2005 During a 27 year journey, looking back and now forward, Susan has chosen to follow her passion, taking a slight departure from the norm; to begin to look at the field of genealogy through a different set of lenses. Susan has traveled throughout the world and these experiences helped developed a better understanding of self; her motivations and the spirit that drives her. There is no doubt that the lives of her ancestors have played a dramatic role in her professional development and her life. A near death experience in January,2007 changed the course of her life forever. It was unexplainable and at times daunting. And it reached so deep, deeper than she had ever ventured before. Since then, Susan has been working actively to hone her skills in the spiritual industry. Susan is also a Radio Talk Show Host on BBSRadio. Her show, Where genealogy and spirit connect airs each Monday at 7 PM PT. Each week there will be a special guest alternating between the genealogy and spiritual industries. Audience participation is welcome.