Exercising: A Moving Meditation

“Living in New England, exercising outside during the Fall is one of my favorite things to do. I don’t love the rolling hills but I do love the smell and beautiful colors of the falling leaves. I’ve been running and biking for more than twenty years. For me, this time is a moving […]

Exercising: A Moving Meditation2020-12-08T21:45:54+00:00

Father-Daughter Entrepreneurs

“At 18 years old, my dad and I started a business servicing beverage machines. The business was inspired by my dad who always complained that the beverage companies he worked with had trouble servicing their machines and there was a lack of communication between technicians and restaurants. I came up with the idea of […]

Father-Daughter Entrepreneurs2020-10-26T21:39:54+00:00

The Magic of Philanthropy

“I have been a hospice volunteer since 1992. I visit my patients about once a week. My role as a volunteer is to keep them company so they feel less lonely than they would otherwise. We just hang out. A lot of them are too sick to move much, so I may run errands […]

The Magic of Philanthropy2020-08-25T15:40:33+00:00

Super Mom on the Search to Cure Cancer

“I am an athletic woman who is passionate about my daughter and about the bio-tech industry where I am a business executive. I am the newly appointed Chief Business Officer of an immuno-oncology center. I am working to innovate medicines for serious unmet diseases, looking for a cure for cancer. One of my passions […]

Super Mom on the Search to Cure Cancer2020-08-13T18:08:41+00:00

P.S. Real Stories of a Detective Part Two

“This case had two little twists to it. The first was this. Jane Doe’s case went to trial in a public courtroom and there were a group of California State University, Northridge students from a journalism program there listening. Three days after John Doe was found guilty, one student reached out to me and […]

P.S. Real Stories of a Detective Part Two2020-01-29T22:26:03+00:00

P.S. Real Stories of a Detective Part One

“I work for LAPD in the Robbery Homicide Division in the Special Assault Section where we investigate stranger rapes, serial sexual assaults, unsolved sexual assaults with DNA, and high profile cases. In 2008 John Doe was identified to a 2006 sexual assault case and in 2010 the case was brought to court. He was […]

P.S. Real Stories of a Detective Part One2020-01-22T22:07:48+00:00

P.S. Finding the Art in Fashion

“I have been a fashion designer for 20 years. I was a senior designer at Forever 21 and then became a head buyer for 5 years. My favorite part about being a fashion designer/buyer is that the industry is always changing. You are never bored. I don’t like repetitive work and trends are always […]

P.S. Finding the Art in Fashion2019-09-05T18:16:04+00:00

P.S. The Glass Ceiling

“I have always championed the causes of equality for women, particularly in the workplace, having experienced the ‘glass ceiling’ in the music biz and then starting my own promotion company. I find strong, intelligent women most often on my Board of Directors, and to watch them manage the financial management and maintenance for millions […]

P.S. The Glass Ceiling2019-06-21T21:58:36+00:00

P.S. Forging a Path

“Growing up in a small Northern California town, football was all that I knew. It was great in the moment, but eventually, I had to decide where to attend college – and leaving home was implicitly terrifying. However, I followed my gut, took the leap of faith, and decided to play quarterback at Moorpark […]

P.S. Forging a Path2019-06-04T19:16:43+00:00