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TED: The Pecking Order

In her TED talk, “Forget the Pecking Order at Work,” Margaret Heffernan talks about the research of William Muir, an evolutionary biologist at Purdue. He studied egg laying productivity using two teams of chickens. One team was comprised of “super chickens” (the MVP’s) and the other was a group of average chickens. Muir studied these […]

STEM, Dance, Education

Math is essential as a tool for everything. Dance fills your soul and brings energy into your life. Education helps you be something you never thought of…. but will love doing.

That’s what I think! With so many kids trying to avoid math and very little diversity in Technology jobs, I know that kids […]

TONIGHT July 25- Nerd Girls Hidden Figures at NASA

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio […]

Our Military Heroes – Happy 4th of July, America!

Learn more about these great exhibitions, web sites and the history of our military service that keeps the USA safe and proud.

Soldiers to Summits – This climbing expedition is designed to help wounded veterans overcome barriers in their lives. This year, the expedition will take place on Mt. Whitney. Located in California, it is […]

Celebrations and Commemorations in June

Thinking about Diverse Families

This post is inspired by Well Fargo’s amazing Diversity Program.

The meaning of the word “family” is varied and broad. People often refer to their work family, friends as family, church family, and family of volunteers to name a few. Then there is, of course, the family you are related to […]

San Francisco Asian Art Museum – Go Mingle!

These exhibits are running now!

This is a great place for a team gathering, something after work, absorb some culture, have a nice snack afterwards? The Tenderloin has many places to eat, or drink. With a little research you can find something that suits your group. Late Night at this museum is a great treat, […]

From English-only to Embracing a World of Languages

Wouldn’t it be great to put an ear piece in your ear and translate foreign languages in real-time? Why?

Many reasons, here are a few:

Increase understanding in selling technical items. Essential in explaining simple financial processes, deadlines, and changes. (For complex processes, I’d rather have a translator, but this method could […]

Diversity Top 50 List

Diversity: The uniqueness each of us brings to the table. It is the unique combination of various diversity dimensions that makes each of us different from and similar to others. Inclusion: The ability to interact with people in a way that makes them feel as if they belong and are welcome to be themselves. Do […]

A Dog for Charlie film

Focused on autism and the healing power of the love of a dog, A feature length documentary about a child with autism and his service dog — the film is in production! Will it go to the next film festival?

I am a local filmmaker making a film about a non-verbal autistic child […]

American business leaders provide paid family leave to just 11% of U.S. workers.

 

Can this really be true? Still? Only 11% have family leave?

My Story: My kids are grown. I come from that age where many women had kids and stopped working. I had 6 precious weeks of time to recover from “birthing my baby” to back to work at 110%. I DID GO BACK to […]