Heroes

Jimmy Chen: From Stanford To SNAP
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Jimmy Chen: From Stanford To SNAP

It is not every day that a Silicon Valley technopreneur with an ivy league pedigree and a cool job at Facebook chucks it all to study tech solutions for the urban poor. But that would be the true story of the remarkable Jimmy Chen, founder of Propel, a mobile software company […]

Andra Tomsa: Immigrant Dreams Come True
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Andra Tomsa: Immigrant Dreams Come True

  Andra Tomsa was an infant when her educated upper-middle class parents were forced to flee from her native Romania. Leaving family, home, friends, country, and livelihoods behind they emigrated to Austria as political exiles before making their way to the U.S. Having nothing, her mother who had been a physician […]

Pussy Hats Galore
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Pussy Hats Galore

Millions of women (and men) around the world protested the inauguration of Donald Trump as America’s 45th president. Some wore pink “pussy hats” expressing their outrage over the new president’s self-proclaimed entitlement to grab women’s body parts. Others wore “nasty woman” T-shirts to symbolize their objection to being “objectified” by […]