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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 […]

A new America in 2017. But will it be a better America?
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2017: The New America Dawns

A new America dawned on January 20, 2017.  What kind of America will it be? Compassionate, tolerant, and just? We dream of the infinite possibilities in 2017 for closing the inequality gap and for establishing equal rights for all citizens. Sadly, the new administration began the year by rolling back […]