International Women in Technology – Opportunities & Hurdles

International Women in Tech – the opportunities and hurdles? Immigration is an interesting experience. If you think about it, it takes a great amount of bravado to leave what you’ve known your entire life, your family, your friends, and your country, to make a life in a foreign country. A strange thing happens to expats,[…]

From Vietnamese boat refugee to SV Biz Journal’s “Top 40 under 40” list

Lucy Keoni As a Vietnamese boat refugee and youngest daughter to a single mother, Lucy overcame many hardships early on, becoming the first in her lineage to graduate from university. She eventually went on to have a fruitful career in finance and tech and is one of the youngest professionals to have been named to[…]

Awatif Yahya, Founder of Moyoni

Awatif Yahya, originally from Dubai, brings you tantalizing treats with a twist. Moyoni is a Swahili word meaning “from within the heart”. It is with this passion that Awatif offers her selection of cookies, dumplings, donuts and cupcakes through her business ‘Moyoni’. She infuses her delectable desserts with the Arabic, African and Indian flavors she grew up with.[…]

Anna Santeramo, Co-Founder of StyleBee

Last week Sports Illustrated dropped its much anticipated annual swimsuit edition. All week long news stations and entertainment shows alike, fixated on the beauty and barely there swimsuits featured on the twenty four models. It was yet another reminder of the pressures put on the average woman when it comes to beauty standards. Unlike Chrissy Teigen,[…]