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[…]

Timea Potys – Professional ballroom dancer, engineer and instructor

Full Name: Time Potys Country of Origin : Hungary Current Company/ Job Title: Professional Ballroom Dancer, Dance Teacher, Performer and Founder of Sizzling Latin, Environmental Science Adjunct Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Co-Partner and Director of Change Management and Training at BoundaryCross. Company website:, Timea Potys moved to the USA five years[…]

Sydni Craig-Hart, 4th Generation Entrepreneur

Sydni Craig-Hart is CEO of Smart Simple Marketing and a 4th generation entrepreneur. Since 2006, her team, having worked with over 8,000 small business in 79 different industries, has been helping companies to drive engagement with sought-after, growing market segments. If you want to increase the value of existing-customer spend, recapture marketing investments, grow customer[…]

How to Accessorize for Work

Starting a new job in a new country can be intimidating. There are a host of questions that arise when gearing up to work in an unfamiliar place with unfamiliar faces, whether it’s the first day or first month including wardrobe questions – What do I wear? What types of accessories are appropriate? These questions[…]

Member Spotlight – Kathleen Stender-Theuring, Expat From Germany in San Francisco

My name is Kathleen Stender-Theuring. I am German and relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2015. Since then I fell in love with the abundance of different cultures, languages and the entrepreneurial atmosphere in this area. I also became a first-time mum and started many new projects like facilitating mediations, teaching German and[…]

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