The recent passing away of my 91-year-old mother helped me realize how well she had prepared her three daughters for the professional world. All three of her granddaughters are also successful and ambitious professionals —...
I have used only 20% of what I learned in my engineering college and 5% of what I learned in my master’s program in my career. This June, approximately 3 million young adults will be graduating with associate’s or bachelor’s degrees in the US. So is college education even valuable?
Americans people are now replacing “the alleged victim” with “we believe the woman.” Thanks to the two female journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of New York Times who credibly brought out the stories of women whom Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted. What once was considered boys being boys, is no longer ignored by corporate boards, management, Listen MoreRead More
It perturbs me when I read news with provocative and inflammatory headlines. It’s not a good start to my day. The divides between the haves and the have-nots, right-wingers and left-wingers, white vs. immigrants and people of color, are tearing us apart. Protests and reactions seem to make the daily news. Why is there so Listen MoreRead More
On June 15, in Santa Clara County Superior Court in Palo Alto, Judge Allison Marston is expected to deliver the verdict in the criminal proceedings of Neha Rastogi. For 10 long years, Neha, an Indian high-tech professional married to a startup CEO, was allegedly a victim of violence at the hands of her husband. The Listen MoreRead More
Last November’s presidential election results were a wakeup call for Silicon Valley. For the first time we, the Siliconeers, felt disenfranchised and irrelevant even though California is the most populous state, has created most jobs by far, and has primed the pump of innovation over past four decades. “Others” voted in a president who does Listen MoreRead More
Donald J. Trump, in ten days will be sworn in as the 45th president of the US. For the most part, Silicon Valley did not support his candidacy as we were unconvinced that he was deserving of the honor. We labelled him as overly self-serving, as someone who bends the law for personal and professional Listen MoreRead More
The 2016 presidential race has imbued in us a renewed sense of urgency to seek action against unjust treatment of women in our society, and to elevate their status. Mr. Trump’s video of belittling women has lashed out against the dignity and decency of American men and women alike.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is a decent human being, hardworking, and refuses to feel sorry for herself. I am a woman of color from a similar era, with an accent, and a successful entrepreneur of Silicon...