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A Tale of Two Elections: Learnings from New Zealand

It’s a relief not to be subjected to the two year long beauty contest we’ve chosen to elect a key leader of the free world
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Yes, Virginia, there *is* still sizzle in Silicon Valley

Pictured above, left to right: Robert Livengood, Margaret Abe-Koga, Patricia Mahan, Kris Wang and Linda Popky Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to host a panel of four Silicon Valley mayors, sponsored by the Young Professionals of Silicon Valley  … Continue reading

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Today’s Stem Cell Decision: A Victory for those who Value Saving Lives

As the parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, the daughter of a man who died of complications of type 2 diabetes, and the granddaughter of a woman who died of Alzheimer’s disease, I was thrilled to see President … Continue reading

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What We Want and What We Need

“You can’t always get what you want. But if you try, you just might get what you need.” Rolling Stones I can’t help but think of this song today, Martin Luther King Day 2009. Here we are in the midst … Continue reading

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