Code Switch

Code Switch

When I first read Olivia’s post, “Dear Hanbok, I’m Sorry,” I immediately recognized myself. I sawthe part of me that’s always wanted to fit in. Now, maybe “wanting to fit in” is a state thatmany children or teenagers can...
Fallow

Fallow

What did you do this year that you enjoyed, that was different from other years? One of the things I did this year was to start to garden. I’m sure that’s not so different from many other people. Remember March and April, when the pandemic first hit and we...
Learning the Pivot

Learning the Pivot

This summer, as part of the social entrepreneurship training of our Fellowship program, we had to introduce our Fellows to the business concept of the ‘pivot’. Sometimes work doesn’t go as planned; sometimes your startup encounter bumps in the road;...
The Power of Song

The Power of Song

Which of the five senses is the most powerful?  For me, smell is a powerful trigger for memories. Open a can of PlayDoh, and with that first whiff of clay, I’m a five year old kindergartener again. A smell of the lantana flower, and I am transported...