When my friend/psychologist/financial advisor, Diane, invited me to the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference at Mount Saint Mary’s, I was super excited. I’m usually hesitant of attending ‘women’ events; more often than not, they don’t address issues and topics that I care about as a woman of color or one who has worked with women in… Read More Notes From My Day With Really Smart Women
I am now a fan of freestyle wrestling. I had the opportunity to watch the World Cup Men’s Freestyle Wrestling this past weekend. Prior to Saturday, the only things I knew about freestyle wrestling were 1) it was at the ancient Olympic Games, 2) the International Olympic Committee almost removed it from the program, and… Read More Shout Out To Billy
As what usually happens when one is sick at home, in their pajamas, and having a pity party of one, I looked to Facebook for some entertainment and/or virtual company. I noticed that a number of my friends (for the record: also ‘real life’ friends) were posting about art and Los Angeles and some gathering.… Read More #ConvergeLA
Last Friday, I was lucky enough to attend Asian American Journalists Association – LA’s Trivia Bowl XVIII. The event was a fundraiser for student scholarships and professional programs. The event was held at an ABC7 studio in Glendale and hosted by David Ono. My random thoughts and takeaways: The metal part that fastens the eraser… Read More Best. Fundraiser. Ever!
The Venice Beach community was just giddy to meet its new neighbors. The much-talked about new Google LA office opened their door the other day to a number of community members to get a first-hand look at the space and what Google does (aka, Google’s awesomeness). Googlers (the employees) translated tech to… well, you know,… Read More Googling
Photos courtesy of Aileen Martinez.
Thanks to Your Neighborhood Studio and dance instructor extraordinaire Josh Ventura. I actually have an official birthday dance routine. BOYS versus GIRLS The Pilar Birthday Dancers