Are you READY for TEDxYouth@SanRamon?

Are you READY?!

As the Curator of TEDxYouth@SanRamon, I am pleased to make a fun announcement today.

TEDxYouth SanRamon

Tickets are now available for TEDxYouth@SanRamon on Saturday, March 1, 2014.


Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation is proud to be hosting our 2nd annual TEDxYouth event – DREAM BIG.

Date: March 1, 2014 Saturday
Time: 9.00am to 1.00pm
Location: California High School Theater, San Ramon, CA
Ticket price: 20$

The purpose of TEDxYouth talks is to combine a suite of short, carefully prepared talks, demonstrations, and performances, based on a specific topic/theme (ours is DREAM BIG), with the goal of sparking imagination, foster learning, inspire, and provoke conversations that matter.

This year, our event theme is – DREAM BIG – and we have some amazing speakers confirmed:
Ellen Tauscher – Former United States Representative
Janice Toben – Social and Emotional Learning Expert
Dr. Sara Truebridge – Author, Education Consultant and Researcher

Please don’t miss this amazing, inspiring, and possibly life-changing opportunity.

!!!This event is for high school students only!!!

If you want to know why you shouldn’t miss this opportunity, Here are two example of teen TEDx talks/presentations –
14 year old builds a nuclear fusion reactor in his garage
Reach into the computer and grab a pixel

Watch for TEDxYouth@SanRamon updates at:

Handwritten Thank You Note from the Library

I love handwritten thank you notes.

Thank you Contra Costa County Library and Nancy Kresier for inviting me to share my ideas and feedback about the library.

Contra Costa County Library would like your input on a variety of issues in order to better serve the needs of our community. Your feedback will help greatly in their planning process. Please share survey link with family, friends, neighbors and colleagues so they can voice their opinions too. The survey will take you about 3 minutes to complete. Thank you for taking the time to provide valuable feedback.

Survey link –

Moderated TiE San Francisco Forum’s panel on Marketing Strategy for Startups

Thanks to my Wharton buddy Ankur Jain for inviting me to moderated TiE San Francisco Forum’s panel on Marketing Strategy for Startups.

We had some great panelists:

  • Rishi Mandal, Co-founder of Sosh
  • David Yin, Head of Market Understanding at Eventbrite
  • Christina Farr, Writer at VentureBeat
  • Matt McAllister, Former Head of Marketing at Tapjoy and Founder of Fluid PR & Communications