Bret Taylor, Co-Founder and CEO of San Francisco start-up Quip, was formerly CTO of Facebook and co-creator of Google Maps and Google Maps API.
Like the tech boom, there’s also a hospital building boom in San Francisco. The latest example is the expansion of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
A former SRA, alum himself, New York attorney Patrick Armstrong returned to the Bay Area to deliver an inspiring speech to a sold-out audience at the Students Rising Above gala.
By enhancing their theater program beyond an extra-curricular activity, students at Burlingame High School in the Bay Area are acquiring life skills in the drama department and utilizing them in their other classes.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has been putting together a marching band, featuring students from every high school in the city, for more than 40 years.
Fashion Camp, an after-school program offered to fashionistas in Orange County’s public schools, turns the industry’s top professionals into educators; encouraging many youngsters to follow their dreams in pursuing a career in fashion.
Patrick Armstrong was often homeless and sometimes hungry, as he grew up in San Jose, living in the barbershop where his parents worked. Now, he’s graduated law school and working to help the poor, thanks to Students Rising Above.
Possible cheating among a large number of students has caused turmoil on the Stanford University campus.
Ramon Chen, VP of Marketing at Reltio says, “There has never been a better time for all things data.”
Shawna Gibson is a Bay Area-based small business owner providing services to the senior in-home health care industry.