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“Mama, What is Poor?”
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“Mama, What is Poor?”

After picking up my daughter from school, we pulled up to a red light where homeless people with signs were begging for money. My four year old daughter sat up in her car seat to take a look, and then quizzically frowned. Her: What is he doing? Me: He’s asking […]

Meet Vienna Mbagaya, Epidemiologist Turned Entrepreneur
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Meet Vienna Mbagaya, Epidemiologist Turned Entrepreneur

I moved from Kenya to a suburb in New Jersey when I was 14 years old. I was eager to assimilate and fit in, but my accent and misplaced social cues often betrayed me. So much so that in the first week of school, no one understood me when I protested […]