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Bonus! 8 Days of Awesome Women: Jane Wang, Optimity

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While most kids dreamt of becoming astronauts, teachers, or firefighters, Jane Wang knew she wanted to cure cancer. Every so often, there will be a child who will have the beautiful ability to understand emotional complexity and chaos. A blessing or a weight, either way it meant Jane was destined to make a difference. Today, we are living in a fast and rapidly changing world. People are working 12...

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8 Days of Awesome Women: Day Five - Nisha Sarveswaran, Ambience Data

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Do you know the levels of carbon monoxide, ammonia and nitrogen dioxide in the air around you? We didn’t think so.

Nisha Sarveswaran can help you with that. Her company, Ambience Data, founded in 2014 provides accurate and up-to-date data about pollution levels and local air quality. This datacan help individuals and municipalities make informed health and environmental decisions. Between running...

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How to be Happy

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A lot of friends and family have asked me what I’ve learned since my diagnosis. It’s impossible to distill into a few pithy phrases; there’s no Instagram post or Tumblr typography that can fully encapsulate the amount that I’ve matured in the last 3 months.

But there’s no doubt that I’ve been learning a lot through this ordeal – a lot of things that, unfortunately, take facing death to really learn...

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Prevention > Cure 

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It’s Pink October, or Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a lot of people are posting on Facebook, tweeting, and donating their time for pink. But I’ve also been noticing a lot of resistance from supporting the pink movement, and I was surprised to see that most of the frustration comes from breast cancer patients/survivors themselves.

I’ve never really paid much attention to the movement. But...

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