Young Professionals

Cut To Fly

Cut To Fly

Black My fingers weave through the mess of my hair, smoothening the strands and arguing with the tangles. Poking against the knots until slowly and silently, they come undone. Like an ancient scroll finally discovered, my braid unravels and a curtain of ebony cascades...
Five Ways to Overcome Shyness Around Women

Five Ways to Overcome Shyness Around Women

Let’s just say it: being shy around women sucks! Shyness can freeze you in your tracks and be your biggest obstacle to connecting with women. However, lots of guys find ways to overcome their shyness. Here are five of the top ways: 1. Cultivate Your “Inner Extrovert”...
Winning Student Essays

Winning Student Essays

The two essays are winning essays by students in the competition, Growing Up Asian in America organized by Asian Pacific Fund.  They were asked to write a letter to Senator Kamala Harris. “Beneath All Skin there is a Soul” Dear Senator Harris: “I have a dream that my...
Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

In California, employers may not use an employee’s or a job applicant’s age as a basis for employment decisions, such as hiring or firing. An individual must be 40 years old or older to be protected by age discrimination laws. California’s age discrimination laws do...
Five Tips for Finding That Special Someone

Five Tips for Finding That Special Someone

You like your job, finances are good, the social life’s pretty fun—now you’re looking to meet that special lady. Maybe you’ve already had a bad experience, or you are looking for tips before you dive into the dating pool. Either way, try to avoid these five common...
A Desi Who Makes a Difference in the World’s Hotspots: Anupma Sud

A Desi Who Makes a Difference in the World’s Hotspots: Anupma Sud

Nearly every day, news of humanitarian crises from all over the world hits our news feeds. These unending stories of loss make us not only plumb into despair, but we also feel that we cannot make any difference to the human cost of these tragedies. Meeting Anupma Sud...