bio & speaking events
March 19, 2017
What can we learn from steeping ourselves in wilderness?
Stepping off a flight into a wall of hot, humid tropical air is possibly my favorite feeling.
My Indian blood craves th...
March 12, 2017
Hi from seat 28D.
I’m en route to SXSW Interactive, the annual festival of tech and music that I try to avoid (because: masses of people, and I’m an introvert) but always end...
March 8, 2017
OK, so tomorrow is supposed to be Day of the Woman. A day we celebrate every Double-X and the still-radical notion that women should have an equal shot at achieving their ful...
I haven't written in a while because the last weeks disappeared into building awareness (check us out on the cover of Silicon Valley Mag!), setting up a new channel on Anchor...
February 17, 2017
Greetings from Nairobi!
I just recorded my first Facebook Live from Kibera slum this morning. It was pretty crazy — Kibera is an informal settlement with nearly a million peop...
February 9, 2017
I just published an ad that almost got banned by Facebook:
But it’s for a good cause.
At least 60% of what you put on your face goes into your bloodstream. When I found out tha...
January 30, 2017
I've tried to avoid commenting too much on Trump's election to avoid demonizing Republicans and people in my network who support him.
But at a certain point, policy transcends...
January 18, 2017
Yesterday I rolled up to 180 Sutter Street on my bike, and a young man in an athletic shirt with a subtle blue logo ran out to greet me. “I’ll watch your bike,” he said. “Jus...