bio & speaking events
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...
February 2, 2017
In 1948, a young Belgian woman, frustrated with her secretarial job in Paris and restless after the war, decided to hitchhike around the world. She started with just $5.
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...
March 1, 2016
From tap dancing to Nobel speeches, a list of my favorite idea vectors.
Over the holidays I wrote up this list of books that changed my life, in categories that matter deeply...