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Nine Lives Foundation: Animal Lovers wanted!

Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood City is a no-kill cat shelter, but take a peek inside, and it’s so much more. Nine Lives regularly houses 300-400 cats in a small warehouse near 101. Kitties have been rescued from the surrounding … Continue reading

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What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up?

What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up? I have been working in a tech startup for over a year now and this is my story. In August 2013 my wife and I moved into the Bay Area after she … Continue reading

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“Women in a New Land” Film Screening

What is it like to come to Stanford as an international spouse? Find out if this film captures YOUR experience? Are there some common threads in the life situation of women who give up their former lives (or put them on … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Palm – A Community for Women

  I’ve been living here in the Peninsula for nearly two years now, and I’m still discovering new things every week. This weeks’ discovery was ‘Deborah’s Palm’. A fellow CCIS volunteer at Stanford pointed me in their direction. I met … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Ride

Most of us arrive in the Bay Area knowing that we are not going to stay here permanently. The majority stays for 2-5 years depending on the goal, whether people study or whether they are doing a post doc. I … Continue reading

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