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Drive economic growth through female entrepreneurship. The first steps? Pro-active policy and a coordinated ecosystem.


A recent report released by the Asia Foundation and Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicts Asia and the Pacific stand to gain 70% in per capita income within roughly two generations by eliminating gender disparities in employment and entrepreneurship. Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels While Asia and…

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September 2018 update


September never disappoints in shifting gears from the summer slowdown to the intense ramp up before the end of the year. This time, the month was filled with interesting meetings and lively engagements. I traveled to The Hague to screen my PBS Newshour documentary about refugee entrepreneurs at a…

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June 12, 2018


With optimistic news coming out of Singapore today about the relationship between the US and N. Korea, it seemed appropriate to reflect on recent travels. Last month, I did a deep-dive on Blockchain. This, in preparation to moderate a panel discussion of Blockchain for Business, hosted by…

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Gracie nomination and updates for 2018


Last month I was very pleased to be nominated for a Gracie award for my PBS report on career women challenging cultural norms in Japan. The Gracie awards are for programming created by women, for women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment and I'm proud to have my work recognised…

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Where I’m headed in 2018


After devoting much of 2017 to a reporting trip in Japan and Okinawa, and then spending Q4 making short hops to Lincolnshire, Paris, Belgium, and the Champagne region (some gigs are tougher than others); I'm taking some time to plot out 2018. There are some possibilities on the horizon and a few…

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Hello Tomorrow Global Summit – Paris, October 2017


Delivering a talk and workshop about media strategy to a room full of deep tech founders was initially daunting, especially since science has never been a strong point for me, but a curious crowd and thoughtful questions soon put me at ease at Hello Tomorrow's Global Summit. The incredibly positive…

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Asian Leadership Conference x Hello Tomorrow – Seoul, June 2017


This was my first time attending the Asian Leadership Conference. Within South Korea, the ALC is a premiere event, attracting top brass from Korean conglomerates and multi-national corporations. It also features high-profile speakers. It was standing-room only for the keynote address by former…

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