Spring Break Eating in the LOU

HI! IT’S SUPER LATE BUT I’M STILL POSTING IT. It was supposed to be posted in late March but it somehow got lost in the pile. But HAHA! Here it is!

This spring break, my best friend came to visit me from Seattle. As a courtesy of the host, I took her to explore some of the food spots that were hidden in the great city of St. Louis.

(All photos were taken by me without filters)

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Being sexy or sexualized?

To what point is being sexy no longer a sign of confidence? To what point are you just being sexy because the society tells you to?

To what point does flaunting your assets no longer serve a greater purpose of empowering women; But instead, it reinforces the need for a woman to use her body as a leverage and perpetuates the sexualization of women?”

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Six Weeks Later…

Here I am, enjoying the comfort of my couch at home in Zhuhai, China, a coastal city right next to Macao.  I travelled for about 20 hours from my cozy little apartment on Ibn Gabirol St in Tel Aviv to my home in China. With a welcoming attitude since the beginning, Israel has given me nothing but a unforgettable summer. As I reflect on my journey in emerging into the local culture and exploring the startup scene, here are some of the things I have learned:

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Why do you care about the Marshmallow Challenge?

June 25.

At some point in your life, you probably have played this game called “the Marshmallow Challenge” where you work in a small group, normally from 4-5 people. You are given 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string, and one marshmallow. Your goal is to build the highest free-standing tower possible with the marshmallow on top.

It sounds easy. But as a two-time player, I won neither times and stressed the hell out of it. Continue reading “Why do you care about the Marshmallow Challenge?”

Sixth Day: Meeting Ed Mlavsky from Gemini and Yoram Yaacovi from Microsoft Israel

June 14: We had the honor to visit Microsoft R&D Headquarter in Herzliya, Israel yesterday and listen to Ed Mlavsky, basically the father of Israel’s venture capital industry, and Yoram Yaccovi, the General Manager of Microsoft Israel R&D Center. Continue reading “Sixth Day: Meeting Ed Mlavsky from Gemini and Yoram Yaacovi from Microsoft Israel”