I am a professional philanthropist. I have an overactive work ethic. In other words, I'm a workaholic who's trying to find balance. I really believe in the work that I do, but I'm also a "newly" wed who hasn't gone on her honeymoon yet...
I once ate 46 pieces of sushi in a single sitting (plus miso soup, dumplings & shrimp tempura).
I won first place for dancing the longest in a 24-hour charity dance-a-thon for Children's Hospital when I was 17 yrs. old.
What Gives Me Hope
My Gates Scholars.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
To ensure every child had equal access to education & healthcare.
What/who changed my life and why
Mom - her pearls of wisdom are timeless (i.e., "waste not, want not" and "never marry a man who doesn't love dogs or won't eat chicken"). Her untimely passing forced me to grow up quickly, to re-evaluate who & what's important in my life.