Profiles

Coding For the Community

Gautam Mittal recalls opening the door, anticipation and apprehension locked in an internal grapple as he set foot inside the San Jose Paypal Headquarters, the ...

Believing and Knowing

A sparkling chandelier hangs from the center of the ceiling, each crystals’ infinitesimal bits of color reflecting the stained glass behind. The light glitterin...

A Heart Connection Is Deeper Than Blood

Erickson Valentine stands by a podium at Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School’s graduation ceremony. His sixth grade teacher Rebecca Cogswell hands him a trophy ...

Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra

Laughter erupts in the warm dimly-lit room, and Cathy Humphers Smith quickly taps on the her stand with her baton, calling for silence. “I thought something was...