The Bay Area has many tech entrepreneurs and Mathieu Thouvenin is one of those special people. Before even moving here from the South of France he started GSM Online, one of the first French portals about mobile phones and once here his accomplishments include starting iPhone applications like Voila. When we met Thouvenin discussed his successes and offered tips for strivers. You want to read on.
We often hear about devastation, but few of us actually take matters into our own hands. Olga Murray, founder of the Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation, is one of those rare heroes. Read this exclusive interview with the altruist. Highlights include what spurred her action, how she did it, and how you can help.
There are many doctors, but Dr. Rokeach is inspiring because he is an emergency room one–in addition to being director of medical transport and chief of staff of his hospital, and president of the San Francisco Medical Society. Check out this audio of the California Pacific Medical Center physician on urgent care rounds, his coming to be a doctor, and advice for strivers.
Most Americans have come to see that myths about HIV are false. But much of this progress came from the struggles of advocates like Pedro Zamora. After watching his biopic, Pedro, I wrote this quick post to relay two traits–openness and passion–that helped raise HIV awareness during a time of ignorance. I hope this helps you secure success in HIV and/or other social justice work.