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my nyc marathon story: 2015

Many people don't know this but earlier this year I had an injury that prevented me from most physical activity including running and a hard time finding alternatives to relieve my stress.  I remember my peak point was breaking down in tears at my physical therapist's office the day after the NYC Half from hearing the news that this injury would take months to heal.  I was a very frustrated person for the first eight months of the year and I…

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Notes: The Future of X: Education

A week ago, I attended a panel about The Future of Education.  The words "EDUCATION" in big letters were enough of a draw to go, but a panel of all women and a moderator that use to work at Girls Who Code, a non-profit that I think is making a huge impact, made it extra exciting. Fantastic (all women!) panel about "The Future of Education" from a tech perspective hosted by #NYCTechTalentPipeline & #lmhq! A photo posted by Emily S (@dailysup)…

look back and fast forward

I was in sixth grade when I joined an elective where I essentially played video games for an hour.  this was before I met my best friend who normalized playing video games, before I joined myspace, or before i had a cell phone.  I was a kid who enjoyed games and as I walked into the class, I was the only girl in the room.  After that elective period was over, the next elective I chose taught me about food, skincare and…