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Wendy Xa ’93: A Preschool for Lulu

If you don't live in San Francisco, you probably haven’t heard that finding a preschool in my fair city can be a true parenting headache. Openings are scarce. The competition can be fierce. In fall 2007, when my daughter Lulu was two, my family waded into…... » Read more

Postpartum Depression: A Silent Epidemic

On the day Kristin Davis '88 came home from the hospital with her beautiful baby daughter Ripley, her world began disintegrating. She was hit with intense nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, and fainting. Breastfeeding her baby was out of the question. Simply lifting her head off…... » Read more

Eesha Pandit ’03: One Piece of the Human Rights Pie

Every person working for universal human rights would love to know the secret to successfully changing dated attitudes and cultural practices and bring into the conversation voices that have traditionally been ignored. Eesha Pandit hasn’t found a magic solution to these issues, but is enthusiastic…... » Read more

Ayesha Vera Yu ’97: Investing in Kids

Where we end up in life, says Ayesha Vera Yu ’97, is the result of “our background...chance, and choice.” A former investment banker, Vera Yu is now the founder and chief executive of the nonprofit initiative Advancement for Rural Kids or ARK. Ayesha lived in…... » Read more