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Fashion Guru for All Trisha Okubo

Feel like a fashion slouch? For the vast majority of people who can’t/don’t/won’t look like the supermodel type, there’s hope, thanks to Trisha Okubo. At 24 years-old, this Stanford Alum is spreading her fashion conciousness through her fashion site and blog, Omiru, geared towards the comman man and woman. Omiru’s fashion savvy has turned some notable heads: aside being featured in the Wall Street Journal, it was one of a few fashion blogs to receive press passes for New York Fashion Week. Oh, did we forget to mention that this isn’t Trisha’s day job? Trisha is also a…

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Andrew Youn, Founder

Andrew Youn of One Acre Fund
With the right tools and knowledge, humans can do amazing things. It’s an approach that Andrew Youn, 28, applied when he set out to end hunger in Africa. Through his non-profit, One Acre Fund, Andrew is empowering Africans not through hand-outs, but by the ability to provide for themselves. One Acre Fund leverages the right solutions to enable farmers to grow up to 4 times their current yield, permanently…

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An Uncomfortable Truth
Ah, the awkward moment. We’ve all had them, but it becomes particularly disconcerting when it happens at work. Your boss may look at you differently from now on, but you can at least attempt to laugh it off — and we’ll help you, so please, share your “awkward moment” with us and we’ll publish the best of the best (you can keep your anonymity if you’d like).

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January 29

Emerging Asian American Poets
when 7:30 pm (EST); 2 hours
where Folger Elizabethan Theatre in Washington, DC
price $12
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Tina Chang, Srikanth Reddy and Victoria Chang tackle identity politics in contemporary America. With varying styles, these poets craft global poetry fitting for literature’s increasingly diverse world stage.

February 2

Financial Communication for Small Business
when 8:00 pm (EST); 2 hours
where District Office of the SBA in Washington, DC
price FREE
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If you are a business owner who’d like to feel more confident about understanding and communicating your business’ financial information, sign up today to attend the free, two-hour workshop, Financial Communication for Small Business.

February 16

North American South Asian Law Students Association 9th Annual Conference
when 5:00 pm (PST); 3 days
where Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, CA
price $65
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NASALSA proudly presents its 9th Annual Conference, hosted by Golden Gate University School of Law and co-sponsored by University of San Francisco School of Law. The conference will be held Presidents’ Day Weekend, February 16-18, 2007. The conference the

February 20

SooJin Jeong Exhibits in New York
when 11:00 pm (EST); 3 weeks
where Agora Gallery in New York, NY
price free
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Soojin Jeong’s work is modern in its execution, but timeless in its themes. Exploring the nature of human beings and their relationship to reality is what Jeong’s work expresses to her viewers most strongly.

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