Finding the right balance

My time in high school

Attended high school in the

Overall high school experience

Grades in high school
A's and B's


Best subjects
Math, Physical Education, Science

Struggled with...
English, I never enjoyed it.

Favorite extracurricular
Sports / Recreation

Life since high school

To me, being successful means finding the right balance between all of the things that I do in life (work, being a parent, hobbies, etc.)

Attended college / university at
Whitman College

Majored in

Post-graduate education or training
UC Berkeley, MBA

Places lived in US
California, Washington

Current occupations / past occupations
Product Director for a software development company

Industries I've worked in
Educational Services

Did your education prepare you for your career?

A little introspection...

To me, being successful means...
Finding the right balance between all of the things that I do in life (work, being a parent, hobbies, etc.)

My definition of success has changed over time. 
I didn't understand or value the "parent" part of it until I became a parent.

My greatest accomplishment to date and what I’ve learned from it
Becoming a parent, I am constantly learning from it. A big learning is how much influence I have on my kids, who are learning life lessons everyday.

My biggest mistake or regret so far and what I’ve learned from it
Being financially dependent on other people. I've had to make big sacrifices in life as a result and I've learned that financial independence really does mean owning your current situation and future.

An unexpected event that changed my life and how it impacted me
My husband's company taking a major turn for the worse. It impacted us financially, and we are now having to adjust our lifestyles because of it.

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My favorite spot in Palo Alto

Bol Park