Archive for June, 2011

Desiree Engman: Designer, Chocolatier, Career Advisor

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Desiree Engman: Designer, Chocolatier, Career Advisor

Desiree Engman is the owner-operator of Desiree Chocolates, an event caterer in suburban Chicago known for its sweet table of hand-made chocolates and unique baked goods. Engman was born in South Africa, where her mother, Myrna Rosen, was one of the best-known and most-loved culinary figures and cookbook authors. What was it like growing up […]

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Yoga Master Lourdes Paredes on Career Balance

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Yoga Master Lourdes Paredes on Career Balance

Lourdes Paredes is a teacher of vinyasa yoga—centered on breath-synchronized movement—as well as a trainer of other yoga instructors in Chicago. Raised in a Filipino-American family in Southern California, she studied human development at the University of California-Riverside. Her interest in human spirituality led her to pursue graduate studies at the Jesuit School of Theology at […]

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Eve Felder of The Culinary Institute of America: Kitchen Pioneer

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Eve Felder of The Culinary Institute of America: Kitchen Pioneer

Eve Felder is managing director of The Culinary Institute of America’s (CIA) Singapore campus, which welcomed its first class in January 2011. Before that, she served as associate professor, associate dean for curriculum and instruction for culinary arts, associate dean for new culinary faculty and special programs, and associate dean for production and scheduling at […]

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Eszter Hargittai of Northwestern University on the Web and Social Inequality

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Eszter Hargittai of Northwestern University on the Web and Social Inequality

Eszter Hargittai is associate professor of communication studies and research associate of the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where she heads the Web Use Project. She also is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Princeton University, […]

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Investor Page Knoebel on the Value of Volunteering

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Investor Page Knoebel on the Value of Volunteering

Page Knoebel and her husband, Michael, are co-founders and proprietors of Satchel’s Last Resort, a non-profit Sarasota, Fla., animal sanctuary. Named for her beloved Irish Setter, Satchel’s houses both “guest” dogs that will be adopted and “residents” that won’t ever leave and that other shelters refused.Running a shelter is not what Page expected would be […]

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