This Edition's Interviews

Kathleen Barry: Professor Emerita and Women’s Rights Activist

Kathleen Barry: Professor Emerita and Women’s Rights Activist

{By Christine Tyler}     Kathleen Barry, an alumnus of the Ph.D. program at Berkeley, has a lively past leading up to her current stature as a leading world figure in the area of women’s rights. Her history, while perhaps non-traditional, has given her personal experience to back up her advocacy for education and the...

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Desiree Matloob: Director of Trade and Business Development at the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the West Coast

Desiree Matloob: Director of Trade and Business Development at the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the West Coast

{By Anushri Kumar} Insight sat down at a small Starbucks table, the smell of Chai Tea Lattes and Chocolate Mochas wafting up to us. We were surrounded by the cheerful babble of the corporate workers of San Francisco at their coffee breaks. In front of us was a very friendly face - Desiree Matloob, a business manager for the Israel...

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Nick Hutchinson: Juma Ventures

Nick Hutchinson: Juma Ventures

{By Lucy Brennan} Nick Hutchinson met his wife at a fundraiser at Twiga Gallery, a Tanzanian antiquities shop on Sacramento Street in San Francisco. The shop’s profits were sent to a small school in southern Tanzania, and he was helping the owner, a friend, raise donor contributions. His now-wife was working for an architectural...

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Kumaran Santhanam : Founder of Total Phase

Kumaran Santhanam : Founder of Total Phase

{By Christine Liu} In today’s day and age, it’s nothing special to see toddlers handling iPads or other high-tech toys. The technology with which we surround ourselves is so accessible that even children can use it. It’s abstraction, a world simplified so that users don’t have to think about how tech functions or how much time...

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Liron Shapira : Co-Founder of Quixey

Liron Shapira : Co-Founder of Quixey

{By JS Wu} Quixey Co-founder, Liron Shapira, is a tech-entrepreneur, computer scientist, Berkeley graduate, and… advocate for the eradication of the societal expectation of attending college? Shapira has a lot of strong and unique views on what comes after college (or before it). “My life history is pretty much a...

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