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Dr. Nelson Chau is a successful immigrant with contributions in discovering and developing multiple pre-clinical RNA based therapeutics. Serving as Vice President of Discovery Biology and Translational research at Logic Bio Therapeutics, Nelson was born and raised in H...

During my interview with Salma Sarwary, she shares a snapshot of her immigration journey where she witnessed a man being eaten alive by stray animals in the middle of a night. Despite her hardships during early immigration, Salma thrived. Currently, she works as a busi...

In this episode of Empowering conversationZ, I interviewed Shahram Daneshmand (Dr. D), a successful high risk obstetrician living in San Diego, CA. While he shared his challenges as an immigrant, he gave many secrets in creating the success he currently has. Below are...

Are you a woman with difficulty speaking your mind personally or professionally?

Do you tolerate until you erupt like a volcano and speak with anger or tears?

Is your growth stalled due to lack of leadership and support?

You are not alone! Many woman grown in male dominan...

In this article you will learn approaches that immigrants utilize to be successful after their great transition. Use them in overcoming any transition challenge from finding a new job or becoming an entrepreneur.

Were you surprised about not getting promoted to the point of writing your resignation letter? 

I hear you; it’s difficult. We all want to succeed and grow in our jobs especially if it is a job that is meaningful to us or a project we love. I too had a similar experienc...

  • Are you planning to meet someone that has an unusual name which makes you wonder about their country of origin?

  • Do you want to stand out in the crowd when connecting with them?

  • Do you ask them the sensitive question "Where are you from in order to connect...

My son was sleeping in the back seat. I took our exit and as I approached the stop light, I saw a man holding a sign “Looking for work!” I was two cars down and had my glasses on so I gave myself a permission to stare at him for a few minutes. He seemed to be in his mi...

Perfectionism is turning into the new disability. Recent research by Curran and Hill (2017) has shown perfectionism to be on the rise for the last decade. While there are certain benefits to being one, perfectionists are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression,...

  • Are you coming from a culture that taking care of kids is mom’s primary job?

  • Are you debating between staying home or going back after delivery?

  • Do you feel guilty going to work while your colleagues drop off their infants in daycare and go to work peacef...

As an Immigrant I have been through many hardships. During a california fire with possibility of evacuation, I was reminded of the night I was leaving home 17 years ago. I reflected in life and noticed what was important for me...

I create cross culture holidays for myself and my family to enjoy. In this article I shared how I stay neutral and focus on the joy of holiday instead of judgments around it...

Exactly a year ago yesterday, I got to proudly participate in my first election as a U.S citizen after 16 years of residency ! How ecstatic I was to see a woman as the first female president of the U.S. with my vote. How disappointing was of the outcome... As a middle...

I shared my challenges as an analytical scientist and how balancing my left and right brain helped me enjoy life more.

This article is for those who want to create peaceful loving memories with their loved ones during holidays or special stay overs. It talks about some of the internal conflicts especially as immigrant and ways to resolve it with peace and compassion.

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Biggest Challenge of Femigrant in Leadership

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