The “MILM” Series

Mothers I'd Like to Meet

Where do you live: Los Gatos, CA Mom of: Saira (9), Armaan (5) Describe your career journey and where you feel it’s heading. I’ve been extremely fortunate to have lived in 3 countries and 7 unique cities during the course of my life. Each of these fascinating...

Where do you live: Concord, CA- The East Bay Mom of: 1 princess (on a good day), Sofia (6) Describe your career journey and where you feel it's heading. I was sort of a tomboy growing up in Alaska always climbing trees, building forts and jumping into snow...

Where do you live:  Austin, Texas Mom of: Jayna (11) and Aneesa (9)  Describe your career and where you feel it's heading. My career started with a medical degree that led to years spent as a physician assistant. I worked in oncology followed by gastroenterology before putting my career on...

Where do you live: Oakland, CA Mom of: Iyasu (6), Mekonnen (4),  Soliana (2) Describe how your career has evolved and where you feel it's heading. I feel very blessed to have had several different careers. Some in the field I went to school for (psychology), but most have been in the...

Where do you live: Oakland, CA Mom of: Jess (12), Penny (8.5) Describe your career journey and where you feel it's heading. In junior high I used to make cassette tapes of myself doing air shifts at my favorite rock radio station. I’d do the station IDs (“You’re listening to...

Where do you live: Novato, CA Mom of: Jace (6), Cassie (2.5) Describe your career's journey and where you feel it's heading. Well, let's see here. In what seems like a lifetime ago, I started my career in newspapers writing about sports for the Charlotte Observer.  I have...

Location: Burlingame, CA Mom of: Syon (10), Siri (7) Describe your career journey and where you feel it's heading.  Oh boy, this is a tough one for me because my career journey has always been intertwined with my life journey. Early in my career, I held sales and operations roles at...

Location: In Reality: Marin County. In My Dreams:  A ranch in Montana with a herd of horses. Mom of: Casey (5) Describe your career's journey and where you feel it's heading. Like most writers I know, I really don’t enjoy writing about myself! But here it goes. I’ve been a copywriter...

Location: Marin County Mom of: Jack (9), Sydney (7) Describe your career. My interest and passion for food took me to the California Culinary Academy a couple years after college, and some part time work as a personal chef.  I knew I didn't want to be a professional chef so...