Want to keep up to date?
Sign up for my newsletter!

Want to keep up to date? Sign up for my newsletter!

Harboring Hearts Benefit: A Night to Remember


Harboring Hearts held our annual benefit at the Lincoln Center Penthouse in November. It’s hard to believe that we’ve been going strong for almost nine years. Harboring Hearts was founded when Michelle Javian connected with Yuki Kotani. Both of their fathers had received heart transplants, though Michelle’s father had sadly passed months afterward. They wanted […]

By |December 11th, 2017|Science, organ donation, Heart Disease, Harboring Hearts|0 Comments

Prix Galien Awards – the Nobel of Pharmaceutical Innovation

It was an honor to be invited to the Prix Galien Gala at the American Museum of Natural History as a guest of Oracle. The Prix Galien Awards are considered the equivalent of the Nobel prize and the highest accolade for pharmaceutical research and development. Needless to say, there was no shortage of brilliant minds in […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Science, Discovery, Biotech, Pharmaceutical|0 Comments

Smarter Together – A Night Celebrating Science and Curiosity at the American Museum of Natural History


I was recently invited to attend the Merck KGaA’s “Smarter Together” event celebrating its 125 years of science and discovery. The fact that the event was in the American Museum of Natural History made the fourth grader inside of me particularly giddy, as I walked through the menagerie of wooly mammoths and elephants I’d passed so often […]

By |October 25th, 2015|Disability, Amputee, Science, Discovery|0 Comments