Thankfully for the second year in a row I was able to attend the California Association of Museums (CAM) yearly conference! Not only was I able to attend but this was the second year I was a speaker! I am truly thankful for this opportunity. This year’s conference theme was 20/20 Vision. This got me... Continue Reading →
Yesterday was the last day to see the Thinking Big exhibit on Ada Lovelace at the Computer History Museum. This exhibit focused on writings of Lovelace that showed her great ideas for computers in the future. In the middle of the 1800s she was thinking about how computers/mathematics can be used to study inside the... Continue Reading →
Museums have an inclusion problem, meaning, many don’t feel welcome in museums. It’s tough to get into the museum field to begin with, lack of representation in the field and exhibits, and lack of accessibility. But many museums are trying to change. The Palo Alto Jr Museum and Zoo is redesigning their place to be... Continue Reading →
Due to the PG&E shut off, I have to bring my arthritis medicine to work with me. This medicine needs to be refrigerated 24/7 and if it is not then it expires and is SO expensive to replace. Thinking of others who need electricity for their medicine and health needs ❤️
What Does the Future of Commuting Look Like?
Each year I work the Silicon Valley Comic Con. This year was my third year working and each year I work the panel rooms. I enjoy this for the fast pace and getting the chance to hear interesting topics. What I believe is unique about the Silicon Valley Comic Con is that it connects pop... Continue Reading →
Getting Gas: How Arthritis Affects Me
I hate getting gas! For one it’s difficult for me to get the gas cap off so I have to use a wrench to give me some help. Also I usually go to Chevron since they tend to have newer stations so the pumps are easier to handle for me. I want to cure arthritis... Continue Reading →
BHAG and Investing in Yourself
A couple of weeks ago the CEO of the organization that I work at hosted an All Hands Meeting to recap the 2018 year. He has been the CEO for around 9 months and so far during his tenure the focus has been improving the organization and getting ready for the next chapter of its... Continue Reading →
Why Museums? (Day 30 of Museum 30 Challenge)
One of the many reasons I love museums, and working in museums, is the power of inspiration museums have.
Friendship (Day 29 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Work friends are crucial! I’m so thankful for mine and that we were able to get lunch together today. We both have been through a very tough year professionally. Apparently people don’t like strong women. Who knew 😜
Souvenirs (Day 28 of Museum 30 Challenge)
What are your go to souvenirs? Recently I have been collecting jewelry on my travels.
Treasure (Day 27 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Over the years I have collected many treasures. From guests showing their experience at the Computer History Museum, to clients showing their appreciation and museum staff being sweet ❤️
Dream Job (Day 26 of Museum 30 Challenge)
I have no idea what my dream job looks like let alone what I want to be doing in 6 months. I’m just going to keep working on growing as a person and learning new things for my career. Eventually all things will fall into place.