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Monica S. Flores (monicadear)
Works at Ashoka Changemakers
Attended Cornell University
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From the Hired.com blog, I feel like this about work in general
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awwwww 80s
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+Kris Herbst this is analogous to "framework change"
This isn't another story about that dress, or...
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By tracking nearly 800 students for two decades, researchers found that social skills are powerful predictors.
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ah the 80s
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Written by Edem Torkornoo. This article originally appeared on ALUeducation.com. ALU is a tertiary institution dedicated to developing the next generation of African leaders.&
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This morning aboard the International Space Station, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti brewed the first espresso ever in space. After, she enjoyed the beverage viewing Earth from the station's cupola and wrote, "Coffee: the finest organic suspension ever devised. Fresh espresso in the new Zero-G cup! To boldly brew..."

Read why brews served in microgravity will percolate better science than coffee, thanks to the Space Cup: http://go.nasa.gov/1E7n8NA

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  • Cornell University
    Environmental Systems Technology
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Web developer, Drupal, blogger, organic, wife, mom
Introduction
~ It is better to light one candle... ~

Passionate about educating, empowering, and connecting individuals. 
Focuses on building community, fostering connectedness, and using technology skills to create a better world
Specializes in building websites #drupal
Supports women entrepreneurs
Shops at fair trade, organic, holistic, sustainable, and green businesses



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Career Highlights:
+ Web Developer (2014 - ): Ashoka Changemakers



+ Published at SixRevisions, the Vistage "Executive Street" Business Blog, and the Elance blog on topics such as Drupal, web development planning, and women in business.


+ Author for the "A Successful Woman's Handbook" series  (2008 - 2010) 
  • Fifty-one Ways to Build your Community of Clients Online
  • Social Networking for Women in Business
  • Thirty Steps to Starting Your Green Business  


+ Blogger for Know More Media's "SistersinBiz.com" (2008) 


+ Full-service web design and development for 10K Webdesign, focusing on Drupal and web projects (since 2004)


+ Founding board member from 2004 at APA for Progress, the first internet-based Asian Pacific American advocacy group. Served as interim executive director during Bush/Kerry election season. (2004)


+ Policy analyst for JMPT Consulting, including  a citywide evaluation for the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families (250+ community-based organizations, managed 20+ evaluators, $750k budget) (2001 - 2004) 


+ Part of the "gold rush" dot-com boom in San Francisco - freelance web developer with gigs at Quokka (NBC Olympics), Pear Transmedia, and Huge Media (2000)


+ Original team member for Odyssey World Trek for Service and Education, one of the first global multimedia educational websites, visited over 30 countries to support youth (1999-2000)


+ Cycled 583 miles from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise support for people with AIDS in California AIDS Ride 4 (1997)


+ Edited and produced multimedia CD-ROM versions of braille music texts for sighted and blind users with Opus Technologies (1996-1999)


+ Learned basic apiculture and taught children how to milk goats, feed chickens, and collect garden greens on Slide Ranch, a small farm in the coastal wilderness of Marin County (1995)


+ Triaged, coordinated, and assisted ambulatory-care patients as a community health worker at the Los Angeles Free Clinic (Jesuit Volunteer Corps, 1994)


+ B.S. in Environmental Systems Technology, Dept. of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Cornell University (1994)


+ Traveled by ship and studied the diverse cultures of 10 port cities on Semester at Sea with the Institute for Shipboard Education, (1993)




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Other Roles:

10K Group LLC - Business Consulting

10K Webdesign - Web design and development for green businesses, progressive organizations, and women entrepreneurs - Drupal shop

A Successful Woman - Co-Founder, Membership community for success-oriented women, #1 ranked blog (left 2012)

Co-Founder: Green Business Women Consulting services for green companies

Gramercy & Co. - Modern Atelier - Co-Founder, A luxury online boutique for home and fashion accessories from around the world

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Bragging rights
1 cycling trip / 583 miles from SF to LA / 2 homebirths / 2 marathons / 3.5 semesters to get a college degree / 7 Locations
Work
Occupation
Web developer, Author, Speaker
Employment
  • Ashoka Changemakers
    Web developer, 2014 - present
  • 10K Webdesign
    Web Developer, Author, Speaker, 2004 - 2014
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Female