We Are a Country of Immigrants
Ep. 3: November 19, 2015
360BayArea celebrates the diversity of the Bay. From art, food, music and food trucks, it seems every nation in the world is represented here. In this episode we hear Clara, (born in Buenos Aires, Argentina), and Kevin (born in Beijing, China and raised in Toronto, Canada), discuss the circumstances that led to them migrating to this region.
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At age 12 what were you dreaming of growing up and becoming? Kevin Li knew he wanted to move to Silicon Valley and work in tech…and he did just that. With his equally inspired and talented wife Mary, Kevin has founded and sold a number of tech start-ups and currently works as a Product Manager, Growing and Emerging Projects, for Yahoo. Shows: Beats Geek Chic, Grasshopper
Clara moved to the United States from Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 9. She is proudest of her 3 year-old son Miles, husband Chad and her “best in the family” empanadas. Clara has been working for one of the world's largest fashion retailers for more than 15 years. She started off her career folding sweaters at 6:00am on Saturdays as a college student at Cal Poly and is now leading an international team that clothes millions all over the world. Shows: Grasshopper