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Joseph Schell/Special to the ExaminerAlecia DeCoudreaux

Alecia DeCoudreaux embraces academic life at Mills College

It was Alecia DeCoudreaux’s knack of getting the better of an argument…

 

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Santa Claus is coming to town

Just before Santa Claus boarded his Macy’s rock-star tour bus, the jolly…

 

Joseph Schell/Special to the SF ExaminerKara Goldin

Kara Goldin helped Hint Water become $30 million company

Kara Goldin helped turn AOL’s online shopping business into a billion-dollar entity…

 

Joseph Schell/Special to The ExaminerBrandi Chalker

Urban Bazaar's Brandi Chalker on the importance of fair trade

Brandi Chalker and Briana Bers opened Urban Bazaar in the Inner Sunset…

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Alexis Terrazas/Special to The ExaminerShari Roeseler

Former Sister of Mercy Shari Roeseler helps the less fortunate

After joining the St. Anthony Foundation in 2010 as its executive director,…

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Bare Escentuals CEO Leslie Blodgett on redefining beauty

As executive chairwoman and former CEO of mineral makeup company Bare Escentuals,…

(Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)
Laurent Manrique (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Chef Laurent Manrique raises funds to preserve Tibetan culture

Laurent Manrique is a chef who 10 years ago envisioned a new…

Laurent Manrique (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)
(Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Meals on Wheels director Ashley McCumber helps charity innovate in the age of austerity

Ashley McCumber is the executive director of Meals on Wheels of San…

(Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)
Charles Knowles (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Wildlife Conservation Network co-founder Charles Knowles on bringing awareness about vanishing species

Charles Knowles, executive director of the Wildlife Conservation Network, co-founded the nonprofit…

Charles Knowles (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Patrick Makuakane will help you get your hula on

Patrick Makuakane has been director of the nonprofit Na Lei Hulu I…

San Francisco resident rebounds from tongue cancer

Kate Brown, a San Francisco resident and graphic designer was diagnosed at…

Mark Buell (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Rec and Park Commissioner Mark Buell predicts major boon from America's Cup

The primary organizer of the 2013 America’s Cup in San Francisco —…

Mark Buell (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)
John Cope (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

San Francisco Travel Association chairman John Cope on steering The City's largest industry

After an extensive career in hotel management, the Sacramento native and president…

John Cope (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)
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Alice Hoagland, 9/11 hero Mark Bingham’s mother, honors his memory in Shanksville

The 61-year-old mother of Mark Bingham, one of the heroes aboard United…

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Tony Stefani (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Former SFFD Captian Tony Stefani on helping firefighters prevent cancer

Tony Stefani, a San Francisco native and retired Fire Department captain, founded…

Tony Stefani (Joseph Schell/Special to The Examiner)

Lyn-Tise Jones, on presiding over Maisin Scholar Award Alumni Reunion

Lyn-Tise Jones, a 25-year-old native of the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood, was the…

Alexandra Watkins makes a career out of creative naming

Alexandra Watkins is a Southern California native with a knack for fun…

Dot-com veteran Sramana Mitra on the future of technology in India

The Indian-born entrepreneur and author who made a name for herself in…

New state bar President Jon Streeter finds position 'thrilling'

The partner at the San Francisco firm Keker and Van Nest was…

American Craft Council director Chris Amundsen on keeping American aesthetics alive

Chris Amundsen is the executive director of the American Craft Council, which…