Farhana Huq

Farhana Huq

Award Winning Entrepreneur One of the best advice I got from my mom is to give of yourself but to not expect anything in return. Her advice was to give because you genuinely want to help someone and to not have the same expectations that they are going to return the...
Sue Kwon

Sue Kwon

Reporter, Host, Producer at CBS KPIX TV The best advice I have received from my mom was to find beauty and value in mundane things. She would sew recital dresses out of rejected scraps of fabric. She would make delicious jam out of over-ripe plums from the garden. She...
Hilary Rice Armstrong

Hilary Rice Armstrong

Film Maker and Tech Exec My mom taught me that sometimes the worst things that happen to you in life can turn out to be the best things. She helped me to find a silver lining out of any situation, which helped build resilience and the ability to look for the positive...
Rosemary Camposano

Rosemary Camposano

CEO Halo Blow Dry Bars Inc. My mom always told me, “You may not be a perfect circle, but you are a perfect whatever you are”. Of course, this drove me crazy when I was 9, but as I have grown older, that saying has taken root deeply inside me. Now, sadly, I...
David Hornik

David Hornik

General Partner – August Capital For as long as I can remember my mother has encouraged me and my siblings to stand up for that in which we believe. When we were little, that often meant standing up for ourselves. We learned to be self-reliant. But as we got...