At 18, she launched a startup. At 22, she's blazing a trail in the VC world

At 18, she launched a startup. At 22, she’s blazing a trail in the VC world

Her research on genomics has been published in science journals, she’s founded a profitable genetic testing company and she recently became the youngest partner to join Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Cervin Ventures.

But for Tie, this is just the beginning.

Tie moved from China to Toronto with her parents when she was four years old. She was a gifted child and by the time she entered high school, her deep interest in biology and chemistry required an outlet beyond the traditional classroom.

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Hollywood is coming out in full force to Mr. & Miss India America 2018 & The Elite Awards

Hollywood is coming out in full force to Mr. & Miss India America 2018 & The Elite Awards

It’s that time again where we will witness the official crowning of Miss India America 2018. This year marks as the 26th anniversary for the beauty pageant. Founded in 1992, by Jinnder Chohaan, the pageant has grown to become an international phenomenon. Mr. & Miss India America 2018 is presented by South Asia Magazine, Wells Fargo and JINmodels.com. The Official TV Partner is JUS Hindi TV, a 24 hour channel on Dish Network.

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USCIS Issues Revised Final Guidance on Unlawful Presence for Students and Exchange Visitors

WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised final policy memorandum (PDF, 129 KB) related to unlawful presence after considering feedback received during a 30-day public comment period that ended June 11, 2018. Under the revised final policy memorandum, effective Aug. 9, 2018, F and M nonimmigrants who fall out of status and timely file for reinstatement of that status will have their accrual of unlawful presence suspended while their application is pending.

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She left Colombia during the drug wars. Now she runs a major fashion magazine

“Had I stayed in South America, I think I would have encountered a lot of problems,” said the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine and longtime judge of reality show “Project Runway.” “I was such a rebel and anti-establishment.”

Instead, Garcia left her hometown in the coastal city of Barranquilla, Colombia, when she was 15 to join her sister in the United States.
“My education here, and being exposed to competitiveness early on, really challenged me the right way,” said Garcia of the Dana Hall School, the all girls school in Wellesley, Massachusetts she attended.

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A Healthy Dose of Jazz for the Mind, Body and Soul

A Healthy Dose of Jazz for the Mind, Body and Soul

Long Beach- All roads lead to Long Beach. Long Beach was the place to be this past weekend. Yes, ladies and gentleman, the 31st Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival returned to the beautiful, grassy knoll of the Rainbow Lagoon, Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12, 2018.
The promoters of the Long Beach Jazz Festival served up an eclectic, generous smorgasbord of smooth jazz, contemporary and traditional jazz plus a fiery taste of Latin Jazz blended together with rhythm and blues. This mixture of ingredients successfully created a diverse 3-day symphony of jazz genres.

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Cryptocurrency Outlook: 4 Key Indicators it’s Here to Stay

Cryptocurrency Outlook: 4 Key Indicators it’s Here to Stay

The August 6th SEC decision to postpone a ruling on whether to approve the SolidX Bitcoin Shares ETF for trading on The Chicago Board Options Exchange is a good sign. Given previous SEC statements, the postponement appears to suggest that the U.S. regulatory agency wants to issue a well-thought-out approval ruling that protects cryptocurrency investors and nurtures innovators.

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New Book Tackles Unfortunate Truth: America Unhappier Than Ever Despite Record-Breaking Economic Growth (Study)

New Book Tackles Unfortunate Truth: America Unhappier Than Ever Despite Record-Breaking Economic Growth (Study)

Despite achieving 4% GDP growth, America has fallen to 18th in the World Happiness Report’s annual ranking of more than 150 countries—an index based on variables including social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence of corruption. Various media reports in relation to this year’s study underscore this is the second consecutive year the United States has fallen in the rankings, with America never having even cracked the top 10.

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Trump Administration Proposal Could Punish Legal Immigrants If Their Family Members Use Public Assistance

A proposed rule change by the Trump administration could sharply curtail the number of legal immigrants eligible to become permanent residents by penalizing them if their family members receive public assistance — even if those family members are U.S. citizens.

According to a 7 August 2018 NBC report, the proposed change to what is known as the “public charge” rule will be published imminently in the federal register, at which point the public will have the opportunity to comment before it becomes official.

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