We are a community of leaders, technologists, organizers, politicians, academics, educators, students, and parents that share one common experience: serving as the Student Associate or Student Member of the Howard County Board of Education (SMOB).

The Student Associate position of the Board of Education of Howard County was established in…

Today marks the beginning of my 27th year. You might think that’s cause for celebration. In my book, turning 27, and thinking on the number 27 in general, is actually cause for reflection. Before you begin making your own assumptions as to what caused the number to be a noteworthy…

Period.

Today, I went to a medical building I’ve visited since childhood. Before I walked in I noticed something different standing tall next to the American flag. Against the backdrop of fall and changing leaf colors was a large “Make America Great Again” sign. After utter shock, I began to…

Today, we’re launching #ShareSafely, a community-powered initiative that leverages data to improve safety in the sharing economy.

In February, I penned my story of attempted sexual assault as a passenger in a car I requested using application-based ridesharing. I was afraid and unsure of posting about this. However, I shared…

Technology is powerful.

Long gone are the days of sprinting to Blockbuster to get a newly released Lindsay Lohan movie; now with a few clicks I have the Parent Trap and more from the comfort of my sofa. I never need an IOU, because of Venmo. No need to map…

adejire

i care. i do. i am. inspired by true events. @sharesafely @brookingsinst @btwfoundation. #27Quarters.

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