Our Values

Why I Vote

A bright yellow legal pad and black felt-tip pen set me off on my journey as an advocate. I was twelve years old and...

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Unity, Ingenuity, and Hope in Havana

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Cuba for an educational trip with my fellow board members at Grantmakers in...

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Thoughts for San Bernardino

Our hearts go out to the victims, families, and community of San Bernardino. The San Bernardino County Public Health...

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Progress! A Journey through Adaptive Change

"I began to think bigger, approach things differently, and commit to purposeful exploration...

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Reflection Season

This summer marks five years since I first stepped into my role as president and CEO of Blue Shield of California...

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The Era That Made it Possible for Us All to Have a Dream

I love all things 60s the music, the history, and the social movements that...

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Lessons from Mi Abuelita

Her chest rose and fell in sync with every beep of the machine next to her hospital bed. She lay there peacefully,...

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Build. Test. Repeat.

I love spreadsheets.  And I mean love spreadsheets.  I even dressed up as one for Halloween.  In my view, there are few...

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Pursuing your passion; remembering your roots

I love summer for many reasons, but one of them may surprise you - it’s the season when I get to spend time with our...

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From the ‘Cliffs of Insanity’ to ‘As you wish’

If you have ever seen the movie The Princess Bride, you know that it is an...

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