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Anna Sidana
Anna Sidana, is a marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience in payment systems and eCommerce. She has held marketing positions with Silicon Valley companies such as BrightEdge and Simply Hired and has led large eCommerce initiatives at Sephora and Walmart. In addition, she has served as director of Financial Products at Paypal and director of product management at eBay. A native of India, she founded One Million Lights, a nonprofit, in 2008.

Entries by Anna Sidana

How to Connect With Others

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 4:45 PM


It is unusual for me to take the time to enjoy a cup of coffee without having my cell phone handy or my computer open. But today, after completing a project and waiting for the next one to come along -- yes, I...

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What Can a Single Flashlight Do

(1) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 12:02 PM


When a child is born, leaving the warm comfort of its mother's womb and bursting into the world with a cry, there is hope. Hope for the mother that her child will be amazing, will achieve greatness and be a compassionate human being....

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Race for a Cause: Why People Really Give

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 11:41 AM


Almost a thousand people had signed up for the race. I boarded the plane from San Francisco to Chicago for an overnight trip -- just long enough to spend Saturday evening in the city, attend the race and then turn back the next...

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Changing Light to Change Lives

(1) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 1:44 PM

What if there were a simple, cheap way to advance the education of millions of the world's poorest children, and to improve their health and that of everyone in their communities?

What if, at the same time, this simple, inexpensive solution would significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

Americans and...

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