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Sonita Lontoh
Sonita Lontoh is an award-winning Silicon Valley technology executive. She is an expert recognized on Wikipedia and is a frequent speaker/contributor on technology and women leadership topics. Sonita is the recipient of the Entrepreneurship and Corporate Excellence award and is named a Global Emerging Leader under 40. Sonita has been recognized by the President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her work in advancing young global leaders in technology.

Sonita earned her Master of Engineering degree from MIT, where she was also cross-registered at the Harvard Business School. She holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from UC Berkeley. Follow Sonita on Twitter @slontoh.

Entries by Sonita Lontoh

Parents or Childfree? It Is About Choice, Not Decadence or a Pity Party

(2) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 4:48 PM

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As a happily-married, high-achieving, spiritual but non-practicing Catholic woman who has happily chosen to be childfree, I am familiar with the various opinions -- popular or non-popular -- on the subject of deciding between having children and not....

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Happy Father's Day From 10,000 Miles Away

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 9:32 AM

Last year, President Barack Obama made a Father's Day Presidential Proclamation, which is excerpted below:

On Father's Day, we honor the men whose compassion and commitment have nourished our spirits and guided us toward brighter horizons. For many of us, our fathers show us by the example they...
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Valentine's Day, Pink Ghetto and Career Choice

(1) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 6:10 PM

February 14 is Valentine's Day. You see stores and establishments decorated in pink colors. You see pink flowers, pink greeting cards and pink teddy bears everywhere. Why is Valentine's Day associated with the color pink? Valentine's Day is represented with colors such as pink and red because it is a...

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