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Career Building

Dani wong book signing

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”— Milton Berle

A very special program with the debut novel, Swearing Off Stars from Danielle Wong who was a valued volunteer with Be the Star You Are!® charity as a teenager. This show focuses on career building and we honor Danielle for building her career to live her dreams of becoming a published author. Danielle shares her journey–the obstacles, and inspirations. Spread across time and place, the story of love found and lost is one of desire, adventure, and ultimately, devotion. Jack Pawlakos researched and divulged trends in careers, especially the innovations in technology than have enabled people to experience working for themselves. In the final segment, hosts Brigitte Jia and Katie Choo read Danielle Wong’s chapter, The Gift of Faith, from Be the Star You Are!® for Teens and talk about the trajectory from dreaming as a youth to doing as an adult. A very exciting and inspiration broadcast that you won’t want to miss.

BIO: Danielle Wong is an emerging author living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Writer by day and reader by night, she loves creating and consuming all forms of media. Beyond her love of writing, Danielle is a passionate traveler and photographer. She was fortunate enough to tag along on her father’s business trips during childhood, and has explored more than 25 different countries. Seeing so much of the world at a young age shaped her unique perspective on life. Her writing has been published on several websites, including The Huffington Post, USA Today, Harper’s Bazaar, and Her Campus. Danielle was a volunteer leader with Be the Star You Are!® charity during her youth. She has a short story published in Be The Star You Are For Teens, appeared on TV to promote the book, and is currently working on her next novel.

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