Incubators that support new companies have been popping up left and right in Silicon Valley. Recently, this spirit of innovation has spread to universities. For the past couple of years, Berkeley has been putting a spin on traditional accelerators by inviting students to take a stab at their startup idea.
For many women, their pregnancy is a special time when they’re pampered by family and can indulge in endless jars of pickles and rocky road ice cream. But what’s it like for those who are behind bars? In the US, 10% of women who enter prisons are pregnant.
The San Francisco Bay Area has one of the largest undocumented Filipino populations in the country and many of them turn to in-home caregiving. Offers of free accommodation and food often lead to the exploitation of caregivers who are expected to work around the clock.