My Path to Becoming a Murican

On Tuesday, July 10th 2018, I became an American citizen. This once-in-a-lifetime process only took me 10 years – 5 years securing a working permit through the green card application, and 5 years waiting to be naturalized, an upgrade from a permanent resident to a citizen. Even though I couldn’t sleep very well the night […]

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Reflecting First 30 Days at Uber

Social introductions in DC usually start with “which company do you work for?” When I tell people I work for Uber, usually I’ll get a grimace or a sarcastic question—“oh, and how do you like THAT company?” It’s been a month since I joined Uber. Albeit the never-ending bad press coverage about Uber is discouraging, […]

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The Next Chapter

Sitting in front of my laptop and watching the flickering of the screen at 6 AM, I am as excited as a school kid waiting for her first day at a new school. Today marks my first day at Uber. During my two-year marathon at Capital One working as a digital analytics manager, I’ve met […]

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The Meaning of Travel

There is an old Chinese idiom, “Resting is for the sake of the longer journey ahead.” Travel, in a way, is close to resting. My recent Greece trip involved lots of resting, not in a sense of sleeping, but in a sense of doing things I’ve longed for but haven’t had a chance to do […]

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A New Path

After five years of fun ride in advertising agencies, I decided to take a new path with Capital One’s enterprise digital analytics team. This is by no means an easy decision because all of the perks and excitement working in an ad agency certainly outweigh the stress and long hours from time to time. My […]

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