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Cristeta Comerford, Filipino American and White House Executive Chef

Cristeta Comerford is a Filipino American chef who has been the White House Executive Chef since 2005. She is the first woman and first person of Asian descent to hold the post. She grew up in Sampaloc, Manila and attended the University of the Philippines majoring in food technology. She left school before completing the  Read more→

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Immigrated to the United States from Iran as a teenager Bratz dolls maker’s CEO leads bids to save hundreds of Toys R Us stores

Isaac Larian, chief of MGA Entertainment, and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in a bid to save Toys R Us stores that will go dark in bankruptcy proceedings. Source: Bratz dolls maker’s CEO leads bids to save hundreds of Toys R  Read more→

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