Self-reliance is a big theme for her, given how she grew up, in rural New Jersey; given how far she’s come.“I’ve always had this idea that you have to make the most of things,” she says. student, Powell Jobs met her late husband, the innovation icon Steve. Languorous Southern magnolias, sky-aiming tulip trees, as well as the redwoods that Palo Alto is named for (It turns out Powell Jobs knows a lot about trees.He never got to enjoy it -- Steve died a year before it was finished in 2012. Laurene Powell Jobs took a break from the work that comes with being one of the most powerful women in the world and went on a vacation.“And then collective because I wanted the idea that you achieve your goals with people, because good ideas come from a lot of places.”The well-known Palo Alto is the one where you can’t throw a flash drive without hitting the offices of numerous Silicon Valley stalwarts—Facebook, Pay Pal, Google—and it’s also the home base of Stanford University, the place where, as an M. The downtown is bustling with kale-rich restaurants and Arts and Crafts homes, and the trees! The 52-year-old is also an avid outdoorswoman, a small-plot farmer, a beekeeper who sends out honey with handmade labels at the holidays, as well as a huge Halloween enthusiast.
“Adrian Fenty is one of our country’s great advocates for education reform,” she said in a statement when he joined the board. Under Fenty, Lanier added police officers to the streets and expanded community policing initiatives, for example, "beefing up" the policy of accepting anonymous text message tips from local residents to cut down on potential retaliation. Previous attempts to reform the schools, including one in 1996 where a D. financial control board took charge of the schools, had failed.He served one term, from 2007 to 2011, losing his bid for reelection at the primary level to Democrat Vincent C. Though Fenty won the Republican mayoral primary as a write-in candidate, he declined the Republican nomination and said he would likely not seek elected office again. native, Fenty is a graduate of Oberlin College and Howard University Law School. The backlog of Child Protective Services (CPS) investigations was reduced by improving the retention of social workers, building an experienced leadership team, and increasing the recruitment of social workers to fill vacancies.Gray went on to win the general election for Mayor in the largely Democratic District. Additionally, the Fenty administration improved the delivery of emergency medical services and expanded health care coverage for the uninsured.