Segment 2 - A profile of KNOWAUTISM, an organization which works to increase awareness of this baffling disorder, but especially for communities facing language barriers. Guests are Alice Mao-Brams M.D. and Kim Szeto. Dr. Mao-Brams has a son with autism and is a professor of psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. Ms. Szeto is Executive Director of KNOWAUTISM. The guests also preview the 2017 KNOWAUTISM Gala scheduled for February 23rd. For more information, visit: www.know-autism.org
Segment 3 - Adeeb Barqawi, Founder and CEO of ProUnitas Inc. talks about his inspiration for starting his innovative system which works to fix the personal home issues students face that can often distract them from focusing on learning. Barqawi worked originally for Teach for America at Kashmere High School before looking for a more effective way to help the students he saw on a daily basis. For more information, visit: www.prounitas.org
Segment 4 - Rice University grads Cindy Dinh and Francine Di discuss the 100th anniversary of the first Asian-American graduate at that university. Dinh is a 2011 Rice graduate and Di is a 2003 graduate. They discuss how Rice University's Asian American alumni will be celebrating the milestone.