Background

The First Reading Bonanza in the Park, East Palo AltoOn May 14th, 2011 Live the Dream Foundation of Silicon Valley & Stanford Alumni-Beyond the Farm hosted the first Reading Bonanza in the Park at Bell Street Park in East Palo Alto. Event created by Marlayna Tuiasosopo who grew in Hayward,CA as a low income, disadvantaged youth. Her mother often took her to the Hayward Public Library as a young child. She attributes her academic and professional success to being able to read at a young age. She graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from USC and currently works as an RF Applications Engineer for an international wireless communications company.

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