David Bach (author)
David L. Bach is an American financial author, television personality, motivational speaker and founder of FinishRich. com. Bach, is best known for his Finish Rich Book Series and he has written 12 books since 1998 with over seven million copies in print. Eleven of Bach’s books have been bestsellers, including nine consecutive New York Times bestsellers. Eleven of Bach’s books have been published from Random House, bachs first book Smart Women Finish Rich was published in 1998, and appeared on the bestseller lists for a decade. His most recent book Debt Free For Life was published by Crown Business Books, Bach has appeared regularly on television dispensing his financial advice since 1994. His first appearance on television took place in San Francisco, on cable channel BayTV — where he was “The Money Doctor”. Since Bach has appeared on thousands of shows both locally and nationally. He is currently a contributor to NBCs The Today Show. Bach has been a contributor to CNN American Morning, CNBC, Fox Business, ABC Good Money.
He has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show over six times including the shows “How to become an Automatic Millionaire”, How to become an Automatic Millionaire Couple” and “Oprahs Debt Diet Series”. Bach has written and hosted two television specials, Smart Women Finish Rich and The Automatic Millionaire which aired nationally. Smart Women Finish Rich was produced by Connecticut Public Television and The Automatic Millionaire by Chicago Public Television and he has hosted two radio shows, Finish Rich with David Bach and The Finish Rich Minute. David Bach was born in Oakland, California in 1966 to mother, Bobbi Bach and father and he received his undergraduate degree at University of Southern California for which he holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences and Communication. He was honored by USC as a distinguished Alumni in 2010, prior to founding FinishRich Media, LLC, he was senior vice president of Morgan Stanley and a partner of The Bach Group. He has appeared six times on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
He has been a contributor to Redbook Magazine, Smart Money Magazine, Oprah. com, Yahoo Finance, Forbes. com, David Bach is involved with various causes including serving on the board for Habitat for Humanity, New York. Bach has donated proceeds from his books to Habitat for Humanity - New York City, Waterkeeper Alliance and Charity and he co-founded Makers of Memories, a charity organization dedicated to helping women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Bach currently resides in New York City with his family
University of Southern California
The University of Southern California is a private research university founded in 1880 with its main campus in Los Angeles, California. As Californias oldest private university, USC has historically educated a large number of the regions business leaders. In recent decades, the university has leveraged its location in Los Angeles to establish relationships with research and cultural institutions throughout Asia, an engine for economic activity, USC contributes $8 billion annually to the economy of the Los Angeles metropolitan area and California. For the 2014–15 academic year, there were 18,740 students enrolled in undergraduate programs. USC has 23,729 graduate and professional students in a number of different programs, including business, engineering, social work, and medicine. The university is one of the top fundraising institutions in the world, consistently ranking among the top 3 in external contributions, multiple academic rankings list the University of Southern California as being among the top 25 universities in the United States.
With an acceptance rate of 16 percent, USC is among the most selective academic institutions in the nation. USC maintains a tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship, with alumni having founded companies such as Lucasfilm, Salesforce. com, Qualcomm, Tinder. As of 2014, the university has produced the fourth largest number of billionaire alumni out of all institutions in the world. USC is home to the world’s most powerful computer, which is presently housed in a super-cooled. The only other commercially available quantum computing system is operated jointly by NASA, USC was one of the earliest nodes on ARPANET and is the birthplace of the Domain Name System. Other technologies invented at USC include DNA computing, dynamic programming, image compression, VoIP, USC sponsors a variety of intercollegiate sports and competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association as a member of the Pac-12 Conference. Members of the teams, the Trojans, have won 102 NCAA team championships, ranking them third in the nation.
Trojan athletes have won 288 medals at the Olympic games, more than any university in the United States. If USC were a country, its athletes would have received the 12th-most Olympic gold medals in history. In 1969, it joined the Association of American Universities, the University of Southern California was founded following the efforts of Judge Robert M. Hellman. The three donated 308 lots of land to establish the campus and provided the seed money for the construction of the first buildings. Originally operated in affiliation with the Methodist Church, the school mandated from the start that no student would be denied admission because of race, the university is no longer affiliated with any church, having severed formal ties in 1952
Christopher Chris Abani is a Nigerian and American author. He says he is part of a new generation of Nigerian writers working to convey to an English-speaking audience the experience of those born, Abani was born in Afikpo, Nigeria. His father was Igbo, while his mother was of English descent and he published his first novel, Masters of the Board, in 1985 at the age of 16. It was a thriller, the plot of which was an allegory based on a coup that was carried out in Nigeria just before it was written. He was imprisoned for six months on suspicion of an attempt to overthrow the government and he continued to write after his release from jail, but was imprisoned for one year after the publication of his 1987 novel Sirocco. After he was released from jail time, he composed several anti-government plays that were performed on the street near government offices for two years. He was imprisoned a third time and was placed on death row, his friends had bribed government officials for his release in 1991, and immediately Abani moved to the United Kingdom, living there until 1999.
He moved to the United States, where he now lives, selections of his poetry appear in the online journal Blackbird. From 2007–2012, he was Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California and he is currently a Board of Trustees Professor of English at Northwestern University. Abanis foray into publishing has led to the formation of the Black Goat poetry series, poets Kwame Dawes, Christina Garcia, Kate Durbin, Karen Harryman, Uche Nduka, Percival Everett, Khadijah Queen and Gabriela Jauregui have all been published by Black Goat. The collection received great reviews and offered Hebrew readers a first encounter with the poetry of Abani, novels Masters of the Board GraceLand The Virgin of Flames The Secret History of Las Vegas Novellas Becoming Abigail Song For Night Poetry Kalakuta Republic. Daphnes Lot Dog Woman Hands Washing Water There are no names for red Feed me the sun Sanctificum Essays The Face 2001 PEN USA West Freedom-to-Write Award, middleton Fellowship, University of Southern California, USA2002 Imbongi Yesizwe Poetry International Award, South Africa.
2003 Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship, USA Hellman/Hammet Grant from Human Rights Watch, USA
Michael Ausiello /ˌɔːsiˈɛloʊ/ is an American television industry journalist and actor. He was a writer at TV Guide and its companion website. On May 28,2008, Ausiello left TV Guide for Entertainment Weekly, on October 4,2010, he announced his departure from Entertainment Weekly to join Jay Penskes Penske Media Corporation, where he launched a new TV site, TVLine. com. Ausiello grew up in Roselle Park, New Jersey, Ausiello began writing for TV Guide in 2000. During his eight-year tenure at TV Guide, he wrote for both the magazine and its website and he is a pesca-vegetarian, currently residing in New York City. Ausiello is openly gay and was married to photographer Kit Cowan, Cowan died of a rare form of neuroendocrine cancer on February 5,2015. Official website Michael Ausiello at the Internet Movie Database TVLine Michael Ausiello on Twitter Michael Ausiello on Facebook Michael Ausiello on Instagram
Jillian Rose Banks, known simply as Banks, is an American singer and songwriter from Orange County, California. She is signed to Harvest Records and Good Years Recordings, following the release of two extended plays, Fall Over and London, in 2013, Banks released her debut album, Goddess, on September 5,2014, to positive reviews from contemporary music critics. Her second studio album, The Altar, was released on September 30,2016 and she has toured internationally with The Weeknd and was nominated for the Sound of 2014 award by the BBC and an MTV Brand New Nominee in 2014. Jillian Rose Banks was born on June 16,1988 in Orange County and she moved to Los Angeles when she was about one or two years old and lived in Tarzana, an affluent neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley. Banks started writing songs at the age of 15 and she taught herself piano when she received a keyboard from a friend to help her through her parents divorce. She says she felt alone and helpless. I didnt know how to express what I was feeling or who to talk to and she enrolled to study psychology at University of Southern California, where she wrote a thesis on the children of divorced parents, eventually earning a bachelors degree in psychology.
During Banks time at USC she was put in contact with DJ Yung Skeeter, after posting a track called Before I Ever Met You on a private SoundCloud page in February 2013, the song ended up being played by DJ Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1. Banks released her extended play, Fall Over, internationally in March 2013 by Good Years Recordings. Billboard called her a magnetic writer with songs to obsess over and her second EP, was released in September 2013 by Harvest Records and Good Years Recordings to positive reviews from music critics. In an interview after the debut of her first album she posted her phone number on her social media accounts to be closer to her fans and have an intimate connection to all of them. Her song Waiting Game from the EP was featured in the 2013 Victorias Secret holiday commercial, in late 2013, she received nominations for awards from both the BBC and MTV. She was nominated for a Sound of, award by the BBC and a Brand New Nominee by MTV. Shazam included her on its list of 2014 Acts to Watch, Banks was artist of the week for Vogue in August 2013 where they wrote that her songs perfectly capture a feeling of being lost and powerless in the world.
Additional accolades came from The Boston Globe and The Huffington Post, Banks was the opening act for Canadian singer The Weeknd during his fall 2013 tour. The tour was international with dates in the United States and the United Kingdom, after finishing the tour with The Weeknd, she announced her own tour which begun in the United Kingdom during March 2014. Banks was a performer at the Coachella festival, taking place in April 2014, Bonnaroo. In January 2015, Banks was part of the lineup for the 2015 St. Jeromes Laneway Festival, on August 7,2014, Banks made her television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Zeenat Aman is an Indian actress and beauty queen best known for her work in Hindi films during the 1970s and 80s. She won the Miss Asia Pacific 1970 title and she is the first South Asian woman to win the title. Zeenat Aman was born in Mumbai in 1951 to Amanullah Khan and her father, Amanullah Khan, was related to the Bhopal State ruling family. He was a writer who made the script for such movies as Mughal-e-Azam. Amanullah Khan often wrote under the nom de plume Aman which she adopted as her second name on screen. He died when Aman was 13 and her mother remarried a German man called Heinz. Zeenat Amans mothers name is Scinda Heinz who was a Maharashtrian Hindu Brahmin, Amans mother obtained a German citizenship and took her to Germany where Zeenat Aman stayed temporarily. She returned to India when she turned 18 and she is the cousin of actor Raza Murad and niece of actor Murad. Aman did her schooling in Panchgani and went to University of Southern California in Los Angeles for further studies on student aid, upon her return to India, she first took up a job as a journalist for Femina and later on moved on to modeling.
One of the first few brands that she modeled for was Taj Mahal Tea in 1966 and she was the second runner up in the Miss India Contest and went on to win the Miss Asia Pacific in 1970. After having studied in Los Angeles, winning the Miss Asia Pacific 1970 contest, Dev Anand offered Zaheeda the role of his sister in Hare Rama Hare Krishna. Not realizing the importance of secondary role, Zaheeda wanted the lead female part. Zeenat Aman was chosen as a last-minute replacement, in Hare Rama Hare Krishna, Zeenat Aman, aided by R. D. Burman song Dum Maro Dum, won over the hearts of audience as Janice. She earned a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award and BFJA Award for Best Actress, throughout the 1970s, the Dev-Zeenat pairing was seen in half a dozen films, Heera Panna, Ishq Ishq Ishq, Prem Shastra, Darling Darling and Kalabaaz. Of these, was the biggest box-office success and her hip looks in Yaadon Ki Baaraat as the girl carrying a guitar, singing Churaliya hai tumne jo dil ko has won her more popularity and the hearts of millions of fans.
She appeared on every Hindi film magazines cover during the 1970s, in December 1974, Cine Blitz magazine was launched with Zeenat Aman on its cover, a testimony to her popularity at the time. However, she went on as the cover girl of the popular magazine Stardust. Zeenat Aman, in her career and her success with Navketan Films, Raj Kapoor, Manmohan Desai, Feroz Khan, Nasir Hussain, Manoj Kumar, Prakash Mehra, Raj Khosla and Shakti Samanta
Shiri Freda Appleby is an American actress. She is known for her role as Liz Parker in the television series Roswell. Her film credits include A Time for Dancing, where she played a role as Sam Russel, Havoc with Anne Hathaway. In 2008, Appleby joined the cast of the season of ER, playing an intern named Daria Wade. In the summer of 2012, she starred as Lucy in the web comedy series Dating Rules from My Future Self and she had recurring roles on both the NBC drama series Chicago Fire and the HBO comedy-drama series Girls. Appleby currently stars in the Lifetime dramedy series UnREAL, Appleby was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of Dina Appleby, a Jewish day school teacher, and Jerry Appleby, a telecommunications executive. Her mother is Israeli and of Sephardic Moroccan Jewish background, applebys mother was an actress in Israel. She and her younger brother Evan were raised in Calabasas in Los Angeles County and they kept kosher in their home growing up. Appleby graduated from Calabasas High School in 1997 and she attended University of Southern California from 1998 to 1999, where she studied English.
It took her 14 years—from start to finish, with a chunk of time spent working, to complete the degree. Appleby began her career at the age of four, starting with advertisements for various products such as Cheerios. She started acting and taking acting classes because her parents were concerned that she was so shy and her first advertisement was for Raisin Bran, but it was never aired. She made guest appearances on television programs, most notably thirtysomething, Doogie Howser. In 2006, she had a role on the short-lived ABC drama Six Degrees as Anya. Later that year, she played Hildy Young in the new USA Network series To Love and Die and she participated in a short film called Carjacking directed by Dan Passman and co-starring Geoff Stults. In 2007, she appeared in the movie What Love Is alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. Matthew Lillard and she participated in another short film, Love Like Wind, from Shaolin Film Productions. At the end of the year, she appeared as Charlie Wilsons press secretary in the film Charlie Wilsons War, in 2008, Appleby had a recurring role on the 15th and final season of ER, playing an intern named Daria Wade.
In 2010, Appleby starred in The CW network drama Life Unexpected as Cate Cassidy, the show was canceled after two seasons