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Hello, my name is Sylvie. I’m the author of this blog. Alternately described as a creative intellectual and a polymath, I don’t fit into a box. (People tried). A former gold medal ballerina and robotics scientist, I share an equal love for science, technology, design, and the liberal arts. After 20 years of working in a wide range of technology and entrepreneurship roles, I got hit by cancer and my life came to a halt.

I started to write my cancer journey. Through the process, I discovered a new voice I hadn’t heard before. My authentic voice. Buried for so long. The voice of a person who can articulate the profound layers of the human experience with an astonishing clarity. The voice of a person who can see beauty amidst devastation. The voice of a person who can give voice to the unvoiced suffering in the hearts of others. Writing took me on a whole new adventure. CONTINUE READING…