Stacey Abrams' O or 24-hour day plan, with her daily activities shown in a circle and her photo in center

Day in the Life: Stacey Abrams, Voting Rights Activist

Owaves Team Activist, Politician

Day in the Life: Stacey Abrams Written by Serene Issa, Owaves Community Developer On January 20, 2021, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in as the 46th President and Vice President of the United States of America. For many across the country, this inauguration was a sigh of relief. This day marked a time in which many groups …

Cristiano Ronaldo's O or day plan, with his daily activities in time blocks and a photo of him playing soccer in the center.

Day in the Life: Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Legend

Owaves Team Soccer Player

Day in the Life: Cristiano Ronaldo At 35 years old, Cristiano Ronaldo is considered to be one of the greatest soccer players of all time. While many players have stepped down from their career at this age, he is still showing awe-inspiring performance. By the age of 22, the Portuguese superstar had received Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year …

Marty Cooper's O or 24-hour day plan, with Marty's face in the center

Day in the Life: Marty Cooper, Father of the Cell Phone

Owaves Team Entrepreneur, Executive, Inventor

Day in the Life: Marty Cooper Marty Cooper was born on December 26, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois where he later grew up to become a legendary American engineer who shaped the wireless communication industry. In 1950, Marty Cooper graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), and later joined the U.S. Navy and served …

Kamala Harris' O or Day Plan

Day in the Life: Kamala Harris

Owaves Team Politician

Day in the Life: Kamala Harris A Historical Moment Saturday, November 7th 2020 will be cast as a monumental point in time. On this day, we learned that Kamala Harris will go on in history to become the very first female Vice President. Women like me, of all ages across the country, were anticipatedly watching the election, waiting to see what the …

Day in the Life: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Owaves Team Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice

Day in the Life: Ruth Bader Ginsburg “Order, order in the court.” This nation will never hear Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) say these very words again. Nonetheless, her spirit will motivate us all to fight for justice and equality. In her career and lifetime, she broke down several barriers and opened doors for many minorities like herself. Even till the day she …

Day in the Life: Chadwick Boseman

Owaves Team Activist, Actor

Day in the Life: Chadwick Boseman On August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman breathed his last breath after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer. To many Marvel fans like me, he was the Black Panther. His character represented a civilization that found a balance between technology and humanity in order to create peace. Beyond Black Panther, he played incredible roles in movies like …

Day in the Life: Martin Luther King Jr.

Owaves Team Activist

Day in the Life: Martin Luther King Jr. When I visited Atlanta, Georgia, the first thing I wanted to do was visit the landmarks associated with the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. I went to the Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. King was a pastor for several years. Walking in, it felt incredible to know that several important meetings …

Day in the Life: Angela Davis

Owaves Team Activist, Professor

Day in the Life: Angela Davis Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Angela Davis was exposed to the brutalities associated with racism at a young age. She herself recollects how every day there was a threat to the Black lives in her community: “So many bombings took place in the neighborhood where I grew up… that it came to be called ‘Dynamite …

Day in the Life: Colin Kaepernick

Owaves Team Activist, Football Player

Day in the Life: Colin Kaepernick I remember the time when media outlets were flooded with news about Colin Kaepernick and his sit down during the national anthem. To me, it seemed reasonable for him to do what he did. Oftentimes, in high school, I sat down when people were reciting the pledge of allegiance. It just seemed ridiculous to pledge allegiance …

Matin Nazari

Day in the Life: Matin Nazari

Owaves Team Boxer, Photographer, Weight Lifter

Day in the Life: Matin Nazari   Introducing Matin Nazari, the Director of Community Development here at Owaves! Matin lives in San Diego and loves learning about health and medicine and spending time outdoors! He aspires to live a healthy life by staying active, eating well-balanced meals, and adhering to a proper sleep schedule. In order to nurture his mind and body, Matin …