A natural connector of people and ideas, she took top prize in 2009 and 2010 as London’s most productive networking professional. She now aims to do likewise in SF. A recent transplant to San Francisco, catching up on a couple of decades of Americana and brand new to the West Coast, she wonders if it may be a mistake since the ground is prone to shake. ReferencePlease: State your “reference, please” is the lesson I recall from an excellent 8th grade Social Studies teacher in Huntington, New York. Her name, unfortunately forgotten now, her lessons are not forgotten; she taught us how important it is to back up your opinions with research. This was a lesson that stuck…together with the ability to recite the Gettysburg address and sing all fifty states in alphabetical order. However, both of these last two are way too long for a blog name.