“I’m a professor of French Literature at Cal State Long Beach. I fell in love with French when I first heard it; it was just so beautiful! Even if I didn’t understand any of it, hahaha. I wanted to sound like that.
I come from the typical Indian family full of doctors and engineers. Funnily, I sometimes try to be a normal ‘Indian parent’ and ask my son, ‘Are you sure you don’t want to be a STEM major?’ And he says, ‘No, no!’ I know STEM is not his passion.”
Anne is her “Starbucks name.”