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The Lifestyle category explores the intersections of tech and life, and how technology can help us pursue our passions and enrich our lives. You’ll find stories about people, culture and ways to get more out of your tech.

She’s proud to carry on her family’s trailblazing legacy – Best Buy Corporate News and Information

She’s proud to carry on her family’s trailblazing legacy – Best Buy Corporate News and Information

By KATIE KORANDA April 28, 2021 If you’ve met Jen Teves, you’ve met her grandmother, Vicenta. The two were so close that Jen can see how her grandmother, who died in 2011, shows up in her day-to-day life. When Vicenta, a teacher in the Philippines, taught Jen math as a child, she wasn’t allowed to …

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Creativity, Connection Fuel This Best Buy Employee's Passion

Creativity, Connection Fuel This Best Buy Employee’s Passion

Emily BendaStaff Writer Since he was young, Paul Asao has always loved beautiful things. He credits this to the creatives in his life who showed him how to express a passion for arts, including his mother, Rose. She was a talented artist who used art, including sumi-e paintings (Japanese ink painting) and calligraphy, to honor her Japanese American heritage.  Now as a creative director for Best Buy Creative …

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Living my values: Best Buy leaders celebrate their Asian American heritage

Living my values: Best Buy leaders celebrate their Asian American heritage

Emily BendaStaff Writer During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month this May, we want to take the time to reflect on the significant contributions and achievements AAPI Americans have made — and continue to make — to our country, our communities and Best Buy. This observance comes at a time that has been significantly difficult for the AAPI community, with anti-Asian hate crimes on the rise …

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Young women pursue dreams with help from Teen Tech Centers

Young women pursue dreams with help from Teen Tech Centers

KATIE KORANDAStaff Writer Many teens have big dreams, and Best Buy Teen Tech Centers are helping make them a reality. That’s especially important for girls in disinvested communities, who often lack access to STEM education. The Teen Tech Centers are helping provide them with opportunities to explore technology and discover what’s possible. We featured three young …

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