If you remember from my 20 things you probably don't know about me post, I am not a fan of school, but I keep going back. September 6, 2018 was my first day back to school. I was in the 8th cohort at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies Executive Certificate Program for Strategic Diversity... Continue Reading →
Voting in the 2018 Mid-Term election is one of the most important things you will do this year. The astounding amount of women and people of color on the ballot is record breaking. Are you showing up to cast your vote?
The Bachelor & Bachelorette are some of my long time favorites TV shows. It provides two outlets - two hours of romance and two hours of drama. Who doesn't love that. But what attracted me the most was watching the lack of diversity (specifically black men and women) on the show and then guessing how... Continue Reading →
On a recent trip to the Newseum, a museum to visualize the role of free press in major events in history, I had points of reflection as I was walking through the building full of the world's archives. This museum is not just dedicated to U.S. History, but it houses moments from around the world.... Continue Reading →
In 2006, Carol Dweck introduced mindset theories to us in her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In this book she talks about the difference between a growth and fixed mindset and her research from there has skyrocketed into classrooms, workplaces and conferences. The idea is that people who have a growth mindset tend to... Continue Reading →
Diversity is a hot topic and has been for the last several years. Articles that are typically in circulation are usually diversity recruitment, metrics, triumphs and failures. How to engage with diverse millennials. What are the best diversity conferences for 2018. How to build a diverse team. How to leverage diversity within your organization. Everything... Continue Reading →
August 7, 2018 - Black Women's Equal Pay Day. According to Equalpaytoday.org, a Black woman had to work until today, August 7, 2018, to make the equivalent of what white men were paid at the end of December 2017. 63 cents to the dollar is the wage gap between Black women and White, Non-Hispanic, men.... Continue Reading →
5:45 A.M. my alarm clock goes off. Time to get up, flight to Columbus, Ohio is at 7:45 A.M. Luckily this a quick overnight trip, so I did not have to pack much the night before. Before leaving the house, I take one last look in the mirror to make sure my attire is perfect for... Continue Reading →