Tag Archives: professional

Fashion Entrepeneur

Not being born into wealth and being the only Black person or one of only a few people of color on a team, or even in a company as a whole, can set one apart in a corporate environment, she … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a Blogger: A Blogger’s Journal

I like the idea of my blog, and the content.  My message is clear “Life is simply far too short to ONLY think of your professional life.” Yes, I have obtained my Master in Social Work (MSW), and gone on to obtain … Continue reading

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When to Clap Back

I am a staff member at a predominantly white institution. The other week my colleague asked me to welcome a new employee to our university even though we’re working remotely, and I do not work with this new person’s team. … Continue reading

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Brain Storming

Our first meeting involved 10 founders, 10 bottles of wine (yep), and three pizzas, and took place in a dark office in downtown Manhattan in 2017. The format was simple: Drink, eat, and let your guard down to talk honestly … Continue reading

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Powerful Conversation

While racism is a deeply complex and difficult issue to tackle, I personally do not want to continue having the same conversations about race relations three years from now because that would mean we have not made enough progress. Our … Continue reading

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