Empowering Women

Education and The Importance of Kindness

I spend a lot of time sharing about the importance of STEM education for our young children, especially girls. While it remains an important topic of conversation, I do think that “kindness education” is equally important. In this day and age (politics aside, please) of what I call anger rhetoric and brazen public bullying, our… Continue reading Education and The Importance of Kindness

Empowering Women

Words of Wisdom: Working in a male dominated workforce

What have I learned over the course of my career? • People can do anything given the opportunity – with the right knowledge, skills, and ability – and a support infrastructure woman can be successful in male dominated fields • Paying it forward is not simply expected – but required. In order to ensure women… Continue reading Words of Wisdom: Working in a male dominated workforce

Challenges, Empowering Women, Grief, Reflection

Everyone Has A Story To Tell

https://brenebrown.com/blog/2018/06/07/everyone-has-a-story/. A colleague that I have never met sent me this link to Brene’ Brown's post on LinkedIn. Laura (my colleague) reads my blog and noted she appreciated my transparency in sharing about my husband’s death by suicide. Laura was kind to say that she thought of me after reading Brene’ Brown’s post and wanted… Continue reading Everyone Has A Story To Tell

Challenges, Confidence, Diversity and Inclusion, Empowering Women, Leadership, Tips, Working Women

Women Having a Voice in a Male Dominated Workforce

I had the opportunity to serve on a panel last week and share my insights on Women Having a Voice in a Male Dominated Workforce. The authentic and grounded conversation…..as well as some of the questions from the audience reinforced the need to continue these conversations. Over the next few blog posts I will share… Continue reading Women Having a Voice in a Male Dominated Workforce

Challenges, Empowering Women, Personal Branding, Reflection, Tips

Spring Cleaning

We have all heard about “spring cleaning” – our homes; our yards etc. The process of refreshing one’s home décor; clothes; gardens and getting rid of old things and welcoming new is typical of the change of season from winter to spring. I am challenging myself this year to “spring clean” professionally. I am realigning… Continue reading Spring Cleaning