October 25, 2019

A manager once told me that my peers didn’t respect me because I self-identified as “Black” first, and a “Woman” second. I know… I know, it sounds ignorant and crazy, but it really happened. It’s just one of the many micro-aggressions that I and many women of color exp...

September 2, 2019

Over the recent year, I've read several articles about why Black and Latina women are leaving Corporate America as if the reason is some great mystery? 

According to the 2017 annual report released by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org the state of women in corporate Ame...

May 13, 2019

Having the courage to admit your flaws and confront your role in the dysfunction of your life takes real courage!  Last week I had the honor of hosting the fiercely bold Tray Kearney on my Protected by Purpose podcast. Not only did she put in the work, Tray used her pe...

April 22, 2019

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining The BOSS Network as the keynote speaker for its annual Boss On Campus High Tea event at Howard University. The students in the room were highly engaged and eager to be motivated by the women leaders who dedicated their time to s...

March 8, 2019

What an inspirational story to kick off International Women's Day! 

There are so many women doing extraordinary things to impact the world and I celebrate them all! But today, I have to pay tribute to a phenomenal trailblazer, who I am proud to call my friend, the phen...

March 4, 2019

In February, I celebrated Black History Month by giving back. I volunteered my time to educate teens and adults about Teen Dating Violence in partnership with other New Jersey domestic violence advocates spearheaded by the leadership of Wanda Edwards, the founder of No...

February 26, 2019

I recently announced my retirement from a cushy corporate position after 20 years of service to one company. Quite honestly, the decision to leave was quite the battle in my head and heart for almost a year.  2018 was a year of triumph, my first book was published, I t...

February 6, 2019

At the top of the year, I attended an exclusive invite only women’s winter restoration retreat called YouTopia. It was hosted by CEO and Executive Coach of Diverse and Engaged, the phenomenal Dee C. Marshall.  I went in with the expectation that at a minimum I would en...

January 22, 2019

Leaving Corporate America to pursue new dreams!

November 21, 2018

First let me start off by wishing you a joyous Thanksgiving! I’ve always loved this holiday because it brings family and friends together to rejoice in kinship and love, which we sometimes take for granted as we move through our busy and sometimes hectic lives.

This yea...

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“I have experienced life enough to realize I don’t want to live a life of regrets or fear, I was born to be extraordinary!” - Dorinda Walker