Diversity Only Gets Us So Far

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I am pleased to see that the incoming congressional freshman are as diverse than they’ve ever been. This freshman group is the youngest at an average age of 49, a full decade younger than the full Congress. A whopping 40% of the incoming freshman are women. Over 25% of the freshman entering our House of […]

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Women Are Leading the Diversity Revolution!

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It has been 54 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson issued executive order 11246, requiring government contractors and subcontractors to implement affirmative action policies to expand job opportunities for minorities. The order was amended in 1967 to include women. Although there are millions of highly-educated, intelligent, successful and independent women in United States, women remain […]

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Ethical Leadership Starts With Us

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Ethics and leadership are closely aligned and in my opinion, difficult if not impossible to separate. You can’t have strong, positive leadership without ethics. And you can’t have a robust, ethical culture without strong leadership that endorse and lives ethical values. If ethics and leadership are entwined how do you become an ethical leader? And […]

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February 2019 Has Been Filled With Blackface, Hate Crimes, Racist Advertising, and Plantation Slave Games… But We Can’t Stop.

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You know your Black History Month is going to crap when elected officials are wearing blackface paint, teachers are telling kids to play slave plantation games, high end fashion designers are using racists symbols and imagery, and a tween is shot 28 times while asleep in his car at a Taco Bell. Maybe you don’t […]

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