The Fundamentals of Mentorship

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“Every mentorship has its ebbs and flows. When there isn’t a Goldilocks amount of work to do — Mentees often become bored in the program.” – Phidelia Johnson All of us should occasionally ask ourselves whether we are managing our careers or our careers are managing us. The modern workplace is changing rapidly – thanks […]

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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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