Happy Memorial Day! Across the country, Americans are gearing up to celebrate this momentous occasion
In honor of May being Foster Care Awareness Month, I’d love to share my story with you. I may not have lived the perfect Norman Rockwell-type childhood, but here I am, at the top of my game. And I’m successful in ways I never dreamed possible.
What does success mean to you? Often, I think we associate being a success primarily in status or financial terms. But, to me, being a success actually means doing anything well. At least, once we break away from the dominant ideals of our societies. You see, I see success a little bit differently than most of my tech industry peers. Want more insight into what I think the definition of success is?
The odds were more than stacked against me. Survival, safety, and growth became my main priorities and occupied my dreams – at an age when most kids are worried about forgetting their geometry homework.
If you’ve been a woman in corporate for any period of time – then you’ve heard it said before, “every woman for herself”, and “nice girls don’t get the corner office”. The long perpetuated myth that in order to get ahead in the corporate world, you need to be cold, calloused, and competitive is just that – a myth. For years, women have played into this stereotype, and for years they have been isolated while climbing a ladder made for men. But, things are changing and this is no longer the reality. Today’s professional woman is…