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February 13, 2024  •  

Seize on L.O.V.E. this Month!

We are now into the month of February, a month that arguably is considered by many to be thought of as the month of Love! While I may agree with this notion as it relates to familial or romantic love, […]

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January 18, 2024  •  

Connecting is the Focus for 2024!

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The new year has now arrived, and I am already too excited about the learning, development, and engagement opportunities that may come my way in 2024! In relation to engagement, I have been thinking about ways that I can continue […]

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October 26, 2023  •  

Make Your Case For DEI!

I have been reading a great deal lately about DEI practitioners being able to make the business case for why Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) should be part of the overall framework of any organization. Businesses oftentimes tie success to […]

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August 24, 2023  •  

It’s Our Time to Shine!

This month will mark the observance of National Women’s Equality Day.  Recognized each year on August 26th (in the United States since 1971), National Women’s Equality Day, “…commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment…and calls attention to women’s continuing efforts […]

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By the end of June, I will have experienced the pleasure of immersing myself in all things DEI twice during this month – first, while attending the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) 2023 Annual Conference and then later on […]

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Do you remember that old saying “April Showers Bring May Flowers?” Well, some of the most beautiful flowers that I’ve ever seen can be found blossoming in the month of May! Flowers are so extraordinary, each one with its own […]

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March 17, 2023  •  

DEI Issues Are Not What You May Think

A few weeks ago, I was scrolling on LinkedIn (as I often do) and came upon a post by Rhodes Perry of Rhodes Perry Consulting. It featured a graphic depicting “What people think DEI issues are vs. What DEI issues […]

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A few weeks ago, one of my WGR DEI Committee Members reached out to myself and the other members of my DEI Leadership Team to get some advice on how to handle an uncomfortable but crucial conversation that she needed […]

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February 16, 2023  •  

L.O.V.E DEI Style!

Valentine’s Day was this week, and it’s a day officially designated for all things love – love for our partners, our families, our friends, our colleagues, our communities… What does it mean, however, to love “DEI-Style?” For me, loving DEI-Style […]

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January 26, 2023  •  


Happy New Year! Here we are now in 2023, and one of the many things that I want to continue to focus on is building connections! One of the things that I love about working at State and Federal Communications […]

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December is now upon us, and as everyone is in the midst of work, family and holiday season obligations, it is important to take some time this month to get into “PRO” mode in preparation for 2023.  What is PRO […]

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During this upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, many family members and friends will gather around a dinner table, and right before they dig in for a scrumptious meal, they will profess at least one person, place, thing, and/or idea for which they […]

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October, as with many of the months, recognizes several observances – one of which I just recently found out is National Mentoring Day (October 27th).  This began me thinking about my own journey towards mentorship, which first began with me […]

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A time for many that is marked by a return to work from that much needed summer vacation, as well as preparation for the multitude of conferences and other events that are taking place throughout the country. Here at State […]

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