“I come as one, but I stand for 10,000” – Maya Angelo This quote is from a poem called “Grandmother” written by Dr. Maya Angelo What does it mean? I interpret the quote as: As an individual you are influenced by those who came generations before you, and that you embody more than just yourself when given the chance to inspire others. Our encounters with other people throughout … Continue reading International Women’s Day: I Come As One, But Stand for Ten Thousand
The speech that has us all talking. Undoubtably Oprah Winfrey delivers a speech that’s worthy enough for chills, tears & a standing ovation. Oprah presented an outstanding message that transcends between cultures, geography, race, religion, politics and the workplace. Continue reading Oprah Winfrey: A New Day Is On the Horizon!
When I think of today, International Day of the Girl, I think of all the fierce girls who live around the world. I think of the girls who have to fight for their voices to be heard. Girls who have to overcome barriers to receive their basic human rights. Girls who fight for freedom, fight for education, and fight for each other. For decades women … Continue reading International Day of The Girl
Oprah Winfrey gave a speech at Agnes College 128th Commencement. She spoke about a conversation that she had with Maya Angelou about Oprah’s school in Africa. She told Maya “that’s going to be my greatest legacy.” Maya replied “you have no idea what your legacy will be.” Oprah was confused but insisted that this school was going to be her legacy. Maya replied with this: … Continue reading What’s Going To Be Your Legacy?
Being a boss is one thing, but being a BAWSE is another story. My goal has always been to be a strong and hard-working women in the workplace. When I say that I want to be CEO one day, I mean it. So naturally, while at the library, my ambition drew me toward a book entitled “How to Be a Bawse” written by YouTube sensation … Continue reading How To Be A Bawse – Book Review
” I don’t have to prove anything to anyone, I only have to follow my heart and concentrate on what I want to say to the world. I run my world.” – Beyonce If anyone knows anything about me, they know that I love Beyonce. I admire the platforms that she stands for. She promotes empowerment of women, education of young children, health, black rights, … Continue reading I Run My World
“No one can take your education from you.” This was a line said by a women I met at my great aunt’s 80th birthday party. She was congratulating my younger cousin on her graduation from high school when the wise words flowed from her mouth. The phrase really resonated with me. The next day I attended my boyfriend’s university graduation where I got to watch about … Continue reading Education is yours!
On Saturday I wrote one of my four final exams. At the end of the 20 page exam booklet was an open letter my professor wrote to all of his students. After spending 2 hours answering physiological based questions about the environment, I was ready to turn the booklet in and leave. At that point my brain had gone to mush and I was highly doubtful … Continue reading Knowledge is Power