Completing a master’s thesis was the most challenging yet rewarding experience I’ve had thus far in my life. I feel both proud and accomplished, but only a handful of people know that I actually wanted to drop out in my first semester, and every semester after that. In this post I open up about my three year journey toward completing a much anticipated academic milestone. Continue reading My Master’s Thesis Journey
“Stop comparing yourself to the person walking ahead of you or behind you. Walk your walk,” said Former First Lady Michelle Obama during a conversation with Oprah Winfrey in Brooklyn, NY this past February. This quote captivated me and struck a cord so deep inside that I was inspired to write this blog post. We can follow the paths of others, but you can still walk your own walk on that same path. Continue reading “Walk Your Walk…” A Lesson About Comparison Inspired By Michelle Obama
Need a little empowerment boost? Need some fierce, sassy, glow-up vibes? This is a list of 5 instant mood changing pump-up songs that will give you the extra boost you need in life! Continue reading 5 Songs That Should Be Anthems For Your Life
When you break down the lyrics of Ariana Grande’s new single ‘Thank you, next,” she offers great post-break-up advice. Her reflections on her previous relationships reminds us of the value in a break-up, and the importance of building a relationship with ourself. Read more here! Continue reading How Ariana Grande’s Lyrics In ‘Thank u, next’ Give Us Valuable Break-Up Advice
Strong, fierce, elegant, and influential women. Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Serena Williams, Maya Angelou, and Tracee Ellis Ross. Continue reading 5 Empowering Quotes by Five Empowering Women
“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