I have always worked My first job, the first waitress in a wheelchair. An experiment on inclusion WAY before inclusion was a thing. It took an openminded forward thinking company to embark on such a journey and a huge part, my willingness to try. I would stun my guests carrying 15 margaritas on my lap as I weaved through […]
This has been a week to remember. Two speeches, in my own industry, in front of my peers and a successful jam packed work week. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude. Today I was asked to speak at GraceHill’s all hands meeting to celebrate National Disability Employment Month…an absolute honor beyond words. A quick 25min speech. And […]
3…2…1…action! Looking forward to spending some time virtually for a keynote at the Apartment Association of Metro Denver FORWARD: 2020 HYBRID Education Conference and Trade Show this week! My next speaking opportunity on “The Empowerment of a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace!” Excited to speak in front of my peers, in an industry I have found […]
I had the great privilege to be interviewed on the JuvoHub podcast. This podcast’s goal is to promote career growth and self-education in the property management realm. We discussed diversity, inclusion, and the responsibility that leaders have in the work-force and in life. We need to begin to strip away the barriers and get to the heart […]
I was asked in an interview recently: If our country went to a 4-day work week, how would you spend your 5th day? My Answer:I would use the extra time to write more, speak more, and share my story more. I feel a calling to be a role model in inclusion, diversity, and belonging. This is my […]
Happy Women’s Equality Day, celebrating the passing of the 19th Amendment. Giving us our equal right as strong, independent, thoughtful, impactful women to vote, to be included, to be heard and to be counted! Together let’s be change-makers!
Most people assume the tough part of my life is that I will never, ever walk. That a full and happy life is defined by walk vs roll. And though pushing through life instead of skipping has it’s challenges and unforeseen obstacles on the regular, this is actually often the interesting part of my life. […]
I was featured in an interview with on the AMP Network blog AMPressions as someone who has “tremendous impact in the multifamily industry or within the community and are willing to help others succeed” Im honored to be part of such a positive movement and wanted to share! Check out the interview below!
On the 30th Anniversary of American’s with Disabilities Act, I’m thankful for the advocates that bravely crawled up the steps of the Capitol building when there was no access demanding to be seen and heard. Demanding for the equality of basic human rights for all. For them…I can go to work without being discriminated against and earn […]
Decide you can. Decide you will. Decide to”push” through adversities that may seem unfair or impossible in the moment … EMPOWERS.