Personal Stories

“The Heart of Inclusion”

Published: Tuesday September 8, 2020
alycia working at her cpu and a heart with the words the heart of inclusion

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 … read more… “The Heart of Inclusion”

Together let’s be change-makers!

Published: Thursday August 27, 2020
alycia sipping out of a cup that has the hashtag inclusion

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!

“Be the Change You Wish to See in the World”-Mahatma Gandhi

Published: Sunday July 26, 2020
alycia smiling wearing a t shirt that says be the change you wish to see in the world

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 … read more… “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World”-Mahatma Gandhi

How can I overcome today?

Published: Wednesday July 15, 2020
alycia showing weights attached to her wrist smiling and getting ready for a workout

Decide you can. Decide you will. Decide to”push” through adversities that may seem unfair or impossible in the moment … EMPOWERS.

The foundation of my life.

Published: Sunday May 10, 2020
alycia as a young girl with her mother

“Do the best you can with what you are given and go for it with a smile” this the foundation of my life. A lesson from my parents early on. She was in heaven less that two years after this photo was taken. Her wish to my Dad that I grow to be a strong, … read more… The foundation of my life.


Published: Tuesday January 14, 2020
screenshot of linkedin page with an icon of a girl in a wheelchair

Sales kick off at Knock with a speaker/training from LinkedIn and this slide obviously completely caught my eye. Six LinkedIn member types represented AND the image that represents “job” work, productivity, personal accomplishment, success, independence, and financial freedom is not only a woman ? but a woman who uses a wheelchair ? to make it all happen. OMG … read more… Progress!