International Women’s Day (IWD) is a day we celebrate and acknowledge the women’s rights movement and highlight the inequities that still exist for women around the globe. In honoring the efforts of all women from around the globe who have been pushing forward the movement, this year’s theme is #EmbracingEquity. Approximately 300 million women around … read more… International Women’s Day (IWD) – Disabled Women, Ableism and Sexism
Thank you Western Asset Management for inviting me to be a part of your celebration of #InternationalWomensDay and for showing up with a commitment to #EmbraceEquity not only for women but also the many intersections of identity we encompass including disability! ID: Alycia sitting in studio wearing purple giving speech “Intersectionality and Embracing Equity Through the Lens of Disability”
“Be the change you wish to see in the world” Mahatma Gandhi This is not an easy task. It can be scary, especially when society has placed doubt on your community’s abilities through the millennia. Being intentional in your personal practice, and being brave in amplifying new ideas will over time create the change you … read more… “Be the change you wish to see in the world”
First event of 2023! I was invited to be the keynote speaker at FPI Management Connect Leadership Meeting where I delivered my talk on “Continuity of Human Connections.” Thank you from the bottom of my H.E.A.R.T., FPI Management for having me back!
Have you created space in your 2023 DEI strategies to include Disability? If not here are some reasons why you should: ️??Disability intersects with all identities that are traditionally included in DEI strategies such as Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Religion, Culture and Sexual Orientation. The effort benefits all of us! ️ ??15% of our global … read more… Include Disability in 2023 DEI Strategies!
The last few years I have chosen a Word Of The Year! This word has proven to drive growth personally and professionally. It keeps me motivated and on track. It is what I use to craft my daily/weekly affirmations and tasks to complete. It’s my goal off the box. It’s a path forward to reach for my … read more… 2023 #Amplify!
2022 was the year of “#RISE” for me. At the start of each year, I commit to a theme, which is “THE” Goal of my year. It’s a single word that keeps me on track with my daily, weekly, monthly goal setting. It is how I determine wins and where I can do better. It’s a word … read more… 2022 the year of “#RISE”
What a way to close my 2022 speaking tour! Last week in Memphis at The DEI Summit 2022 was EVERYTHING. American CivilRights History, culture, learning, food, music, travel, and NETWORKING! In attendance DEI practitioners, DEI executives, experts and thought leaders in the DEI space from companies like Google, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Victoria Secret s, NBCUniversal, Detroit Pistons, Siemens, Delta Air Lines, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital etc…the list is long and impressive to say the … read more… The DEI Summit 2022!
Thanks so much to Women’s Council of REALTORS® for inviting me to be the Keynote Speaker ? at “The Climb” event yesterday! Your mission in advancing women as business leaders in Real Estate and in the communities you serve was powerful to experience firsthand and the message and themes of the event inspired ME to be better and to go for my own … read more… Women’s Council of REALTORS® “The Climb”Event!
Thanks so much for inviting me to speak at your DEI Summit 2022 today FleishmanHillard! ? The theme “Agents of #Change” was so good! Inspiring teams to leverage #Strengths and #Superpowers to find paths forward in reaching personal and professional goals and dreams! LOVE IT!!!! Thank you for embracing my message of #DisablingAbleism and for creating space for #Disability#Inclusion and #Accessibility within your organization and beyond! ID: … read more… Fleishman Hillard DEI Summit 2022