I’m thrilled to be invited as a keynote speaker at CAHPERD 2023 State Conference! This is a full circle moment for me! My undergraduate degree is in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Adapted Physical Education so to say I’m excited to spend time “creating connections and building bridges” together with the California Association for Health, … read more… CAHPERD 2023 State Conference!
“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 Red Hat Diverse Abilities DEI Team and the Red Hatters that attended my Disabling Ableism MicroLearning Series (5 sessions) designed to introduce the inherent benefits of disability inclusion lessons. on #Ableism, #LanguageMatters, #Accessibility, #Innovation and more! Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source solutions! Definitely check them out! ?? It was super apparent that Red Hats commitment to hire creative, passionate people … read more… Thanks Red Hat Technologies + Diverse Abilities DEI Team!
Employment is a basic human right. Accessibility is a basic human right. Earning a Livelihood is a basic human right. Inclusion is a basic human right. And because of Ableism somehow it’s been acceptable through milenia to not offer basic human rights to those with Disabilities (invisible or visible) in the Workplace. This is an uphill battle and there is so much room to … read more… Employment is a basic human right.