Inclusion and Diversity

A solo trip to Russia

When you hear about Russia, what images come to your mind? Grand Palaces, matryoshka dolls, vodka? Since studying Russian history at school and in my endeavour to visit as many countries as possible during my lifetime (I’ve currently visited 42), I’ve always wanted to visit the largest country in the world and to see the […]

June 18, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Women Leading in the Workplace

Long after she made it cool to be a woman in high tech, Sheryl Sandberg is now making it popular to talk about gender in the workplace. The Facebook COO...

How Women Lead In the Workplace

Long after she made it cool to be a woman in high tech, Sheryl Sandberg is now making it popular to talk about...

Thermometer or Thermostat? MLK Jr’s Letter from Birmingham Jail

 “…when you suddenly find your tongue twisted and your speech stammering as you seek to explain to your six-year-old daughter why she can’t go to the public amusement park that has just been advertised on television, and see tears welling up in her eyes when she is told that Funtown is closed to colored children, […]

January 21, 2013

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Until Justice Rolls Down…On Martin Luther King Jr.

It was a printer jam that made me realize the full power of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech.”  Growing up in the United States, I had studied Martin Luther King Jr’s  outsize impact on civil rights and American history.  That said, I had never heard the entire speech he gave in […]

December 6, 2012

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Inspiring across the generation- what does it mean to me?

From baby boomers to generation X to digital generation of the twenty-first century, it is more important to find similarities in people expectations and experiences than to focus on the differences.  We all want respect, peace, love, lightness, happiness and joy. And it is not hard to get these things if we follow simple principles.

November 18, 2012

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

To Bias or Not to Bias…

” We do not see things as they are, we see things as WE are” – Anais Nin A bias is a simplification that our brain goes through when we are in front of a situation we’ve been before. In that instance we rush decision and even behave inappropriately based on different elements like sex, […]