If you want more diversity in your community, what changes are you willing to make?

It is one thing when a student attends a university uncoerced, meaning the student went to the university's website and submitted their application without having any entity from the institution engage with them. For many students of color this is not the case. These students ARE approached during recruitment fairs and invited to the university … Continue reading If you want more diversity in your community, what changes are you willing to make?

The importance of “re-raising” yourself

Many parents do not (and almost cannot) raise their children with the future in mind. Most children are not raised with the present in mind. Children are typically raised with the previous generation's values and ideas in mind. Why is that? Well, 1. It takes effort on the individual to question their current values and … Continue reading The importance of “re-raising” yourself

Confidence does not compete nor worry

I recently participated in my first official speaking competition and I won first place. This particular competition had 2 rounds. The first round consisted of a written portion and a one-minute video. The written portion was for content and the one-minute video was to gauge speaking presence. The second round was a 7-minute keynote talk … Continue reading Confidence does not compete nor worry