Hey Visionaries!! No spoilers, but if you’ve started reading this quarter’s Books and Brunch selection, The Alchemist, you might be thinking more and more about your own personal legend. What is a personal legend? It’s the thing that you are meant to do or resolve or bring to life. I believe that each one of …
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Notes from Northampton
Hello Visionaries!! I’m feeling so blessed to be back in Northampton for the Diverse Smithies retreat series. The purpose of this retreat series is to help current undergraduates of color get connected with alumnae of color and to gain skills necessary for navigating life as a woman of color in this society. For this retreat, I …
Smith Women’s Leadership Conference 2017
I was able to not just lead the talk, but learn from some incredible women about increasing inclusive leadership opportunities for Women of Color.
Re-affirming the Vision
It is imperative for people of color to rededicate ourselves to improving our mental and physical health, while building relational skills that increase opportunity and the availability of resources to individuals and the community.
Books and Brunch
Books and Brunch is a quarterly, thought-provoking, community building dialogue for Visionaries. Join us for food, fellowship and fun. The venue and book change every quarter. There is no charge for this event, other than the cost of your meal. Rounding out 2017 is Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”. Meet us at First Watch in Bowie …
Supporting Kanye and the Community
Let’s choose to hold each other up when one of us grows weary. Let’s choose love of self and our communities as our way forward.
Committment and Hope
“This election has once again, illuminated our need to care for ourselves, body, mind, and spirit”
You can’t run into metal clouds, unless you are already in the air.
Many of us have been taught to harness our anger from experiencing racism into energy to propel us towards success. We are instructed to push down or deny other emotions, like sadness and fear because too many feels get in the way of our survival.