What’s Important Now

I’ve struggled a lot in life to maintain stable relationships and to launch myself onto a career path. What I didn’t understand was that so many of those struggles were rooted in early childhood trauma that I had suppressed for decades. My inability to finish an elementary teaching degree in my 30s; the emergence ofContinue reading “What’s Important Now”

A Question of Strength

Bob and Jeff were a father and son I had the pleasure of sitting next to at Brewery Vivant a few Sunday’s ago. I naturally found myself engaging in conversation, uncovering they had never indulged in the food. I watched as their eyes unravel at the burger and beer cheese they ordered, naturally our conversationContinue reading “A Question of Strength”

Building a Better Mousetrap

I love startups… I love everything about them – from the eccentric dreamers willing to gamble, to the emotionally charged conversations that come from an 11th hour pivot. They are chaotic and crude, often starting in a garage or a dorm room, operating out of a coffee shop, and digging up resources from anyone whoContinue reading “Building a Better Mousetrap”

Redefining Feminism

The Feminism movement is imperative because it is one belief that feeds into creating the overarching culture of our country. Feminism means fighting for equality, fighting to erase the stereotypes associated with gender. Feminism means taking the pressure off of women who feel the weight of the world to be everything to everyone. Feminism fightsContinue reading “Redefining Feminism”

Discovering My Feminine Power through Entrepreneurship

I was the first born of 4 children and 4th generation female first born on my mother’s side of the family. My Mom (mi Mami) always worked full-time in the medical field and loved it. She never apologized for making money for herself and her family and I adored her for that as a childContinue reading “Discovering My Feminine Power through Entrepreneurship”

Honoring History, Authoring Feminism

Hopefully only a graduate student can say that Moynihan has come up a lot this week. Because of personal interests, classroom pontifications, and reading assignments, I have been confronted with the image of black women featured in Patrick Moynihan’s now infamous report at least a half dozen times this week. Plus there was one directContinue reading “Honoring History, Authoring Feminism”