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18th Jan 2017

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Forward Motion During Times of Uncertainty

The times are changing and technology is moving use further in the future. In order to stay relevant and marketable, we must be able to adapt with technological advancements. “Each...

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09th Dec 2016

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Ageless Innovators: Retirement Reinvented

As Dan Miller, co-founder of the Chicago Innovation Awards, pointed out, “Our mature workforce or gray hairs have a lot of ideas…it’s just a matter of nailing down the technology....

Hidden Figures

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23rd Sep 2016

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Tips for Girls’ Success in STEM

Hidden Figures is a book by Margot Lee Shetterly turned into a movie based on the story of black women working at NASA in the 1950s space race between the US and...

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14th Nov 2015

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From Mizzou to Paris: Love Conquers Hate

I am typically tuned out during my writing sessions, no electronic devices. Last night after I finished writing, I checked my phone and my heart stopped. I was speechless and...

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11th Nov 2015

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Yale, Blackface & Erika Christakis

Yale University’s pristine ivy is in a bunch. All is not well in the hallowed halls of this academic haven. Controversy struck when an email was sent to students regarding...

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29th Oct 2015

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No Student Deserves Violence

The amount of force used against the Spring Valley High School girl is unconscionable and unjustified. We need to stop victim blaming! Whatever happened to homeroom or Saturday detention. Blaming...

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30th Sep 2015

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Kids & Finance

Our economy has not fully recovered from the 2008 recession. College graduates vented their frustration about the inability to attain the American dream in the #OccupyWallStreet movement. Unfortunately, student loan...

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12th Aug 2014

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Tips for Surviving Freshmen Year

The summer of 1989, I packed for a year of independence – my freshman year in college. As a first generation college student, I expected it to be a mixture...

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04th Aug 2014

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Advice to My Younger Self

Last week, two friends called for advice. One asked about a job interview and the other about what was holding back career goals. I told both of them that their anxiety...

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28th May 2014

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Three Years Living and Learning NYC

A rolling stone gathers no moss. I guess that has been my motto since graduating college. My journey to NYC is as important as what has happened since my arrival....

life

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18th May 2014

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Five Life Lessons Learned

I have seen a lot these decades on earth. I witnessed the fall of the Iron Curtain,  an apartheid free South Africa, an African-American U.S. president, a recession unlike any...

Ronda Lee

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05th May 2014

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8 Tips for Career Success: Class of 2014 and other job searchers

I did a guest article titled Powered for Endurance where I wrote about the “new normal” for college graduates post 2008. The “New Normal” is  – four (five) years of college,...

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