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What I #ChooseToChallenge on International Women’s Day #IWD2021

Today is International Women’s Day and I #ChooseToChallenge believing, repeating and perpetuating that once we are over 40 or 50 or 60 or 70, we are nearing the end of our career. I recently attended a networking group I’ve belonged to for many years. It’s all women in one industry who are connecting each other Read More

Diversity in Action Magazine Fall 2020

UC Merced educates the highest percentage of first-generation and low-income students in the state university system. It also takes pride in reflecting its diverse student body with its staff and leadership.

Diversity in Action Magazine May/June 2020

Just as Apple’s “think different” hit the marketplace, the forward-thinking Worcester Polytechnic Institute did just that. They thought differently and broke away from the conventional educational formula so they could empower students from all over the world to shape their own experience through project-based learning.
Seeing the big picture that IT touches every industry imaginable, WPI is now once again ahead of the trend, unveiling an updated Information Technology MS program to ensure that graduates have a deep understanding not just of the “how” but the “why” with a focus on business analytics and more. – Career Changer Starter Kit

Why rewriting your internal narrative should come before redoing your resume. As published on Arianna Huffington’s THRIVE GLOBAL I love reinventing myself, learning new things and taking off-roading adventures. In my career I have successfully moved from publicity to marketing to advertising among other professions. Each role gave me incredible new skills and the ability Read More – Hate in the Age of Multiculturalism

Schools face a formidable challenge in coming to grips with bigotry and the anti-social behavior that animates it. They can’t appear to take sides in a way that marginalizes any one group. Their role is to remain neutral for the most part, to sustain a sense of tradition to make some people happy, and to add curriculum or ideas that satisfy others.

Gennifer with a G Blog – Hair I am with my authenticity!

Getting back to authenticity and what that meant for me in the workplace, I knew it was time to cut bait and be my own thing. I had a beautiful image from a co-worker who wanted me to get back to who I was and now I needed a tagline to go with it. My brain shot off dozens of options. My hair and I agreed upon, “every curl on my head is an idea” because it is true and I am true.

Grown& – Here’s Your @#$%^&* Grilled Cheese, Love You and Good Night

There are three things you should know about me: 1. I cannot cook 2. My preferred bedtime is 8:30 pm and 3. I would do anything for my children. Even cook for them after 8:30pm. – Ghosting Busters: Removing the “Professional Ghosting” Slime in 4 Easy Steps

The good news is you can remove that grossness right off of you in 4 easy steps. Published in Thrive 10.30.19 and discussed on the Your Practical Magic podcast released 1.9.20

Grown& – I got a D in marketing and became an award-winning marketing executive

Walt Disney’s newspaper editor told the aspiring cartoonist he wasn’t creative enough. A Baltimore TV producer told Oprah Winfrey she was “unfit for television news.” And I was told I wasn’t MTV Network materials. Let’s see how we all made out.