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Colonel Bailey was the first Black Nurse to achieve the rank of Colonel; was a pioneer in efforts to work for equal opportunities for black personnel in the Army and civilian community. She was an active member of THE ROCKS: served on the ROCKET committee and was very instrumental to secure membership for women officers in The ROCKS. Sep 8, 2014, 14:46
Tyrone Taborn moderated the Engineering Deans Panel.
The 2014 Advancing Minorities’ Interests in Engineering (AMIE) Conference took place September 2-5, 2014 at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Holding true to its theme “Expanding Opportunities Through Partnerships,” the conference offered thought-provoking workshops on current issues like cybersecurity challenges and initiatives.
How to motivate, Manage, and Lead Difficult Employees and Bosses The ability to motivate others, resolve conflict, and manage diverse personalities is at the core of a competent and successful leadership. Where there are people, there are bound to be difficulties. With this in mind, leaders who fail to increase ability to manage and lead difficult people will likely struggle or fail. Sep 5, 2014, 14:15
The 11th Women of Color Technologist of the Year was Thursday's guest speaker on the Women of Color in STEM webinar series. Trailblazer Chineta K. Davis was senior vice president for Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems business unit when she won the top Women of Color award in 2007. Davis was one of the first women of color to hold this title at any Fortune 100 defense company. Since she retired, Davis has put her executive skills to good use. She serves as the second vice chair of the Associated Black Charities.
Just when we start to see cracks in that glass ceiling, there is a new one being designed. Studies show that powerful and successful women are perceived are more likely to be hated, than her male counterparts. The position of power, worn by women, is perceived to be self-serving, getting ahead, and vicious. On the other hand, her male counterparts are seen as confident and focused. Sep 4, 2014, 19:29
The first of nine Women of Color in STEM webinar series broadcasted Thursday, featuring founder and owner of Inclusive Performance Solutions Monica Emerson. Ms. Emerson spent almost 30 Years in industry and military before launching her own business. She was executive director of DaimlerChrysler's Global Diversity Office, the most senior position for diversity and inclusion at Chrysler LLC and DaimlerChrysler. Aug 29, 2014, 18:19
Do you think you have heard all of the challenges for women? As we continue to think about racial and gender equality, equal pay, and leadership discrimination, there are new opportunities and obstacles emerging. How are perceptions of women changing? Why are there still so few women leaders in top positions? How can we leverage new opportunities and close gender gaps? Aug 29, 2014, 14:42
LUTHER DURANT, Chairman and financial officer of B&D Behavioral Health Services, has been elected to the Board of DUET, a 30 year old organization that focuses on the needs of homebound elders and adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren. Aug 26, 2014, 22:42
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