The Moment I Realized I Needed to Slow Down and Be Honest With Myself

How I Became an Active Participant in my Mental Health Journey October 2018 started like any other October, the arrival of fall winds and my birthday. On Oct. 6, I shared mimosas, broke bacon and ate french toast in celebration of my 23rd birthday which passed on Oct. 3. Since last year, I have hosted the annual Music and Mimosas Event during a weekend near … Continue reading The Moment I Realized I Needed to Slow Down and Be Honest With Myself

Vernā Myers Steps in as the New Head of “Inclusion Strategy” of Netflix

Vernā Myers, The Olivia Pope of Diversity and Inclusion Work Remember when Netflix fired their Public Relations Chief Jonathan Friedland for using the n-word, not once but twice? Yikes. Well, the streaming giant just hired diversity and inclusion consultant Vernā Myers as their new Head of “Inclusion Strategy.” Myers not only fits their needs as a face for diversity as the black woman charged with … Continue reading Vernā Myers Steps in as the New Head of “Inclusion Strategy” of Netflix

15 Afro-Latinx Celebrities Living Their Best Lives

Celebrating Black Latinx Stars During Latinx Heritage Month 1. Ilia Calderón Last November, Ilia Calderón became the first Black women to anchor a major news desk at Univision. Born in Chocó Colombia in 1972, Calderon majored in Social Work at the University of Antioquia. After she appeared in several news shows and made it to national television in 1998, joining Telemundo three years later. In … Continue reading 15 Afro-Latinx Celebrities Living Their Best Lives

Slack Technology Proactive in Solving Industry Race and Gender Issue

Productivity Company Refuses to Slack on Inclusion Beyond offering efficient cloud-based collaboration services and tools, Slack Technologies, Inc. outperforms other Silicon Valley companies in diversity and inclusion. The organization released its diversity report in April 2017 highlighting women at Slack. Adhering to the format of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) approach, women make up almost half of the Slack staff. “We have maintained pay … Continue reading Slack Technology Proactive in Solving Industry Race and Gender Issue