I wanted to share more about my own journey and the purpose for the work I do. In all transparency, the work I do is inspired by the work of many Black women activist, authors, abolitionist, and overall badasses. From the work of Madame CJ Walker, to Audre Lorde, Nina Simone, Cori Bush, Issa Rae and many others. Your work is truly divine and a guiding light.
Thank you to all of the lives lived by Black women, known and unknown, and the energy they’ve gifted to me.
There has always been a crucial need for more advocacy for Black women in the United States, especially. As a young Black woman, I took an interest in this work because I experienced racism and discrimination throughout my time growing up and when I entered the workplace. I believe Black women deserve to live a free and full life without limitations and purposely placed barriers. Beginning in middle school, I started exercising my voice and advocating for what is right and fair for Black women. As I started college, this only expanded further, and from various experiences, I knew this was something that deserved a platform. I believe it’s overdue that we free the potential of Black women within businesses and organizations while also striking a balance for personal growth and ascension. It’s time for a world of forward-thinking workplaces where inclusion and diversity are prioritized at the same level as innovation.
With an engagement in multiple strategies, workplaces of all categories can become a psychologically sacred arena where common threads can bring teams together to experience greatness at a remarkable level. Now more than ever, companies need to seek assistance in setting the tone for how they want to be viewed as leaders, and I’ve acquired the knowledge and patience to guide them there. I have no doubt that by taking on this responsibility for change, everyone has the opportunity to foster tremendous success. While developing the skills to help make real change in the workplace, I also had to dedicate the time to learn how to live the fulfilled and free life that I want for myself and other Black women. That is still a work in progress that I document in my blog, Love Letters to Black women, and that I actively work on for myself.
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