She created her career on her own terms. A former c-student she earned $100,000 in scholarships for college and became a businesswoman at age 17. Read her story on HerAgenda.com.
The fact that this was running all month long on the station I grew up with is EVERYTHING to me!
*new interview* up now on HerAgenda.com with the amazing @feleciahatcher! Read: http://heragenda.com/power-agenda/felecia-hatcher/
1. Do you know how to cook?
(via Four Questions Every Ambitious Millennial Woman Is Tired Of Hearing | HER AGENDA)
It’s easier to deal with rejection if you haven’t factored the opportunity into your future, but sometimes it’s hard to differentiate between the things that you absolutely need to succeed and opportunities you want to help you succeed. That may sound strange but there is a profound difference. The opportunities we absolutely need are not always the ones we find, instead they find us.
My song! Thank you @Pharrell!
"Lift your head when you’re down so you don’t drop your crown / Ain’t gotta ask me to"
Still so humbled to have had the honor to be counted among inspiring men and women who are making history behind the scenes. I’m mentioned among the likes of Ava DuVernay, Jay Brown (co-founder of Roc Nation), SNL writers LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones, and more. And I’m a NY girl so the fact that this was running all month long on the station I grew up with is EVERYTHING to me!
It’s a myth that street harassment is just a bit of harmless fun. It’s about about power and control – and, as I know from personal experience, can so easily turn to violence
Over a few beers after work one spring evening, two junior Goldman Sachs employees started contemplating the best ways to kill themselves.
“If the goal is, like, how do I inflict maximum psychological damage, then I think just going up to your desk and blowing your brains out in the middle of the day would be the best,” said Jeremy Miller-Reed, 23.
“Nah,” said Samson White, 22. “You know what would happen? All the other analysts would get an e-mail from the associates saying, ‘Can you guys clean this up?’ And then everyone would go back to work.”
Jeremy and Samson—I’ve change their names to protect their anonymity—were first-year analysts at Goldman. They’d arrived from their Ivy League campuses less than a year before, fresh-faced and idealistic. Jeremy had gotten placed in commodities, and Samson had made a home in the firm’s mortgage division. Good friends since their summer internships the year before, they’d been excited, at first, to join the ranks and get to work making money. But quickly, their enthusiasm had been buried underneath massive piles of work, grueling hours, and unforgiving bosses. In one particularly bleak moment, they’d started calling Goldman’s downtown headquarters “Azkaban,” after the prison in the Harry Potter series where inmates’ souls are sucked from their bodies.
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