31st Jan, 2017

#ImpactChamps in the Community: African American Family Day 2016

By | January 31st, 2017|Community outreach, Community service, Inspiration, Leadership, Nonprofit, Social impact, Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Geena Agbangnin, URG Associate and Outreach Champion, participated as a Social Media Coordinator volunteer for African American Family Day! Check out her reflections on the event! African American Family Day (AAFD) 2016 was an awesome day of fun, food and information, held at Hamilton High [...]

13th Dec, 2016

Are You Listening?: Stakeholder Engagement

By | December 13th, 2016|Organizational Leadership, Social impact, strategy|0 Comments

Public comment. Community townhall. Customer satisfaction survey. Advisory council. Focus group. Stakeholder meeting. Employee talk back. ‘Coffee with the Chancellor’. Suggestion box. They go by many names, but all of these activities have a common intention at the core: Listening. Listening involves taking the time and effort to pause in [...]

11th May, 2016

A Legacy of Business & Impact: Walker’s Legacy Day for National Small Business Week!

By | May 11th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Empowerment, Global business, Leadership, Marketing, Networking, Social impact, strategy, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

On Thursday, May 5th, I had the privilege of being a featured speaker at Walker’s Legacy Day, an event commemorating National Small Business Week (May 2-7). Walker’s Legacy is a global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business. The organization is named in honor of legendary African-American female entrepreneur and first woman self-made millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker. […]

19th Apr, 2016

#StayWoke: Environmental Scanning & Your Organization Strategy

By | April 19th, 2016|Business advice, Business insights, Marketing, Organizational Leadership, Social impact, strategy|0 Comments

The Movement for Black Lives aims to achieve social and racial justice in the face of what many consider to be excessive policing in people of color communities and a lack of redress in incidents of police misconduct. The Movement has grown from protests in response to officer-involved shooting incidents [...]

9th Feb, 2016

Something Sweeter than Chocolate this V-Day: 3 Tips to Love Your Neighbor

By | February 9th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Inspiration, Leadership, Social impact, strategy|0 Comments

Larry the Cucumber & Bob the Tomato (Photo Credit: Veggietales.com) As mother of a toddler, my car isn't immune to the tyranny...er, delight, of children's music. Laurie Berkner? Yep! Putumayo African Lullabies? On deck! Last week, my daughter and I were bumping Veggie Tales, fun songs with a [...]