The Latest From The Foundation

Dispatches from the network and updates from the Foundation.

Even within our own communities, we can flatten and simplify other people’s experiences and narratives without considering the complexity and diversity among us.

Organizations who value representation over tokenism encourage feedback, see change as vital to growth and empower everyone to feel as if they have a central role in advancing institutional goals.

To walk in someone’s shoes is to feel empathy. I want to take this maxim and go farther – all the way to Ethiopia in the winter of 2023.

Professional growth can be uncomfortable because in order to grow as a working person in the world, you sometimes need to replace old inner-defining stories with new ones that expand who you can be.

The images and news emerging from our beloved Israel - your homes and communities - break my heart. I pray that you and your loved ones remain safe.

In actuality, one of the top criteria for job seekers is something that supersedes all of the above: work culture.

Being a great mentee starts with the premise that with enough reflection and remaining true to ourselves, which is far more easily said than done, we each will be able to locate ourselves in this world.

I only grew in all of these skills while being in relationship and receiving support from colleagues, teachers and friends. It’s not the what, it’s the who.

When asked for my advice about growing professionally, I say: do it! Take all opportunities to learn and grow.

We are devastated by the news out of Israel these last hours. Joy turned in an instant to tragedy…from dancing to death in a few horrific moments at Mount Meron.