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In 2014 I was awarded One Person Wonder by the Michigan Business and Professionals Association—for my work for my work/life balance between my full-time career in public relations, part-time freelance gigs, owning and designing jewelry for Urban Solstice, and my volunteer and community work including a Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan Troop Leader—and from that time on, I have consistently had to answer the question "How do you get everything done?!" And my answer had always been, "I have no idea! I just do!" But the reality of the situation is that I was (and still am) struggling to say "No."
I have made it my own personal goal over the last year to travel as much a possible. And as my career heats up, I find myself appreciating time away more and more. And with each trip I find myself getting more out of the experience for my career.
In honor of International Women's Day, here are a few resources for women looking for professional development and mentoring opportunities in Metro Detroit:
As we celebrate International Women's Day today (March 8) as a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, I am reminded how important my work with the Girl Scouts is and the impact that I am leaving on their lives.
My whole career I've been struggling with the lack of female active involvement and leadership in the automotive industry. Sure, there are women around here. I see them around. But besides the obvious omittance from leadership, there is also a noticeably low number of women who are actively participating in the automotive industry outside of their daily work day.
Girl Scouting has long been known for its extraordinary effects on girls—both during and beyond troop involvement. In fact, 3 of every 4 girls say that because of Girl Scouts they have become a leader in more activities with their friends, classmates, and their communities.