Rashida Tlaib: Life in Detroit

  The first part of my conversation with State Representative Rashida Tlaib focused on her experience as a female political leader.  Part two is about the district she represents.  For those who are unfamiliar with her background, Rashida was born and raised in Detroit.  She comes from a huge family – she is the oldest … More Rashida Tlaib: Life in Detroit

Rashida Tlaib Part 1: Women in Leadership

Rashida Tlaib is the ideal elected official.  Her priorities are rooted in her constituency and her motives are driven by an intense sense of duty.  My first opportunity to meet Rashida was last year when I invited her to be a guest speaker at MEP.  Since I work in the elected-official sector, I’m familiar with the … More Rashida Tlaib Part 1: Women in Leadership

A True Inspiration: Rashida Tlaib

I’ve been lucky enough to meet some impressive political leaders: Hillary and Bill Clinton (a couple times each), Barack Obama (before he was president) and John Dingell (who never ceases to impress me) to name a few.  True rock stars and game changers.  No one – not even my beloved Hillary – has impressed me … More A True Inspiration: Rashida Tlaib

October Round up

Another fun productive month!  My goals didn’t work out great but i’m feeling good about things! October Goals: Exercise 4 days a week <—– possibly accomplished Go to church every Sunday <—– not even close Finish Asia for the international literary project <—– nearly, I added a couple books  Have a second month of successful budgeting Keep … More October Round up