Flawed and reluctantly mentoring

Have you ever have to mentor anyone in the work place? I find myself increasingly dispensing advice to interns and junior professionals at work as more senior I get each year. I don't know if this is a good sign or not but the truth is that I wonder if I am qualified yet to … Continue reading Flawed and reluctantly mentoring

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[Gratitude #3] Previous generations that lead social change

This week I am grateful to previous generations of women and men who lead social change. My paternal grandmother was illiterate. My maternal grandmother only recieved primary education. With my father's support and encouragement my then pregnant mother managed to graduate from a two-year college at a time when female students were expected to drop … Continue reading [Gratitude #3] Previous generations that lead social change

[Gratitude #2] Strangers that give up their seats for pregnant women

This week I am grateful to all the strangers who gave up their seats on the metro for me during my pregnancy. The thing I dread about returning to work after maternity leave (other than separation anxiety) is daily commute by public transportation. I tried driving to work but gave up after one attempt. The … Continue reading [Gratitude #2] Strangers that give up their seats for pregnant women