Excerpt: I think that the greatest piece of advice that I received was from my mentor within Atria, Denisea Hayes. And she really taught me to own my development and if there was something that I felt that I needed to get stronger at -- don't be afraid to develop that weakness and turn that into a strength. Thurgood Marshall College Fund have influenced my professional development by giving me the essential skills that I need to interact with my peers, my coworkers, and just people around me and all over my professional network.
I think that the greatest piece of advice that I received was from my mentor within Atria, Denisea Hayes. And she really taught me to own my devel Read More >
Primary Headline: Amaya Turner
Secondary Headline: Winston-Salem State University
Sub Headline: Leadership Institute Alumni
Excerpt: One takeaway from Leadership Institute 2014 that I still use today was the session about financial literacy. As a student graduating with student loans, it's important for me to know that I should pay my student loans off on time and make sure that I'm paying as much as I possibly can to ensure that I'm not paying a greater amount for the interest. I personally would prefer to model my career after myself. I think it's important that you embrace your own original journey and that you are authentic and remain who you are.