Excerpt: Success is when opportunity meetings preparation. A great quote by Will Smith is, "if you always stay ready you never have to get ready”. So, when you are consistently prepared and you're ready to go -- be it your elevator speech -- be it books that you've read -- be it knowledge that you've gained; you'll never have to get ready once the opportunity is presented to you.
The greatest piece of advice that I received throughout my career is, "It's going to be OK". Although, that's a very simple piece of advice it's 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.
Primary Headline: UAPB students attend Thurgood Marshall College Fund institute
Secondary Headline: Press Mention
Sub Headline: November 17, 2017
Excerpt: Seven University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students attended the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Annual Leadership Institute in Washington, DC recently. TMCF’s Leadership Institute is a national program that aims to develop the student-attendees’ leadership skills, create a community of like-minded scholars, provide companies and government agencies access to overlooked diverse talent, and help students make connections that lead to successful careers after graduation.