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The New & Improved Spark 101 Website

I am passionate about business, community and education partnerships; diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility, career readiness, workforce training and STEM education. As such, I continue to be honored ...

Merging Education and Business: How to Create “Magic”

November 13, 2019 - This year’s STEM Education Summit - hosted by Macmillan Learning-  brought together key education and business leaders to discuss a highly debated topic, the future of work. Most nota...

Professional Challenge / Kaiser Permanente

February 28, 2018In collaboration with Kaiser Permanente, the 114th Partnership has designed a unique and interactive career exploration experience for 9th and 11th graders from Montgomery County Public Schoo...

Diversity Matters

October 23, 2017 - We all know that diversity matters: McKinsey’s research suggests that highly ethnically diverse teams outperform the industry average by as much as 35 percent, while highly gender diverse teams ...

Sparking Motivation to Broaden Participation

September 18, 2017 - Recently, while speaking with a healthcare executive who oversees 38,000 employees I asked about how the organization finds their next generation of leaders. She shared with me the challenges her or...

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