Tag: Leadership

NASA’s First Hispanic Woman in Space: Dr. Ellen Ochoa

By Arnesia Young For decades, human spaceflight has been at the forefront of exploration outside the realm of Earth’s atmosphere. Many men and women have become NASA trailblazers on this path in history, paving the road to the final frontier for future generations. One such person is Dr. Ellen Ochoa, who became the first Hispanic woman in space when she blasted off aboard the Space…

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MLB’s Chief People Officer On Diverse Company Culture

By Cheryl Robinson Working in a front office of a sports team or league sounds sexy. For many, it’s a dream opportunity. But, unfortunately, behind-the-scenes positions are just as competitive as trying out for a team, especially for women. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of entertainment and sports occupations is projected to grow 7% from 2019 to 2029,…

Natlyn Jones Brings Out the Champion in Every Woman

By Charlene Prempeh It’s been a sporting summer in which female defiance has co-mingled with self-protection. From Simone Biles stepping away from the US Olympic women’s team gymnastics, then making a surprise return to win bronze on the balance beam, to tennis star Naomi Osaka choosing to take “some personal time with friends and family” to manage her mental health,…