Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program

The Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance to United States armed forces personnel who served in the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts, and their sons, daughters, or spouses who are current high school seniors, and full-time or part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland […]

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Interfaith Domestic Violence Coalition

In order to make a difference you must do the work! One of my passions is advocating for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. My organization The Next Chapter is a member of the Maryland Network of Domestic Violence. #MNADV Today the Governor’s Interfaith Domestic Violence Coalition joined together to have a dialogue on […]

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Survival to Purpose

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month I want to share my story with the world. 🌎 Being completely transparent, about 5 years ago I was in an abusive relationship with a man that I thought was “the man of my dreams.” He turned out to be a nightmare. I worked in an unhealthy work […]

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Maryland Elections 2018

Wow! This election cycle has brought many surprises and well deserved wins!!! I would like to acknowledge all of the WOMEN that had the courage to jump out there and run for office!!! Congratulations to those who won this is your moment. I’m honored to know many of these elected officials. It takes a unique […]

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Success Creators Visits Mad Cow Grill

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting with these beautiful ladies for the First Success Creators Monthly Meetup at the new Mad Cow Grill restaurant in Laurel. We discussed career goals, post retirement plans, and steps to progressively make a career transition. We also talked about business development, licensing for business, international trade, and resources […]

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Paid Fellowships for Military Veterans!

The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program is an innovative program that provides recently separated Maryland-based veterans with 6-week paid fellowships. This program is funded by a US Department of Labor National Dislocated Worker Grant in partnership with Military Corps Career Connect. For more information visit here: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/form/hiring-our-heroes-fast-track-corporate-fellowship-program-recently-separated-service-member-and

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Maryland Businesses Must Provide Sick Leave To All Employees Starting Sunday

A new law requiring Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees to provide up to five days of earned paid sick leave is scheduled to go into effect today, Sunday, February 11, 2018. The law also covers part time employees. They accrue one hour of leave for every 30 hours worked. Employees that work at […]

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