Women’s History Month is here and #We’reStillClimbing….

This article is part of a series of posts from National Life’s Women’s Inclusion Network. WIN is a concentration of bright and forward-thinking women (and men!) who collaborate on the leadership development, diversification, and empowerment of National Life’s female field affiliates and home office employees.

In January 2021, as Kamala Harris took the oath of office, another glass ceiling was shattered in our country’s history. As the first Woman, first Black American and first South Asian America to be Vice President of the United States, Kamala has lived empowered by the words her late mother, Shyamala Gopalan imparted on her as a young girl:

“Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you are not the last.”

If we lean into a theme for Women’s History Month this year, perhaps we can take note from Gopalan’s imparted wisdom. As a collective of Servant Leaders, let’s challenge each other to continue the work to pave a way for progress and help foster a path for others to do the same.

#TogetherWeWIN #BeTheChange #Dogood #Begood #Makegood


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Imagine A Day Without Black History

I’ve always been told that “you can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.”  As we embark on another February celebration of Black History, my first urge is that we don’t forget about the past when March hits.  Black History is all around us from January to December, so let’s take this time to reflect on how life would be if this weren’t the case. (more…)

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