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MSingleton-esristaff
Click to view contentIn a 1983 Washington Post article, Coretta Scott King explained,   “The holiday [Martin Luther King Day] must be substantive as well as symbolic. It must be more than a day of celebration…Let this holiday be a day of reflection, a day of teaching nonviolent philosophy and strategy, a day of getting involved in nonviolent action for social and… (Show more)
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AMillican-esristaff
Click to view contentI hope everyone had a wonderful start to their new year!  For me, and probably everyone reading this blog, January is an exciting time to set intentions and start the year off in the way you want it to continue.  We all have goals that we want to achieve this year: to become healthier versions of ourselves, to excel in our careers, to volunteer in… (Show more)
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SScher-esristaff
Women seeking leadership roles often report a lack of good mentors as an obstacle to their career growth; In a 2017 LinkedIn survey, 82% of respondents said that having a mentor was “important or very important” to their career projection.  However, women may perceive it as difficult to find a mentor for various reasons, but there are ways to make… (Show more)
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seima
I work as a consultant and most of my colleagues are off at various client sites (as am I), we rarely get a chance to engage and share information about what we are working on. I see great value in leaning on one another and building a company community. I have started some research and started documenting tips for engaging meetings where… (Show more)
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RLehman-esristaff
Today we have another lean-in circle!   I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect back on our session two weeks ago about negotiations. Thank you to everyone who participated. We had some really insightful conversations, watched some great video clips, and practiced negotiation with our peers.  We learned that bias hurts women in negotiations,… (Show more)
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MSingleton-esristaff
Click to view contentNovember is Native American Heritage Month, and part of WeCan's mission at Esri is to promote inclusion, especially for women of color in GIS. To further that goal, we would like to share some resources that can help you honor Native American Heritage Day on Friday, November 23, 2018 (and year round, too).      The list below isn't exhaustive, so… (Show more)
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DLavery-esristaff
Story map tour of all the firsts from this Tuesday's Midterm Elections, according to NY Times: https://arcg.is/1ruqLr 
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MCavallaro-esristaff
At Esri, the WeCan community meets regularly to build community and share professional resources. Last week we focused our discussion around the TedTalk "How to Gain Control of Your Free Time" by time management expert Laura Vanderkam.   It was a productive conversation around various approaches to accomplishing our passions at work, in… (Show more)
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