Favorite Quotes: “If you don't like the way the world it, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.” - Marian Wright Edelman
“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” - Marian Wright Edelman
About Me: I am an African-American woman lawyer, mother, and third-generation Coloradoan. I am a Deputy General Counsel at Denver Public Schools. I became a lawyer to be a change agent and make a positive difference in the world through advocating for human rights and equality for all people, at every level of society.
Why CIRCLE: Throughout my legal career, I have been committed to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in the communities in which I live and work.
Favorite Book related to inclusiveness, diversity and/or equity: Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
Walk up song and why: Man In the Mirror - I was a big Michael Jackson fan as a kid, and this was one song was one of my favorite MJ songs. I would listen to this song when I needed some motivation to do my best to make the world better: “I'm starting with the man in the mirror; I'm asking him to change his ways; And no message could have been any clearer; If you want to make the world a better place; Take a look at yourself and make the change.”She, Her, Hers