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29 Women in White House

24 Nov ESSENCE Writer Talks Women in White House Spread

When the November issue of ESSENCE hit newsstands last month, the article that circulated on everyone’s social media feeds was the “Women of the White House“.  This article featured 29 Black women who work for the Obama administration. It was so amazing to see a group of women who look like me assisting with the everyday workings of the President and First Lady. It was a powerful visual to see women of all ages taking on leadership in some of the most coveted positions people can hold in our government.  

4 Tips to Survive Engagement & Wedding Season at Work & Beyond

19 Nov 4 Tips to Survive Engagement & Wedding Season at Work & Beyond

 

For the first time in a long time, I felt like the “single person”. You know the one that rolls their eyes every time they’re invited to tag along as a third wheel. The one that had to endure the pre-meeting chatter of wedding planning and boyfriend picture sharing at work. My perspective changed when I watched my first childhood friend jump the broom in May. It’s surreal to have friends who are married. It made me realize that “yes” I’m getting older.