Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Why Are You A Leader...Ann Fudge

"Unless you are yourself and true to those things you believe in...then why are you a leader?" --Ann Fudge, Former CEO of Young and Rubicam

From Leadership Tuesdays' 5/31/11 feature at WOMEN AT LIBERTY.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Life Lessons...Suzan Johnson Cook

"Do not look at life as a bad story.  But, every lesson in life is a lesson for the rest of your life. ...close some chapters so that new ones can open, so that new things can begin to happen with you."  --Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook, Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, U.S. Department of State; Former Pastor of the Bronx Christian Fellowship in New York City, Author, and Conference Speaker

For more information on Suzan Johnson Cook, see her biography on the U.S. State Department's website or visit http://www.drsujay.com

Saturday, May 28, 2011

You Have An Obligation...Michelle Obama

"You have an obligation to see each setback as a challenge and as an opportunity to learn and grow.  You have an obligation to face whatever life throws your way with confidence and with hope."  --First Lady Michelle Obama, Spelman College Commencement, May 2011
Source:  Essence.com
For the entire text of the speech, check WOMEN AT LIBERTY's Women History Makers-DC, MD, & VA  Facebook Page or whitehouse.gov.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Attitude and Effort...Cathy L. Lanier

"Attitude and effort is so important in being a leader."  --Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia

From Leadership Tuesday's 5/24/11 feature at

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Monday, May 23, 2011

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Friday, May 20, 2011

Authenticity...Katie Couric

"I've always tried to stay true to my authentic self."   --Katie Couric, First solo female anchor of a weekday evening news program on any of the three major U.S. TV Networks

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Listen To Your Heart

Listen to your heart for guidance. When in doubt go within. --Women Working (From Twitter:  @womenworking)

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

We Make A Difference...Sheila C. Johnson

Women need to depend on each other, stand beside one another and use their skills and voices to let everyone know that we make a difference. --Sheila C. Johnson, from Why Sports Teams Need Women Owners, BLACKVOICES

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Good Leaders Lead...Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis

Good leaders lead with motivation not manipulation. -- Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis (From Twitter: @)

For more on Women Leadership, check out Leadership Tuesday's at WOMEN AT LIBERTY.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011

Purpose of Integrity...Debbie Ford

Integrity leaves us a trail to follow when we've lost touch with our higher self. 
--Debbie Ford, Author and Speaker, http://www.debbieford.com 

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Believe In Yourself...Venus Williams

"You have to believe in yourself when no one else does--that makes you a winner right there." --Venus Williams (from America I AM Journal edited by Clarence Reynolds, published by Smiley Books)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Ursula Burns...Embracing Your Diversity As A Leader

"I struggle to stay exactly who I am. If we work hard to normalize everybody toward the corner office stereotype, then I don't understand what the purpose of having women lead versus having men lead is. So have all the men lead". --Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox

From Leadership Tuesday's 5/10/11 feature at WOMEN AT LIBERTY.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mother's Day 2011

Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised. Reward her for all she has done. Let her deeds publicly declare her praise.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011

Life Is Precious...Nona

Life is precious. Appreciate it now and work to make each day better for yourself and someone else.  --Nona Ogunsula

Thursday, May 5, 2011


"I know that God had me in the ‘hollow of His hands. My mind was the only thing working and I can remember crying out to God."  

--Paula Upshaw, Heart Attack Survivor

WOMEN AT LIBERTY Special--National Women's Health Week
At the age of 34, Paula had a massive heart attack that was misdiagnosed by Emergency Room doctors. She is a survivor and she wants to share her story so that no one else has to go through what she went through.  To read her story, click here.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Monday, May 2, 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011

If A Woman Is Strong and Outspoken...Gina M. Stewart

"If a woman is strong and outspoken ... she can be viewed as having stepped out of her place. You have to be willing to be open to hear what people have to say. Over time I've had to learn not to take things personally." --Rev. Dr. Gina M. Stewart, Pastor of Christ Missionary Baptist Church, Memphis TN

Source:  "Dynamic pastor Dr. Gina Stewart leads the way as more women shepherd black
Protestant flocks", by Barbara Bradley, The Commercial Appeal of Memphis TN