Saturday, March 31, 2012

Hypocrisy Is Not Who God Is...Lacey Mosley

“The hypocrisy is not who God is, it's who we are.” ― Lacey Mosley

Be careful how you represent God.



Thursday, March 29, 2012

There Is No Perfect Ending...Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.” 
-- Gilda Radner (1946-1989), Emmy Award-Winning Actress and Comedienne

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The Longer We Listen, The More Commonality...Barbara Deming

The longer we listen to one another--with real attention--the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.

--Barbara Deming, American Author and Activist




Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Appreciating Men Who Appreciate Women In Leadership...Ursula Burns

"There’s something to be said for the men who’ve known that we [women] can do what we do without becoming them."*

--Ursula Burns, CEO, Xerox



Twice a month on Tuesdays, WOMEN AT LIBERTY provides a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. Our last Leadership Tuesdays for this Women's History Month's of 2012 features Stephanie Cole Hill of leading defense industry contractor, Lockheed Martin. An engineer by training, Ms. Hill was recently promoted to President of Information Systems and Global Solutions-Civil where she leads the 10,000 employees of this multi-billion dollar business unit. Presently, Ms. Hill is the only African American President at Lockheed Martin and she reports to Ms. Linda R. Gooden, Executive Vice President of Information Systems and Global Solutions and the other African American woman in executive leadership at Lockheed Martin. (Ms. Gooden was profiled and featured in Leadership Tuesdays in September 2011.) 
 
In March 2012, Ms. Hill had the distinct honor of being profiled for Women's History Month in The Root by her prominent older sister, Harriette Cole, a best-selling author, Today Show/MSNBC contributor, president of her own media company and former editor at Essence Magazine. To view this Leadership Tuesdays' feature on Ms. Hill, click here. For more information on LeadershipTuesdays, see here.

*Quote via Jenna Goudreau, @jeanna_goudreau, Forbes

Monday, March 26, 2012

We Ought To Be Doing All We Can...Hillary Rodham Clinton

We ought to be doing all we can to make it possible for every child to fulfill his or her God-given potential. 
--Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State (2010-Present), Senator--D-NY (2001-2009), First Lady of the United States (1993-2001)


Sunday, March 25, 2012

Saturday, March 24, 2012

We've Got To Work To Save Our Children...Dorothy Height

We've got to work to save our children and do it with full respect for the fact that if we do not, no one else is going to do it.
-- Dr. Dorothy I. Height (1912-2010), Civil Rights Leader and President, National Council of Negro Women



Friday, March 23, 2012

You Are Valuable...Nona

"You determine your intrinsic value. Present this to the world daily and don't let someone else determine or diminish your value. You are valuable." --Nona



Thursday, March 22, 2012

Against Injustice...Marian Wright Edelman

"You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation."
Marian Wright Edelman


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Leadership Tuesdays--It's The Right Thing To Do...Stephanie C. Hill

"As a nation, we must increase the number of scientists and engineers that we are producing. Since the minority population will be a huge part of the workforce, we must commit to sparking interest in those communities for science, technology, engineering and math fields. This is imperative -- not just because it's what is needed for my company's future success and for our nation's competitive edge, but also because it's the right thing to do."

--Stephanie Cole Hill, President, Information Systems and Global Solutions-Civil, Lockheed Martin






Twice a month on Tuesdays, WOMEN AT LIBERTY provides a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. Our last Leadership Tuesdays for this Women's History Month of 2012 features Stephanie Cole Hill of leading defense industry contractor, Lockheed Martin.  An engineer by training, Ms. Hill was recently promoted to President of Information Systems and Global Solutions-Civil where she leads the 10,000 employees of this multi-billion dollar business unit. Presently, Ms. Hill is the only African American President at Lockheed Martin and she reports to Ms. Linda R. Gooden, Executive Vice President of Information Systems and Global Solutions and the other African American woman in executive leadership at Lockheed Martin. (Ms. Gooden was profiled and featured in Leadership Tuesdays in September 2011.) 

In March 2012, Ms. Hill has the distinct honor of being profiled for Women's History Month in The Root by her prominent older sister, Harriette Cole, a best-selling author, Today Show/MSNBC contributor, president of her own media company and former editor at Essence Magazine. To view this Leadership Tuesdays' feature on Ms. Hill, click here. For more information on LeadershipTuesdays, see here.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Hold On, The Tide Will Turn...Harriett Beecher Stowe

"When you get into a tight place and it seems that you can't go on, hold on--for that's just the place and the time that the tide will turn."

--Harriett Beecher Stowe, Author



Saturday, March 17, 2012

Get Rid Of What's Bringing You Down...Tina Turner

“Whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free . . . your true self comes out.”

--Tina Turner, Singer and Actress





Friday, March 16, 2012

Hold To Your Clarity...Iyanla Vanzant

"Never judge your clarity based on somebody else's response. When you're clear, you're clear! Hold to your clarity. And if people look like they doubt you, close your eyes!"  --Iyanla Vanzant, Author, Speaker, and Minister
http://www.innervisionsworldwide.com

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Stand And Speak Your Mind...Maggie Kuhn

"Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind; even if your voice shakes."

--Maggie Kuhn, Founder of the Gray Panthers



Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A Stranger In A Strange Land...Harriet Tubman

"I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land."  
--Harriet Tubman




Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Doing Good...Arianna Huffington

“We need to make doing good more fashionable.” 

 

Twice a month on Tuesdays, WOMEN AT LIBERTY provides a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. In celebration of Women's History Month, Leadership Tuesdays is featuring Arianna Huffington who is an author, nationally syndicated columnist, and President and Editor-In-Chief of The Huffington Post Media Group. In 2005, she along with Kenneth Lerer and Jonah Peretti, founded The Huffington Post as a political blog. In 2011, Huffington sold The Huffington Post to AOL for a reported $315 million while still maintaining leadership over the now well-respected internet news source. To view the Leadership Tuesdays' feature on Ms. Huffington, click here. For more information on LeadershipTuesdays, see here.
--Arianna Huffington,  Co-Founder, President and Editor-In-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group

Monday, March 12, 2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Justice Older Than The Law...Dovey J. Roundtree

"The kind of justice I seek today is older by far than the law, and it resides in people's hearts. It is nursed into being not primarily in the pulpit or the classroom or the courtroom, but in the home, at the fireside and the dining room table, in the thousands of intimate moments when mother and father and children weave their bond."
  --Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Civil Rights Attorney, Army Veteran and Ordained Minister 

http://www.justiceolderthanthelaw.com/



Friday, March 9, 2012

Peace...Eleanor Roosevelt

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
 --Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), First Lady of the United States 1933-1945



Thursday, March 8, 2012

Ordinary Women...Jill Connor Browne

"...ordinary women can be heroic." --Jill Connor Browne, Author

Happy International Women's Day! 


March Is Women's History Month!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Essence Of Leadership...Ariana Huffington

"So a high IQ does not mean that you are a good leader, because the essence of leadership is being able to see the iceberg before it hits the titanic." 
--Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder, President and Editor-In-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arianna-huffington




Twice a month on Tuesdays, WOMEN AT LIBERTY provides a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. In celebration of Women's History Month, Leadership Tuesdays features Arianna Huffington who is an author, nationally syndicated columnist, President and Editor-In-Chief of The Huffington Post Media Group. In 2005, she along with Kenneth Lerer and Jonah Peretti, founded The Huffington Post as a political blog. In 2011, Huffington sold The Huffington Post to AOL for a reported $315 million while still maintaining leadership over the now well-respected internet news source. To view the Leadership Tuesdays' feature on Ms. Huffington, click here. For more information on LeadershipTuesdays, see here.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

God-Empowered...Lisa M Tait

"When we speak of being God-Empowered, we are referring to women reaching a place in their lives when they are embodied with spiritual power and authority from God; such that they are able to reach their God potential and spiritually self-actualize. This means they will achieve their ultimate destiny and be fulfilled, whole, prosperous, and leave a legacy in the homes, community and the world."  
--Rev. Dr. Lisa M. Tait, Author and Founder & CEO, Women of Destiny Ministries 

http://womenofdestiny.org

Saturday, March 3, 2012

My Gender...Sandra Day O'Connor

"The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender."  
--Sandra Day O'Connor, First Woman Appointed to the United States Supreme Court


Susan Walsh/Associated Press

For a biography of Associate Justice O'Connor (retired), click here.





Friday, March 2, 2012

Women Have Taught Us...President Barack Obama

"With passion and courage, women have taught us that when we band together to advocate for our highest ideals, we can advance our common well-being and strengthen the fabric of our nation." 
--President Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America


President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, &
the full Presidential Cabinet* (9/09)

*For the names and titles of the Presidential Cabinet members, click here.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

If You Empower Women...Meg Ryan

‎"If you empower women, you can change the world."  --Meg Ryan, Actress






March is Women's History Month! 
For more information, go to womenatliberty.com.