"We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in" -Sheryl Sandberg
The number of businesses owned by African American women grew 322% since 1997, making black females the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.
Even with the underlying systemic oppression of Women of Color around the world, police brutality, poverty, psychological warfare, self-image, low self- esteem, melanated woman are still being awesome. At Lean In Keisha, promote that awesomeness EVERY.SINGLE.DAY. Three things we celebrate at Lean In Keisha: Testimony, Innovation, and Excellence.
The initial concept that inspired this blog is Sheryl Sandberg and her book "Lean In'. Leaning In' means to challenge yourself and work to your potential based upon your wishes and passions and not society's rules. I loved the book- however, Leaning in can be different for melanated women
We cover heavy topics (like how PTSD effects AA women as victims of sexual assault) and we cover professional development tips like negotiating salary. LIK Contributors pull from research, advisors, and personal experience. Read More About how I started: Here
Lean In Keisha will be the # 1 resource of professional and career development for Women of color. Integrating our Facebook communities, access to training opportunities, and keeping our readers abreast of business developments. We aspire to publish pieces to cultivate a critically thinking woman with out the distractions of heavy pop culture. The fun, fearless and full of potential are all here. Welcome!
About the Founder:
Christian S Mabry is a young professional living in Atlanta, Georgia.
View my Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-moore-mabry-1a33174a/
- the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings.
- the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.
To All the Little Black Girls With Big Names - A poem by Sha'Condria Sibley
Content created by the Lean in Keisha Blog is meant to assist in obtaining the skill set, resources and leadership positions required in order to create a stable socioeconomic state.