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Trudy Bourgeois

Processing the Facts: What Will Ferguson's Legacy Be?

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 12.12.2014 | Black Voices
Trudy Bourgeois

As we unravel the ugliness of the past weeks, from Ferguson to Eric Garner, it's easy to get emotional. I sure have. And it's difficult to separate fact from fiction

Equal Pay for Women Is an Issue People Care About

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

I came across an article from DiversityInc that stopped me in my tracks. The title of the article alone will tell you why it is concerning: U.S. Senate Candidate: No One Cares About Women's Issues.

Speak Up, Stand Up, Live Up: Beyond Ray Rice and the NFL

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

Let's learn from this. Let's stand for what's right even if we're standing alone (together). Let's make it better. Make our country better. Make corporate America better - equal. Once and for all.

How We Did It, How We Do It: When the Wife Makes More Money Than the Husband

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Trudy Bourgeois

I make more money than my husband, Mike. It's been that way for the majority of our 30+-year marriage. And it's been hard. One of those "silent struggles" many couples in corporate America deal with alone.

Needed: A Woman in the Oval Office ASAP

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Trudy Bourgeois

It is time for us to closely examine WHY we don't support other women. Why are we scared to step out and speak up? What is the root of that fear? And why do we let that fear control us?

What the Gift of Menopause Has Taught Me About Self-Leadership

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Trudy Bourgeois

Maybe I was naïve. Maybe I was prideful. Or maybe I just plain didn't pay attention when people tried to tell me. But I thought I could "handle" m...

What J. Gary Cooper and Miss Black Mobile Taught Me About Leadership

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 03.26.2014 | Black Voices
Trudy Bourgeois

Perhaps you, like me, find yourself reflecting. Take a minute to reflect. Take a minute to think back with me. Who has helped you, encouraged you, breathed life into your dreams? You have someone. We all do.