Catch up with our featured videos this week! Get to know Jhett Tolentino's insights as a Filipino producer, Thomas Kim's take on the P.O.L.I.N.G Principles and enjoy our Divali Celebration video with Monica Verma. (Link in bio)
@alisavaldes is an author, journalist, and film producer. She is known for her best-selling novel, The Dirty Girls Social Club. @Time dubbed Valdes "The Godmother of Chica Lit" and named her one of the 25 most influential Hispanics in the United States.
iD celebrates Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights which is a celebration of the triumph of good over evil. Monica Verma explains the significance of this day.Watch it on inspiringdiversity.com (Link in bio)
Tamara Nall believes that the ‘Others’ in the P.O.L.I.N.G principles is so important because we all should mentor someone else. Her company, the Leading Niche, developed the Emerging Leaders Program where they take youth from underserved communities and allow them to develop their skills.
Her story of starting her own business is something we can all be inspired from. Watch the full video on inspiringdiversity.com (Link in bio)
Jhett Tolentino shares his insight on how it is to be a Filipino producer. When he comes to a board meeting with multi-million dollar deals, he does not look at his skin color which may take him into an inferiority space. " I always think when I go into a boardroom for a meeting and I would say, ‘huh. They're here for the same reasons I am.’ Nobody starts as an expert "
Be inspired and learn from his struggle of overcoming his humble beginnings to becoming an award-winning producer. (Link in bio)
Geisha Williams fled Cuba with her parents when she was just 5 years old. She has come a long way and today she leads a Fortune 500 company, the first Latina to do so. She is the president and CEO of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). Photo from zimbio.com
Don't miss our founder, Betty Ng's talk about the P.O.L.I.N.G. framework with the scholars of @APIASF. The P.O.L.I.N.G. framework helps to propel individuals, organizations, and communities forward by focusing on what matters.
Watch the full video on InspiringDiversity.com (Link in bio)
Mohsen Mohamed wants everyone to understand that Islam is not represented through the actions of a very tiny minority of Muslims. Islam, much like other religions, works on the same things – mercy, compassion, and love. He asks instead to get to know the person instead of stereotyping every single Muslim.
Get to know more about Mohsen's Muslim background and his career journey by watching his feature on InspiringDiversity.com (Link in bio)
At an early age, @AlfonsoCuarón wanted to be a film director. He received his first camera on his 12th twelfth birthday and filmed everything he saw. His amazing talent resulted in films such as Y Tu Mamá También, Children of Men, and Gravity. In fact, he was the first Mexican director to win an Oscar for Best Director for his film Gravity.
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iD founder, Betty Ng, loved returning to the Chinese-American Planning Council to lead a training workshop on PO-LING POWER - to help propel individuals and organizations to success by focusing on what matters. Betty was touched by the positive feedback received including, "I thought the training was thought-provoking and provides a framework/action plan which encompasses our own personal brand and vision for continued success."