The ISLA Gift 2020: Meet the Winners!

The ISLA Gift 2020 has been such an amazing project to work on. In June, having seen all of the disruption students have faced to their education, plus the painful tragedies our black community have witnessed this year, I was looking for a way to do something positive and lasting…

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3 Life Lessons from a Half Marathon

Welcome to August 😄. Today, your girl ticked off a major goal on my 2020 list: to train for and run a half marathon: With COVID-19 causing my big race and many others to be cancelled, I ran the half-marathon distance today, after starting running in January. Looking forward to…

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Dream BIG: What’s on Your Vision Board?

This month, I’m keeping it short and sweet with a couple of life updates and an encouragement that’s close to my heart this month: I want to encourage you to dare to dream — actively. As in, to block out time in your calendar to do so, maybe even this…

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Get Running This Summer 😎: A Guide

If I can do it, so can you. 😎 Starting this post with a disclaimer: I am by no means an expert on this topic – very much a beginner and just-for-fun runner here 😂. But today, I wanted to share some of my tips about getting into running, the…

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Endemic Beyond This Pandemic: The Fight Against Racism

Some of George Floyd’s last words were ‘I can’t breathe’. When oxygen and the right to breathe become currency in the economy of race relations, you, breathing oxygen right now as you read this, can be assured you are involved in the Battle of Racism. Like it or not, you…

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