What Leading Looks Like

by Claytine Nisbett Can anyone be a leader? The question is two-fold. Yes, everyone has the potential to be a leader, but not everyone has the qualities and opportunities to lead. Qualities must be developed, and opportunities must present themselves. If you research the topic you will find a great many definitions and perspective on …

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Self-care and advocacy – Finding the balance

by Claytine Nisbett A team of volunteers take part in the Caribbean Volunteer Exchange initiative. (Courtesy of Good Deeds Day) I could hardly get up that morning. I was e-x-h-a-u-s-t-e-d. I had a migraine, felt dizzy, and my eyes were crusted shut. Let's not talk about how I felt mentally. I couldn't function. At the …

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Welcome to UWM

Global Stories of Women Empowering Women It's been a long time coming, but we are here and we are happy! Ujima Woman, at the time of writing this, is a project that has been in development for close to nine years! It was birthed out of founder, Claytine Nisbett's, passion for creating connections and partnerships …

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