This Country Wouldn’t Be the United States of America Without Diversity

The Association for Business Communication Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee serves advocacy, consciousness-raising, and recruitment functions, alerting all members and committees of ABC to benefit from inclusiveness in membership, participation, perspectives, and thinking. This committee helps ensure that ABC meets the needs of historically under-represented groups in the profession and globally, welcomes all members and participants, embraces a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and actively seeks members of all backgrounds. Continue reading This Country Wouldn’t Be the United States of America Without Diversity

Life in These Corona Times

April 13, 2020, was a difficult day for me as an educator, mother, and scholar. I have spent the past month encouraging and consoling students, my children, my colleagues, my family, and my friends. Yesterday I admitted to the chair of my committee that I had not written anything on my dissertation for more than two weeks. Although she was very understanding and kind, the idea that I had put that part of myself on pause was difficult to accept. Continue reading Life in These Corona Times