Rosalind Alston: Public Servant at Heart

Rosalind Alston: Public Servant at Heart

Like many baby sisters, Rosalind “Roz” Alston looked up to her big brother. So much so that when it was time to go off to college, the Columbia, Tennessee native followed in her brother’s footsteps and studied computer programming. The training prepared her for a...
Trish Laub: It’s a matter of perspective

Trish Laub: It’s a matter of perspective

We’ve all experienced how life takes unexpected turns. Work, relationships, health – all kinds of things can change without warning. However, the unexpected opportunities can add up to something bigger. Trish Laub can attest to this. “It’s spooky,” she says...
Elizabeth Suárez: Rising While Lifting Others

Elizabeth Suárez: Rising While Lifting Others

Elizabeth Suárez was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, to a family that emigrated from communist Cuba. Of her immediate family members, she was the only one to be born and raised on American soil, and her identity, as a Latina American, is melded together from the...
Janis Pluss: Adapting to what comes next

Janis Pluss: Adapting to what comes next

Some skills take time and practice. It’s like yoga. You repeatedly stretch and eventually you can stretch a little further. In the process, you learn that what is possible can change from day to day. You learn to adapt. Right now, we are all scrambling to adapt. We...