Reflecting on my time as a GDI Minneapolis Chapter Leader

First and foremost: I have seen, been part of, and contributed to many of the items Lanice mentions in her thread. She is right. She, along with other women of color within our community, deserve a sincere apology from me, GDI Minneapolis, Girl Develop It HQ, and former local chapter leaders.

But that is not (and cannot be) “MVP” for an organization that claims inclusion as part of its mission.

You — as a leader — may have limited energy, resources, and time, but you get to choose what to do with that energy.

“What if we had spent our energy differently?”

For all of this, I am sincerely sorry.

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Final Thoughts



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