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    Getting to Know Aimee Velez

    What is your role with the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation? Aimee has been engaged with the Alliance since it’s inception, 6 years ago. Her initial role was as a Philadelphia ambassador, she was one of the first ambassadors in the program. Ambassadors bring Alliance content and programming to local areas around the country. […]

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    The Value of Goal Setting

    We love goals.  There is nothing more satisfying than looking back on all the impactful goals that we crushed over the past year.  Plus, come January, we all love having a fresh start and a brand-new set of big, daring goals. Why do we set goals? Goals help us guide our focus and promote a sense […]

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    “The greatest leaders are those that have had opportunities to practice leadership.”

    I’m not sure where I heard this quote originally, but it is one that has stuck with me. I have received opportunities within my career to lead, and ultimately these opportunities have allowed me to continue to grow and advance as a leader within my organization. I’ve been able to adopt my own leadership style […]

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    The Moments that Shape Us – The World Comes to You

    We can observe a handful of our choices, experiences, or particular days that ultimately carve out the path of our lives. When observing closely we can see the patterns of how those moments and choices were profoundly influential in how the world comes to us.  The day I married my husband and left the restaurant […]

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    Better Together Networking

    Blog by Haley Carrasquillo, Program Coordinator, Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation This year has brought many challenges to us all, but one common thing we are all missing is human connection.  Typically, we meet at conferences around the country throughout the year and have the opportunity to network and connect with others in our […]

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    Making Inclusivity a Priority

    Melina Ressler, Intern, Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation During the upcoming Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation virtual conference, Better Together, virtual conference the agenda includes sessions focused on belonging and inclusion. The Alliance is committed to being an inclusive organization. The session is Making Inclusion a Priority which will include the Common Grounds […]

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    What Women Want – 5 Negotiation Tips

    An article released by Harvard Law School in July of this year mentioned that one of the contributing factors to the gender earnings gap is a gender gap in negotiation skills. This study discusses women’s challenges with negotiating and demonstrates how finding confidence in negotiations can be harder for women than it is for their […]

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    “How are You?”

    Are you frustrated? Overwhelmed? Hopeful? Are you becoming impatient? Engaged? Happy? 2020 came in like Fire that surrounded all of us, and unfortunately suffocating some of us. We had no idea how it would change us, individually or collectively. It seems we’re all still waiting for things to go back to some sort of normalcy, […]

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    Leadership is a Continuous Cycle of Growth

    Leadership is complicated. I grew up the second oldest in a large, latch-key family. Leadership was thrust upon me as a practical matter. It was a way to bring organization and structure to the chaos of what would now be termed a “free range” upbringing. As I grew, those leadership traits served me well; captaining […]

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    You Can Do Anything You Put Your Mind To

    For five years I debated on graduate school. Would an MBA be best or should I pursue something more specific like digital marketing? I waffled: do I really have the time to do this? I have forgotten all of my high school and college math, how am I ever going to pass the GMAT? That […]

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