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Meet Darweshi Whitfield

Meet Darweshi Whitfield

Our past is constantly influencing our present. In our first Equity In Action: Nashville Cohort, in alliance with The Urban League of Middle Tennessee, these leaders share who has influenced their work, why they are interested in Equity In Action, and what they have learned from their Enneagram type. Meet Darweshi, Assistant Vice President of […]

Festive Stress

Festive Stress

As we move into the holiday season, I want to share some insight on “Festive Stress” and how to navigate this season by being mindfully present. According to a recent survey conducted by ABC News, 45% of Americans shared that they would prefer to skip the holiday season due to added stress. From the American […]

Veterans and Soldiers

Veterans and Soldiers

Let’s talk about Afghanistan and your well-being. The U.S. withdrawal and the take over by the Taliban have caused reactions by veterans and service men and women worldwide. I am not surprised. Many of our 9Paths veterans are experiencing the following: Feeling frustrated, sad, helpless, grief or distressed Feeling angry or betrayed Experiencing an increase […]

Meet Ting Jiang

Meet Ting Jiang

9Paths will feature sponsee’s from the Asian Diversity Network during May to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The AAPI theme is “Stop AAPI Hate: Solidarity, Community, and Celebration.” We desire to showcase the Champion 4 Change program as part of bringing people together in recognition. Meet Ting Jiang, Senior Operations Leader for Dow. […]

A Step Forward

A Step Forward

Derek Chauvin. Guilty of second-and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter of George Floyd.   Guilty of not seeing George Floyd’s life as valuable and worth living.   Guilty of causing complex trauma to those who witnessed George’s murder.  Guilty of deepening the distrust between the Black community and policing. Guilty of abusing his position of power. Guilty of racism. Guilty of trying to get […]

Meet Teenie Raby

Meet Teenie Raby

In celebration of Women’s history month, 9Paths has chosen to showcase current Black female leaders we have had the privilege to work alongside.  Our present is always being influenced by our past.  And for these stellar Black leaders, they share who have influenced their work, why they believe in Inclusion, and how to find visibility […]

Meet D’Andrea Virgil

Meet D’Andrea Virgil

In celebration of Women’s history month, 9Paths has chosen to showcase current Black leaders we have had the privilege to work alongside. Our present is always being influenced by our past. And for these stellar Black female leaders, they share who have influenced their work, why they believe in Inclusion, and how to find visibility […]

Meet Shadrach Stephens

Meet Shadrach Stephens

In celebration of Black history month 9Paths has chosen to showcase current Black leaders we have had the privilege to work alongside. Our past is always influencing our present. It is the change these Black leaders make today that will pave for future leaders. I asked them to share who has influenced their work, why […]

Equity In Action | A Social Action Initiative

Equity In Action | A Social Action Initiative

Being a leading provider of team alignment and leadership development solutions isn’t only about offering excellent services. It’s about the connections we make with the people who respect and trust us. At 9Paths, we believe our Equity In Action initiative provides a solution that helps us be more open, authentic, and empathetic in what we do, […]

Happy Holidays from 9Paths

Happy Holidays from 9Paths

​Wishing all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I have reflected on past Christmas’ where I would gather with my family in Arizona and times where I would spend Christmas’ alone. As I made a difficult decision not to celebrate with family, beautiful memories came up, and I leaned into them for strength for this […]