“Mentors help you refine your leadership skills, and teach you hidden chapters of career playbooks many don’t have access to” says Janice Omadeke, the impressive founder of The Mentor Method

Texas Competes Managing Director Jessica Shortall says we could see a bipartisan nondiscrimination bill next year if the state legislature flips to blue in the November election

The Forrest Files: October 27, 2020

According to co-founder Danielle Barnes (center with microphone): “The beauty of Austin Design Week is not just what happens during the week but the conversation and connections that continue afterward.”

The Forrest Files: October 23, 2020

“Don’t wait until Election Day to vote,” advises Congressman Lloyd Doggett, “but continue to encourage those you know who have not yet voted to vote some way, somewhere right up until 7 p.m. on November 3.”

The Forrest Files: October 20, 2020

Sharron Rush of Knowbility says that the current scope of DEI thinking is much too limited: “Most diversity and inclusion initiatives have not extended the concept to include people with disabilities.”

The Forrest Files: October 13, 2020

The Editorial Director of Carnegie Mellon University’s ETC Press, Brad King has written and edited several books covering a variety of topics including “Dear America: Reflections on Race.”

The Forrest Files: October 8, 2020

The founder of the Austin-based startup Tankee, Gerald Youngblood helps to create a safer user experience for gaming-related videos for his son J and millions of other younger viewers.

The Forrest Files: October 6, 2020

“Austin is Silicon Valley’s cooler, younger sibling that is on the rise” says Sputnik ATX Managing Partner and CEO Dr. Oksana Malysheva. “I predict investors will lend more of their attention to startups launching here.”

The Forrest Files: October 1, 2020

Phyllis Snodgrass of Austin Habitat for Humanity says this non-profit was “founded on the vision of a world where we share one humanity, and that’s a world that we believe in and fight for every day.”

The Forrest Files: September 29, 2020

Hugh Forrest

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