Tag Archives | Leading teams


Meet the First Class of Women to Graduate From Army Ranger School

Two women have crossed rivers, scaled walls, and jumped over a gender barrier to make it through the U.S. Army’s toughest training program. In this article, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon captures just what this achievement means and marks a moment in watching policy transform into reality for those involved with then Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s […]

Continue Reading

Women’s World Cup Soccer: Winning by losing

“Winning isn’t everything. It is the only thing.” Vince Lombardi They are a different team, but had the same goal, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Title. Inspired by, growing up and playing in the shadows of the 1999 U.S. Women’s World Cup Championship team, the 21-member 2011 U.S. squad wanted to create their own championship […]

Continue Reading

How a Soldier Takes on Community Healthcare

When I was interviewing to be the executive director of a healthcare non-profit, the People’s Health Clinic (PHC), members of its board of directors questioned my experience. They wanted to know what someone coming from the U.S. Army, known for its hierarchy and “give-and-take orders” environment, could bring to a volunteer-based organization, particularly one with […]

Continue Reading