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Cecilia Carter

Cecilia Carter

Cecilia Carter, The Strategy Chick, offers executive and transition coaching. During her 35-year corporate career, she served in senior leadership at PepsiCo Inc., Starbucks, UBS and General Electric.

I remembered being a girl scout in 1967, when it was my refuge from bigotry, cliques and aloneness.
We’ve all been there. Heart racing. Palms drenched in sweat. Face flushed with heat. Tongue thick and dry as sandpaper and our mind firing with dread. Fear!
I recently saw a cartoon depicting a white male executive and a black woman at the starting line of a race. Between the white man and the finish line were two small hurdles.