Against the Odds: Diversity Career Stories
|"I am considered
disabled because of this accident, but I continue to work. I love
being a nurse."
"I feel like a heart surgeon, working
every day on broken hearts. They are bleeding and they have
huge gaping holes in them and I
get to help mend the broken-hearted.
|"A lot of the men said flat out
didn’t belong in the oil field. I was told
that I worked circles
around most of the men, but that wasn’t enough to
get over the prejudice..."
"I’m a Hispanic male and that
made it tough
for me to fit in at work at first. ...my supervisors and
co-workers started out thinking of me as an Affirmative Action applicant
with no education or skills."
this job, I
was in prison with no skills at all. I had dealt drugs up
until that point. Four years later, I’ve
turned my life around.
||"I'm a Mexican American
female. I'm fortunate to work in a brotherhood where all our
Marines are not male or female but Marine, all one color
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