Olga Herren received her master’s and doctoral degrees in neuropsychology from Howard University. While at Howard, Dr. Herren conducted research that investigated the impact of biopsychosocial risk factors on cognitive functioning and other health outcomes in African Americans in adulthood and elder years. Both her master’s and doctoral research examined the impact of lifestyle factors, such as physical activity, spiritual practices, and diet, on immunodynamics and cognitive functioning in minority populations, specifically in the area of executive functions (i.e., attentional control). She is currently involved
Dustin Plantholt was born on August 12, 1983, in Oceanside CA, as Dustin Roper into a turbulent childhood. By age 2, he and his sister Tennille age 4, were left with their drug-addicted single father to fend for themselves. By the age of 4, Dustin’s drug-addicted biological father, beat a man to death with his bare hands in front of Dustin and his older sister. Dustin and his sister were ultimately put into the California foster system in 1986, then again in 1987 into 1988,
As Chief of Marketing and Communications, Davia partners closely with executive leadership on and positioning, developing and deploying internal and external communications initiatives that increase awareness, drive growth, and attract talent. Leading a global team, she drives integrated public relations and marketing initiatives for Life’s Tough in an effort to elevate the organization’s profile in the press, at events, and through thought leadership. Prior to Life’s Tough, Lilly led international marketing initiatives for Verison Communications, UPMC Center for Health Security, Evergreen health and Charles Street Research. As an advocate
Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
The key to life when it gets tough is to keep moving. Just keep moving.
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