Aug 18, 2021
Nia Mathis is Vice President for State and Local Government Affairs at Verizon. Nia shares how the wisdom and stories passed down from generations before her empowered her experiences as a professional woman of color and working mother. Describing the power of envisioning a long runway, Nia describes what she gained from practicing patience during difficult times, how learning new things and adding different skills can enhance your knowledge base, the importance of appreciation and gratitude, and the dynamism of the journey and relationships. Her story shows that you can excel no matter the boundaries or expectations set by others.