What's Your Story?

Investing in yourself and knowing it will pay off - Victoria Russell

August 08, 2021 Matt Story, Victoria Russell Season 2 Episode 23
What's Your Story?
Investing in yourself and knowing it will pay off - Victoria Russell
Show Notes

Victoria Russell, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Beam Suntory, didn't know her journey would take this path but listening to her story tells you she is right where she is supposed to be. Her family helped to instill a love for learning and confidence in exceeding all expectations set on her. She also learned firsthand early in her career the importance of good people leaders to bring the most out of team members. Throughout her career, she has sought out opportunities to develop herself which often times took place outside of the regular day job. Listen to her story for great tips on career development, leadership capabilities and effective mentoring.

Episode References:
- Chestnut Street YMCA
- Leadership Louisville
- Fund for the arts
- Kerry Washington 
- A change gonna come by Sam Cooke 


3 Stories Victoria would want to hear:
1) Michelle Obama 
2) Harriet Tubman 
3) Tabitha Brown 

Connect with Victoria at:
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