Rhonda R. Mims, Managing Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
at Paul Hastings, LLP, was named Chair of The Executive Leadership
Council. She succeeds Carla Harris, vice chair at Morgan Stanley, who served as ELC Board Chair 2014 and 2015.
Kristen Fears, an engineer at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, planned on being an engineer since the age of 9. Now, the Detroit native was
recently honored by U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology
magazine. Here, we caught up with Fears to talk about her engineering role at the company and young African American women's entrance into the STEM field.
You spend most of your day surrounded by the people you work with and
when it’s time to go home, you are ready to clock out. But what is one
to do when constantly invited out after hours by work colleagues? You
don’t want to look antisocial, but you have other things to do. There are other ways to fit in with your co-workers other than hanging out after work.