Took my Long Beach principal's advice and became a middle school principal in Torrance USD. Loved every minute of it.
Earned my doctorate, researched the gender divide and wrote
a book for women. Convinced more than ever that I could become a school CEO.
After six grueling job interviews I became the first woman superintendent for Central Unified School District. Loved the job.
Worked so hard at being a school superintendent, the city awarded me Top Ten Women of the Year.
Retired and wrote a book to help others get a job in educational leadership. Was an Amazon Best Seller!
Accepted a faculty position in the doctoral program for Brandman University. Awarded Faculty of the Year! Nice.
Began speaking at Women's conferences on how to gain a position of leadership in a male driven society.
Privileged to work with strong women on their dissertations related to women and leadership.
Researched women and self-confidence and wrote another Sister Book with my Sister Jessica.
Coauthored a book with a university colleague on how to keep your job once you get it!
Began speaking professionally on the topic of women in leadership and the gender divide.
Partner in Crime-My co-author and sister, Jessica Thompson. Together we interviewed hundreds of women on self confidence and personal power.
Began researching women and aging and coauthored a book with my sister to navigate the topic of ageism.
Excited to be interviewed for our Lipstick Book by the LA Times.