It has been a slow road for women in the workforce, and we are not yet at a place where we have equal opportunity and pay. On top of that, women bear a disproportionate amount of the home and family caregiving responsibilities which consume so much time and mental labor that women are often overlooked or pass up advancement opportunities that could fuel their retirement goals and dreams.
Today we are talking frankly about some of this with a good friend, Beverly Fisher Penn, who has navigated a varied career starting as a frontline supervisor at RJR Tobacco Company. Beverly is now an Access center manager for Primary Care, Internal Medicine, and Ancillary Teams. Her path was not straightforward, but she paved her own way by relying on her wits and skill, work ethic, and network support. Beverly has so much to share so tune in to learn how she got the most out of her career.