wendell blaylock leadership looks like podcastMeet Wendell

Wendell Blaylock grew up on military bases all over the country. His father was an original Tuskegee Airmen, famously served during World War II, and ultimately was awarded a congressional medal of honor.

Wendell shares what it was like growing up in an accepting environment, what life was like after moving off of military bases, and how he helps others understand and incorporate diversity into their personal and professional lives. Learn how he is working to write new legislation for the State of Nevada, how he became an Adjunct Faculty Member at Georgetown University, and why it’s so important for organizations to adopt a diverse workforce.

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Read these two articles for more information on Wendell’s work with the US Commission on Civil Rights:

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