As we stand on the threshold of a new year, I want to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude to each and every one of you. This year you’ve worked hard, and had an unwavering commitment to success. We all know that success requires not just continuous effort, but also the wisdom to recognize when it's time to pause, reset, and recharge.

With this in mind, I encourage each of you to take the time to reflect on your own journey over the past year. Celebrate your victories, learn from your challenges, and appreciate the growth that has taken place. Recognize the value of the collective energy we have generated as a team and the incredible impact we've had on our industry.

As we approach the holidays and the turn of the calendar, I want to emphasize the importance of allowing ourselves the opportunity to reset, get refreshed, and refocused. The beginning of a new year is a natural point for introspection and renewal. It's a time to step back, reevaluate our goals, and realign our priorities.

I hope you are taking some well-deserved time off to spend with loved ones, engage in activities that bring you joy, and simply rest. It's in these moments of reprieve that we often find inspiration and clarity. Use this time to reflect on your personal and professional aspirations, envision the path ahead, and set realistic yet ambitious goals for the coming year.

Remember, the strength of a team lies not only in individual capabilities but in collective spirit. As we embark on this period of renewal, let's also support one another in finding the balance we need to return with renewed vigor and enthusiasm.

I am confident that the year ahead holds exciting opportunities to continue the journey of growth and innovation; overcoming any challenges and reaching new heights. Don’t forget to celebrate your successes, centered around your hard work and dedication. Cheers to a rejuvenating break and a triumphant return in the new year.

Wishing you all a joyful holiday season and a prosperous New Year!


Keeping on the theme of bidding farewell to a transformative year, let's seize the opportunity to embrace and prioritize our overall well-being. The journey towards a healthier, more balanced life begins with the decision to pause, reset, and refocus.

In our latest blog post, we delve into the profound impact that starting anew can have on an individual. Discover actionable tips and advice to guide you on a path towards rejuvenation and vitality.We’d like for you to think of  this blog as your mini roadmap to a better you.

The new year provides the perfect canvas for positive change. Join us on this journey of renewal and discovery. Empower yourself to make meaningful choices that will resonate throughout the coming year by taking a moment to read our latest blog, Rest, Reflect, and Renew: Nurturing skills and Goals for the Year Ahead.




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TedxTalk Warrenton

Have you heard?! The TedxTalk video is now available to watch online! 

This TED Talk masterfully encapsulated the essence of "HUMANIZING AI: THE ROLE OF P.E.O.P.L.E. IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION," unraveling the intricate dynamics between artificial intelligence and the human touch. Through compelling storytelling and an insightful perspective, the talk illuminated the vital role of people in shaping a harmonious coexistence with AI. Watch it for yourself, here!

And yes, the e-book is still available to download! Seize this chance to deepen your comprehension and learn more about the topic. You can download the e-book here.


Looking for a speaker for Black History Month?

As we eagerly anticipate the arrival of Black History Month, we invite our esteemed community to reflect on the impactful voices that have shaped our narrative. In considering upcoming speaking engagements, we encourage you to think of our managing partner, Daphne B. Latimore, whose vision, resilience, and leadership have not only contributed significantly to our organization's success but have also become an inspiring part of the broader narrative of Black excellence. She has a unique perspective and a wealth of experiences that can illuminate and enrich conversations during Black History Month events. Let's celebrate diversity, amplify underrepresented voices, and honor the legacy of leaders like Daphne, who continue to inspire positive change.

If you have any upcoming opportunities for speaking engagements or would like to recommend Daphne to connect and contribute to the meaningful dialogue that Black History Month fosters please reach out to dblatimore.com/contact



Authenticity Professional Women's Network

2024 Authenticity Pop-Up Event

Leading into the new year, we want to set the tone and write it in stone!  

Keeping with the spirit of Authenticity we are excited to extend an invitation to a transformative and immersive workshop: "Crafting Your Unique Life Map for 2024". This workshop is designed to provide a nurturing space for self-reflection and goal-setting, seamlessly integrating your personal and professional aspirations.

Join us and other like minded professional women on Jan. 12th, 2024  at Dulles Hilton Hotel from 10am - 2pm.


2024 Authenticity Wellness Retreat

There are just 9 spots left for the 2024 Authenticity Wellness Retreat, happening at Nemacolin Resort on May 3-5 2024. At the heart of our retreat is the belief that wellness embodies a comprehensive state of thriving, encompassing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. We’ll prioritize cultivating harmony across these interconnected facets of life, fostering an optimal balance and vitality for individuals. If you’re interested in attending this invite only women’s event, please email tiffany.wilson@dblatimore.net