Maria Flores: Bringing Your Whole Self to Work

"We only have this one life, we have to remind folks of who we are and what we can bring in different ways."

This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Maria Flores, HR Administrative Specialist at Department of Learning Health Sciences, Michigan Medical School. Maria shares how overcoming a health scare followed by the emergence of COVID has reaffirmed how valuable life is. Make sure to listen to her insights about why it’s so important to bring your whole self to work.

Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of challenges. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in our podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people. Originally created to document the challenges resulting from COVID-19, CEW+ has expanded the podcast to include stories of combating racism through individual and organizational action. This podcast will continue to evolve as societal challenges shift over time.

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