Before finding her current position, Nicole Poteat was unsure there was a career in finance that would allow her to truly bring her full self to the table.
Stephanie Sandberg is a fan of bringing your whole self to the lunch table, or anywhere. “There’s so much energy that is consumed by not saying the things you are thinking,” she says. So right up front when she was at a business lunch and someone would ask what her husband does, she would blurt out early that she was with a woman. “It helped ease the conversation and provided me a sense of wholeness,” she says, in urging young gay people to be open with their reality.