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Latest Posts by Pam Johnson

March 1, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Delivers Possibilities to Girls in South Africa, with help from FedEx

“I lost it.  I mean, I couldn’t believe it.” That’s how 24 year-old Slee (short for Slindokuhle Accurate Mathebula) says she felt the moment she got the news that she had been accepted into the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG).  Competition is keen for admission to the prestigious school which opened its doors

April 2, 2018

MLK’s Impact: Reflections from FedEx Leadership

On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s passing, members of FedEx Executive Leadership reflect on his enduring legacy and share personal experiences on how he impacted their lives and careers.

March 29, 2018

The Strikers’ Typist

Nancy Blair-Bonk’s childhood was a little different than most. “Both my parents were active in advocating for workers’ rights,” says Nancy, who is currently Director of HR for FedEx Express. “Even though I was very little, I have distinct memories of a lot of our dinner conversations centering on social issues, the labor movement and

March 8, 2018

Babson College Program Drives Women to Innovate

In observance of International Women’s Day, learn more about a program that’s helping women entrepreneurs achieve long-term success. 

February 16, 2018

Writing for a “Princess”

Imagine you’re a writer, and you get a call one day from a friend asking if you might be available to provide speech-writing assistance to a colleague of his.  And then imagine that the colleague turns out to be Yolanda Denise King, daughter of Coretta and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. That’s what happened to

January 30, 2018

The Girl on the Balcony

Millions have seen the image. Moments after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot on April 4, 1968, photographer Joseph Louw captured the moment when those with Dr. King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel all pointed to an area across the street. “In the moments following the shot, as King lay unconscious