This Sisters with Superpowers story is sponsored by Chevy.
Cindy Pride is the people solutions partner and executive assistant to the CEO of Compare Power. Pride has spent her 20-year career supporting CEOs across various industries ensuring their vision is executed throughout their respective organizations.
As a Black woman, what do you consider your superpowers to be?
Multi-tasking and operating in excellence in every area of my life.
What key skills or qualities make you unique as an African American female leader?
The ability to be compassionate, but objective. Those characteristics are important in all areas of life.
What thoughtful or encouraging piece of advice would you give to your younger self?
Don’t be so hard on yourself and for the love of God, don’t compare yourself to anyone else. It’s you against you. Be better than you were yesterday and don’t worry about what anyone else is doing.
Why should women of color work in leadership roles and decision-making capacities?
Representation, plain and simple. We need to be at the table to help frame opportunities and to be advocates not only for women of color, but for other minorities as well.
Why should more experienced Black women reach back and help younger women of color?
It’s important that they have hope and motivation to excel in their respective fields, but to also have a blueprint and mentor to help navigate them.