Recently, the program administrators and mentors safely met to discuss the future of IGMT. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the IGTM Board provided direction to cancel the 2020/2021 class. This the first year in the IGMT program’s history that a new group of participants is not beginning their training in the program. This is […]
This little girl from Compton, CA and Broderick, CA, whom was never good enough to amount to much in life has always had to work twice as hard to prove she’s smart too. I may never be the brightest of them all, but I do have both the streets and book smarts to get to where I want to get to in life. That I do know now, but it didn’t come easily, it was people/programs like IGMT that have been my biggest influence, and have helped me build the confidence I need to continue moving forward.
On day one, I was so guarded and insecure with myself around others. I am sure it showed during our ice breaker session … The members in my group were extremely helpful, and encouraging, but what was really great, they truly cared and their feelings were genuine. We did an outstanding job on our topic and I felt great being a part of the team.
I heard stories from others that were inspiring, and seeing their struggle and fight for what they believed in, made me realize I too had that, and that I too have what it takes to achieve my professional goals.