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What does it take to be a good citizen?
Catherine Hernandez-Blades
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
We have an individual
obligation to act.
“Buy it, build it or partner with
others to make it happen.
Everyone can make a p...
“They came back to me
because it’s what I’ve done
for them. It’s what they’ve
seen I’ve done for them.”
Indira Gandi,
Form...
What does it take to be a good citizen?
• Vision
• Faith in yourself
• Role modeling
• Courage
• Ability to dream
• Commit...
Vision
"On my own I will just create,
and if it works, it works, and if
it doesn’t, I’ll create something
else. I don’t ha...
Faith. . .especially in yourself
"The way you tell your story
to yourself matters."
Amy Cuddy,
Researcher at Harvard Busin...
Role modeling
"I tell my daughters to have their voice
in this world, and it became clear I
needed to role-model that."
Me...
Courage
"I had two options. One was to
remain silent and never to speak
and then to be killed by the
terrorists. The secon...
Ability to dream
“Without leaps of
imagination, or dreaming, we
lose the excitement of
possibilities. Dreaming, after
all,...
Commitment
"If we march the long road
to freedom in hatred, what
we find at the end is not
freedom but another
prison."
Au...
Optimism
“Optimism is the faith that
leads to achievement.”
Helen Keller,
American author, political
activist and lecturer
Leadership
“Leadership is about making
others better as a result of
your presence and making
sure that impact lasts in you...
Tenacity
“The question isn’t
who’s going to let
me; it’s who is going
to stop me.”
Ayn Rand,
Russian-American novelist,
ph...
Heart
“Never doubt that a small group
of thoughtful committed citizens
can change the world. Indeed, it
is the only thing ...
Belief…again, in yourself
“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone,
person to person. Be faithful in small
things because it ...
Purpose
“I work really hard at trying to see
the big picture and not getting stuck
in ego. I believe we’re all put on this...
Honor
Since the days of Greece and Rome,
when the word 'citizen' was a title of
honor, we have often seen more
emphasis pu...
Selfless sacrifice
“My fellow Americans, ask
not what your country can
do for you, ask what you
can do for your country. “...
Consequences
“The Holocaust illustrates the
consequences of prejudice, racism and
stereotyping on a society. It forces us ...
We have an individual
obligation to act.
“Buy it, build it or partner with
others to make it happen.
Everyone can make a p...
Gratitude
Thank you
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Presentation at the first global edition of the Women Influence Community Forum (WIC-F) held in Paris, France, on 20 September, 2017, at the Ritz!

Watch a short “teaser” video about WIC-F, Paris, 2017:
https://youtu.be/UGzcuy562KA

Read key insight from WIC-F, Paris, 2017:
http://www.womeninfluence.club/media/key-ideas-and-insight-at-wic-f-paris-2017/

Read more information about WIC-F, Paris, 2017:
http://www.womeninfluence.club/projects/wic-f-global-paris-2017-archive/

Follow the WIC-F Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/womeninfluencecommunity/

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What does it take to be a Good Citizen? - by Catherine Blades

  1. 1. What does it take to be a good citizen? Catherine Hernandez-Blades Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
  2. 2. We have an individual obligation to act. “Buy it, build it or partner with others to make it happen. Everyone can make a positive difference, regardless of their current sphere of influence. I challenge everyone to go and make a difference. “ Catherine Hernandez-Blades
  3. 3. “They came back to me because it’s what I’ve done for them. It’s what they’ve seen I’ve done for them.” Indira Gandi, Former Prime Minister of India
  4. 4. What does it take to be a good citizen? • Vision • Faith in yourself • Role modeling • Courage • Ability to dream • Commitment • Optimism • Leadership • Tenacity • Heart • Belief • Purpose • Honor • Selfless sacrifice • Consequences. . .
  5. 5. Vision "On my own I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be." Oprah Winfrey, Media Mogul
  6. 6. Faith. . .especially in yourself "The way you tell your story to yourself matters." Amy Cuddy, Researcher at Harvard Business School and Author of “Presence”
  7. 7. Role modeling "I tell my daughters to have their voice in this world, and it became clear I needed to role-model that." Melinda Gates, Co-Founder, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  8. 8. Courage "I had two options. One was to remain silent and never to speak and then to be killed by the terrorists. The second option was to speak up for my rights and then die. And I chose the second one." Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  9. 9. Ability to dream “Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” Gloria Steinem, Journalist and Activist
  10. 10. Commitment "If we march the long road to freedom in hatred, what we find at the end is not freedom but another prison." Aung San Suu Kyi, President, National League for Democracy in Myanmar
  11. 11. Optimism “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” Helen Keller, American author, political activist and lecturer
  12. 12. Leadership “Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.” Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Chief Operating Officer and American Author of “Lean In”
  13. 13. Tenacity “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand, Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright and screenwriter
  14. 14. Heart “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead, American cultural anthropologist and political activist
  15. 15. Belief…again, in yourself “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary
  16. 16. Purpose “I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose… When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.” Ellen DeGeneres, American comedian, television host, actress, writer and producer
  17. 17. Honor Since the days of Greece and Rome, when the word 'citizen' was a title of honor, we have often seen more emphasis put on the rights of citizenship than on its responsibilities. Robert F. Kennedy, American politician and Attorney General of the United States
  18. 18. Selfless sacrifice “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. “ John F. Kennedy, Former President of United States of America
  19. 19. Consequences “The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction. “ Tim Holden, American politician
  20. 20. We have an individual obligation to act. “Buy it, build it or partner with others to make it happen. Everyone can make a positive difference, regardless of your current sphere of influence. I challenge everyone to go and make a difference. “ Catherine Hernandez-Blades
  21. 21. Gratitude Thank you

Presentation at the first global edition of the Women Influence Community Forum (WIC-F) held in Paris, France, on 20 September, 2017, at the Ritz! Watch a short “teaser” video about WIC-F, Paris, 2017: https://youtu.be/UGzcuy562KA Read key insight from WIC-F, Paris, 2017: http://www.womeninfluence.club/media/key-ideas-and-insight-at-wic-f-paris-2017/ Read more information about WIC-F, Paris, 2017: http://www.womeninfluence.club/projects/wic-f-global-paris-2017-archive/ Follow the WIC-F Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/womeninfluencecommunity/

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