DIVERSITY: A Misunderstood Jewel
September 30, 2019
Hosted by Fabien W. Edjou
What comes to mind when someone says Diversity? In today’ social context, race is the first thing that comes to mind. Who bothers to wonder whether the notion of race is synonym to diversity? The majestic beauty that rest in the notion of diversity is overshadowed by the ignorance loudly expressed by the few while many remain silent. The incredible and unavoidable power carried with the notion of diversity is rightfully feared by the ignorant. That fear is outwardly expressed by divisions and isolations. Some even go as far as building walls and preaching a “US Vs Them” narrative. Fearful are those who are empty of values inside, but rightfully full of fears because they will be crushed by the Power of Diversity. The path to nobility goes through embracing and promoting Diversity because it is our own individual identity. Let’s Talk Diversity.
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For those seeking purpose, meaning, and fulfillment in life, may this serve as a hand that points you to the source. The Truth exists in its purest form and only those who invest time looking will find it. For those who must pretend just to belong, who simply don’t fit in, or feel worthless and rejected. For those who are tired of hiding behind social masks, for those who are experiencing hollowness in life, the inner voice is incessantly warning to change, calling to immediately embark on a new and refreshing path. Rich or poor, the sun shines its light on all, and all received a talent, a beautiful gift from God, without exception. Embark on the journey of self-identity and the quest for fulfillment in this life. Happiness flows from inside out. As Pilgrim, continue your journey on this earth with confidence. Let the new and real you shine, glow, and wonder in this beautiful creation of God. Delight in what it has to offer. You too have the right to freedom and happiness. Welcome!
Fabien W. Edjou
Born in Cameroon-Africa, Fabien started living by himself at the early age of 13 away from any relative. Raised by a single mother, he moved to the US in 2000. In 2001, he joined the US Army to learn English, make friends, and immerse himself in the culture. He’s a highly decorated Commissioned Officer, deployed three times in support of OEF/OIF, and was medically retired in 2015. Post retirement, he rediscovered his childhood passion, entrepreneurship. He founded, and co-founded several startups, notably diaspocare.com, leanvo.com, and whyincitymke.com, and hosts meetups to empower others in his community. In 2019, he went through a rough divorce, lost everything including his two beautiful daughters, the VA-Funded home, and was left broke. His business partners distanced themselves from him. Heavily indebted he became homeless. Left only with his vehicle, $50, and lots of bills to pay, he started driving for Uber/Lyft. Through meaningful exchanges with riders, he quickly realized how disconnected he was with the average person's reality. He realized that many people are unhappy, struggling, existing but not living. After sharing meaningful conversations with more than 10,000 riders, he found his voice with a message of hope and freedom, empowering others to seek happiness, regardless of their social status. Determined to help, he started writing and publishing articles on LinkedIn. Through REVELATIONS and WONDERS, he shares secrets to life and happiness with millions.