All posts: Johnessa Smith

Johnessa Smith
HatchWorks Commemorates Juneteenth for Third Consecutive Year

HatchWorks is thrilled that the US Senate passed a resolution establishing June 19, or Juneteenth, as a federal holiday. The Juneteenth National Independence Day Act grants federal employees a day off to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. This will be HatchWorks’ third year to commemorate the

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The Reality of Diversity in the Workplace

My experience with diversity in the workplace My views of diversity are various and ever-changing—shaped by my experiences as a black woman, the companies I’ve worked for, the many years I served in the United States Army, as well as the organizations that I support with my time

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