American Snippets with Barb Allen and Dave Brown

E035 - Dee Willard-Ruffin, Creating a Fortune in Life Through Positivity

Episode Summary

Dee Willard-Ruffin is a living example of what is possible with perseverance, grit, and graciousness. First, she fought her way up the corporate ladder to become the first African American female Postmaster in Bethesda, Maryland. Next, she pushed through the pain of her husband's death to make a comeback in life, starting over and creating a highly successful real estate investment company. And when we interviewed her, Dee shared another, incredible, and the seldom shared story of survival she faced first. If you've ever doubted in your own ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable setbacks, wondered how you can create the life you want even if you are starting with nothing, or faced with racial or gender barriers, Dee's story has the answers. If you enjoyed this episode, check out the featured article, video, and more at americansnippets.com/035

Episode Notes

Dee Willard-Ruffin is a living example of what is possible with perseverance, grit, and graciousness. First, she fought her way up the corporate ladder to become the first African American female Postmaster in Bethesda, Maryland. Next, she pushed through the pain of her husband's death to make a comeback in life, starting over and creating a highly successful real estate investment company.  And when we interviewed her, Dee shared another, incredible, and the seldom shared story of survival she faced first. If you've ever doubted in your own ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable setbacks, wondered how you can create the life you want even if you are starting with nothing, or faced with racial or gender barriers, Dee's story has the answers. If you enjoyed this episode, check out the featured article, video, and more at americansnippets.com/035