Name: Joy B
Occupation: Chief Curator at the International African-American History Museum.
Residing In: Native Chicagoan Living in Charleston, S.C.
Two Words That Describe Me Best: Kind, introspective
Three words that best describe my work ethic: Creative, Flexible, Curious.
Two words co-workers would use to describe me: No-nonsense, Conscientious
Your current state of mind: Searching
If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be? I’d be more spontaneous.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? I don’t think it has happened yet.
What is the quality you like most in a man? Emotional honesty.
What is the quality you like most in a friend? Consistency
What is your greatest extravagance? I like expensive shoes.
The three people you admire most: I can’t narrow this down to 3. My parents, Dr. King, Mrs. Obama, people who fight for others.
I’m passionate about: Improving myself
It bothers me when: I/we don’t do the best we can.
One Most Unforgettable Moment:: Being at Butler Field in Chicago on the night when Barack Obama won the election.
Most humbling experience: Being constantly reminded about how much I do not know.
Lesson Learned This Year: You have to get out of your comfort zone to grow.
Favorite Place To Be: Wherever the people I love most are.