Tillie O’Neal-Kyles

Tillie O’Neal-Kyles

In her early 20s, Tillie O’Neal-Kyles began a career with AT&T in Kansas City that ended up lasting 36 years. A single mother with three children, O’Neal-Kyles knew first-hand the challenges of balancing family and work. As she neared the end of her career at...
W. Wilson Goode, Sr.

W. Wilson Goode, Sr.

Wilson Goode is perhaps best known for his two terms as mayor of Philadelphia (from 1984 to 1992). But in 2000, at age 62, Goode earned a Doctorate of Ministry and took a job as director of Amachi, a nonprofit established to help the 7 million children who have one or...
Susan Jacobs

Susan Jacobs

Years ago, when Susan Jacobs escaped an abusive relationship, she had to leave her home and car behind. The limited public transportation in Florida’s Tampa Bay area, where she lived, made it hard to get to and from work every day. Jacobs never forgot how difficult it...