Leaders & Daughters - To My Daughter

Martellus Bennett: Daddy’s Gotcha!

Dear Jett the Adventurer: They say that black girls can’t fly. I write this as I watch you dance in the clouds underneath a starry sky. Anything is possible! EVERYONE can fly. You just have to spread your...

Apple’s Angela Ahrendts: Always Be Present

Dear Sommer and Angelina: Hopefully you won’t read anything in this letter that you haven’t already heard from me many times before. I’ve always tried to lead by example when we are together...

Pinnacle Group’s Nina Vaca: Confidence is the Best Outfit

My dearest Amanda and Katarina, I love you unconditionally. I want to begin with those four simple words because at the end of the day, above all I want you to know I love you both unconditionally.  As I write...

UTV Founder Ronnie Screwvala: The Choices You Make

Dearest T, How often does a dad write to his daughter in this, the 21st Century? Not often, and so it feels kind of weird yet good to pen this short one. Most times when you or I have something to say, we...

I Want You to Have It All

To my daughter: I always want to believe you will work in an environment that recognizes that diversity and inclusion is the key to creativity, innovation and business success. It seems like such an easy...

Latest letters

The Golden Rule

Dear Rita, When I was about your age, I travelled to New York City by myself to participate in a United Nations program. There on a tour I was struck by the most beautiful mosaic: Norman Rockwell’s Golden Rule. The message of compassion resonated...

My Pride

Camila, I’m so proud of you. Besides the affectionate daughter, companion and always worried about the family, I now see a professional that begins a career already demonstrating a lot of determination, dedication, will to learn and mainly a...

The Right to Dream

Dear Bianca, “Por ser niña, tengo derecho a soñar.” [As a girl, I have a right to dream.] I hung the painting by the El Salvadorian artist Fernando Llorte on your bedroom wall because every morning when you woke up, I wanted you to see the happy...

My Princesses

Dear Princesses, God blessed me with two jewels who changed my life by 360 degrees. I have learnt how to love, live and face death when it comes to me. Your eyes, your queries, your anger, your regrets, your p’s and q’s, your warmth...