Today we celebrate Meloney Rosen! YWCA Yakima is on a mission to empower women. #52women52weeks was created to celebrate and highlight the amazing women & #SHEros in the #yakimavalley. We are proud to share more about Meloney..
What is one word that describes you perfectly?
What advice would you give to the next generation of female leaders?
Focus on the things you are passionate about, you will find your greatest achievements in your passion. Surround yourself with people that support you but also challenge you to be better, stronger, & more than you naturally are – people that force you out of your comfort zone in a beneficial, constructive, and supportive manner.
What makes you happy?
God and Family First! Happiness for me is the evaluation of my impact on the world around me. When I have made a positive impact I find happiness.
How do you measure success?
Success to me is meeting the expectations I have set and must be achieved daily. It is not a destination rather a journey. You cannot rest on success, you must use it to stretch yourself to the next level. Yet allowing time to reflect and enjoy the journey.
What historical event inspires you the most?
I would have to say the Life of Jesus. As a Christian, my compass is my creator. Jesus was born on Earth to offer not just salvation, but abundant life. We are all sinners in need of salvation, without the life of Jesus, there was no path to salvation. The life of Jesus is our path, the Bible is our life manual.
What is your favorite quote and why?
My favorite personal quote is “Your perception is my reality.” This is my reminder that other people’s perception impacts how I must approach them regardless of how accurate their perception is or if I participated in creating that perception. You must meet people where they are and work from there.
My favorite quote from another is “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein . This embodies my focus on evaluating life by impact rather than any other measurement. Success is relative and temporal. The impact is for life.