JLCR Member: Bianca Foster
What is your backstory?
I am originally from Orange Park Florida. I attended Florida A & M University where I received a bachelors of Arts/ Political Science/Public Management. I received a masters degree in Public Administration from Walden University.
What is your favorite local food spot in the corridor?
Red’s in North Liberty (steak brie flat bread), and Irish Democrat in Cedar Rapids – cheese wontons are the best!
You’ve got to get yourself ready for something big (think a big presentation at work, a day of skydiving, or handling a house full of kids without coffee). What do you do to get yourself pumped up?
I am a music guru! Hearing something constant keeps my mind focused and on ease. It can be anywhere from smooth jazz to top 40 to country to hip hop!
What is something that triggers happy memories?
Family, friends, & food are happiness to my soul.
What is one of the best pieces of advice that you’ve ever received, or favorite quote?
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others ‘Gandhi’… the moment I realized it’s not about me my life changed forever I love helping, imparting into people, and making lasting relationships. It drives me!
What are you currently reading, listening to, or binge watching?
The Slight Edge- Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success & Happiness by Jeff Olson.