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The Legacies That Inspire Me Reflections on Black History Month

February 20, 2024

Contemplating this year’s Black History Month theme, “African Americans and the Arts,” I know my career and personal life directly reflect the influence music, poetry, film, art and storytelling has had on my life. Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Paul Robeson, Leontyne Price, Lena Horne, Sidney Portier, August Wilson, Nikki Giovanni and Lorraine Hansberry are a few of the greats whose artistry led me to journalism as a profession and creative writing as a passion.

 

Advancing Leaders Through Opportunity

May 17, 2023

As I thought about the theme for this year’s AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Heritage Month, Advancing Leaders Through Opportunity, I had a chance to reflect on my life journey moving from China to the US, and the tremendously valuable experience I have had working at Rheem.

I grew up in a small town in northern China. My cultural heritage instilled in me a fundamental idea that I live and breathe the concept of Yin and Yang.

2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

March 28, 2023

Sustaining Excellence in Sustainability

At Rheem, we’re striving to make a difference—to deliver A Greater Degree of Good™. And we know our products are our most significant opportunity to make an impact on the world. Heating, cooling and water heating products comprise an outsized portion of the energy consumption of any home or business. By making our products more efficient, we can provide creature comfort to millions in the here and now and ensure a healthy planet for the long term.

International Women’s Day 2023

March 6, 2023

How Risk and Change Led me to a Global Career

On International Women’s Day, the first thing I think of is gratitude. I have a whole global village of women (and men) I want to thank for guiding me in my life and my career. There have been many people to whom I’ve turned for advice, support and the occasional reality check. But not one of them, ever, said to me, “Dipa, as a woman,