Mary Gentry doesn’t like to use the word “retired.” The engineer, former federal banking executive, and now consultant was looking for ways to stay busy once the pandemic slowed her workflow and the lockdown ended her ability to host dinner parties or visit friends domestically and internationally.

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AP/file — Sailors from the Chinese navy watch as the U.S.S. Blue Ridge arrives in Shanghai on May 6, 2016.
AP/file — Chinese sailors watch as the U.S.S. Blue Ridge arrives in Shanghai on May 6, 2016.

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Jacqueline Adams is an Emmy Award winning journalist. She is the co-author of “A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive.”

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