The Weekly #21 – Women & the Ways We Work: Jessica Woodbury, Producer

Crazy how you meet people when you're out to learn and connect and some of those connections just seem to stick! She's been in Raleigh, NC for about 10 years, but I met Jessica Woodbury last fall at Internet Summit 2016. There we were in a crowd of folks and turns out we knew a [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism, Marketing|0 Comments

The Weekly #20 – Women & the Ways We Work: Cathy Sprankle, Science Writer

Through Women & the Ways We Work, I've now talked to two women are particularly passionate about the environment and science. Each of their additional interests have overlapped with other interests of mine in a different way. Soon after I joined the Society for Technical Communications Carolina Chapter in 2013, I met Cathy Sprankle. With our [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Communications, Feminism|0 Comments

Launching My Speak Up Fundraiser: Fighting for RESULTS

My Passion for Advocating to Fight Poverty with RESULTS There never has been a more important time than now to speak up about issues you care about and make a difference in your community, state, country, and the world! Some may know that I am a grassroots advocate with RESULTS – a movement of passionate, [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Advocacy, Communications|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Ellie Hudson, Not Your Everyday Mom

But, is there such a thing as an "everyday Mom?" When the Women & the Ways We Work interview series was first conceived, I didn't know where it would go, but in January 2017 I decided to speak to women about the many ways they work and really did mean all the many ways we [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Christina Mayr, Leading Technical Editor

In May 2005, Christina and I both landed in London to spend 3 weeks with a cohort of East Carolina University students studying abroad. Afterwards, we didn't see each other for quite some time. Then I ran into her at a SIGDOC (Special Interest Group on Design of Communication) conference in fall 2013. I was [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Communications, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Angela LaPointe, Product Management & Travel

As I've been interviewing different women for the Women & the Ways We Work series, I've heard incredible stories, but nothing like the boldness of Angela LaPointe's boldness and risk-taking through moving about the country and travel so much, as well as her drive for business and people. With that being said, I'm amazed at [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Erin Frost, Feminist Academy

This week marks the 16th profile in Women & the Ways We Work and features an interview with Erin A. Frost. I'm thrilled to share her perspectives because Dr. Erin Frost is one of the people I turned to in my study of feminism in graduate school. We first met briefly at a Design of Communications [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Communications, Feminism|0 Comments

Weekly #15 – Women & the Ways We Work: Gwen Saunders, Dynamic Designer

I'm thrilled to include an interview of Gwen Saunders for this week's Women & the Ways We Work. I've long admired my cousin Gwen, the many ways she works, and how she's evolved as a person throughout her life. What better way to celebrate issue #15 and her incredible evolution than by sharing her story on [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

The Weekly #14 – Women & the Ways We Work: Ashley Creason, Social Work in the Wild

Ashley Creason This week's profile features an interview with Ashley Creason, who spent most of her life in Wisconsin before heading to Western North Carolina in 2007 and is soon moving to Vancouver, Washington. I met Ashley in the spring of 2016 through the RESULTS network. We were both on these weekly group leader calls and all [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

The Weekly #13 – Women & the Ways We Work: Lacey Althouse, Wellness Enthusiast

This week’s profile features an interview with Lacey Althouse. Lacey and I connected via LinkedIn last May when she was thinking about relocating from Brooklyn, NY to Raleigh, NC. We met a few weeks later when she and her partner came to NC to make some connections. We had lunch downtown and I thought they were [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments