Career Change for USAID Communications & Outreach Service at an Embassy

Lindsay Saunders Speaking Many of you know me as Lindsay K. Saunders, in Raleigh, North Carolina, devoted to communication, storytelling, and outreach, but also activism. I hope you also know that I am someone deeply devoted to making a difference through the work I do. But what you, may wonder, is the change? [...]

By |2017-10-12T15:59:47+02:00October 12th, 2017|Careers, Communications|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Sarah Beaulieu, Advisor & Speaker

This week is the 30th story of Women & the Ways We Work. I decided to reach out to some people I didn't really know, but found interesting. One of those people was Sarah Beaulieu. I realized she was posting some interesting things on Twitter and found myself watching her TED Talk: An Uncomfortable Conversation Worth Having [...]

By |2017-08-04T00:41:21+02:00August 2nd, 2017|Advocacy, Careers, Communications|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Brie Reynolds, Career Specialist

About a month ago, I came across some of the articles Brie Weiler Reynolds has written and shared on LinkedIn. Now, I'd never met Brie, but I quickly realized how passionate she was about using creating and using good content to help people in their careers. I loved her "How Leaning Out Helped Me Lean In" piece [...]

By |2017-07-19T19:18:38+02:00July 19th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Communications|0 Comments

Advocacy, Laser Talks & Policy Technical Communication

Being an active citizen whether through community service or advocacy has always been a part of me. In fact, I'd say it’s in my DNA. Both my Grandfathers served in the military. Following his time in the Army, my maternal Grandfather was on the City Council; Board of Education -- where he helped desegregate schools [...]

By |2017-06-20T05:04:52+02:00June 20th, 2017|Advocacy, Communications|0 Comments

The Weekly #23 – Women & the Ways We Work: Meghan Murphy, Community Manager

A few months back, my friend Evi offered to introduce me to some other people who use communications and storytelling for more community-based and social issue related work, since that's what I feel really called to explore. Thus, I was introduced to Meghan. We shared a bit about our backgrounds, meetup connections, and travel interests via [...]

By |2017-06-14T15:10:05+02:00June 14th, 2017|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 |2017-06-20T05:18:39+02:00May 18th, 2017|Advocacy, Communications|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 |2017-05-02T01:36:03+02:00April 26th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Communications, Feminism|0 Comments

The Wave of a Woman’s Place Standing Up & Leaning In: My Personal Story

The Wave of a Woman’s Place Standing Up & Leaning In: My Personal Story Feminism in the Workplace As my career has progressed, first from the very predominately female world of education, into the role of a paralegal and account management during grad school, and then landing permanently on the communications and marketing planet, I’ve [...]

By |2017-04-13T15:34:27+02:00August 29th, 2016|Advice, Careers, Communications, Feminism|0 Comments

Be Like Your Aunt Martha

Communications and making connections goes a long way. Everyone has an Aunt Martha. She remembers birthdays, sends unique gifts, has the nicest handwriting, and is the sweetest lady you’ll ever meet. Those personal touches are foreign in today’s world, but Aunt Marthas are still around. They are an enigma and a national treasure. Eventually, the [...]

By |2017-04-13T15:37:46+02:00June 21st, 2016|Branding, Communications, Marketing|0 Comments

Reporting Back: Intro to HTML & CSS Workshop with Girl Develop It

Earlier this year, I attended an Intro to HTML & CSS Workshop with Girl Develop It RDU. Seeing as I contribute to the creation of a marketing and technical newsletter for Marketing Operations at Red Hat and my last workshop on HTML was circa 2004 or 2005, I figured I'd brush up. Thankfully, there's a fantastic meetup devoted to empowering [...]

By |2016-08-28T22:53:46+02:00February 23rd, 2016|Communications, Uncategorized|0 Comments