Women & the Ways We Work: Zainab Baloch, Public Servant & Candidate

Women of all ages and backgrounds are pushing boundaries more than some realize. Women and the ways we we work are growing. As someone who’s fueled by culture and seeing change in communities through structures and social movements, I was thrilled to witness the fire in Zainab Baloch at a recent Raleigh Election Candidate Forum. [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Advocacy, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: 700 Rivers, Fashion Designers

700 Rivers Designers: Divya & Catherina This week’s Women & the Ways We Work story is debuting a new style and with two really creative women -- Catherina “Cathy” Gomes and Divya Ramaswamy -- in one interview. They are fashion designers! Another side of me, which many in my professional circle don’t know [...]

By | July 22nd, 2017|Advocacy, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Sarah Preston, Executive Director

A few months back, I was talking with my State Representative, Cynthia Ball, about my interest in connecting with other organizations and people who were making change in our communities. I mentioned my passion for inequality and women. She recommended I talk to Sarah Preston so I reached out and asked if she'd be willing to [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Ashley Maria, Filmmaker

Last year, I came across an instagram account for “Pioneers in Skirts,” not really knowing what it was except that it seemed like a cool project about women and their work. Since I am a woman storyteller, this seemed like an ideal concept for me to follow for some inspiration. Then I mentioned it to a [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Stephanie Gabryszak, IT Recruiter

There are many, many ways we connect with people these days and half of the people I know, I have met online through Meetup, LinkedIn, or Twitter. I still see those as wonderful opportunities for relationships. More stories. More things to learn. Story #25 in the Women & the Ways We Work series is one [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

The Weekly #24 – Women & the Ways We Work: Tiffany Alexy, Real Estate Broker & Investor

I talk to people everywhere because everywhere is an opportunity for learning and a new relationship. I was at a wedding Memorial Day weekend and found myself seated next to Tiffany Alexy. We got to talking and I realized pretty quickly that I liked this new person I was meeting. She was personable, but clearly [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism|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 | June 14th, 2017|Careers, Communications, Feminism|0 Comments

The Weekly #22 – Women & the Ways We Work: Marcy Stahl, Business Coach

It's funny how small this world is and how interests tie us together in community. Last November, I was at a UN Women Board meeting with Marcy Stahl except we never spoke or met because there were so many things discussed that busy Sunday afternoon. Months later, someone said, "oh, I met someone you should talk [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

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