Q: Why did you join Women in Digital?
A: I joined WID seeking like-minded women and a community that would help me get acclimated to my new city. I found so much more than I was looking for, and am so glad that I’m part of this amazing group.
Q: What’s your specialty? What makes you tick?
A: Connecting and helping others connect
Q: What was your first job out of college?
A: Traveling consultant for my sorority
Q: What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
A: If your organization is asking you to change yourself, and what you value in yourself, it’s not the organization for you (from Sara Oberst)
Q: What can you give your fellow members of Women in Digital?
A: Ideas, insights, connections, and the feeling of community
Q: What will be your first ask?
A: Already have made tons – my first was asking women to check out a travel blog I created and provide feedback
Q: What does digital mean to you?
A: Digital means anything that is internet-based or requires some sort of technical knowledge. I think tons of jobs currently fit the bill, and we’ll likely find that overtime “digital” becomes a wider and wider net.
Q: What do you think is the greatest challenge facing women today?
A: How to decide who you want to be in the world, how to make choices, and how to prioritize your time and talents
Q: What do you think we can do to overcome that challenge?
A: Share knowledge, mentor others, and ask for mentorship
Q: Why do you love digital?
A: It makes me feel like the smartest version of myself and empowers me to take on more than I realized I was capable of