In this episode of the career interview series, we’ll be hearing from Tuwisha Rogers-Simpson, a Marketing and Partnerships Executive that was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in East Orange, New Jersey. After college, an internship connected her with a group of women who took her under their wings and provided guidance and mentorship. That experience set her on a path of achievement that now includes several successful multicultural and integrated marketing campaigns.
Category: Career Interview
In this episode of the career interview series, we’ll be hearing from Cheick Dukuly, a Physical Education Teacher from Brooklyn, NY. We discuss how Cheick combines his past work experiences and passion for media, sports, and education as a teacher at a charter school.
In this episode, we’ll be hearing from Tresa Chambers, a Communications Strategist from Newport News, Virginia. A move to New York City led to a chance encounter that could have resulted in her being on the back of a milk carton but instead moved her one step closer to her career dreams. In this interview we’ll discuss movement to achieve progress, defining and marking success, and being a resource for upcoming generations.
In this episode, we’ll be hearing from Adekunle Oduye, a Design Technologist from my hometown, Brooklyn, New York. As a kid Adekunle had a strong passion for art and enjoyed creating abstract and landscape paintings. Needing a change of scenery in college, he studied abroad for a semester and used the opportunity to travel throughout Europe. In the interview, we discuss some aspects of web design as well as the importance of providing mentorship for young Black professionals who are entering the tech industry.
In this episode we’ll be hearing from Christopher Taylor, a Job Hunt Strategist hailing from Chesterfield, Virginia. Chris’ work experience began with a Burger King broiler and later included an internship at Lizzie Grubman Public Relations, a decade in sales at a large company, and few years as a headhunter before striking out on his own. In addition to his past roles, Chris also shares his philosophy on the importance of identifying your passions as well as understanding the unique skills you can bring to a company.