is a diversity recruitment platform connecting leading companies with underrepresented ethnic minority professionals for jobs and internships. The Well is a collection of stories and advice to help you navigate your career.
“One of my mentors once told me that email is someone else's to-do list for you, so I try not to let my inbox dictate my priorities for me.”
I could have taken a more linear and direct path to get to where I’ve gotten. But I think it’s important to keep in mind that a fixed path is not the only option.
“The theme of remembering your history and where you came from made me realize how much I didn’t know about myself or my history.” – Cornell senior Rachel Powell on her new clothing line, ROOTS
"Show love. Making the right connections leads to allies, and my allies have become part of my incredible support system.” – Sequoia Blodgett
“I'm a big believer in mental hygiene. Worrying takes up too much space.”
"I was fascinated by the news as a kid. I wanted to be Bryant Gumbel. I loved how he shifted from asking seemingly hard news questions to doing really fun segments."
“These seeds were planted before the backlash of #OscarsSoWhite and are now bearing fruit.” — Poppy Hanks, SVP at MACRO
“The best thing you can do is find what is inside of you that you want to get out.”
“I was one of only two African-American females in my film school class. Because of that, I have always felt the need to highlight more people of color in my work.”
One year after #OscarsSoWhite took Hollywood to task for its lack of representation, stories about a gay Black kid coming of age in Miami; an adopted man tracing his roots to Kolkata, India; and a celebration of Polynesian history were among the most lauded films of 2016. How do we turn today’s momentum into continued progress?
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