by Sierra Reed
It’s fun and rewarding to work with such dedicated and amazing people around the world who care about doing good for their community.
"I would encourage anyone dissuaded from studying computer science to push through the difficult math. The grit you develop will help you in your career and beyond."
"Think about what you want to learn and accomplish in each company and each position. It’s okay to change what you have on the list, but ... be deliberate about the decisions you make."
"I’ve broken the traditional barriers and created opportunities I wanted for my success.”
“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.”
by Laura Lopez
Working at a startup that equips girls with an entrepreneurial mindset to become tomorrow’s leaders has been a really empowering first job out of college.
"It’s important to keep in mind that a fixed path is not the only option."
“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."
“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.”
"Diligence and a bit of luck are the keys to career success. Ultimately, you are the CEO of your life."
by Cristina Abreu
The opportunity to share what Nielsen is and why it’s important to participate in our ratings is one of my favorite parts of the job.
by La Vesha Parker
It’s an amazing feeling to know that what I do supports what I consider a more sustainable form of capitalism.
"Even if a job is a reach, try for it. If you don’t take a chance on yourself, it’s a safe bet that no one else will."
"Don’t limit yourself. For a large part of my life, I assumed the tech sector wasn’t for me. I was wrong."
by Porter Braswell
As we bookmark the end of President Barack Obama’s second term, I find myself coming back to one recurring thought that has nothing to do with politics: What an honor it has been to witness such a historic ‘first’ for our country and our community.
How does the future look to Dr. Norman Francis, a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient who has spent close to seven decades pushing for equal opportunity?
"After a brief attempt to break into the fashion public relations world, I ended up in tech. The lesson here is: If you want to make Mama Universe laugh, tell her your plans."
"Many people get overlooked because of their circumstances. We want to change that."
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