“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.
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.
“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."
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."
"My life’s purpose is helping the underdogs – the people who don’t have all of the resources and advantages but are brilliant and can create technology innovations and industry disruptions."
by Jessica Matos
The ad tech space is so young compared to other industries. I’m proud to know that my work today will impact our industry for future generations.
I bring insights to my team so we can discuss updates and features that will help our users save time or money.
I consider my vulnerability as an asset, whether onstage or in a meeting.
by Trisha King
My role is to stay up to date with all the people in our network and the specific issue areas we work on.
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