2016 has been pretty epic. Over the course of the past year we’ve had a blast interviewing a bunch of super talented women and sharing career advice from the best and brightest. Along the way we’ve built a growing community on Facebook and our content has been shared by both the White House and the United Nations.
We’re super excited for the new year, but before we dive into 2017 we wanted to take a moment to share ten of our favorite posts from the past year.
How to reinvent your career when you’re feeling stuck
Unhappy at work? Yearning for a dream job? You’re not alone. If you need to shake it up this four step guide will get you moving in the right direction, on your terms. Read it here.
A lesson in trust from Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay
We learned an important lesson about trust during an evening with Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay and the cast of Queen Sugar. Read it here.
International DJ & creative music director DJ Aries on breaking into the music industry
Learn how Akua Afram, aka DJ Aries, an internationally acclaimed DJ and creative music director and DJ got her first big break in the music industry. Read it here.
Executive producer Susan Younis-Khobane on getting started at MTV & working across Africa
Discover how executive producer Susan Younis-Khobane started her TV career with a chance phone call from MTV. Read it here.
50 TED talks by 50 talented black women
Looking for inspiration? Look no further. Fifty talented black women from across the globe share their powerful words of wisdom. Read it here.
How space science researcher Camille Eddy landed her internships
Mechanical engineering student and HP intern Camille Eddy shares how she began working with NASA and her advice for making the most of an internship. Read it here.
TV executive Whitney Davis shares how she launched her career at CBS
Whitney Davis, Manager of Entertainment Diversity at CBS Entertainment, tells us how she turned an internship into a ten year career at the TV network. Read it here.
How apparel graphic designer Charlene Edwards channels her creativity
Charlene Edwards shares how she moved to London, got started in her career and the best career advice she received. Read it here.
29 books to elevate your career in 2016
Check out our must read list to help you accelerate your career goals this year. Read it here.
HR executive Kristena Hatcher shares the infectious inspiration at Creative Artists Agency
CAA’s Kristena D. Hatcher discusses how she moved from Alabama to Southern California to pursue her career in HR. Read it here.
Post by Octavia Goredema @OctaviaGoredema