Our 10 favorite posts from the past year


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

Reinvent your career - Twenty Ten Talent

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

DJ Aries - Twenty Ten Talent

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

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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

Twenty Ten Talent post on 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

Twenty Ten Talent - Camille Eddy Boise State University

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

Twenty Ten Talent - Whitney Davis 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

Twenty Ten Talent - Charlene Edwards

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

Twenty Ten Talent - 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

Twenty Ten Talent - Kristena Hatcher 2

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

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