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The Truth about How to Transition in Your Career

The Truth about How to Transition in Your Career

The truth about how to transition in your career is that it’s not a quick fix. I think a good bit of people are lucky enough to just fall into a new career without trying. But those of us who have made a conscience decision to switch gears midway through our careers,...

What is Web 3.0?

Are you interested in knowing more about what Web 3.0 is? I realize I’m a bit late to the game, but I stumbled across a reel on AfroTech’s Instagram page a few weeks ago and my curiosity got the best of me. After watching a few YouTube videos and browsing the web,...

3 Ways to Break into Tech

There’s no 1 single way to break into tech. Nor a particular company type or specific degree. And believe it or not, many people claim they “just fell into it”. Whatever that means, it’s no help to individuals trying to break into tech. Judging by the few “Break into...

3 Tips for Healthy Eating While Working Remotely

3 Tips for Healthy Eating While Working Remotely

Trying to eat healthy while working remotely is a task! The pandemic forced many of us to change our eating habits; and for some, (me included) not for the better. There's something about being at work in an office that forces you to have self-control when it comes to...

A Natural Hair Journey – (Products That Work)

A Natural Hair Journey – (Products That Work)

I remember it like it was yesterday… I had this friend; his name was Allyn. He came over to my apartment one day while I was relaxing my hair and complaining about how bad my scalp was burning. Allyn is White and was something like my high school BFF; our birthdays...

5 In Demand Non-Coding Tech Careers

5 In Demand Non-Coding Tech Careers

When I decided I wanted to pursue a more technical career, I assumed it was as simple as learning how to code. Naturally, I think a lot of people prior to doing research, believe the same.  I think this misconception is a deterrent that needs to be cleared up....

From Home Health to Fintech – Meet Naziah Riaz

From Home Health to Fintech – Meet Naziah Riaz

Career transitioning isn’t always easyBut a few weeks ago I had a chat with Naziah Riaz, full time day trader, investor, CEO of e-Comm platform, Pips and Shares and Co-founder of The Collective Woman. In following her journey I've learned that career transitioning is...

Height-ism and Color-ism by #NobodyListensToMAC

Height-ism and Color-ism by #NobodyListensToMAC

Check out this much needed conversation I had with a Facebook friend of mine about  height-ism and color-ism! I wanted to join this episode on his podcast because I had recently had a few passionate conversations with a couple of friends about colorism and thought it...

From the Classroom to Wall Street ft. Lisa G.

From the Classroom to Wall Street ft. Lisa G.

Hey! Thank you for taking the time to speak with us, it’s much appreciated! We love to read inspiring stories from millennial women in the workforce doing what they love. I’ll let you start by introducing yourself.Hi! My name is Lisa. I was born and raised in New...

Part 3. 9-1-2020

Part 3. 9-1-2020

This journey through dating has been interesting to say the least. I’ve been told that being single after 30 and without children makes me somewhat of a unicorn. And no… I’m absolutely not the type of unicorn who is ready and willing to act as an accessory to...

3 Steps To Plan Your Career in 2020

3 Steps To Plan Your Career in 2020

Career planning in 2020 is much different than the past few years. Many companies are restructuring their businesses as we're in the midst of a pandemic. The hospitality industry in particular is having to come up with innovative ways to keep their operations afloat...

How to Graduate College with a Family & Full Time Job

How to Graduate College with a Family & Full Time Job

Picture this, you’re a sophomore in college and a pregnant girl walks into your lecture. She sits in the front of the class and is literally the most engaged student in the class. She’s witty, she asks all the right questions and she doesn’t seem to be afraid to admit...

3 Ways Black Americans SHOULD be Utilizing Technology

3 Ways Black Americans SHOULD be Utilizing Technology

It took me while to come up with my next blog post simply because I needed time to process all that has been happening in the world lately. Especially over the past 1-2 months. What an interesting time we’re living in, right? But maybe it’s the same as it’s always...

3 Tips on How to Say NO! (It’s Easier than You Think)

3 Tips on How to Say NO! (It’s Easier than You Think)

Coming into your adulthood you realize that most of the lessons you were taught as a kid were good. However, when you come to the harsh reality that your parents screwed you in some areas, it hurts to say the least. I am realizing that I struggle so much with saying...

Friendships – Expectations v. Reality

Friendships – Expectations v. Reality

I’m a firm believer that your circle of friends changes when you change. They either get replaced with new ones, or the old ones change and evolve with you. Kind of like cells in the body… with time, your cells die off and get replaced; cycles range between 2 days, 3...

SOLO Travel to Charlotte, NC

SOLO Travel to Charlotte, NC

 I picked a place on the map and booked a flight. $60 roundtrip from MCO to CTL. Day 1 So, I arrived in Charlotte on a Wednesday in December around 1pm. I called an uber to my Air Bnb which was 8 minutes away and cost about $8 – Uber was running a 10% off special for...

The Truth About My College Experience

The Truth About My College Experience

 My goal for this post is only to encourage. If you are anything like the 16-year old me, this will help.   I was taught, and I’m sure many millennials were also taught, to finish high school, go to college and get a job. I mean, why not… it seems like the right thing...

5 PMP Exam Day Tips

5 PMP Exam Day Tips

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the day that you’ve spent so much time preparing for. All the late nights and early mornings you’ve dedicated to studying for this difficult exam is finally about to pay off! For me, I knew that prepping for exam day would be just as...

12 Week PMP Study Plan

12 Week PMP Study Plan

So now that you've decided to take on the PMP exam, you’re wondering how to plan for studying. You’re in luck because I’m going to share my study plan. I took a full six months to prepare for the exam but three of those months were only for studying. The other three...

How to Pass the PMP Exam on your First Attempt!

How to Pass the PMP Exam on your First Attempt!

In 2017 I made up my mind that I wanted to become PMP certified. I had been working on projects for about 5 years at the time and wanted to take my career to the next level. I had two years left to complete my undergrad degree and immediately after I would be ready to...

30, Unmarried and Childless

30, Unmarried and Childless

 When I was 20, I imagined by the time I was 25, I’d be done with school, married and pregnant with my first child; and by 30 me and my little family would be happy and travelling the world. Little did I know, God had other plans. And subconsciously, so did I. For...

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