Q: Why did you join Women in Digital?
A: Relocating to a new city meant I would need to rebuild my professional network. Women in Digital seemed like it would jump start this process.
Q: What’s your specialty? What makes you tick?
A: Social media strategy and content creation. I love being able to use visual and written communication skills to tell stories.
Q: What was your first job out of college?
A: I was a production assistant on commercial shoots, so I stood around and held a boom mic or reflector and fetched equipment.
Q: What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
A: Be your own best advocate.
Q: What can you give your fellow members of Women in Digital?
A: I can do social media audits and offer advice on design and copy writing and crisis communications.
Q: What will be your first ask?
A: I’ve asked for advice on how to deal with a non disclosure agreement that I wasn’t comfortable with signing.
Q: What does digital mean to you?
A: Anything that happens on a screen as opposed to physically.
Q: What do you think is the greatest challenge facing women today?
A: Implicit bias, even amongst professional women, is a huge and sneaky problem with no silver bullet cure.
Q: What do you think we can do to overcome that challenge?
A: Being aware of your biases can help you identify when you’re stereotyping and can help you silence the internal critical voice.
Q: Why do you love digital?
A: I love print, too, but I like the fast pace of digital abd the impermanence of social allows me to try a lot of different ideas and gage responses quickly.