Her Career Ladder
Her Career Ladder provides experience Black, Latina and Indigenous women in STEM with career advice to advance their careers into management or technical leadership roles.
Episode 24 : You Are A Subject Matter Expert
July 11, 2022 • 9 MIN
What are the important areas in your career? What are you most good/expert at? But for, those who are scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians, you still have a place, a lane, where you're a subject matter expert. Let's find out in this episode.
Episode 23 : Where is Your Career Going?
July 4, 2022 • 6 MIN
In this episode we're talking about your career trajectory, and what direction you want to go in your career. The first thing I want you to think about is which career opportunities excite you and why.
Episode 22 : Is Your Manager Supporting Your Career Goals
June 20, 2022 • 7 MIN
You know where you want to go in your career but you need the support of management to get there. Is your current manager onboard? What do you need to do to find out if s/he is onboard? What do you say to your manager?
Episode 21 : Advancing Your Career with Manager Support
June 6, 2022 • 6 MIN
Now that you're meeting with your manager, what are the questions you should ask? Do you want to test the waters? Or do you want to start growing new skills?
Episode 20 : My Manager Does NOT Support Me
May 9, 2022 • 6 MIN
What happens after the meeting you have with your manager, and it doesn't go in the direction you want to go? Find out as we dig in and talk about it in this episode!
Episode 19 : Being A Leader Starts Investing
May 3, 2022 • 6 MIN
There's so much information out there when it comes to the traits of a leader, the behavior of a leader, and creating becoming a leader in the workplace. In this episode, we talked about being a leader. As a leader, you're looking at the organization as a whole, you're looking at not only what is going on in your location, your team, your business unit, but the organization as a whole.
Episode 18 : Leveraging Your Power
April 4, 2022 • 60 MIN
As your level of expertise has grown, as you have gained more experience in the workplace, in your field, and in various industries, it may have grown wider, How do you focus back on what you've achieved? Come join me in this episode and listen to how I ended up with what I have now and what I've achieved in 25 years. . .
Episode 17 : Meet The Sales Boss, Lee Ann Crockett
March 21, 2022 • 10 MIN
Lee Anne is a Sales Director full time for a large manufacturing organization and also the Founder fo Crockett Consulting. Inspired to make a larger impact with women, Lee Anne combined her passions for leading, coaching, and professional development with her MBA in Entrepreneurship and launched her coaching practice.
Episode 16 : Meet Theola DeBose Founder and CEO of JSkills
February 9, 2022 • 19 MIN
Theola Debose is one of the speakers at the Women of Color STEM Virtual Summit2021 where the theme is The Power Of You. Theola DeBose is the founder and CEO of JSkills, the learning community and forthcoming tech platform for career changers that reframes their skills and matches them to new careers. Get to know her more in this podcast episode!
Episode 15 : Meet Francesca Escoto, Engineer & former Tech founder and Tech & Social Startup Coach
January 26, 2022 • 18 MIN
Join us in this episode, we have our Women of Color Virtual Summit Speaker Francesca Escoto. She is a serial entrepreneur who started her professional journey as an engineer, way back in another day. And started her first venture writing software to track the performance of aircraft engines, which was a great learning experience crashed and burned. Listen to this full episode to know more about her!
Episode 14 : Student Mental Health during COVID-19
January 17, 2022 • 32 MIN
Mental health is critical right now especially for children. While parents are worrying so are their children. But what can parents do to help their children during these uncertain times? Christina Broderick is clinically trained Licensed Social Worker, a Psychotherapist and a Certified School Social Worker. She’s worked in K-12 educational settings for nearly a decade. She is also the founder of  IgnitEDU.  It helps every student to learn, build and strengthen their mental health foundation within their education journey. When Christina started working with students, she realized there’s a consistent gap that existed related to mental health. Christina established IgniteEdu which she’s the founder that helps every student to learn, build, and strengthen their Mental Health Foundation within their education journey.
Episode 13 : A Sponsor Changes Your Career Trajectory
November 15, 2021 • 11 MIN
There are different types of sponsors. But I'm specifically talking about career sponsors, those people who help guide you through your career, and they make things a whole lot smoother, a whole lot easier.
Episode 12 : A Sponsor's Characteristics
October 18, 2021 • 11 MIN
What is a Sponsor? A sponsor truly does have power, authority, and respect from a lot of people. A sponsor’s authority and power allow them to remove barriers. What now are the characteristics of a sponsor? Follow along as Michele discuss about A Sponsor's Characteristics in this episode.
Episode 11 : 5 People In Your Career Network
September 20, 2021 • 23 MIN
In this episode you'll learn where to go and how to get to the people you'd like to network with for your career.
Episode 10: How To Network Virtually
September 1, 2021 • 28 MIN
Networking in real life can be difficult. Being online is supposed to be easy and less stressful than going out to events. But it is NOT! Listen to "How To Network Virtually" in this 1 hour interactive webinar.
Episode 9: Self Care Strategies for Diverse STEM Leaders During Social Change
August 11, 2021 • 17 MIN
“I have to go after every opportunity that is available to me or create my opportunity because I owe it to my family, my parents, my grandparents, everything that they went through to help me get to this point.” Is this something you’re carrying too? The thing though is that we still have some baggage in terms of what is possible for us. Listen to this episode and get some Self-care tips.
Episode 8 : 5 Steps To Creating Your Career Goals
July 8, 2021 • 14 MIN
Did you know 22% of resolutions fail after about a week? Yes a week! Then another 40% after a month, 50% after 3 months, and 60% after 6 months! This does Not have to be you! Why? Because you’re in it to win it! Uhm...I know it’s so difficult to get focused. But I got you! Learn 5 Steps To Creating Your Career Goals today.
Episode 7 : The Power of A Sponsor And Finding One
June 15, 2021 • 11 MIN
In this episode, we talked about sponsors. Not a sponsorship for any event, but an actual career sponsor, someone who helps you in your career, somebody who helps guide you, so that you understand, or you can progress quicker in your career, or even just see progression in your career via a sponsor, and about the characteristics of a sponsor what they do for you and how you can go about finding a sponsor.
Episode 6 : Why Black Women's Health Matters
May 30, 2021 • 37 MIN
Dr. Shellae shared with us why she's studying what she's doing with the research, why she's doing the research, and then how we as black women can help her in helping ourselves. She is Somebody who's really working to change us as a people as women as a culture how we are often sidelined and not thought of or we are afterthought after things have been built out and created.
Episode 5: Inclusive VS Accepting Workplaces
May 15, 2021 • 19 MIN
Inclusive VS Accepting Workplaces
Episode 4: Characteristics of An Ally
April 8, 2021 • 11 MIN
#MentorMonday Characteristics of An Ally
Episode 3 : How to Pivot from Engineering to Tech with Danielle Pollard
April 1, 2021 • 64 MIN
How to pivot from engineering to tech. Meet Danielle Pollard who is an industrial engineering who pivoted her career into tech. Find out which engineering skills she uses in her current role as SCRUM Coach.
Episode 2 : Mindset For Reaching Your Goals
March 31, 2021 • 14 MIN
Michele Heyward discusses how mindset is pivotal is reaching your goals. With all the planning and accountability, you won't reach your goals without the right mindset.
Episode 1: PositiveHireCo Promotes Importance of #Diversity in STEM Professions
December 31, 2020 • 5 MIN
**PositiveHire isn't about just getting jobs. It's about building community and supporting underrepresented women in STEM to remain in their careers while advancing in the workplace.** https://www.pscp.tv/w/1lPKqdvVEOExb?t=1m25s Subscribe to Her Career Ladder on Soundwise