Happy Thanksgiving From PowerToFly
We're Thankful For You!
We have a lot to be thankful for at PowerToFly - a team that works hard from all over the globe, partners who are committed to creating diverse workforces, and an expanding community that sends us feedback we can grow from each day. We wouldn't be here without you, and we can't wait to see what the next few weeks (and years!) bring.
From our team at PowerToFly, we wish you all a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
Some Of The Feedback We're Grateful For:
"Great event... The insight shared by the panel was motivational and inspirational. The overall experience made me feel empowered... Thank you for a wonderful experience."
"Loved this event! I was nervous coming in but I was comfortable coming out and left inspired."
"Great opportunity for women in technology to network and learn from different organizations."
"Thank you so much for including me [in the event] last week. It was such an interesting night of information and great people, but I was most impressed by the positivity and genuine support to help others. I haven't found that everywhere I've worked in New York."
"I love the intimacy of the event, easy to connect with ladies thriving in various industries. Awesome conversations and women in my network."
"It was an excellent event, energetic, informative and well-organized."
"Things have been very busy professionally and personally, but I always make it a point to come back to the PowerToFly VIP program because it helps me reach my highest professional potential."
A Conversation with Bounteous' Jen Spofford
Jen Spofford would tell you that she never had her sights set on becoming a partner at The Archer Group, an advertising agency acquired earlier this year by digital transformation agency Bounteous.
Her former boss would beg to differ.
A five-step framework for addressing systematic racism at work
The world has changed in the past few weeks.
We're watching corporations and organizations across the world come out in support of Black lives in droves. Many of those organizations are doing so for the first time in their history.
Farnaz Azmoodeh used to dislike running. She was really, truly, actively not interested.
But after suffering through it for a few months, it's now one of her favorite things to do. "I get so much joy out of it," says Farnaz. The same thing happened when she started making pottery: she says the first month was "terrible" as she struggled to shape the clay with no success but shares that she came to love the process of building after getting through an initial period of learning and adjusting.
What does BIPOC mean?
For our first entry in our now-monthly glossary of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) terms, we're going to cover BIPOC, a (relatively) new term in the space. We'll answer questions like "What does BIPOC stand for?", "Are Asians and Latinos BIPOC?", and "BIPOC vs POC — which should I use?"