Which Cox division do you work in? :
Job Title :
Technical Support Client Specialist
What would you tell your younger self? :
To never give up. Stay focused and stay in school because its super important. Follow my dreams because life is short. Not let others thoughts about who I was matter to me because in later years, none of what they said made a difference.
What was your major in college and how did you get to the position you are in today? :
I studied Technology in my later 30’s.
What was your inspiration and what helped you become successful? How do you define success? :
I never gave up. My grandma was my inspiration. She passed when I was younger but she always worked very hard. I want to have a successful life where I don’t have to work so many hours to have a decent life. So I work hard now.
How do you balance your work and personal life? Often times one has more importance, and we’re curious to know how you’ve handled the balance. :
When I’m at work, I work. And when I’m home I leave work at work. There is no other way. You can’t have both worlds collide.
What is your favorite quote? :
Change the world by being yourself.
What’s your favorite part of your job and why? :
Helping people. There is no greater joy than knowing you have made a difference in the world, even if it’s a small one.
What is your favorite hobby? :
Painting or drawing. Anything artistic.
What advice do you want to give the next generation of women leaders? :
Be strong, yet remain soft. Be who you are but don’t forget where you come from. Always be honest, and stay positive.
What does leadership mean to you? :
Some who leads, and pushes others to succeed.
What’s your advice on mentoring? :
Don’t give all the answers, make them work for it or they won’t learn anything.
What’s your favorite ice cream? :
Is there any other information that you think Girl Talk members would benefit from? :
Always be yourself, lead by example and stand up for others. Be kind and caring.