“Your greatest pain point, your valley moments, are actually preparing you for your mountain top. Those things that frustrate you are linked to your passion. It’s the things that hit you in the core. Why am I going to wait for someone to do something about it? I am that someone.” – Haley Kilpatrick Questions…

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Name: Abby Benton Title: Cox Communications Project Management Specialist What would you tell your younger self? Be yourself, have fun, and don’t worry so much! What was your major in college and how did you get to the position you are in today? I went to UGA and majored in Marketing and International Business with…

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Name: Jackie Costello Title: Cox Enterprises SR Technical Recruiter What would you tell your younger self? Save for retirement immediately  ūüôā   and find something you truly enjoy doing for a career. If you love it, it is not a job every day. What was your major in college and how did you get to the…

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Name: Lakysha Laing Title: Cox Communications Director, Customer Care What would you tell your younger self? I would tell my younger self that being in foster care and finally adopted are part of what make me unique but it does not define me.  I get to decide what I do in life. How do you…

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Name: Tia Geduld Title: Cox Automotive Marketing Supervisor What would you tell your younger self? Have faith that everything will fall into place! It is important to plan and just as important to accept that not all things will go according to your plan. Do not stress on things that are out of your control.…

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Name: Ruth Greene Title: Cox Communications Senior Project Manager, Tech What would you tell your younger self? Be accurate and learn to pay attention to the details, they matter.  Buy a house as young as possible! If you can afford an apartment, you can afford a house! What was your major in college and how…

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Name: Savanah Jackle Title: Cox Enterprises Advisory and Assurance Specialist What would you tell your younger self? I would tell my younger self that it is perfectly okay to not have everything figured out as far as life plans. Keeping an open mind and exploring all your interests and options is so important. I put…

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Name: Mary Title: Cox Enterprises Assurance & Advisory Specialist What would you tell your younger self? Don’t be so afraid of what others think of you! Chances are everyone is still figuring it out too. Find opportunities to be kind to those around you. How do you balance your work and personal life? Often times…

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Name: Linda Scott Title: Cox Communications Field Systems Manager What would you tell your younger self? To find where my confidence comes from because I have learned that without confidence I was not nearly as effective in my job or anything for that matter.  I did some bold things in life for sure but maintaining…

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Name: Nadeen Newman Title: Cox Automotive Office Specialist What would you tell your younger self? To be more confident and self-assured. What was your major in college and how did you get to the position you are in today? Business Administration How do you balance your work and personal life? Often times one has more…

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Name: Jessica Capocy Title: Cox Automotive Lender Development Director What would you tell your younger self? Keep working hard, don’t let anyone tell you that you cannot do something.  If you keep doing your job and working hard, you will be rewarded. What was your major in college and how did you get to the…

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Name: Jackie Callender Title: Cox Automotive Sr. Technology Services Manager What would you tell your younger self? Jackie, you’re going to have your heart set on some very specific career goals at a young age… you should keep your mind open and be adaptable – sometimes you need to let the wind take you instead…

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We are so inspired by Setareh’s Girl Talk journey! We hope this demonstrates the impact and benefit of our program. Setareh Is A Girl Talk Alumni (former Leader & Mentee)! Check out her story below! Why do I look like this? Should I start eating differently? Should I exercise more? These are some of many…

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Title: Cox Enterprises Recruiter What would you tell your younger self? Pay more attention in school and don’t let anyone tell you you can’t do something. ¬† What was your major in college and how did you get to the position you are in today? Business Admin – Marketing, Minor in Psychology.¬† I was working…

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Title: Cox Enterprises Design & Construction Manager – Real Estate What would you tell your younger self? Keep dreaming, working hard and aiming big – and don’t listen when others do not believe in you.¬† What was your major in college and how did you get to the position you are in today? My¬† major…

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Title: Curriculum Development Program Manager What would you tell your younger self? Be patient. Just like a piece of coal endures tremendous pressure for a long time in order to create a diamond, you must be patient through the process to become the woman you are meant to be. Nothing can rush it. You learn…

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Title: Senior Director, Inclusion and Diversity What would you tell your younger self? I would tell my younger self the same thing that my mom told me, “Leave things and people better than you found them.”¬† What was your major in college and how did you get to the position you are in today? As…

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Job Title Construction Planner III, Cox Communications What would you tell your younger self? Be confident in the actions you take to move forward. Learn early to separate personal feelings from professional choices. What was your inspiration and what helped you become successful? How do you define success? My greatest inspiration in becoming who I…

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Job Title Sr Manager, Corporate Communications, Cox Enterprises What would you tell your younger self? Don’t be afraid what other people think. Take the time to figure out who you are, what you love and how you can make your own way in the world. What was your major in college and how did you…

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