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I believe that everyone can and should be a spark in their homes and communities, because if we are all living passionate and fulfilled lives, the world would be a better place! These women inspire me, and I’m excited for you to hear from them.
Be a spark in the world! -Alegre
Angela: Introduced in Episode 6, 1/23/18
Immediately out of college, Angela White-Randolph joined a Fortune 200 pharmaceutical company and advanced through the ranks from sales to marketing management. Over two decades Angela managed multiple US and global brands and budgets upward of $180 million for blockbuster brands that produced over a billion in revenue annually, however, she’d already begun thinking about making a change in her life when life intervened. On Mother’s Day 2012, Angela and her family were in a car accident that would alter the course of her life. The last six years have been equal parts healing, adjusting to her new normal, and searching her heart for what the next chapter of her life would hold. At the end of 2017, she left the only employer she has ever known to begin this transition. We’ll follow her on her journey.
Topics for Angela: pursuit of passion, how to be an “intrapreneur” (an entrepreneur within a large company), navigating corporate America as a woman and minority, loss and grief, embracing your new normal after a life-altering event, creating an inclusive work environment, my experience living with PCOS and infertility. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine: Introduced in Episode 4, 1/9/18
With over 20 years of Human Resources experience, Christine Keegan has managed all facets of employee engagement- from millennials & start-ups to retirees & global entertainment companies such as The Walt Disney Company. You can even catch Christine in a youtube video garnering over 32 million views (Harlem Shake v3 office edition).
Having grown up in Southern California, Christine left after the 1992 LA riots and joined her parents in Tulsa, Oklahoma where she earned a degree at the University of Tulsa in Psychology.
As a wife and mom to a young girl and boy, Christine has recently embraced an opportunity to stay home and explore an equally interesting terrain of on-line mom groups, play dates and negotiating nap time. As a new resident in Frisco- Christine, her husband, 2 kids and dog plan to make Texas their new home. You’ve been warned Lone Star state!
Topics for Christine: anything human resources, moving cross country, deciding to give up a job and “stay at home”, female relationships, moving to Texas, cost-benefit analysis of moving to a less expensive state. Send questions to email@example.com
Kalika: introduced in Episode 5, 1/16/18
Kalika Yap is a thriving serial (concurrent) entrepreneur whose businesses include award-winning interactive design agency CitrusStudios.com, LuxeLink, the ultimate handbag accessory responsible for keeping women’s purses off the floor, and Orange and Bergamot, a marketing agency that wants to democratize branding.
As devoted as she is to her businesses, Kalika’s family her husband Rodney and their two daughters is her greatest treasure.
Kalika defines success not just by her businesses’ bottom line. Her time at the J Paul Getty Trust infused in her the importance of giving back. She integrates the value-based culture of philanthropy within all her business units and has been an active member of key entrepreneur groups such as Entrepreneur’s Organization and the National Association of Women Business Owners to share her knowledge with others and to keep learning. She has been honored for her entrepreneurial efforts by the Anti-Defamation League as well as Farmers Insurance, HOPE (Hispanas Organized for Political Equality), and the California Latino Legislative Caucus.
She has been mentioned in publications such as Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, The Today Show.
Topics for Kalika: professional development, personal development, work-life “balance”, latest technologies, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, working with your spouse. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org