Category: Careers

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How to Bring Authenticity in Your Work Environment, Career Story with Amanda Dutko

Meet Amanda Dutko, an avid weightlifter and runner and the newest addition to the OneUpOneDown team. She is originally from a Swiss town but currently lives in France, where she constantly develops herself. She has worked in different fields and now specializes in supporting and boosting startup projects using her outstanding leadership skills to help …

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Building Things that Impact Millions, Career Story with Vicky Sagia

Meet Vicky Sagia, mentor & mentee at OneUpOneDown and Senior Program Manager at Oracle. Vicky’s career began in engineering, designing cities and infrastructure and transitioned into product management for software companies. This happened largely by chance, the catalyst being a move from Greece to San Francisco. Find out more about how Vicky managed this transition …

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Career Stories: Rebecca Caroe – Following the Squiggly Line to Find Work You Love

Rebecca Caroe is a strategic marketing and the voice behind ‘Creative Agency Secrets’, a company focused on Business to Business marketing and effective copywriting. After being made redundant three times in one year during a recession, she started to approach prospective employers from the perspective of them being customers rather than employees. From here she …

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Career Story: Swathi Suman, From Architect to Startup Founder

Meet Swathi Suman, a former architect and current founder of an agriculture startup based in the Netherlands. She joined OneUpOneDown to be connected with other entrepreneurial women, to gain and share a different perspective on how to build ventures. We love her practical advice for maintaining balance, not getting stuck, and the experience she’s shared …

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Career Story: Paula Nightingale

Career Story: Paula Nightingale, from Art Buyer to Tech Startup Founder to Business Coach

From an agent/producer/art buyer for commercial photographers and illustrators to building a tech start-up from just an idea to an exit, and other impactful roles since, Paula Nightingale’s career story is wide-spanning and diverse. It’s no surprise that Paula has some wonderful wisdom to share about how she has managed herself during this process. Find …

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Career Stories: Kathryn George, Upskilling to Stay Relevant in a Transforming Media Industry

Meet Kathryn George, Digital & Motion Designer at Stuff Media, New Zealand’s largest and most popular news media company, and a mentor through OneUpOneDown. Kathryn spent a large part of her career working in print media in London. As the media industry started to shift from print to digital, Kathryn knew she needed to reinvent …

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Career Stories: Marisa Sires, mentor, and VP of Product and Innovation

Marisa Sires was most recently the Vice President of Product and Innovation at agile workspace company Hana. She’s also a OneUpOneDown mentor, and a great one at that! Marisa jumped into the startup world feet first when she made her first big career move, deciding not to pursue a literature-related career after graduating with a comparative …

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