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Leveraging Your Culture in the Workplace

Leveraging Your Culture in the Workplace

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We all have a story to tell, and while our backgrounds and culture play an integral part of who we are, it's become second nature to try and hide those differentiating factors on job applications, cover letters, or even in office conversations. Take it from Michele Cantos, Director of the Grace Hopper Program - stop hiding who you are! In this hour-long chat, we're diving into how you can leverage your culture in applications and day-to-day work... join us!

You asked, she's answering:

  • How can I show my culture on a resume/ cover letter?
  • When is it inappropriate to lead with culture? 
  • Any advice for starting an ERG group? 
  • & More! 

MEET THE SPEAKER:

Michele is the director of the Grace Hopper Program, a NY-based women+ coding bootcamp with no upfront tuition costs teaching fullstack javascript in 17 weeks. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Michele is of Ecuadorian descent and speaks Spanish and Portuguese. In her spare time, Michele writes about leadership and professional development for NextGen Collective (by Hispanic Executive).

Coding Resources:

Our friends at the Grace Hopper Program are giving PowerToFly members FREE access Bootcamp Prep Online to learn the fundamentals of programming/JavaScript. In addition, our promo code "PowerToFly2019" will get you 50% off any in-person Bootcamp Prep Courses. These courses prepare you for admission into any top coding bootcamp, including the Grace Hopper Program 

The Grace Hopper Program's award-winning curriculum teaches fullstack javascript in 17 weeks in New York City or Chicago, and in a supportive women-only environment. 

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