Entrepreneur, Academic, and Community Activist: Nakita Valerio ('09 BA, ‘17 MA) Follows Her Values
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
2w ago
Nakita Valerio is a community organizer, has been an entrepreneur, ran a school in Morocco, has been the head of an independent research institute and now she is a Religious Studies PhD student. Nakita is clear that she wants to be of service to others and her community; Being truly open to the people she meets and her experiences has led her through a very diverse career journey. In this podcast we discuss how to get involved in a new community even though you may feel awkward, exploring your skills and values, and the journey through trust to finding your passions in your career, even when t ..read more
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Mini Episode: Finances 101 MANAGING DEBT
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
1M ago
Finances 101: a series of mini episodes where we provide tips to young grads about finances brought to you by TD Insurance. This episode includes some tips on managing debt. WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted by: Matt Rea Produced by: Jennifer Jenkins and Matt Rea Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 ..read more
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Five Foundational Leadership Tips featuring Elan MacDonald
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
1M ago
In the episode Elan MacDonald (VP External Relations at the University of Alberta) discusses her career and key moments in her career that helped build the skills in order for her to become a leader. She shares five foundational lessons she's learned throughout her career that have guided and formed her leadership. WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted by: Matt Rea Produced by: Jennifer Jenkins and Matt Rea Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creativ ..read more
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Mini Episode: Finances 101 USING CREDIT
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
2M ago
Finances 101: a series of mini episodes where we provide tips to young grads about finances brought to you by TD Insurance.This episode includes some tips on using credit. WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted by: Matt Rea Produced by: Jennifer Jenkins and Matt Rea Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 ..read more
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Building a Wide Network with Pegah Salari '08 MBA
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
2M ago
Pegah Salari, member of Alumni Council and Chair of the Career Services Committee, shares lessons she's learned about networking, notably about the importance of not tying your entire network and identity to your current job. She also discusses her career in sales, what she loves about it, what surprised her, the importance of mentorship (even if a mentor disappoints you) and trusting your gut. WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted by: Matt Rea Produced by: Jennifer Jenkins and M ..read more
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Mini Episode: Finances 101 BUDGET TIPS
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
3M ago
Finances 101: a series of mini episodes where we provide tips to young grads about finances brought to you by TD Insurance.This episode includes some tips on budgeting. WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted by: Matt Rea Produced by: Jennifer Jenkins and Matt Rea Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 ..read more
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Live WTJ? podcast recording: the last in our Entrepreneurship series
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
3M ago
Joel Huculak and Jennifer Keith speak further at our live recording about their entrepreneurship journeys ..read more
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Hit musical actors discuss their paths with Tammy Lamouche('20 BEd, '20 NS) & Rodney McLeod('11 NS)
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
5M ago
Learn about the wonderful careers of these two stars from Bear Grease, the hit musical- including how they came to the acting profession, their tips for staying grounded and adjusting to life on campus. If you would like to see Bear Grease performed near you, please visit: https://beargreaselive.com/ WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: alumcar@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted by: Matt Rea Produced by: Jennifer Jenkins and Matt Rea Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons ..read more
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Entrepreneurship: Youtube and motivation as a business with Joel Huculak '16 BSc(PetEng)
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
6M ago
Joel Huculak is the CEO and founder of Motiversity, one of the largest motivational media companies in the world with over 10 million subscribers and 1 billion lifetime views on YouTube. In this episode, Joel discusses his journey from engineering to entrepreneurship including how his UAlberta degree prepared him for the career leap and his lifelong interest in motivational speakers. WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted by: Matt Rea Produced by: Jennifer Jenkins and Matt Rea Mus ..read more
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Entrepreneurship: Leaving your comfort zone with Jennifer Keith '11 BComm, '17 MBA
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by University of Alberta Alumni Association
7M ago
Part of the WTJ?'s series on entrepreneurship. Jennifer Keith had a great, stable job before she left it all behind to launch Epic Food and Drink with her co-founder. She tells us why she made the decision as well as some of the many lessons she's learned along the way including: how to juggle multiple priorities, the importance of knowing your strengths within a team and how to be adaptable in order to reap the benefits of entrepreneurship. WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance. Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca What the Job? is a University of Alberta Alumni Association podcast Hosted ..read more
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