How Invesco’s Veronica Castillo Lifts Up Latinx Professionals at Work and in Her Community

Veronica Castillo is quick to point out that growing up, she was not fed by a silver spoon.

“My parents are of Mexican descent,” she explains. “My mom raised me as a single mom and migrant farm worker. We had …

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From Teaching to Tech and Thriving Post-Layoff with Maideli Garcia

In this episode, I chat with Maideli Garcia, a financial educator and former teacher who transitioned to the tech sector by leveraging her transferable skills. Maideli shares how she knew it was time to transition careers, the steps she took …

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Is Grad School for Me? Demystifying Process for First-Gen BIPOC Students

Grad school can take a toll on mental and physical health, particularly for women of color. Yet there is no denying that it can also play a role in advancing economic mobility. That’s why this episode is all about the …

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Empowering Black and Latina Women Through Financial Independence

Today’s episode is another Financial Literacy Month conversation, this time with Money Coach Aqura Nicholson. Earning more money doesn’t automatically mean you know how to manage more money. This is something that both Aqura and I had to learn the …

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Ten Ways to Advocate For Yourself During the Job Interview Process

Job interviews set the stage for the type of working relationship you will have if you decide to accept the position. That’s why advocating for yourself, even from the very beginning of that working relationship, is extremely important. In this …

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Healing the Wounds of Assimilation with Brand Strategist Camila Cardozo

In this episode I interview my mastermind sibling Camila Cardozo, who is a brand strategist and content producer for conscious entrepreneurs and brands. Camila has such deep and beautiful insight about the power of authenticity. Because that’s what’s at the …

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Turning Casual Conversations into Job Interviews

Job interviews don’t always come after you apply to a job. Sometimes, you may be having a casual conversation, but your story and the way you speak are so captivating, that the person you’re speaking starts thinking about ways they …

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What To Do During a Job Interview

In this episode, I talk about what to DO during a job interview, not just what to say. Remember, interviews are a two-way conversation. You can and should be interviewing them just as much as they are interviewing you. You …

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Teach For America gives ASU grad direction, purpose

Sheilah Utley gets real-world experience while working toward degree in secondary education

Teaching was not the initial plan for Sheilah Utley coming out of college. Her background is in acting, having obtained her bachelor’s degree in theater from ASU’s Herberger …

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Job Hopping Every 15 Months with Janzel Manalansan

In this episode of The First Gen Coach Podcast, host, Carla Sanatamaria, interviews her dear friend and first-gen tech worker Janzel Manalansan. Janzel is an early 30’s Filipino-American eldest daughter of immigrants who has leveraged her network and transferable skills …

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