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Alessandra Carter

Alessandra is a Bay Area native and former nonprofit leader who successfully made a career shift to People Operations and Recruiting in the tech sector. Alessandra likes exploring and writing about things that live at the intersection of education, culture and technology. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Spelman College and a Master’s Degree in International Education from New York University.

More From Alessandra

  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Janell Stephens
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Janell Stephens

    Mompreneur and self-described kitchen chemist Janell Stephens is a force to be reckoned with. Janell is the Founder and CEO of Camille Rose Naturals, a vegan wellness brand founded in 2010. Her products grew out of necessity for her childrens’ … Read More
    By Alessandra Carter
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Nona Jones
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Nona Jones

    Nona Jones is much more than a Facebook Executive, though the fact that she holds this position within a global organization where only about 3% of U.S. leaders identify as Black is no small feat.  Nona is a preacher, author, … Read More
    By Alessandra Carter
  • Meditation & Movement: Maintaining Your Sanity During #Coronavirus
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    Meditation & Movement: Maintaining Your Sanity During #Coronavirus

    Her Agenda is a digital media platform bridging the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women. News, content, and a database of events and resources to help you get started or get to the next level of your career.
    By Alessandra Carter
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Anucha Browne
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Anucha Browne

    Former Division I athlete and Northwestern Basketball Hall of Famer. Human-centered leader. Gender equity and children’s rights advocate. Mother of three. Anucha Browne is a force to be reckoned with.  She is currently the Chief Engagement, Advocacy and Global Programs … Read More
    By Alessandra Carter
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Judith Browne Dianis
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Judith Browne Dianis

    Judith Browne Dianis is a civil rights attorney, activist and Executive Director of the Advancement Project, a multi-racial civil rights organization based in Washington DC. Judith has been involved with the Advancement Project since its inception in 1999. Judith helped … Read More
    By Alessandra Carter
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    Two Boss Women Go Behind The Scenes About Tech Inclusion

    Her Agenda is a digital media platform bridging the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women. News, content, and a database of events and resources to help you get started or get to the next level of your career.
    By Alessandra Carter
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Meha Agrawal
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Meha Agrawal

    Meha Agrawal is a former software engineer who turned her side hustle into a full-fledged self-care and personal planning product, Silk + Sonder. As the Founder and CEO, Meha lives her brand, balancing self-care and ambitious business goals. Silk + … Read More
    By Alessandra Carter
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    Considering A Career Change? Tips Before Making Your Move

    The journey to landing your next opportunity can be complicated by financial, familial, other challenges. Set your intention before making a career change.
    By Alessandra Carter
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    Hustle & Heart: How I Shifted From Nonprofit Management To Tech

    My work was rooted in to serving marginalized communities. I recently made a career shift from nonprofit leadership to tech, and it was a journey.
    By Alessandra Carter
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