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Nakisha Washington

Nakisha Washington is a freelance writer that jumped off the corporate ladder and landed in a pool of creative opportunities. Creator of www.theprofashionalist.com, a millennial career blog, Nakisha shares her career ups, downs and lessons learned with her audience. When she’s not advising millennials on how NOT to get fired, Nakisha likes traveling with her family, thrifting and watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

More From Nakisha

  • Anxiety and Ambition series
    ANXIETY AND AMBITION SERIES

    ANXIETY & AMBITION: Successful, Degreed, And Dealing With Mental Illness

    Valerie struggles with mental illness. In 2017, she was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety and depression. Like many Black women, she was raised to be strong and independent.
    By Nakisha Washington
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Amanda Edwards
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Amanda Edwards

    Amanda Edwards is many things. An accomplished attorney, a millennial, a founder and community leader. She’s now running to become the next Democratic U.S Senator from Texas. If she wins, she will be the first Black woman to hold the … Read More
    By Nakisha Washington
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    3 People You Should Talk To At Your Office Holiday Party

    An office or work holiday party is a great opportunity for intentionally networking from the intern to the employee looking to stand out.
    By Nakisha Washington
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Christine Michel Carter
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Christine Michel Carter

    Christine Michel Carter is on a mission to help brands better communicate with the millennial moms that consume their products and services. She’s a bestselling author, owns a state and federally certified business, a trademarked national event and has been … Read More
    By Nakisha Washington
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    A Presidential Debate Moderated By All Women? Yes, Please!

    For the first time in an election cycle, a presidental debate will be moderated by an all-women panel, per MSNBC, on November 20, 2019.
    By Nakisha Washington
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    The Main Agenda

    Vote And Get Politically Active In These Three Ways

    Election seasion is the perfect time to exercise your right to vote. Get politically active by also campaigning, joining a political cause or commission.
    By Nakisha Washington
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Tameka Foster-Raymond
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Tameka Foster-Raymond

    Tameka Foster-Raymond is no stranger to the spotlight, the good and the bad. She began her career as a celebrity stylist and then emerged from behind the scenes to the forefront after her union with singer Usher Raymond.  Through it … Read More
    By Nakisha Washington
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    Feedback: Why You Should Get a Second Opinion

    Negative feedback can be difficult to receive but in order to advance your career feedback and getting a second opinion are vital for professional growth.
    By Nakisha Washington
  • Oprah Winfrey Hollywood Reporter
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    Caused No Harm, Did A Lot Of Good: How Oprah Wants To Be Remembered

    Oprah Winfrey, the self-made billionaire and media tycoon, is one of the most powerful voices. She wants a legacy that "caused no harm, did a lot of good."
    By Nakisha Washington
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    2019 Matrix Award Honorees Share The Keys On Winning At Life

    The Matrix Awards, hosted by New York Women in Communications, are the Oscars of the communications industry with honorees like Halle Berry and Tina Fey.
    By Nakisha Washington
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Chelsey Hall
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Chelsey Hall

    Oprah and Gayle. Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett. Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin. Beside every strong woman is an equally strong woman supporting her, and building with her. For former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and founder of Fair Fight Action, Stacey … Read More
    By Nakisha Washington
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Rachel Roff
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Rachel Roff

    All clear! Whether she’s jet setting across the country for meetings at the headquarters of major retailers or performing a chemical peel in her Charlotte based Medspa, Rachel Roff is blazing new trails in the skincare industry. She developed skincare … Read More
    By Nakisha Washington
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    How $haresTV, An Animated Financial Series, Is Helping Millennials

    $haresTV, a financial animation series dedicated to helping millennials make their money for them.Finances can be intimidating to talk about but $haresTV explores financial topics in a relatable way.
    By Nakisha Washington
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    How To Respond Professionally When Your Name Is Spelled Wrong

    Is your name mispelled on emails at work? Here are 3 ways that you can respond professionally when your name is spelled incorrectly
    By Nakisha Washington
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    3 Ways To Beef Up Your Resume Without Lying

    It may be tempting to embellish aspects of your resume. The key is to write your resume in a way that stands out...without lying!  Here's how to do that:
    By Nakisha Washington
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    3 Sleeping Habits Of Highly Successful People

    Giving up sleep doesn't equate more career success. The benefits of getting more sleep at night include increased performance and productivity at work.
    By Nakisha Washington
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    The Main Agenda

    How Acting Class Is Helping Professionals In The Workplace

    The next time you see a Groupon deal for a local acting class, you may be able to write the cost off as "professional development".
    By Nakisha Washington
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Ruth Ann Harnisch
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Ruth Ann Harnisch

    Investor. Philanthropist. Author. Founder. Ruth Ann Harnisch is a woman with a clear agenda. She has been named by Inside Philanthropy as one of the 50 most powerful women in U.S philanthropy. A founding funder of the Ted Fellows Program, … Read More
    By Nakisha Washington
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Sade Ayodele
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Sade Ayodele

    In a nutshell, Sade Ayodele empowers women to better communicate their value. As one of few Black female sports public relations directors, Ayodele uses her background in marketing and communications to help engage with her (Fortune 500) clients customers and … Read More
    By Nakisha Washington
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    Why You Need To Update Your Linkedin Photo Right This Second

    Three things to consider for your LinkedIn photo.
    By Nakisha Washington
  • intentional networking, networking, relationship building
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    How To Collect Opportunities, Not Just Business Cards

    Attending events and meeting people are just the building blocks of curating a well-rounded network that you can leverage for mutual development, growth and professional opportunities. Your network is only as strong as the genuine relationships that you build and maintain.
    By Nakisha Washington
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