What To Do When You Don’t Feel Qualified?

In this empowering episode of the Young Black and Professional podcast, our guest, Breanna Foreman, shares her career journey, offering invaluable advice on navigating the professional landscape, especially when faced with self-doubt.

Here’s a sneak peek into what you can …

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First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or …

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Passion vs. Career: How to Merge Them Together!

This week on the Young Black and Professional Podcast we have a former Recent Grad Boot Camp Student who is making big moves with her career and the areas that she’s currently passionate about! She currently works as Clinical Research …

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Delayed But Determined

College is supposed to be, as they say, the best four years of your life. Students get the chance to create new friendships, memories, and experiences. Some cruise through with minimal effort, while others find it a bit of a …

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4 Ways To Advance Your Career As A Black Woman

Being a Black woman in corporate America often means being the only Black woman in the room. For Black women, this uncomfortable reality comes with its own rules to success that force an unfair standard of excellence.

Over time, progress …

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Osteopathic Medicine – What’s in a Name?

“What’s in a Name?”

Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH

[Editor’s Note: this piece is reprinted with permission from American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. It originally appeared in the February 2014 “From the President” column in AACOM’s monthly Inside …

By Darwin Pappas-Fernandes
Darwin Pappas-Fernandes
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Breaking into Hollywood as a Black, Trans, Queer founder

Tye-Leigha Hagood (they/them) – or Tye for short – is a Black Trans Queer filmmaker, passionate about the revolutionary act of telling LBGTQ+ stories on a mainstream level.

Tye found their passion for film early in childhood, writing their first screenplay in …

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How to Figure Out Your Salary Range

In this week’s episode, we’re discussing how to determine your salary requirements. Whether you’re pursuing a career in the public sector, private industry, or aiming for a federal job, understanding how to determine your salary range is crucial.

Here’s what …

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Use The Job, Don’t Let The Job Use You

In this episode, we’ve got a special guest, and guess who? It’s none other than my hubby and co-founder, Darius Strickland! Darius has had quite the journey in athletic administration, breaking barriers as an African American male in White male …

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How – And Why – To Negotiate

You’ve just finished a long job search. You wrote and rewrote your resume, went through rounds of interviews, and, finally, you got an offer!

However, there’s one more important step to consider before you finish your job search – and it’s …

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