My career is far from a straight line

My career is far from a straight line, and yet it’s actually starting to look like a circle.

I graduated with a Communications degree wanting to be an event planner, but I decided instead to teach Pre-K to low-income families for two years. I loved my students, but I left teaching with the hope to make a bigger impact outside the classroom.

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My career is far from a straight line

Illustrations with New Relic

It was fun to help former colleagues create posters for their culture activities at work!
Shoutout to Maria Stopak for leading Toastmasters club (aka Nerdmasters) and Virginette Acacio for leading Filipino Lunch ‘n Learn at New Relic!

“They look so good, I love them. It’s helped us get a few new members!” – Maria

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Leaving the New Relic “Aquarium”

My desk at New Relic, Inc. started out 2 years ago in a high traffic area. So to meet new people, I would ask teammates who walked past to draw me a fish.

I explained that I felt like we were in an aquarium swimming to and from on the 10th floor where marketing sat. (My Pre-K teacher side was clearly showing itself.)

After a few months, I was able to collect a variety of fishes that I put on display by my desk. (And then I decided to collect other post-it drawings and then I moved desks…but anyways I finally took out the fishes on my last day.)

And what I saw was that an aquarium is beautiful when we have different fishes swimming in it. :)

Thanks old and new fishes for joining my New Relic journey! Now off to swim in a different aquarium!

Leaving the New Relic “Aquarium”