November 21, 2017

The beginning of my YWebCA internship

Now as a member of the team, I have never felt more welcomed and supported. I have heard stories about bad internship experiences from friends who were shuffled out of the way and who left their positions feeling undervalued.
November 10, 2017

Without this Class

Without this class, I never would have been able to work up the courage to negotiate my wage.
November 10, 2017

Based on This Courage

Now I am so excited about the feature, work to hard to improve myself and help others.
October 20, 2017

I tend to…

That little girl pictured with the joyous sun filled smile is my motivation. Making sure she is happy and provided for her is everything. So knowing that every day I wake up and go to YWeb and get stuff done I am working towards building the future she deserves is everything.
October 19, 2017

It’s Been Five Weeks

Another key point I want to highlight of my time here is that Steinbok and Rashied have touched upon the concept of degree vs. experience. Rashied said one day, “Degree does not necessarily equate to wealth.” It does not invalidate a college education and I do believe everyone should go to university, as many doors open. But as with everything else in life, very rarely anything is handed to you unless you're privileged, so you are going to have to work and sacrifice for it.
October 19, 2017

Doing Better

This time around, however, I plan on overcoming my shortcoming academia standard by becoming more organized allowing myself to manage my time better.
May 25, 2017

Introverted Individuals

I found out about the YWCA through a friend who graduated from the previous cohort. So I decided to fill out the admission application and got selected and enrolled in cohort 5.
May 25, 2017

Change

I think the most important thing Yweb has to offer is change. And through my experience at the Yweb, as well as looking at my fellow cohort around me, I have found that everyone got exactly that - a change.
May 24, 2017

The Reason

The reason for me going back to the yweb every day and sticking it out, well there is a few reason why, but I’ll start with the most important one.