Founders

Meet Aliya Allen, Founder of Women of Color for Progress

Meet Aliya Allen, Founder of Women of Color for Progress

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Aliya Allen, the founder of Women of Color for Progress (WCP), an organization committed to encouraging more Women of Color to be involved in the political system. Aliya, who joins the ranks of other amazing women before her, co-founded a platform to provide resources for those who have been limited in their communities. WCP aims to create “an inclusive and transparent political system that empowers women of color to excel, lead, represent, and be heard.”

Here’s what Aliya Allen had to say about creating the platform, role models, dinner guests, and what’s next for her and the organization...

Negotiation Tips from Angelina Darrisaw of C-Suite Coach

Negotiation Tips from Angelina Darrisaw of C-Suite Coach

“Salary negotiation should be win-win. Your boss wants to motivate you to continue to do well if you’re a strong performer.”

Angelina Darrisaw, Founder and CEO of C-Suite Coach, understands the value of negotiation from both an employer and an employee perspective. A New York native, she began her career in digital media for ESPN, and has worked at other companies like Viacom and HBO. Through C-Suite Coach, Angelina now works with employers to create and facilitate training seminars that engage millennial employees both personally and professionally.

Angelina, who is a powerhouse speaker and fan favorite at our Career Boot Camps, sat down with us to offer some tips on more effective negotiation: