Category: Interview

Ronda Beaman on developing executive presence

From her popular class on professional development to her workshops on executive presence, Dr. Ronda Beaman is nothing short of renowned in the Orfalea College of Business. Bold and uplifting, her presence often leaves her audience in awe. But beyond the lecture halls and club meetings, Beaman has an unsurprisingly impressive resume; she is the

Continue reading
No comments

Financial tips for your 20’s

Laura Gent comes from a quintessential American-dream household. Her mother began her career as a secretary and quickly rose in ranks as jobs for women began opening up, eventually attaining a high-ranking position in a male-dominated field. Though Gent’s mother was successful in her career, her father was the financial head of the household. He

Continue reading

Women in Power: Jasmin Fashami

On the afternoon of April 26th, 2017, political science junior Jasmin Fashami was declared Cal Poly’s 2018-2019 Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) president. As an immigrant and first-generation college student and an active member of the Cal Poly community, Fashami sees her new position as a way to impact the student body, emphasizing student group collaboration

Continue reading

Chief Cantrell’s unconventional route to the police force

Meet San Luis Obispo’s Police Chief, Deanna Cantrell. The assumed formality of her position, her job, her firm handshake and her perfectly pressed suit was only contradicted by her welcoming smile and the bright pink SloDoCo pin on her chest. The pin is a small indication of how Cantrell is redefining what it means to

Continue reading

First Black Miss Israel redefines what it means to be a woman

A young Ethiopian girl runs barefoot from poverty into military boots and finally fills the polished, elegant heels of a beauty pageant champion. What seems like the plot of a Hollywood movie is actually the true story of Yityish, “TiTi”, Aynaw. Growing up in the small village of Chahawit, Ethiopia, Aynaw had a challenging childhood.

Continue reading