Mimi Cunningham

Mimi Cunningham

What is the best career decision that you have made? When we moved to Oregon, I made a cold call at an international consulting engineering firm.  It led to a job as their first full-time promotional writer.  The person who hired me was a woman. I continued to work for them even after we moved back to…

Valerie Fields

Valerie K. Fields, Ph.D.

What is the best career decision that you’ve made? Leaving at the end of my junior year at UNC-Chapel Hill to work full-time as a publicist for Walt Disney World turbo-charged my career.  When I returned to North Carolina to finish my degree and graduate, I had a year’s worth of professional Public Relations experience…