Social Media Strategist

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Alison J. Herzog and I live in Salt Lake City.  I grew up outside of San Francisco and in Southern Oregon.  My father was based in San Francisco as an international airline pilot which contributed to my love for travel and global […]

Career Day: Human Resources

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job? My name is Jennifer. I moved to Texas 15 years ago as a young single adult. It is here that I met my husband and decided on a career (but not in that order). When I arrived in Texas, I had a degree from BYU […]

Career Day: Librarian

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Amy Sorensen. I’m a Utah County native—I grew up in Springville, Utah, and now I live ten miles north (in Orem). I have four kids: my daughter Haley is at her first year of college, and I’ve got my three boys, Jake, […]

Career Day: Financial Coach

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job.  Hello!  My name is Kelli Sauvé and I’m a financial coach.  I was raised in Utah but my adventures have taken me to a few different places since then.  I’ve lived in California, Oregon, and Virginia and now I’m enjoying a new adventure here in […]

Career Day: International Development

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job? I’m Jana Prins Kala, originally from Southern California. I now live in the distant suburbs of Washington, DC. I met my husband about a year after moving to DC. He’s from Virginia, and at the time we met, he worked with his father as a […]

Career Day: Internal Medicine Physician

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job? I am a 44-year-old mother of five daughters living in East Texas, where I also grew up. I am an internal medicine physician (basically a doctor for adults). I see elderly patients in nursing homes and also terminally ill patients in their homes for a […]

Career Day: Food Scientist

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. Hi! I’m Kiery. I’m a Mormon and a food scientist. I love food and by love, I mean LOOVE food! I have always been obsessed with it. I have worked in the food industry from my first job on—with the exception of a stint at […]

Hosting a Young Women’s Career Night Activity

Karin Williams, a physician, marathon runner, and mother of 5, is also the Young Women’s president of her ward. For the second year, she has planned and organized a weeknight Young Women’s activity focused on careers. She shares her steps and tips for planning this activity below. Ties to Personal Progress: Knowledge: “Learn about an […]

Career Day: Economist

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Martha Stinson and I live in Alexandria, Virginia, right outside Washington, D.C.   I have a Ph.D. in economics and work for the U.S. Census Bureau, helping to collect, analyze, and distribute data about households in the United States. What does your job […]

Career Day: Media Literacy and Body Image Advocacy

Lindsay (L), Lexie (R)  *Photo Credit: Matt Clayton Photography Tell us a little about yourselves and about your job. I’m Lexie Kite, PhD, co-founder of The Beauty Redefined Foundation and on Facebook.  My twin sister and I have spent the last ten years in college studying media and body image, and now we run Beauty Redefined […]

Career Day: Accounting

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job? My name is Erica, and I’m an accountant. I grew up in Alabama but have spent the past four glorious years in New York City, where my husband and I have moved to post-college. I have a BS in Sociology as well as a Certificate […]

Career Day: Actor

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job? Hi there! I am Andrea Daveline from American Fork, Utah. I was born and raised in Utah and had never really traveled outside of that great state until I married my husband 8 years ago. We are living in New York City with our young […]

Career Day: Labor and Delivery Nurse

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Erin Flint. I’m in my mid-thirties living the dream in Davis County. I’m married to my wonderful high school sweetheart, and we have three beautiful children that we adore and keep us very busy. I also am lucky to be able to […]

Career Day: Law Professor

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Mehrsa Baradaran and I grew up in New York, but immigrated to America from Iran when I was nine. I went to BYU undergrad and NYU Law School. After practicing law for a few years, I taught at BYU Law School, and […]

Career Day: Painter

Tell us a little about yourself and about your  job. My name is Cristall Harper. I live in Utah, and I am a painter. I graduated from BYU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting about 10 years ago. I am married to an Idaho boy who loves my quirks and is my biggest […]

Career Day: Genealogist

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Sherry, and I’m a professional genealogist. I grew up around Dallas, Texas, but I’ve lived in Utah pretty much exclusively since arriving at Brigham Young University in 2003. I received a Bachelor’s in Family History/Genealogy in 2007. I have a husband and […]

Career Day: Genetics Professor

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Emily Bates and I am a research professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine. I head a research group that tries to understand the genetic causes of disorders that primarily affect children: syndromes of birth defects and […]

Career Day: Speech-Language Pathology

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Andrea Weaver.  I’m 33 years old and I work as a speech-language pathologist (aka SLP).  Speech-language pathologists work in a variety of settings to assess, diagnose, and treat disorders related to speech, language, cognition, and swallowing. I’ve been working in this field […]

Career Day: Government Affairs/Lobbying

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Megan Kallas. I’m 32 years old, and my husband and I live and work in Salt Lake City. I’ve been working as the Government Affairs Director (aka lobbyist) for the Utah Association of REALTORS® for the past 5 1/2 years. The area of […]

Career Day: Clinical Psychology

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Anna Packard. I am a licensed clinical psychologist. I am from Phoenix, Arizona originally but have lived in Utah for the last decade and now consider it home. I am 31 years old. I am also a wife and mother. I currently work […]

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