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Solving for X requires curiosity, determination, and innovative thinking. Good thing Careerists like you possess all these traits (and more) and know exactly how to use them to ideate solutions to our biggest social issues.
As a Careerist, you’ll find fulfillment on a career path that encourages you to ask, “Why not?” while fostering your ability to identify problems and possible solutions so that others around you can flourish and thrive. A career in education policy or administration, technology, engineering, medicine, or finance could be a great fit for you.
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Ai-jen Poo is an inspiration for her tireless efforts to solve the problems of workers' rights and caregiving in America. As the founder of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Caring Across Generations, she has been a driving force in the fight for dignity and respect for caregivers and domestic workers. Through her work, she has tackled some of the most pressing challenges facing our society and has found innovative and collaborative solutions that have made a real difference in people's lives. Ai-jen Poo's approach to problem-solving reminds us that, with determination, creativity, and a commitment to working together, we can overcome even the most daunting challenges and create a better world for all.
As a 2010 Teach For America corps member in St. Louis, Matthew learned the importance of accountability and developed leadership skills that would later serve him in his career. Through his work as a math department chair and assistant football coach, he was able to make a positive impact on his students both inside and outside the classroom. Matthew continued to use the skills and beliefs he developed during his time as a corps member throughout his career, including as the research director for the Civil Rights Law project, and most recently, associate counsel at the White House. His experience as a teacher uniquely prepared him to be a leader by instilling in him a sense of responsibility and ownership of his successes and failures. Matthew's journey serves as an inspiration to anyone looking to make a difference in the lives of others.
Kimberlé Crenshaw's analytical problem-solving skills have been crucial in advancing critical race theory and intersectionality. She has tirelessly worked to understand and address the complex issues of inequality and social justice, inspiring others to follow in her footsteps. Crenshaw's ability to identify and analyze the intricate ways in which different forms of oppression intersect has been a game-changer in the field of social justice. Her approach to problem-solving encourages us to consider the root causes of systemic issues and to work collaboratively towards solutions that benefit all members of society. Crenshaw's dedication to this work reminds us that with the right skills and determination, we can create meaningful change in the world.
Marie Curie's groundbreaking work in the field of physics and chemistry has inspired generations of scientists and innovators. Her determination to push the boundaries of scientific knowledge paved the way for discovery and advancement in nuclear physics. Despite facing significant discrimination as a woman in the male-dominated field of science, Curie persisted in her research and became the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, and the first person to receive two Nobel Prizes in different scientific fields. Her legacy continues to inspire us to pursue our passions and push beyond the limitations imposed by societal expectations. Curie's life and work are a testament to the power of perseverance, curiosity, and innovation in shaping the world around us.