Thankfully for the second year in a row I was able to attend the California Association of Museums (CAM) yearly conference! Not only was I able to attend but this was the second year I was a speaker! I am truly thankful for this opportunity. This year’s conference theme was 20/20 Vision. This got me... Continue Reading →
Museums have an inclusion problem, meaning, many don’t feel welcome in museums. It’s tough to get into the museum field to begin with, lack of representation in the field and exhibits, and lack of accessibility. But many museums are trying to change. The Palo Alto Jr Museum and Zoo is redesigning their place to be... Continue Reading →
BHAG and Investing in Yourself
A couple of weeks ago the CEO of the organization that I work at hosted an All Hands Meeting to recap the 2018 year. He has been the CEO for around 9 months and so far during his tenure the focus has been improving the organization and getting ready for the next chapter of its... Continue Reading →
Why Museums? (Day 30 of Museum 30 Challenge)
One of the many reasons I love museums, and working in museums, is the power of inspiration museums have.
Dream Job (Day 26 of Museum 30 Challenge)
I have no idea what my dream job looks like let alone what I want to be doing in 6 months. I’m just going to keep working on growing as a person and learning new things for my career. Eventually all things will fall into place.
Past 12 Months (Day 20 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Day 20: the last 12 months. Professionally, the last 12 months have been difficult for me. I have experienced setbacks at work but this quote has really helped me. These career setbacks are temporary and have helped me plan for my comeback. I can’t wait to see whats next.
Controversial (Day 8 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Want to start a heated debate? Ask who invented the first computer.
Women’s Equality Day 2017
I have mixed feelings about having an Women's Equality Day. I'm happy to have a day celebrating women, but the fact that we need a day to remind everyone that women are still not treated equal makes me upset. If one truly stops and thinks about it, it wasn't that long ago when women could... Continue Reading →