Finding My Passion in my Profession Again

Deidra is a Bossed Up Bootcamp alum who recently launched a new company that delivers a bundle of diverse children’s books each month to parents and educators looking to bring characters of color to the pages they turn in the classroom. A lifelong educational professional, at one point Deidra foun

How I Boosted My Confidence at Work

Allison came to Bossed Up Bootcamp this summer looking to boost her professional confidence so she could step up and bring her A-game to her organization. Serving as an associate at Devex, the media platform for the global development community, she was ready to take that next step beyond the “ent

How Taylor Accelerated Her Adventure

A few months ago I had the pleasure of running into Bossed Up Bootcamp alum Taylor at a DC event and she casually mentioned how she had just returned from a weekend in Paris. “Damn, girl!” I said, “That’s awesome! What were you there for?” “For Paris!” She retorted, and began telling m

How a Community of Courage Helped Charlotte Make The Leap

Charlotte was living a comfortable enough life at a steady job of two years in fundraising. She had a great group of coworkers and managers and believed in the mission or her organization, but she just wasn’t engaged in her role. With a growing desire for something new, she decided to take a risk

The Fashion World Almost Killed Me

Lanaysha, known to many as “L,” is a creator. She’s a professional stylist, a budding writer, and a definite hustler. Her company, LBJCo, is something she created on the side while styling affluent shoppers through her day job for one of the largest luxury retail giants in the U.S. As a rising

The Power of Focus

When Kenya came to Bossed Up Bootcamp she found herself juggling many goals, but with no game plan on how to execute them. She was looking to make more of an impact and reconnect with the work that fueled her passion, but that left her riddled with a crazy-long TO DO list. We’ve all been […