July 14, 2023

CaREER Advice

Amanda Kelly

Amanda Kelly

Director, Marketing and Sales Strategy, Emerging Business, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
Bachelor of Arts, Advertising/Public Relations ’98

“Confidence requires courage—courage to be bold, take a risk or make an ask. It can be hard to ask someone to meet with you, but it absolutely will help you and is worth putting yourself out there.”

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Olivia Feild

Chemistry Lab Technician, Kennedy Space Center
Bachelor of Science, Forensic Science ‘20, Master of Science, Forensic Science ‘22

“Failure is absolutely okay. Failing something requires you to ask yourself questions, and it forces you to find alternative solutions.”

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Despina McLaughlin

Senior Public Information Officer, Orange County Office of Communications
Bachelor of Arts, Radio/Television ‘10

“It’s not going to happen overnight. And if you don’t see what you want to do or be when you grow up, create it.”