Social Work Insider

Finding Career Success As A Woman Of Color | Ft Jasmine Escalera

April 17, 2022 Harleny Vasquez Season 2 Episode 8
Social Work Insider
Finding Career Success As A Woman Of Color | Ft Jasmine Escalera
Show Notes

Most people don’t know it but your mindset is a key component in dictating your level of success as a social work professional. Yup, not your resume, LinkedIn, or previous certifications - but instead, it’s your mindset.

Today, my guest Jasmine Escalera shares her insights on how to develop a strong mindset that will not only help you find career success but also get you paid what you are worth as a woman of color. 

Here are some of the takeaways you’ll learn from today’s episode:

  • How we should be critical of the mindset beliefs we've inherited from our parents 
  • Why working hard alone won’t help you find career success
  • Jasmine’s strategies to building a strong supportive community around you

More about Jasmine:

Dr. Jasmine Escalera is a certified career and life coach with proven programs that help her clients focus on gaining clarity around their careers, beating self-doubt, and building confidence. As a coach, Jasmine integrates empowerment, success-focused mindset work, and strategy into a program that ensures her clients have both the belief systems and plan to take charge of their careers. 

Jasmine is a 2022 LinkedIn Top Voice and has been named one of the Top Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn in 2021 by Jobscan and a Career Expert to Follow in 2021 by Brainz Magazine. Jasmine is also a TEDx speaker with the talk "Conquering Workplace Conformity as a Woman of Color," detailing her journey as a Latina in STEM. 

Jasmine was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Pace University and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Yale. She has held high-level non-profit management positions, designing research programs that increase the quality of life and healthcare options for underserved populations.



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