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Changing Careers: Storymapping your skills for transition

  • WeWork Apollo 810 7th Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)

Ready for a job change and want to approach it creatively?

In this workshop we will help you package your skills and experiences into a digital narrative using storymaps.

Bring your computer with a current resume, list of accomplishments or projects as we will be building the storymaps on our computers during the workshop.

Workshop is Limited to 20 participants

The New Homemakers is a collaboration between Erin Helland of Hard Hat Diplomat and Lee Pera of Kotierra

Lee is a geographer and community builder. A "third culture kid," she lived in 27 houses in six countries before landing in Washington, DC where she built her own tiny house on wheels and started a tiny house community. Founder of Kotierra, Lee shares her expertise as a tiny house consultant, helping communities and cities implement zoning changes for tiny house development and leading workshops for individuals curious about the movement. Previously, Lee worked in higher education as both a career advisor and study abroad advisor.

Erin is an entrepreneur and cultivator of community. For seven years, she built and owned an independent coffeehouse in Richmond, Virginia. She's now founder of HardHat Diplomat, a specialized consulting service created to make the home improvement process more approachable and help homeowners confidently navigate renovations. Erin is experienced in commercial and residential rehabilitation, and is a certified DC home inspector. She is a homeowner, landlady, and Airbnb Superhost. A cultural enthusiast, Erin lived several years abroad, has traveled to 40+ countries, and spent a decade working in international education and diplomacy