Spotlights

These are the career stories of diverse individuals working in a variety of careers. Watch or read about what inspired them to pursue their career, what they were like growing up, what they love most about their career and more!

Media Planner Dentsu Aegis Network
Gladeo League reporter Katelyn Torres interviews Asha, Ralph, and Garrett about their career as media planners at Carat USA (Dentsu Aegis Network). Watch and learn! 
Marketing and Advertising
Merritt Morris
Watch and listen to Merritt's story on how she became a mechanical engineer. 
Engineering
Brandi Gates, West Oakland Health
Gladeo League reporter Katelyn Torres interviews Brandi about her career as a lactation consultant at West Oakland Health. She shares her passion and motivation for why she helps women breastfeed. 
Healthcare
Jessica Scheiber, Shell
Gladeo League reporter Katelyn Torres interviews Jessica about her job as console operator and shift leader at Shell Oil Martinez. 
Construction & Skilled Trades
Mitu Walia Lennar Homes
Gladeo League reporter Katelyn Torres interviews Mitu Walia about her job as Architectural Manager at Lennar Homes in the Bay Area. Mitu  shares her story on why she was destined from a young age to do what she does! 
Architecture, Art & Design
Paul Yanover
Paul Yanover has been the President of Fandango since 2012. Over seven years, the once small movie ticket selling company has grown from under 125 employees to over 700 with offices in the U.S. and South America. Yanover said it has become a dedicated marketplace of “experiences for consumers across the entire lifecycle of entertainment” through the acquisition of companies like Rotten Tomatoes and M-Go, which helped build the home streaming service FandangoNOW. Before he helmed the NBC Universal affiliate, Yanover held executive positions at The Walt Disney Company’s Animation Studio and… Read more
Entertainment, Media & Sports