Apr 19, 2022
Khristine Cariño is the founder of Empower.Mom, Champion for Moms Returning to Work, community advocate and organizer, president and board member of The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology, dentist and Ambassador for Women in STEM at Immigrant Networks.
Khristine was recently featured in Canadian Immigrant as one of four Immigrant Women of Inspiration for pushing boundaries in science and technology.
Our conversation today focuses on Khristine’s work and advocacy for professionals, in particular moms who are returning back to paid work. We also talk about her work regarding women in STEM.
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What we talked about:
2:38 Founding of Empower.Mom
7:29 Transferable skills from unpaid work
9:57 Transferable skills from business to volunteering (and in reverse)
14:33 Advice for employers
18:58 More women in tech
25:52 Men in care professions
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