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mary tyler moore

For a living, I mean. Pardon me if that seems on the personal side, but I’m just so curious.

Posted on January 7th, 2016 621 Comments

621 Responses

  1. LMM says:

    I moderate comments for a major news website, and write for them when I can as well.

  2. AKS says:

    I’m an innovation strategy consultant for companies (mostly) in Seattle.

    • Sarah says:

      I am also an innovation strategy consultant! Based in New York, for global companies.

    • Lindsey says:

      I’m a Customer Experience Analytics Consultant, innovation strategy consulting sounds pretty rad. How’d you get into that?

  3. Gemma says:

    I’m a librarian at a university.

  4. Jennipher says:

    Stay at home mom / community volunteer.

  5. lindanyc says:

    lawyer, sigh 😉 love that pic of mary richards!

  6. CC says:

    I work to keep independent record stores around the world open and thriving.

  7. Maria says:

    I’m a scientist and university professor.

  8. Carla says:

    I’m a therapist in private practice.

  9. Claire says:

    Law Librarian

  10. sara says:

    I manage social media, digital strategy, and influencer marketing for a skincare brand.

  11. Destiny says:

    I run a campaign on an issue that you care about (check out the website!). This leaves me time to read your posts but, alas, less to comment.

  12. Leah says:

    Communications for government agency…

    • Kathryn says:

      Ditto!! Federal communications now, formerly financial marketing. Dividing line can be found between kid one and kid two. 😉

  13. amanda says:

    I manage cancer research grants.

  14. J. says:

    I’m a historian, currently working as a curator at a museum.

  15. Anne-Marie says:

    I am the grant professional for a small, private college.

  16. sfh says:

    I’m a tenured professor that just got a layoff notice…

  17. Pamela says:

    Probation and parole agent

  18. Vesna says:

    Registered nurse, graduate student

  19. Jessica says:

    I’m an architect

  20. Jennifer says:

    Marketing for a financial services company.

  21. Monica M says:

    Legal professional, non-lawyer!

  22. Wendy says:

    I’m an actress.

  23. Sharyn says:

    Government attorney.

    Wow, such a variety above, I love it!

  24. Nancy K says:

    I’m a mediator for parents who are splitting up.

  25. ren says:

    i’m a comic book letterer/writer/asst. editor/designer/digital artist/occupational title collector.

  26. Kit says:

    I’m a painter. Landscapes. Oil on panel.

  27. Tammy says:

    I love this post! So many inspiring ladies here. I’m a visual design director at a digital design agency.

  28. jenny says:

    I’m a psychiatrist, working primarily as a therapist. The silver lining to having screwed-up family relationships is that it lead me in this direction.

    • jenny says:

      And a mom to an amazing 10 year old daughter, (who, under my name, posted on this blog about annoying turns of phrase that should be banned.)

  29. Becky says:

    Graphic designer (web & print), and photography instructor (crime scene & evidence) for non-profit.

  30. RebeccaNYC says:

    I WANTED to be Mary Richards when I grew up, but I ended up singing Opera. I’m in the chorus at the Met in NYC

    • RebeccaNYC says:

      OH! and my nickname at work is Ted, after Ted Baxter. It’s a long story.

      • Flying Mermaid says:

        My guess is it’s not really very long.

        • RebeccaNYC says:

          Ummm….Just thought it was funny that I am nicknamed after Ted Baxter, a character in the Mary Tyler Moore show, considering the photo at the top of the post, and thought I would share that.

  31. Jennifer says:

    I’m a high school teacher!

    • Dana D says:

      I’m an urban educator, teaching high school and middle school “English” aka literacy…

      • Emily says:

        Teacher here too – Public school in East Harlmen – the first all-girls public school. This year: middle and high school English. Write on the side for NPR and NYTimes.

  32. Jamie says:

    Operations director at a sports consulting firm

  33. Bobbi says:

    I’m an RN.

  34. Jessica B says:

    I’m a high school English teacher.

  35. anna606 says:

    I’m a landscape designer.

  36. Katie says:

    Like RebeccaNYC, I definitely wanted to be Mary Richards (but pull off a patterned headscarf like Rhoda!) but I am a children’s librarian.

  37. Kate says:

    Nonprofit fundraising.

    LOVE the photo.

  38. Daisy says:

    Staff accountant for a family office

  39. blackbird says:

    Executive Assistant to the CEO and Corporate Events Manager

  40. Mary Alice says:

    I’m in hospital administration. Specifically I train clinical staff in customer service and dealing with difficult patients.

  41. Sara says:

    Environmental attorney.

  42. Audrey says:

    In house legal counsel at major global media company

  43. Meg says:

    I’m a linguist. I work at a research institute.

  44. Barb says:

    I manage a day spa.

  45. Kim says:

    Pediatric emergency medicine physician at an academic hospital. When not in the ER I do research and advocacy around adolescent relationship abuse and childhood exposure to intimate partner violence.

  46. Trish says:

    I’m a patent attorney.

  47. Erin says:

    I’m a costumer for a television show.

  48. Lisa says:

    I raise money for a large university.

  49. MaryMary says:

    I’m an employee benefits consultant. I help small to mid size employers with their health and welfare benefits.

  50. MM says:

    Landscape architect/urban designer. I never comment but love reading your blog!

  51. EG1972 says:

    Fish biologist.

  52. Lara says:

    Legal assistant – civil litigation.

  53. Clatie says:

    I am a kindergarten teacher and a mother. I used to run a production company but am over that now.

  54. Laurel says:

    I’m a librarian at a law firm–mostly I do legal and business research.

  55. Cara says:

    Freelance writer. Just applied to a Masters program in Science Writing at Johns Hopkins.

  56. Jen says:

    I’m a documentary editor.

  57. LAS says:

    EIC of a tech news website.

  58. Lynne says:

    I’m the Business Officer/department manager for an academic/research department at a campus in the University of California system.

    • Antsyd says:

      I do similar stuff, plus communications for an urban research consortium at a large, private university. But I’m trained as an urban planner and designer.

  59. Megan says:

    I am the head of content for a small B2B media company.

  60. Ewa says:

    I’m a university professor/apllied linguistics researcher.

  61. joanne says:

    Yearn to design clothing. IRL I am a therapist for Engineering students at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario

  62. Tricia says:

    This is fascinating. I’m an animator and illustrator. I’ve worked on the Simpson’s and things.

  63. Lori says:

    I’m work in academic (university) administration.

  64. Leigh says:

    Law professor.

  65. Kate says:

    I’m a founding partner of a travel website. My last big trip was Italy -last November for 3 weeks 🙂 I’m hoping for Ireland at the end of 2016. I also do freelance graphic design for small businesses.

  66. Leslie says:

    I’m an attorney for a “large software company located in the Pacific Northwest.” Three guesses which one, and the first two don’t count.

  67. AS says:

    Academic librarian!

  68. Christine says:

    University English professor…

  69. Melissa says:

    I teach writing and public speaking at a large university. I used to be a journalist.

  70. melissa says:

    I’m an art director for an advertising agency located in Chicago.

  71. melissa says:

    I’m an art director at an advertising agency located in Chicago.

  72. Edna says:

    Clinical psychologist

  73. jen says:

    I’m a realtor and I write a blog as part of my marketing.

  74. Lml says:

    Public policy consultant with state and federal government.

  75. gablesgirl says:

    Corporate relations executive at a major university. And frustrated fashionista.

  76. b says:

    I am a critical care/ICU dietitian.

  77. Tammy says:

    I’m a sports journalist who covers college football, college basketball and auto racing … based out of Madison, Wisconsin.

  78. Megan says:

    I’m a software analyst at an eye bank.

  79. Annmarie says:

    I am a union-side labor lawyer.

  80. Cynthia says:

    Director of women’s rights program at a private foundation

  81. Sue says:

    I’m a professional patient.

  82. Heather says:

    What an amazing, inspiring, smart and dedicated group of women!!
    (P.s. I’m a university professor who occasionally moonlights as a ‘real’ writer.)

  83. Katie says:

    Part-time marketing research and new product development mentor for a university.

  84. Lee says:

    I teach first grade.

  85. kyle says:


  86. trixy says:

    I own and run a small hardware store

  87. Julia says:

    I’m in marketing/business development for a huge financial services firm

  88. Linda says:

    I’m a freelance graphic designer. I loved reading what everyone does!

  89. Karin says:

    I used to be a magazine editor (can you relate?), but now I run a business with 2 partners writing content for corporate clients. Basically, I write thinly veiled advertorials all day long…But I get to work from home, walk my dog at lunch and take naps every day, so there’s that!

    • Sara says:

      I love this thread and this blog so much! So inspiring to see so many discerning, kick ass women. I’m an LA-based communications consultant for tech companies and a writer of essays that are occasionally even published.

      • rebecca b. says:

        Another former magazine lady here. Now writer/editor at a small publishing company.

        • Clare says:

          Ditto, magazine editor and writer too. But now work from home (child and dogs love it and so do I) on a client mag and study psychology and write the occasional freelance piece.

    • Rita says:

      I too was a magazine editor, and then a website editor. Now I’m doing support marketing/tech work for a realtor friend and will eventually get my own license and partner with her (I’m also a mom of two young kids, so the flexible schedule is huge).

    • Suzanne says:

      I’m an L.A.-based magazine editor–a career to which I’ve aspired since subscribing to Sassy and then Lucky back in the ’90s. It’s not nearly as glossy as I imagined it would be, and I don’t get to pick up my kids from school or take naps, but I love it nonetheless! Now, if I could only be half as relevant (and badass) as you are, Kim, I’d feel like I really made it.

      • Molly says:

        Magazine editor here, too (in Santa Fe) — and also found my way here from my early teen days as a Sassy reader!

    • Ramonaquimby says:

      Recovering magazine editor here too…now I work with documentaries

  90. Karen says:

    Divorce lawyer in Manhattan. (Someone’s got to do it!)

  91. Jill says:

    I work for a craft whiskey distillery. Bookkeeping, development, public relations, loyalty programs person. At a small business, we all wear many hats.

    • Jen says:

      My future dream job 😉

      For now, I work in digital marketing at a large tech conglomerate in Silicon Valley (the “original start up” as they say, but the fact that I work there is evidence that I am a Girl of a Certain Age and not in my 20s at a cooler company.)

  92. Patty says:

    Retired banker.

  93. Michelle says:

    I’m a high school chemistry teacher.

  94. Lisa says:

    Retired executive (software industry), and lifestyle/meaning of life blogger;).

  95. Lisa says:

    School Social Worker!

  96. Sabina says:

    I plan and design highways.

  97. Lara says:

    Administrator/teacher, elementary special education.

  98. Rebecca says:

    Elder law attorney.

  99. Taylor says:

    I’m a tech lawyer in the Silicon Valley

  100. Kathy Houret says:

    I’m an accountant and 50% owner of a commercial cattle operation in California/Oregon.

  101. Cassandra says:

    Admissions officer for a university graduate school.

  102. y.k. says:

    recovering attorney,as they say & stay at home mom.

  103. Kimberly says:

    I’m a Contract Specialist for civil engineering projects.

  104. Jennifer says:

    I’m Publicity Manager at a large children’s book publisher.

  105. Julia G says:

    I’m in corporate communications for a publishing company. I do social media and internal communications.

    • Maggie says:

      I do corporate comms as well for a financial services firm– mostly internal, with a little external. And I’m a former newspaper reporter.

  106. Erin says:

    Elementary School teacher.

  107. Julie says:

    I’m the Regional Director of Admission for a private University.

  108. Ellen says:

    Chef. Now working for a national nonprofit teaching low income families how to cook healthy meals on a food stamp budget.

    • Kopi-susu says:

      *ex* chef (20 years, more or less), last 15 years stay-at-home mom. OBVS I have been running our school lunch program, across two campuses, responsible for almost twice as many workers as any paying job I ever had….

  109. Kelly says:

    I’m an environmental consultant, specializing in compliance work (permits, plans, reports, audits, and other stay-out-of-trouble type stuff).

  110. Susan says:

    I’m a clinician turned care management executive at a regional managed care company

  111. Nancy Bestor says:

    Co-owner/co-operator of a travel store.

  112. Rae says:

    I’m an artist and art teacher – part-time now as I still have young children at home.

  113. Robin says:

    Professor of Psychology

  114. Anne says:

    I am a sales operations analyst. Basically I do Excel spreadsheets all day & produce beautiful dashboards.

  115. Andie says:

    I am a trust and estates attorney – yep another lawyer.

  116. M McCown says:

    I am a learning strategist and instructional designer working with companies throughout the US and abroad. Like a few others, I am incredibly fortunate to work from home in Arizona ( East coast transplant).

  117. Ellen says:

    Chef. Now working for a national nonprofit teaching low income families how to cook healthy meals on a foodstamp budget.

  118. Lak says:

    Corporate lawyer – I second the lawyer above who said ‘sigh’ 🙂

  119. Jo says:

    Stay at home Mom… PTSA Board officer, fundraiser for schools & sports teams, go to chaperone and volunteer for three schools, tutor for students.

  120. JSJ says:

    Government lawyer.

  121. Jst says:

    Technical writer for oil field equipment manufacturers.

    • Christine says:

      Also a tech writer (software though), adjunct professor, and aspiring metal-smith. (Just want to make enough from my jewelry to pay for my materials!)

  122. Lisa says:

    I am an fine artist/illustrator, freelance graphic & web designer – next week returning to school to study UX design.

  123. Tamara says:

    I’m a Pilates instructor and wellness coach

  124. Megan says:

    I’m an accountant who recently quit to be a stay at home mom for a little while.

  125. Lisa says:

    I’m an illustrator/fine artist, freelance graphic & web designer returning to school next week to study UX Design.

  126. Melissa says:

    Wow,lots of academics and librarians!

  127. Jamie says:

    Public librarian!

  128. Mary Alice says:

    This is so amazing, and inspiring! How I wish we could all be in the same room!

  129. Hannah says:


  130. Ashley says:

    High school English and journalism teacher

  131. Amy says:

    I’m a project manager at a translation agency.

  132. Lara says:

    I’m a marketing manager for a furniture company by day, working on plans to open my own brewery by night. Coveting a Barbour coat both day AND night.

  133. Lori says:

    attorney (partner at a mid-size law firm)

  134. Liz says:

    I work in marketing and communications for a public university.

  135. Melanie says:

    I’m a graduate student—but in a few months I will be a doctor (of philosophy)!

    • Laura says:

      Just finished my PhD in design history and material culture studies…looking for employment not in academia!

  136. Barb says:

    What a diverse and interesting group! I’m a writer and editor who encourages people to save lives by donating blood.

  137. Cindee says:

    Litigation paralegal

  138. Paige says:

    I run a non-profit program to improve women’s access to contraception.

  139. Jennifer says:

    Magazine publishing

  140. Deborah says:


  141. Ann says:

    I’m a stay-home mom…trying to decide what my second act should be.

  142. Danielle says:

    I’m a fundraiser for a large university

  143. Rosanne says:

    Marketing and communications consultant and freelance writer. And a mommy.

  144. KC says:

    Social work educator at a public university.

  145. Jill says:

    Production coordinator for children’s television.

  146. CB says:

    I’m a doctor

  147. Carol says:

    I own a large taxicab company.

  148. Kris says:

    I’m a medical proofreader

  149. Jess says:

    Divorce lawyer.

  150. Carrie says:

    Feeling unaccomplished compared to all above.
    I like my work though.

    • Meg says:

      Carrie, good bookkeepers make an organization run smoothly and are worth their weight in gold! Never sell yourself short, you’re a key member of your team – don’t forget that. (I’m a former bookkeeper, now a CPA). I like to say:”love and accounting make the world go around. we need love/passion to create organizations (businesses, families, etc) and we need accounting to keep score of it all”.

  151. Rebecca says:

    Legal news and currrnet awareness editor (lawyer by background).

  152. Kate says:

    I’m a social worker for a pediatric stem cell transplant program

  153. Sarah says:

    I’m a Brand Manager for a wine company by day and Director of Operations at home by night.

  154. Whitney says:


  155. Allie says:

    I’m a novelist.

  156. Tina says:

    I have a Vintage Store!

  157. Blue says:

    I’m a political fundraising consultant!

  158. Luc says:

    So many awesome women!
    I’m an historian and tenured academic at a university.

  159. Nessa says:

    Physics professor.

  160. Celeste says:

    Lawyer and law school professor.

  161. Krista says:

    High School English Teacher

  162. JP says:

    Academic Librarian 🙂

  163. karen says:

    i’m a retail merchandise planner, i’m in hard lines not fashion

  164. Flora says:

    Editor/writer of nonfiction children’s books

  165. Rachael says:


  166. Karen says:

    Former mathematician, current stay at home mom and school volunteer.

  167. MC859 says:

    Technical writer for a large tech company headquartered in silicon valley. Lucky to work from a home office in a flyover state.

  168. Ann says:

    I diagnose cancer and other things under the microscope.

  169. Anne says:

    Communications consultant to the federal government.

  170. Ruth Harris says:

    NYT and Amazon bestselling author. Former publisher and editor.

  171. Hannah says:

    Installation and performance artist and tailor.

  172. Mrs. C says:


  173. Amy says:

    I work in a test kitchen!

  174. Dana says:

    Marketing freelancer and metalsmith (handmade jewelry)

  175. AnneL says:

    I write, direct and run a college program in comedy.

  176. Sara Bee says:

    Non-profit project manager at an educational organization that trains educators to make history relevant to students’ own choices today as they shape history.

  177. Rayne of Terror says:

    Part-time attorney in a farmer-focused civil practice.

  178. Erica says:

    I’m a program director at the NIH.

  179. tiffanyc says:

    I own a French pastry shop.

  180. Rosie says:

    Own a restaurant.

  181. Lee says:

    I work on emerging markets product strategy for a big technology company.

  182. Rebecca says:

    I work in international public health and human rights.

  183. Melissa says:

    I’m late to this party, but I’m an author. (Who loves your blog.)

  184. amanda says:

    creative director + graphic designer

  185. Leslie says:

    CPA and Corporate Controller of a multinational management consulting firm.

  186. Emily says:

    I work for a humanities fellowship program at a university. BTW, I’m 29 but this is the best style blog whether or not one is a “certain age.”

  187. Beckie says:

    Editor of a gardening magazine in Canada

  188. Susan says:

    I am the marketing, media content & creative services manager at a mid-size law firm (but I really want to do what you do:)

  189. Judy says:

    I am an RN (cardiology) now working sane hours in clinical research.

  190. Kelley says:

    OB/GYN in private practice

  191. Erika says:

    Behavioral safety consultant. Job described by my husband as “travel around the country and tell people what to do.” Pretty much!

  192. Judi says:

    I’m a strategic planning/advancement consultant for small businesses and NFPs.

    Kim, this is amazing. Now, how do you connect those of us looking for professionals in various spheres with those of us working in those spheres? There’s a challenge!

  193. Trixie says:

    Television writer.

  194. Samantha says:

    I’m a photo producer 🙂

  195. c.w. says:

    writer who occasionally edits for friends (what a great group of women!)

  196. Marianne says:

    I’m a producer, digital host and “lifestyle expert” (their words, not mine!) for a major cable television company.

  197. Frances says:

    I underwrite small business loans for a West Coast regional bank.

  198. Daffodil says:

    I’m a freelance promotional writer/proofreader. I started my career as a copywriter, at ad agencies and in-house outfits, but I think my true calling is proofreading.

  199. Anne says:

    I own a small boutique pr agency.

  200. Amanda says:

    Project manager at a state department of education, focused on turning around low-performing schools and districts.

  201. Danielle says:

    I’m a public librarian in the far corner of the northwest.

  202. Courtney says:

    Full time nursing student, part time call specialist at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

  203. KimFrance says:

    THIS IS SO FASCINATING. You guys are fantastic.

  204. Heather says:

    I moved to NYC 18 years ago because as a teenager I was obsessed with Sassy and wanted to be a fashion writer/editor. I made my way through a number of Hearst and Conde Nast publications, but ended up in luxury copywriting sort of by accident. I stayed because, frankly, it pays more than magazines. You have long been an inspiration to me. Thank you.

  205. JW says:

    I’m a business researcher/analyst. Shout out to all the librarians!

  206. laurajeanorama says:

    I’m a freelance video editor and independent filmmaker in Memphis TN.

  207. Gleemonex says:

    YA novelist, fitness blogger, and SAHM … who just discovered about three dozen alternate careers in reading this thread!

  208. kayerikson says:

    I am a preschool teacher,/director graduate student and a mom

  209. Frances says:

    This is fabulous and fascinating!
    I’m the Director of Admissions & Placement and de facto Alumnae Coordinator for a small k-8 girls’ school.

  210. Michelle says:

    I’m a program manager at Google working in maps

  211. Jane says:

    I do sales for an international luxury hotel group.

  212. deborah says:

    I’m an appellate public defender

  213. Stephanie says:

    I’m a university professor — 19th century literature and art. I wish I could spend a day in the (undoubtedly very stylish) shoes of everyone on this list!

  214. SB says:

    So fun to read! I’m a federal investigator.

  215. mlinky says:

    Construction attorney.

  216. Robin says:

    I write and produce promos for a major cable network

  217. Meegs says:

    Freelance writer.

  218. Debra says:

    I work in state government – program administrator for the Medicaid program.

  219. Ellen says:

    Event Planner for a multidisciplinary grantmaker.

  220. Eve Lando says:

    I’m in finance – municipal credit research for an asset manager.

  221. Erin says:

    I am a project manager. I used to work in the medical device industry, but I left a year and a half ago to work in a nonprofit. Now I help academic and clinical investigators translate their research into products.

  222. Margaret says:

    Custom picture framer/photo book designer

  223. Henny says:

    I’m a pharmacist and adjunct asst. professor of pharmacy

    I love MTM!

  224. AnneMarie says:

    Recovering high school English teacher,
    now stay at home mom, sometimes proofreader/ editor for friends in a fix.

  225. Aileen says:

    adjunct instructor / grad student.

  226. junglesiren says:

    Owner/designer Whore de Culture…. whoredeculture.com

  227. Jill says:

    Director of communication at a major modern and contemporary art museum.

    And I love your blog!

  228. JP says:

    I work as an environmental engineer. By the way, this table shows percent distribution of employment by sector in the U.S.: http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_table_201.htm, and this link describes each sector: http://www.bls.gov/iag/tgs/iag_index_naics.htm. You can tell that the Bureau of Labor Statistics started in the late 1800s because some of the job groupings are just plain odd!

  229. Nikki says:

    I’m an editor at a major global news organization, running coverage of work and employment.

  230. Emily says:

    I’m a television writer– comedy. Love this blog so much! Thank you!

  231. Susan says:

    Geriatrician and Hospice and Palliative Care at the University of Cincinnati. Fashion cripple.

    • Susanna says:

      Umm… What exactly is a fashion cripple?

      And thank you for your work. My mom is currently in in-patient hospice care, and the work you all do is invaluable beyond words.

  232. kylie sachs says:

    CFO of a health care company; mom of two; author of two blogs including a menu planning site http://savegourmet.com/; I love your site!

  233. MJ says:

    Former UN Officer – now SAHM and PT writer. I must say this is one of the most inspiring group of women I have read about in a long time – Kim, you attract all sorts of smart and accomplished women and I love how many librarians read your blog!

  234. MarieP says:

    Speech-language pathologist. I work for a public school district and if you want to work in the public schools but don’t want to “teach”, per se, this is the way to go. Good money for 194 days, too. Love this roll call; great to see such career diversity!

  235. Christina says:

    I am into how little this crowd is involved in fashion by day, but loves this blog.

    I’m an attorney and aspiring federal prosecutor.

  236. AmyM says:

    Freelance writer/editor since June. Before that, in-house copywriter for various corporate and nonprofit entities. Have been watching MTM from the beginning on Hulu. It’s magic!

  237. Stephanie L says:

    Government relations here (policy analyst/lobbyist), focusing on healthcare issues.

  238. MC says:

    The readers of this site would make one hell of a “Lean-In” group!

  239. Lois says:

    So fascinating! I’m a freelance editorial art director and co-owner of an online cookie company.

  240. mvan says:

    I live in Canada and work for the largest bank in project management.
    I am extremely impressed by the earlier posts. What an amazingly varied bunch we are..

  241. FM says:

    I’m in historic preservation, working for an architecture firm researching old buildings and figuring out how to save them.

  242. Jamie says:

    I’m a lot of things: for work and joy, I’m a teaching artist/arts integration curriculum specialist, adjunct faculty in an education department, teen/YA library assistant substitute, running coach, and additionally, for even more joy but less or no money, I’m an artist, writer, mom, dog parent, goofball.

  243. Ashley says:

    Theater/Special Events Manager in New York!

  244. AK says:

    I manage global programs for a (large) corporate foundation.

  245. Bex says:

    Medical editor for a radiology journal. It isn’t exciting, but they pay me well enough and I get to work from home full time.

  246. Colleen says:


  247. Reed says:

    immigration lawyer. work from home.

  248. Emily says:

    I’m a former lawyer, current president/majority owner of my family’s electrical contracting firm. I’m well known for being on construction sites in heels, a dress, hard hat & safety glasses while climbing a ladder.

  249. Victoria says:

    I’m a full-time editor and very part-time writer (your blog is very inspiring as I try to make this more full-time). I used to work in traditional book publishing. Now I edit client communications for a global financial company.

  250. C.Michol says:

    I’m a newspaper columnist.

  251. lg says:

    Freelance Graphic Designer but evolving into Events Management (going to school now, so excited to be back), previously a professional artist and arts volunteer

  252. Christina says:

    Music publicist

  253. Kitty says:

    Freelance advertising copywriter.

  254. KitKatMeow says:

    Chief compliance officer of a broker-dealer trading firm – so not sexy… which is why I love/need your posts!

  255. Valerie says:

    I’m a Retail Research Specialist and for a financial securities firm

  256. Abbie says:

    Former magazine editor in chief. Remember magazines? Now Sr. Content Mgr at a software startup.

  257. Julie says:

    I`m an HR Business Partner

  258. What fun to scroll through and see who all of these like-minded people are in their *real* lives!

    I write and illustrate children’s books.

  259. Carolyn says:

    I’m a freelance editor and journalist.

  260. Radmom says:

    I’m a Neuroradiologist and a mom to 6 kids. Your posts are my little afternoon break:)

  261. MEO says:

    Clinical psychologist and bioethics professor and busy mom

  262. BethKC says:

    I am Director of Insights at a shopper marketing agency (aka, I figure out ways to get people to buy stuff they don’t need)

  263. Anna says:

    I’m a writer/creative planner for a global design team.
    What a fantastic group of women. Thanks Kim!

  264. Jennifer says:

    I’m an Executive Assistant and a PhD candidate.

  265. Meg says:

    I’m a corporate CPA (the only tax return I touch is my own).

    I love this blog! Kim, you and the wonderful ladies that reply to you inspire me to enjoy fashion, and give me the courage to say “yeah, I’m 49, but I’ll wear whatever I like”.

  266. Elizabeth says:

    Marketing consultant, brand strategist and qualitative researcher!

  267. joan maloney says:

    chicago based real estate attorney!

  268. Martina says:

    Director of Operations for a clinical research group (in psychiatry) at a large academic medical center. We run national and international clinical trials.

  269. Kathy says:

    Former government nutritionist. Stay-at-home mom for the last couple of decades. I love your posts.

  270. Frances says:

    Y’all are awesome. I’m a software tech at a utility company.

  271. Jenna says:

    I’m an Interior Designer, though I’ve always secretly wanted to be a librarian. I love how many I’m seeing here!

  272. christa says:

    I’m an interior designer – I design offices and restaurants and hotels. I love your blog, Kim!

  273. Nancy Rizk says:

    I’m a Project Manager at an advertising agency in Seattle.

  274. Kim T says:

    I’m Manager of Facilities Planning for an academic health system

  275. Alison says:


  276. Annie says:

    I recruit Engineers for a video game company and am a mom of two.

  277. joannawnyc says:

    Writer/editor (books & magazines), co-founder of small e-commerce business, part-time librarian, wife, mom, attempting to launch on podcast on friendship and race (but having to take time off to deal with health and life).

  278. kate says:

    Inspired by my accomplished fellow followers! Now: a privacy/social media lawyer. I’ve also been: a hostess, bartender, cleaning lady, waitress, chambermaid, Pan Am flight attendant, babysitter, convention product “model,” temp worker and punk band manager.

  279. ElyseC. says:

    I work for a music publisher and do music licensing – mostly for Theater. My mission is to create a ROCK MUSICAL EMPIRE with our artists/catalog. Contact me if you have any cool ideas. Serious. It’s all about relationships and collaboration 🙂

    • RJS says:

      I agree about collaboration and community. Which is why, in my response, I reached out for advice/assistance. No one makes in on their own.

  280. Amy says:

    Librarians represent! I’m a taxonomist for an e-com tech company.

  281. Aimee says:

    I have a techie kind of job (software support, data management) although I am not in at IT department. I work for an electric utility company.

  282. Jonesy says:

    This is a fascinating read! Like many others, I’m a professor at a university: I’m a social scientist who does research on violence and victimization among adolescents and young adults.

  283. Susan says:

    I am a French professor in a small liberal arts college.

  284. JEH says:

    I’m an art conservator at a large research library. I fix the old books.

  285. Heather says:

    TV writer/producer!

  286. Lori says:

    Assistant Professor of Public Health at a graduate school of public health.

  287. Ellen says:

    I manage partnerships for an online company that does medical bill negotiation for consumers.

    I have also been: a gas attendant, telemarketer (oh high school..), waitress, retail, ER triage/clinical assistant, and software implementation and account manager.

  288. Norine says:

    Director, Telecommunications Company. Basically I negotiate agreements.

  289. RJS says:

    Kim, I hope that you don’t mind me asking your savvy readers for assistance. Today’s topic prompted my request. I’m a freelance writer, who would appreciate advice on marketing myself. I’m still struggling with the business aspects, like many creative people. And I don’t have a big budget. Thanks.

  290. Aother Mary says:

    I am a paralegal fighting all forms of employment discrimination. It’s been my only job for the past 28 yrs.

  291. Liza says:

    I produce branded entertainment with a side hustle as a contributing writer for a millennial parenting site (posing, since I’m a Gen X-er).

  292. Kirstjen says:

    I run the workers compensation department for Cook County (Chicago) government employees.

  293. Renae says:

    I work in ethics compliance for a cancer research organization.

  294. Mae says:

    Retired (recently) real estate finance slave.

  295. Rebecca says:

    Stay-at-home mom/freelance writer/former magazine editor…

  296. Flying Mermaid says:

    This is so interesting, I’m surprised you never did it before!

    I’m a writer, living alone in a castle on a mountain in the desert. And I’m over 60, so there. I never leave the compound or wear clothes, but I love your blog anyway. So much for that “certain age”!

  297. Ritu says:

    I manage application support and quality assurance for a software company.

  298. Professor of Art & Fashion at the university level

  299. Anne says:

    Monitoring and advising on the independence and efficiency of judicial systems for an international organisation. The replies in this thread make for a facinating read!!

  300. monika says:

    Such an interesting thread!

    Tech entrepreneur – my company builds mobile and digital products for museums and arts & culture orgs.

  301. Zim Loy says:

    I’m the editor of a regional lifestyle and design magazine.

  302. Lisa says:

    Epidemiologist focusing on infectious disease outbreak investigations. And mum of three littles.

  303. Rachel says:

    Wow, only one other engineer on here with this many comments?!? I’m an aerospace engineer working on NASA systems. I used to be a thermal engineer on the space shuttle orbiters and now I am an environmental controls and life support (ECLS) engineer for the international space station!

  304. Ashley says:

    Fundraiser for an international preservation org. (Home sick today but got a little lift from reading all these interesting responses, so thanks!)

  305. Amy in StL says:

    I’m an environmental engineer for the federal government. I’ve loved reading what everyone does for a living!

  306. CK says:

    Civil rights attorney

  307. Francine says:

    Love this!

    I am CEO/Founder of my own marketing communications company!

  308. MarieM says:

    Writer. Two books. Drafting a proposal for the third. 🙂

  309. Lori L. says:

    Longtime copy editor, occasional personal chef; several years in San Francisco’s “artisan” chocolate industry.

  310. SSC says:

    I work in public health to advance policies and practices that keep communities healthy and safe in the first place

  311. Eloise says:

    A (very reluctant) lawyer trying to figure out what I want to be “when I grow up.”

    • Kay says:

      Me too! Changed venue from NYC to Paris for inspiration and hopefully a new beginning.

    • Kay says:

      Me, too! Changed venue from NYC to Paris for inspiration and a new beginning.

    • Ann says:

      I was a lawyer and retired a few months ago, I never did figure out an alternative and worked for Legal Aid for many years so never made a lot of money either. Now I am a photographer, reader and writer and enjoying life.

  312. Liesl says:

    Gah, I’ll own up. Clothing designer.

  313. Abbey says:

    Private Chef & Pilates Instructor. I own my own catering company.

  314. Stephanie says:

    Urban planner, mostly transit (with dreams of being a cheesemonger). So interesting to see what everyone does!

  315. April says:

    I’m a professor of economics at University of Toronto and spent last year on sabbatical at NYU. Your blog was perfect for giving me new places to visit and things to do while I was there. I miss being in the city!

    I’m so interested in the group of readers and their professions. I loved the MTM show when I was a kid, though I never really thought that I wanted her job – I just wanted to be her: an independent woman living on her own and making her way in the world.

  316. Rochelle says:

    Another librarian! Consultant/researcher in the pharma industry.

  317. papersitter says:

    I’m a Project Manager in the construction industry. My part time gig is as an online tutor/editor for college freshman English classes – usually Comp & Rhetoric type classes, but the occasional poetry class.

  318. Jill says:

    I am an interior designer in San Francisco.

    I LOVE this blog- thank you Kim!

  319. Kim says:

    I’m a social media consultant with a focus in government and politics.

  320. CPR says:

    Physician (medical oncologist) in an academic medical center. Love this blog

  321. Becky says:

    I’m an editorial/production project manager at an educational publishing company.

    Love the blog and love this idea!

  322. Leah says:

    This is a first that I’m responding to any forum, but I’m completely enthralled by this list of amazing women!
    What I “do” is check my sanity, my ego and my intentions daily, and hopefully live with some grace and peace for myself and those with whom I’m in contact. I work as a professional makeup artist- TV, film, private clients, photography… which is how I landed on this fabulous blog. 🙂

    • Brett says:

      So surprised the beauty industry wasn’t more represented! But Leah, loved your comment about “checking the ego…”, etc. I too am a makeup artist in NYC for the past 20 yrs. for fashion, advertising, models, photography. What an amazing ride I (have had & continue to have) and am so grateful for the places I’ve been & people I have met along the journey. Oh, side hustle is gemstone jewelry- 9 years with that!

  323. Erika says:

    I’m a financial analyst/portfolio manager at a money management company in Greenwich CT 3 days a week and a mom to 2 great girls (10, 13).

  324. Kris says:

    I manage an engineering team at a tech startup in Australia called Canva.

  325. Debra K says:

    Chef. Own my own restaurant.

  326. Katie says:

    I’m an Urban Planner with a specialization in Historic Preservation

  327. Lauri says:

    I am a professional organizer, author and ½ of The Organazm Ladies! And I love GOACA!

  328. Karen Kay says:

    Mostly laundry…and some writing and research.

  329. Lesley says:

    Retired secondary school counsellor

  330. Cindy says:

    Airline pilot and Human Factors/Safety Facilitator – I’d choose the RayBans!

  331. Meg says:

    I am a food scientist who specializes in organic food ( beverage development) Some of my ‘babies’ have gone on to be bought up by big national food companies and are now on shelves everywhere.

  332. Caitlin says:

    I’m an engineer – artificial intelligence and controls. The official office uniform in Silicon Valley is ratty t-shirts and sneakers…

  333. Chris S. says:

    This is so cool and interesting. I love how so many wear several hats. I’m a professional procrastinator (my excuse is my 5-year-old daughter) and a freelance editor/journalist specializing in travel, food and other lifestyle topics.

  334. Karla says:

    I work in public health and manage a team that provides training and coaching to healthcare providers in low income communities.

  335. Lesa says:

    Defense analyst (as in, DoD, not Perry Mason)

  336. TucsonDiva says:

    WOW!! This is so cool! Mary Richards would be proud of her progeny, and I am delighted to be in such amazing company!!

  337. Jax says:

    Project manager for top Silicon Valley consumer tech company.

  338. Debra K says:

    Been a chef for 25 years – own my own restaurant.

  339. Heather says:

    Copywriter for an arts and crafts magazine publisher by day, freelance writer by night. So… I’m a writer, essentially!

  340. Kristen says:

    I work in financial services marketing at a major bank in New York City where we help companies around the world list their shares to trade on stock exchanges beyond those in their home countries. Manage a department of four.

    And am a proud girl of a certain age.

  341. Laurie says:

    I write and edit book reviews.

  342. CCM says:

    I’m a public policy researcher/advocate at a national workers’ rights organization.

  343. Julie says:

    I am a substitute teacher and work part-time as a Direct Support Professional where I support a woman with developmental and intellectual disabilities with activities in the community through a non-profit. I am a woman with a JD and an MFA with diagnoses of depression, anxiety and ADHD. It took me a long time to stop feeling like a failure and to accept my limitations because I am as smart as all of you and just as ambitious, but now my committment is to removing the stigma from mental illness. Peace out, y’all.

  344. Stylish Exec says:

    I’m an executive at a film studio.

  345. Amanda says:

    Such a great thread!!

    I am an HR professional who administers accommodation processes in accordance with the ADA and the FEHA laws

  346. Deri says:

    Social worker

  347. LTH says:

    I’m an environmental engineer for the federal government in Chicago.

  348. Page says:

    Banking full time and wedding photography part time

  349. SCM says:


  350. Kirsten says:

    Founder of my own user experience consulting company.

  351. mk says:

    Website manager/developer in the City of London /e-commerce.
    Any other Londoners out there, I wonder?

  352. AC says:

    I run an audio publishing imprint that makes audio entertainment, GraphicAudio. Love getting your emails and reading your blog. Thank you for what you do.

  353. mooncat says:

    utilities (like in a chemical plant or refinery) engineer

  354. My background is in textile technology and design. I jumped ship from corporate in 2008 and founded and co-founded two web-based businesses that year that sell custom non-toxic home furnishings.
    http://www.eklahome.com and http://www.fabricadabra.us

  355. Jane says:

    I own and buy for a men’s clothing store.

  356. JP says:

    I homeschool my kids and run a faith-based non profit. How cool to see the diversity of readers!

  357. Stefanie says:

    I am a Global Talent Acquisition Specialist for a very cool brand that designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide.

  358. Lesa says:

    Defense analyst (DoD, not Perry Mason)

  359. Alexandra says:

    I’m a textile and interior designer and a daily reader of your blog.

  360. RJ says:

    Closing Coordinator at a real estate law firm.

  361. Dusa says:

    Former full-time Production Scheduler & Manager. Now part-time Marketing Co-ordinator & Process Improvement for the same mid-sized mfg facility. My choice and couldn’t be happier.

  362. Corrin says:

    I head the marketing department at an indie publisher.

  363. stebba says:

    IT Security Engineer

  364. Maureen says:

    I’m a human being. No one pays me to do anything.

  365. WDC says:

    I’m a diplomat.

  366. Anne says:

    Executive Director at a non-profit

  367. Pamela says:

    Curatorial Assistant at a small but extra cool art museum.

  368. Miren says:

    Small Contact Center Manager in the Basque Area in Spain. Amazing answers!

  369. Amy says:

    I work in sales for a higher-ed book/software publisher. I used to work in editorial in our Boston office, but took the sales gig last year and moved back to my home state of Florida. My customers are (often quirky) academics, and they are (mostly) a delight. Adore your blog!

  370. Muireann says:

    I’m a journalist, part of the time for a magazine with a distinctive golden border on the cover, and I write narrative nonfiction about public health and science.

  371. OS says:

    Consultant and trainer in a mature start up – I create materials train business and technology teams on how to integrate with our software solution. My customers are sometimes nerds, sometimes executives, and my coworkers are the coolest.

  372. Lynn in Tucson says:

    Jewish community professional, Arts & Culture.

  373. Andree says:

    I’m an interior designer in Austin, TX. I love your site!

  374. JES says:

    Author events coordinator at an independent bookstore outside Boston MA

  375. EJ says:

    Marketing Consultant for the Entertainment industry

  376. CR says:

    I’m account manager/web development team manager at a boutique digital marketing and communications agency in Seattle. In a former life I was a journalist and magazine editor.

    Love seeing all these varied professions, and so much commonality!

  377. CJ says:

    Great thread … my favorite blog.
    physician (hospitalist and palliative care doc)hope to start an animal rescue/sanctuary once kids are out of the house …

    • JD says:

      Same here!
      Palliative care physician, former hospitalist, animal lover who is constantly trying to convince our Director of Infection Control that it’s low risk to have patients’ dogs visit them in the hospital (assuming no isolation issues).

  378. Windy Chien says:

    I’m a wood carver, macrame artist, and product designer. On the side I’m a tech consultant for app developers.

  379. Annie says:

    Senior High School teacher of English.

  380. Meredith says:

    I’m an assistant dean at a law school. This thread (and this blog) is fascinating.

  381. Lynda says:

    artist (painter) and real estate investor

  382. Brandy says:

    Full time mama of 2 toddlers. Part time pizza driver (don’t scoff y’all, the pay’s way better you think. Flexible hours, tax free tips). I have a BFA in sculpture, and my husband is a teacher, we’re making it work. When the kids go to school, it’ll be my turn.

  383. Catherine says:

    Novelist – creative writing professor – translator (English > French) 2 daughters out of the house. Wow! I love the variety of the answers!

  384. Myrna says:

    I’m a graduate student in textile design.

  385. Robbi says:

    In-house lawyer for a grocery chain. I specialize in pharmacy. It’s a blast!

  386. AMC says:

    I’m a professional costume and scenic designer for theatre, opera, and dance.

  387. kelly says:

    I sell drugs (pharmaceuticals) while getting my Master’s degree to be a School Psych. Love your site!

  388. Grace says:

    I’m director of marketing for a software developer, with writing as my base skill. Also mom of one.

  389. Nan says:

    I’m a painter (fine art). And wow, there is serious professional clout in your audience!

  390. Nikki says:

    Freelance digital project manager/editor.

  391. Grenadine says:

    A bit late on the response here, love this thread. I’m an independent journalist and writer. Have done many things in life but this is where I finally landed. Love your site and your cool audience!

  392. Megan says:

    I’m editor of a decidedly non-fashion conscious magazine (unless you’re talking plaid flannel shirts).

  393. Marielle says:

    Really fun to read through this thread! I’m a botanist and writer connecting urbanites to nature. Love this blog – thanks Kim!

  394. Susan W says:

    Thanks all you cool women who posted! Fascinating. By day I’m a grant/loan/development incentives administrator for environmentally contaminated property (I help non-polluters clean up stuff so property can be reused). By night my artsy lady side comes out and I am a grant writer and exhibit and programming planner for arts and humanities non-profits, and I blog about the virtues of interesting, relevant communities.

  395. jessv says:

    I’m a digital strategist with a heavy focus in ecommerce – so I spend all day looking at online shopping sites, blogs and so on.

  396. Cait says:

    I’m a physical therapist! I do both orthopedic and neurologic rehabilitation.

  397. janisemarie says:

    international news editor

  398. Natasha says:

    Technical director at a software company. Mom of one. Love this blog and this thread — thanks, Kim!

  399. Mamavalveeta03 says:

    Now? Searching for a meaningful job. In the past, counselor of juvenile delinquent teenage boys in a group home, in-home family therapist, costumed interpreter at the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, KY, Even Start literacy specialist, Bobbi Brown makeup artist, luxury home goods retail sales…I’ve done it all!

  400. Michelle says:

    Admissions/Communications coordinator at an international school.

  401. caroline says:

    Artist and designer.
    Worked for many years as a textile designer specializing in home furnishings. Now I have a couple of kids and I do illustration and paint “what I want want too”which is such a joy.

  402. pamb says:

    I’m in retail! I have to admit I was surprised not to see many (any?) in the fashion/retail field in the comments.

    I’m at the store level, and am currently a part time salesperson in the suburbs for a large ‘specialty’ store that many people would consider a department store. I’ve been a department manager in a large city for a different high end specialty store as well as an assistant store manager for a high end European fashion house.

    I still love to read magazines, currently, O, Vogue, Women’s Health, Self because my Lucky subscription transferred to it, T & C and Redbook. Tell Tribeca Mom!

    I read tons of blogs, including Racked, Into the Gloss, Man Repeller, Rachel Zoe and Pure Wow.

    My husbands jokes that I work part time and manage my reading part time!

  403. Mimi says:

    Love that! I manage my reading and podcasts too. I was Fashion Editor at the daily paper in the country’s second largest city, then moved into arts and feature writing there. I had been a magazine feature writer before that (Allure, Vogue, GQ, NYT, etc.). Now I’m retired and living in a gorgeous Rocky Mountain ski town where I pursue outdoor activities that make my endorphins kick in, and lead a discussion group about longform TV series at the local library.

    What a terrific, varied group of women here!

  404. Anne says:

    Currently software implementation consultant by day; photographer and classical musician on the side.

  405. I’m a NOVELIST/SCREENWRITER/sometimes freelance ad copywriter. *WAVES HELLO TO THE LIBRARIANS!”

  406. Elaine says:

    Immigration lawyer, and love this area of practice.

    • Mamavalveeta03 says:

      My daughter in DC volunteers for immigration lawyers, translating Spanish in INS holding facilities. Important work you do!

  407. Musician — though currently putting my son through college by designing websites. Love this list.

  408. laurarita says:

    I’m a retired television post production supervisor with a closet full of expensive work clothes that I never wear
    anymore. I just can’t stop watching fashion even though I have to ask myself ” Where would I wear that ” before I buy. It’s in my blood.

    • Maggie M says:

      Recently retired after 18 years as admin asst to supt of schools. Before: advertising, PR, retailing – from buyer to group manager. Just started two businesses: editing (not writing) college essays and selling my pen & ink botanical drawings. Wish me luck! Wearing PJ’s as I write but can’t get the fashion out of my soul. BTW I’m 67 and when not in PJ’s wear what I want. Following Kim since the 1st edition of Lucky (but not a stalker.) Regards to all!

  409. Meredith says:

    I’m a fundraiser a small college within the University of Toronto

  410. Stefani says:

    I work for Benefit cosmetics. I create training programs and materials for our field employees in the US. Mainly I focus on our Sephora channel as they are the one with the most education programs.

  411. ANN SHURE says:

    After two other careers, and raising three children, I have reinvented myself as a ceramicist. I’m absolutely loving it!

  412. Melinda says:

    I work for a nonprofit that focuses on adolescent sexual health – access to care, education, etc. I do a hodge-podge of things: grant writing, conference planning, data- and info-gathering, editing. (And I live in a southern state, so this is not a controversial topic at all. :))

  413. Yoshiko says:

    Music therapist & closed caption editor.

  414. Michelle says:

    Executive assistant in telecommunications.

  415. Lori says:

    Strategic Performance Analyst, though started out in marketing for a publishing company. Funny how careers can morph like that 🙂

  416. TK says:

    Operations Mgr. – Sports broadcasting network

  417. Amy in CA says:

    I design field trips in a museum with an incredible team. Never a dull day. I think teachers and librarians push the limits of what is radical. Woot!

  418. Kathryn says:

    Text and trade book designer

  419. Rachel says:

    I’m a clergywoman. Formerly a parish minister and hospital chaplain and now work with individuals and groups to reflect on and clarify end-of-life values.

  420. Sarah Anne says:

    I grow weed in the “emerald triangle”. And no I don’t fit the profile.

  421. Maryse says:

    I loved reading all of the comments! Ok I skimmed a bit. Formerly a cancer research project manager. Now I provide quality assurance and data management services to the pharmaceutical industry.

  422. kathyj says:

    Manufacturing program manager (= Chemical Engineer + MBA) at a pharma company and frazzled mother of almost 6 month old twins.

  423. Diane says:

    A bit late to the party but wanted to add: I am the President of an all-women wealth management firm. Pretty traditional stuff but our mission is to help women get smart(er) about money.

    Love to read all these comments and hear from such uniformly kickass women!

  424. Diane says:

    A little late to the party but wanted to add: I am the President of an all-women wealth management firm. Pretty traditional stuff but our mission is to help women get smart(er) about money.

    Love to read all the comments and hear from such uniformly kickass women!

  425. angie says:

    Coordinator of Native Recruitment at public university and PhD candidate defending dissertation next month.

  426. jacqueline says:

    I’m a fashion historian, and currently manage a fashion study collection at a college.

  427. Nancy says:

    I am a Center Manager for an Education Research group at the University of Washington

  428. EK says:

    I’m an IT Project Mgr at a large Information Services company.

  429. Natalie says:

    Work in the Media Unit for a police force and absolutely adore my job.

  430. Nicky says:

    Preschool teacher in an urban Headstart program

    • Tiffanie says:

      Preschool teacher, too (3-year-olds, my midlife career change)! And freelance editor for nonprofits (my first career).

  431. Cindy says:

    I’m a magazine editor in Aspen, Colo.

  432. mlinky says:

    I wish the comment section had a “like” button. I would like all the comments.

  433. Christine says:

    I work at a museum in Los Angeles

  434. Ann says:

    Writer for international news network by day, wedding photographer by night (/weekend).

  435. ohnomyboots says:

    Mom & COO of a small merchant bank in nyc.

  436. Carol says:

    Captain of a Ship Assist Tug Boat.

  437. Carol says:

    Captain of a Ship Assist Tug Boat

  438. Jo says:

    Aerospace engineer in Arizona, catching up on my blog reading – I agree that the MTM I grew up on would be proud of the careers listed here!

  439. Christy D says:

    I’m a social worker and therapist in the acute psychiatric unit at a hospital. Also do psych ER assessments on the side.

  440. Tiffany S. says:

    I’m an Industrial Hygienist/ Health & Safety Officer.

  441. Farha says:

    I’m a professor of sociology.
    I teach sociology of consumption(food, fashion and critical perspectives).

  442. Sarah says:

    Hey, thanks for asking! I’m the Director of Development for a nonprofit organization devoted to community revitalization.

  443. I’m a baker, blogger and freelancer! I have a 3 year old son. I am 39! I subscribed to Sassy and was very happy to find this blog. All I had to do was google Kim France. ^__^ My older sister had the very first issues and they are so clear in my mind, even today. I found Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, that Charlie Brown tshirt, Evan Dando … um Keanu Reeves. All through Sassy. and so much more. It seems like a dream that Sassy even existed. I think I’d be a different person without having been exposed to it.

  444. Renette says:

    Senior Compensation Consultant in the health care industry.