Member Stories Articles

  • Spencer Lopez Volunteering

    Will This Ever End? By the end of October 2012, I had been searching for my next career for nearly 7 months. I can safely say that it felt more like 7 years. The optimism I felt when my journey first started had trickled away in a haze of cover letters and job applications that received no positive responses (or no response at all). And if my feelings of uselessness and depression at that time weren’t enough, Superstorm Sandy promptly came along and plunged my family into darkness…

  • ritesh speaking

    I have always dreamt of a world where one can do whatever one wants, consume whatever one wishes, live wherever one desires. Globalization makes it happen by ensuring freer movement of capital, merchandise and people across regions. Trade policy is one of the main tools that promotes this borderless world, and that’s the reason why it has always fascinated me. My first real exposure to trade policy was in 1991 when India started its economic reforms that opened the country to the…

  • davidhume-share

    Being blind since birth, I’ve faced struggles throughout my life – from interacting with people to establishing a career to using new technology. Rather than being discouraged and giving up, I used these challenges as inspiration and repositioned obstacles as opportunities. My passion is in recruiting. I’ve been a recruiter for more than 30 years, starting my career at a recruitment firm and now owning my own consultancy. I’ve worked hard and established meaningful…

  • kristina space

    As a child, I was the quintessential explorer. In the forest behind my house, I explored new territory as a frontierswoman living off the land and a geologist…

  • teepee projection mapping

    I love my job as a visual artist. My daily responsibilities and my professional goal is to create beautiful, exciting and cool artwork. When I was a child, I…

  • I think starting One Kings Lane was something that I was destined to do. Retail is in my blood. I grew up in a retail family and have worked in the retail…