Work & Life Lessons Learned from the Peace Corps
Feb 12, 2016
Centerline’s Brenna Mickey & Lenae Boykin take a minute (or two) to reflect on their time in the Peace Corps (spoiler alert: they both served in the Peace Corps in Albania, at the same time), sharing with us how they’ve applied those lessons and learnings to their personal lives, as well as their careers here at Centerline.
In just a few short weeks, Brenna will be taking a leave of absence* from Centerline and journeying to Vanuatu as part of the Peace Corps Response Program, an initiative that matches skilled practitioners with cities and towns that have a specialized need. She’ll be using her immense talents as an interactive and web designer to create a website and newsletter for the Ministry of Sports and Youth in the capital city of Port Vila.
Keep an eye on our Snapchat (username: centerliners) and Instagram (@centerline) today as we send Brenna off in style.
*Much like the Terminator, Brenna WILL be back. After she finishes her assignment in Vanuatu, and enjoys some travel, she’ll be joining us back here at Centerline.
I started my career in technology and consumer public relations. For years, I managed global PR and sales teams, from Mexico City to Milan. I like to think I’m a good problem solver — I’m also a kickass speed-reader and I play a mean game of catch. I transitioned to marketing because I wanted to be more involved in the strategy behind the content, creative and messaging.
At Centerline, I work with incredibly smart, fun, talented and all-around-rad people that make me want to be MORE awesome every day. I work side-by-side with strategy, creative and project management teams to help define our clients’ short- and long-term needs and develop and execute communication strategies that support those business objectives and marketing goals.