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Whitney Davis

Whitney Davis

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Whitney's work combines: Business, Technology, and Helping People

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Day In The Life

Sales Director

I manage a sales team that sells IT Training!

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    University of St Thomas

  • Graduate Degree

    Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

    University of St Thomas

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Sales Managers:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Business/Commerce, General

Graduate Degree: Business Administration and Management, General

Certification: Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Studied abroad in Ecuador and taught in a local school.

  • 2.

    Realized I had a passion for equity and education.

  • 3.

    So, I joined Teach for America and taught elementary school in the Bronx.

  • 4.

    To gain a broader perspective, I taught high school in Seoul, South Korea.

  • 5.

    I then went back to school to get more knowledge about educational leadership and policy.

  • 6.

    After researching education and developing innovative tools, I discovered my passion for technology.

  • 7.

    So, I searched for an e-learning company that improved access to knowlege and provided equity.

  • 8.

    Now I support the team that helps get our training into the hands of eager IT learners.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Society in general:

    You're too optimistic and change isn't possible.

  • How I responded:

    To overcome this noise, I had a grounded faith in my belief that change was possible and it was my duty to bring that enthusiasm and passion to others.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Ask a lot of questions, rely on your peers who have mentors and family who have "done this before." Keep your family in the loop and included. Share with them.