Episode 118: A Few Big Leaps
Interview with Becky Marcelliano
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Becky Marcelliano shares how she pivoted from working as an art teacher to working her way up to be a marketing manager in the outdoor industry (first Deuter, then Salomon). Her interview is full of tips for breaking into a new industry, but it’s also about her openness in the face of big life changes, living with chronic illness, and an omnipresent passion for lifting women up.
Featured in this episode: Becky Marcelliano
Hosted by Gale Straub
Music is by Lee Rosevere, Kai Engel, and Josh Woodward using CC by A license.
In this episode, you’ll hear:
- Becky’s transition from art teacher to marketing manager in the outdoor industry
- The benefits of dabbling in your interests outside of your current career
- Advice for making a big career leap
- What it’s like working a desk job in a big outdoor company
- The stigma of grappling with a mystery illness
- What Becky’s chronic illnesses have taught her about her health
- Why Becky is passionate about lifting up other women in her work and outdoor life
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Becky Marcelliano: Instagram
- Outdoor Industry Lady Leaders Meetup Group
- Women Who Hike
- Native Women’s Wilderness
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Becky in her Element
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