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Racquel's work combines: Design, Technology, and Learning / Being Challenged

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Day In The Life

Vice President, eBusiness

Deliver and own digital capabilities that enable Travelers to be a customer-centric digital insurer

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Management Information Systems, General

    State University at Albany

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be an Information Technology Project Managers:

Bachelor's Degree: Management Information Systems, General

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Interned at a consulting firm through the INROADS program.

  • 2.

    Graduated college with a degree in Management Information Systems.

  • 3.

    Employed at a major consulting firm in NYC for several years, which allowed me to work within various industries. I started my career as developer then moved to project management.

  • 4.

    Recruited by a Fortune 500 company to work as an independent consultant. I spent several years being self-employed at this company.

  • 5.

    I got married and relocated from NYC to CT. I took a year off from work after having my first child.

  • 6.

    Re-entered the workforce as an independent consultant at a financial company in CT.

  • 7.

    I took eight months off after having my second child.

  • 8.

    Re-entered the workforce at Travelers. I started my career at Travelers in project management. I then took roles in strategy, product management and am currently in eBusiness.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Society in general:

    Technology is a male-dominated field and you should consider other disciplines.

  • How I responded:

    I focused on gaining experiences in competencies that I enjoyed and allowed me to learn. I realized that I shouldn’t expend energy trying to prove myself to others, but focus on improving myself. This mindset empowers you to control your career progression by being a continuous learner that always has fun.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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