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Yes, I Work From Home - April K Malone EPISODE 43, 17th June 2021
Creating a Culture of Community for Remote Workers, with Regina Uribe, Ep. 43
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Creating a Culture of Community for Remote Workers, with Regina Uribe, Ep. 43

Regina Uribe is a mom, wife, and ed tech professional who works from home by choice and necessity since Aug 2019. After working in higher education for almost 9 years, she started working remotely to be able to take care of her two kids and take her special needs daughter to therapy. For Regina, working from home provides the flexibility to not have to choose between her professional career and providing the care that her kids need. In this episode, she shares about how, in order to first make the switch from onsite to home, she leveraged her network within her workplace at a local university in Arizona to first find a different position within the same organization. Eventually, she transitioned to a start-up ed tech company that was fully remote with the headquarters based out of state. For childcare, she has a cousin who lives with them and cares for the children while Regina is working which has been a win-win situation for everyone involved.

In this episode, Regina speaks about her experience of onboarding into her current position just over a year ago, at the same time as a large number of other people, this shared experience really fostered a culture of community and communication. Now that some people are returning to the office, Regina and others are reminding everyone to be intentional about including those who are staying remote. When it comes to work-life balance, Regina is typically able to work a 9-5 schedule from her home office in her bedroom, with some longer days when she needs to leave for a bit to attend an appointment with her daughter.

You can find Regina at:

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reginaduran

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