These are the career stories of diverse individuals working in a variety of careers. Watch or read about what inspired them to pursue their career, what they were like growing up, what they love most about their career and more!

Marie Ako Gladeo
Gladeo reporter Katelyn interviews Marie about her career as a mechanical design engineer at Chevron. Marie also gives some really great advice for budding engineers in training.
Watch and listen to Matt Romero's career story and how he became Landscape Designer at Studio-MLA.  
Watch and listen to Joss Tillard-Gates's career story and how he became the Director of Community Affairs at Clark Construction.
Soma Mei Sheng Frazier is an East Coast Native living in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she presently serves as a 2017 San Francisco Library Laureate and final judge of the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. The daughter of a Chinese mother and a Texan father, she was raised in a biracial household in rural New Hampshire. From a young age, Soma found community and solace in literature. At the age of 18, she moved to California to attend Pomona College. Her award winning fiction chapbooks, Salve (Nomadic Press) and Collateral Damage: A Triptych (RopeWalk Press), have… Read More
Noelle Vest
Watch and listen to Noelle Vest's career story and how she became a Real Estate Representative at Metropolitan Water District.
Welcome to HireEd! This is a series brought to you by Propel LA, specifically for high school students to learn about and hear from professionals working in some of LA’s hottest emerging industries - all providing good wages, featuring local schools, and with career paths of community college or a four-year university.   This video features careers in the transportation industry: A&P Mechanic