Francine Parham is the Founder and CEO of FrancineParham & Co. She focuses on female leadership and the advancement of professional women in the workplace. Having spent two decades in the corporate sector advancing to the position of a global vice-president in two Fortune 500 companies, she understands the importance of having the right skills (explicit and implicit) as well as the actions needed within an organization to achieve career success as a woman and woman of color herself. 

She is the co-author of the book, The Ultimate Career Pocket Guide. Also she is a contributing author to the The Memory Project, a book of collective coursework she participated in at the Columbia University Journalism School. Francine has written for various online platforms (e.g. Forbes, Huffington Post, Medium) and has been cited or recognized as a career expert in various published books. 

She holds two master's degrees. She graduated from Columbia University with her Master's of Science degree in Journalism as an Stabile Investigative Fellow. Her second degree is from the University of Illinois where she obtained her Master's of Arts degree in Labor and Industrial Relations. Visit for more information about her and her work.

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