Third Act with Liz Tinkham

The Voice with Angela Jones

Angela Jones learned early on how to use her voice to advocate for herself and others. She demonstrated her voice as educator, university senior administrator, and now CEO of Washington STEM, a nonprofit focused on equity and STEM education in Washington State.

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Liz Tinkham

Liz Tinkham is a dynamic leader and respected advisor to C-level executives on issues of technology, digital transformation, and leadership. Most recently, Liz served as Senior Managing Director at Accenture and a member of the firm’s Global Leadership Council (the top 0.02% of leaders). Today, she serves on the Board of Directors of particle.io, and Athena Alliance, Inc. The Third Act is Liz’s first podcast where she examines how both women and men have discovered passion and new meaning in the “Third Act” of their lives, after their big career has come to a close.

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The Voice with Angela Jones

Third Act with Liz Tinkham

Angela Jones learned early on how to use her voice to advocate for herself and others. Starting in the education space, Angela challenged herself and her community to find a solution for permanent systemic change, giving access to all people regardless of generational or geographical barriers.

She demonstrated her voice as educator, university senior administrator, and now CEO of Washington STEM, a nonprofit focused on equity and STEM education in Washington State. Angela’s voice led her to career success, but it has also helped to change the lives of thousands of kids across the state of Washington.

Listen to Angela speak about leading with impact and how her drive to help others is her primary motivator.

  • (00:18) Act .5: the English teacher and Toni Morrison
  • (03:26) Act 1: WSU English Lit and Teaching
  • (03:36) Working in Wapato
  • (05:51) Leading with impact, starting from home
  • (07:31) Extroversion and the aggressive, aggressive side
  • (09:45) Aspirations to achieve a doctorate degree
  • (11:33) Investing in education to become transformational
  • (15:06) Amplifying the voices and needs of others
  • (17:22) Becoming CEO facilitating major decisions
  • (20:37) Making the move from corporate education to nonprofit
  • (23:05) Overcoming generational and geographical barriers in education
  • (26:16) The Black Future Co-op Fund
  • (29:10) Being a good ancestor, the leading motivator behind every action
  • (30:00) Creating systemic impact through funding
  • (32:27) Talking to myself through blogging

Read Angela’s blog at www.ceoarj.com, or find out about the work she’s doing with Washington STEM at https://washingtonstem.org/. Hear more stories of people who found new meaning and fulfillment in the third act of their life on Liz Tinkham’s Third Act podcast at thirdactpodcast.com.

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