Ep. 7 | Who Runs The World?

Three of my best friends are Engineers so I’m used to that, but how many of us can say we are friends with a NFL Cheerleader? Well I have been following and supporting Candess Correll from the jump and we finally get to sit down and talk about her intense career as a Redskins Cheerleader and Software Engineer. She’s a young black woman first. Tune in with me & Let’s get into it!!!

  • Intro – A Saturday with Candess
    • Road to the Pros
    • NFL Auditions
  • 15:40 – Are Cheerleaders Athletes Too?
    • With Grace & Grit
    • Pretty Privilege
  • 25:00 – Pressure to Perform
    • Balancing Life as a Black Engineer
    • Facing Common Stereotypes
    • Confidence is Key!
  • 30:45 – Life Happens to Women
    • Performing Pregnant
    • We STILL Have A Job To Do
    • Reaching Back in the Community
  • 36:00 – 2020 Vision
    • Career Goals & Aspirations
    • Leaders vs. Followers
    • Everybody Isn’t A Boss
  • 41:00 – Misconceptions About Pay
    • Money After Game Day
    • Benefits of Redskins Cheer
  • 45:00 – Corporate Girls Talk
    • Balancing Two Worlds
    • Dating A Professional Athlete
    • The Alpha Female
  • 52:30 – Game Round: This or That
  • 57:00 – Candess’s Final Rules To The Game
  • Outro – I Been On (Homecoming Live) by Beyoncé Knowles https://music.apple.com/us/album/i-been-on-homecoming-live/1459930448?i=1459930606

Thank you to our special guest!!!

Candess Correll –  Professional NFL Cheerleader & Software Engineer

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Directed & Produced by Damani Givens | Created & Hosted by Shannon Nichele