Meet the Social Development Commission (SDC)’s Program Assistant Sharlisa Holloway:

How long have you worked at SDC?
I have worked at SDC for seven months.

What do you do at SDC?
I am a Program Assistant for SDC’s Career Services.

What motivates you? Why do you do this work?
My two biggest motivators are working together as a team and contributing toward something greater than myself. At SDC, I am constantly motivated by the highly collaborative environment. I am also motivated by SDC’s mission of empowering people with the resources to move beyond poverty.

Describe a time when you felt like your work at SDC made a difference in someone’s life:
When we have graduations for SDC’s Career Services programs, the clients speak so highly of their experiences. They say because of our support they are able to change their life for the better.

Lightning Round Questions

This is where it gets really fun as we get to learn more about the things our employees enjoy.

Dream vacation?
My dream vacation is Mozambique, Africa.

Most recent book you read:
Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger.

Favorite movie?
My favorite movie is Soul Food.

Favorite song?
My favorite song is Midnight Train to Georgia by Gladys Knight.

Favorite athlete?
My favorite athlete is Serena Williams.

Favorite local restaurant?
My favorite local restaurant is Rare Steakhouse.

Favorite hobby?
I love watching stand-up comedy.

Learn more about SDC’s Career Services.

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