With a career spent rising in the ranks as a product manager, Delphine Carter has frequently been in the position of building highly effectives team fast and with minimal budget.
She realized that in order to build strong teams, businesses needed access to a broader talent pool. And she knew exactly who was missing and where to find them.
There were hundreds of mothers in her community with incredible skills wanting to work but only able to if it looked a little bit different. So, she decided to create Boulo Solutions.
Boulo Solutions launched in 2019 to educate businesses on the value that mothers bring to a team and on offering flexibility can attract top talent without sacrificing company goals.
Delphine has been named by the Birmingham Business Journal as a ‘Women to Watch’, has spoken on strategic hiring multiple conferences and consults on building great products with both start-ups and well-established companies.
Delphine holds a BA in Psychology and French from Auburn University, an MA in International Relations is on the board of Innovate Birmingham, and an advisor to Stream Innovations.
In addition to building Boulo, Delphine finds herself on a ridiculous number of athletic fields supporting her two children’s passions, hiking, and camping in national parks and traveling as often as possible.
What You’ll Learn In This Episode
- Careers and motherhood
- Impact of COVID on women in their careers
- Why you need to be intentional about a culture of acceptance for caregivers in the workplace
- Hiring is tough, how can you win
- How to offer flexibility without losing traction