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RealSelf Joins the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade

The 43rd annual Seattle Pride Parade will be Sunday, June 25, and for the first time, RealSelf will be a sponsoring participant. More than 30 RealSelfers, family members, and friends will march to celebrate the LGBTQ community.

Planning for the event was a team effort with more than 40 employees collaborating on the process. While this will be the first time RealSelf participates as a company, there were plenty of Seattle Pride veterans to help with preparations.

The result is RealPride.

RealPride means supporting our community and people’s ability to be proud of themselves as individuals. It means love for all. It means celebrating joy and happiness. And it means paving the way for the next generation to be out and proud.

Courtesy: Seattle Pride

RealSelf will join more than 200 other organizations as sponsoring participants. The RealSelf team will be decked out in ’90s themed wardrobes, and passing out goodies for the crowd.

Participating in the event is another opportunity for the RealSelf Local Giving team to support the local community. Recently the Local Giving team prepared groceries with the Food Lifeline Hunger Solution Center and helped with a spring cleanup of Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood

The Seattle Pride Parade begins at 11 a.m. PT. The parade will run along 4th Avenue in Downtown Seattle, beginning at Union Street and running north to Denny Way, ending near the Seattle Center and Space Needle.

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#RealSelfLife: 21 Questions With Amber From Sales

If you met Amber for the first time, it might be hard to see her as anything other than a star member of the RealSelf sales team.

One of our most successful doctor advisors, Amber has had many roles at RealSelf, including digital marketing specialist in PR, and an audience-engagement specialist on our Community team.

We know that Amber is making the most of the opportunity to grow at RealSelf, but what do we really know about her?

Amber sat down with us for the first installment of 21 questions with your RealSelf co-workers. Let’s get to know her better.

What is your favorite snack in the office?
String cheese or beer

What was your favorite TV show growing up?
Dick Van Dyke

Where do you want to go on your next vacation?
Indonesia

Where is your favorite place to go for lunch in Pioneer Square?
Pho Fuchsia

If you could have one superpower, what would you choose?
Invisibility

Who are three people alive or dead you’d want to have dinner with?
Oprah, Beyoncé, and Chelsea Handler

iPhone or Android?
iPhone

Twitter or Instagram?
Instagram

What is one skill you wish you had?
Singing

When you were 5, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A lawyer

What is your favorite food?
Popcorn

What is one thing you’ve never done in Seattle that you want to do?
Scuba dive

What three things do you keep in your fridge or pantry at all times?
Cholula hot sauce, Parmesan cheese, and wine

What is your favorite holiday?
Halloween

What toppings do you like on your pizza?
Meat, garlic, and extra cheese

Do you pronounce GIF with a hard G or like GIF or a soft G like JIF?
GIF

Who is your favorite musician?
Prince

Is a hot dog a sandwich?
No, it’s more like a taco

What was your first job?
Selling Dish Network and DirecTV in a creepy call center

What is one thing in the world you think is underrated?
The cinematic film Madagascar

Which one of your co-workers would make the best president?
Kirsten Mann

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Summer Fridays: Getting Real at RealSelf

If you popped by our office after 3pm on a Friday in August and no one was here to let you in, we apologize!  This August our team got out of the office a few hours early each week to spend time with friends and family enjoying the Pacific Northwest summer.

We made the most of those extra hours, and got to know each other a bit better by Slacking the fun back to the team on #MyRealSelf.

Here are some of our favorite #MyRealSelf moments – we hope #YourRealSelf has a great Labor Day weekend!

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“#myrealself getting our Asian on!” – Mia Fahmie & Marie Thacker, UX

Blueberry farm

“Blueberry farm #myrealself & @Eva.Sheie” – Maureen Ezekwugo, Doctor Community & Eva Sheie, Practice Development

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“#myrealself and my really happy family having a proper meal. Grateful to have the extra time to be able to show this kiddo how to use chopsticks and eat seaweed!” – Patricia, Product & Engineering

#myrealself #mybroinlawsfiestabday

“#myrealself #myrealbroinlawsfiestabday” – Kelcy Heringer (middle, right), Market Development

#myRealSelf on a boat

“#myrealself on a boat.” – Kirsten Mann (left), Doctor Community

#MyRealSelf ...when I get home from the gym

“#myrealself…when I get home from the gym” – Finnian Durkan, Recruiting

Molly Surf

“#myrealself” – Molly Brown, Content

#myrealself volunteering at the school.

“#myrealself volunteering at the school” – David Berge, Engineering

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“#MyOtherRealSelf” – The Analytics team + Tobin (Doctor Community)

Sharing our #realselflife a day early!

“Sharing our #myrealself a day early!” – The Community Team

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“One week in and i’m already lovin’ it! Thanks everyone and I can’t wait to meet more of you all! #myRealSelf” – Fabio Pena, Finance

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