Member Spotlight – Sarah Ransom, NEW Idaho
Of her time with NEW, Sarah most values “Moving women forward in the workplace through networking and professional development.”
Name: Sarah M. Ransom, Customer Development Manager, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Member Since: 2015
In 15 words or less, describe what is most meaningful to you about being a NEW member: Moving women forward in the workplace through networking and professional development.
How did you first hear about NEW, and what prompted you to join? My colleagues at Colgate circulated information about NEW. I joined based on their enthusiasm and recommendation.
How has NEW impacted your personal/professional life? NEW has made me more confident and helped me build a robust professional network.
Tell us about a recent personal accomplishment or event in your life. I was recently promoted at Colgate and am excited to relocate to Nashville with my family at the end of the year.
What is your favorite NEW event you’ve attended? This one is difficult as there have been so many, but 2020 NEW Summit was truly an experience and I recommend Summit for all members.
What other activities, aside from being an amazing member of NEW, do you enjoy in your free time? Travel (when allowed), scrapbooking, reading, and I started crossfit during the pandemic.
Lightning round questions!
Nickname your parents used to call you? Princess (Sarah means Princess)
You get one superpower, but you must choose between invisibility and flight. Which do you pick? Flight, so I could travel more.
Last Halloween costume? I don’t dress up anymore. But my dogs are always superheroes.
Favorite word? Balance.
What food could you eat for a week straight for every meal? Pizza