Fueling Innovation Through Creativity in Global Marketing

Marketing the magic of Disney challenges our Global Marketing teams to form meaningful connections through storytelling with fans all over the world. Meet Alison, a Business Affairs Manager who uses her unique creativity to develop imaginative ways of reaching broad audiences. “One of Walt Disney’s quotes speaks to the promise of continued innovation, ‘Disneyland will…

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Camaraderie and Collaboration in Industrial Engineering: Meet Sidh

Sidh in front of Cinderella Caste, Text: Disney Parks, Experience and Products Sidharth Parwani Associate Industrial Engineer

Behind the magic of every Disney experience are our Industrial Engineers, who utilize strategic thinking, collaboration, and innovation to help create life-long memories for guests from all over the world. Meet Sidharth Parwani (Sidh), an Associate Industrial Engineer who helps to generate valuable insights through data analytics and influences data-driven decisions.

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HBCU Spotlight: Tai McEachin, Proprietor, Entertainment – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

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Tai’s Disney career is rooted in childhood memories of visiting the parks with her family. From two Disney Internships and a career spanning 15 at Walt Disney World® Resort, there was never a specific role in mind for Tai. Instead, her focus was on being the best version of herself in each role she held, and her desire to create the same happiness and memories for others that sparked her career. Today, Tai serves as the Entertainment Proprietor at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park leading atmosphere entertainment and operations that lead to exciting moments for guests and an inclusive workplace for her cast.

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Giving Thanks for Disney Aspire

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Now is the time of year when we think about what we’re thankful for, and that is especially true for our Disney Aspire participants and graduates. Since its debut in 2018, Disney Aspire has enabled thousands of employees and cast members with the opportunity to pursue their dreams by providing 100% tuition paid up front at our network of learning partners and universities. 

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Making the Dreams You Wish Come True

Fran on Main Street USA at Disneyland Resort, Text: Disney CastLife Disney Aspire

Since 1950, Disney’s Cinderella has taught us that if we keep believing, our dreams will come true. And there’s no better testament to a dream-come-true than the story of Fran Melendez, merchandise hostess at Disneyland Resort.

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BONUS EPISODE – General Manager, ‘Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser’

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In this bonus episode, your host Ashley Siegel is joined by two special guests from our Disney Parks, Experiences and Products team, 2022-2023 Walt Disney World Ambassador Raevon Redding and Jerome Smith, General Manager for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a revolutionary new 2-night experience where you are the hero. Raevon takes you on an incredible journey talking with Jerome about his Disney career, highs and lows he has experienced, and some of the things you really want to know about Disney Cast Life.

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Episode 8: Walt Disney Imagineering – Research & Development and AR/VR Design Engineering

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From pre-visualizing attractions and shows to researching and developing new experiences that are years away from entering our parks and resorts, we are joined by two Walt Disney Imagineers in this episode. Jonathan Becker, Senior Research & Development Imagineer, and Emily Van Bellegham, AR/VR Design Engineer talk about their current roles, how they got their start with Walt Disney Imagineering, and advice for anyone interested in becoming an Imagineer.

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Showcasing Passion, Talent, and Culture: Meet Chef Daniel Contreras

Headshot of Chef Daniel Contreras, Text: Disney Culinary

Disney Culinary is ever-evolving and helps to amplify diverse voices. Our food and beverage cast members bring a personal touch of magic to help bring a unique flavor to our guests. Meet Chef Daniel Contreras, a proud immigrant from Colombia, who made his childhood dream come true as the Chef at Be Our Guest in Magic Kingdom.

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