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What We Learned From Tony Hawk About Authenticity

Years ago, when MailChimp was a smaller company, Friday mornings were a time to gather and talk about what’s going on around the office. But now that there are 800 of us, we like to mix it up occasionally. Recently, we did just that by inviting Tony Hawk to our Coffee Hour series. As an …

Getting to Know Tiny Doors ATL

  “Whisper!” Over the phone, there’s silence, then a low, burbling growl. “Oh, that was good! Did you hear it?” Karen Anderson asks. I laugh, and in that moment, the anxieties of daily life melt away. That’s because when you talk to Karen (or her dog, Max), you’re immediately transported to her world—a world filled …

Helping Make Atlanta a Little Better With Service Week

  Since 2013, MailChimp’s Corporate Citizenship team has been working to make our hometown of Atlanta better, weirder, and more human. Today, I’d like to talk about the “better” part. For us, that means supporting organizations working to stop cycles of poverty. All year long, we partner with organizations like Literacy Action and the Gateway …

How Our Employee Radio Station Embodies Our Company Values

If you visit MailChimp’s Atlanta HQ on a typical Wednesday morning, you might see a lot of people with headphones on, tapping their feet, occasionally laughing in sync. In fact, it might seem a little spooky until you realize we’re enjoying KIMP, our employee-run radio station. Music is baked into MailChimp’s DNA. Some of us …

Encouraging Inclusion and Creativity with Mentorships

  When I joined MailChimp’s Culture team last year, one of my first projects was developing and launching a mentorship program for our 800-plus employees. Our Culture team exists to make sure all MailChimp peeps have what they need to be their best selves at work and grow in their roles. This includes initiatives like …

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