Get to Know Team Ditto: Caroline Pruett
Read more about Caroline Pruett. Caroline has been working for Ditto for the past 11 months as an Account Director.
Getting To Know You
Where are you from?
Born in NYC, raised in Jersey…now in SF by way of Washington, DC.
Can you tell me a little about your background?
I have a degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, I can play the viola and I love birds.
Who is your spirit animal and why?
A three-toed sloth because I thrive hanging out on my couch, being lazy.
What would your ideal Sunday entail?
Watching football at a bar, post-game napping, and cooking Sunday dinner with family and friends.
If you could have dinner with three people – dead or alive – who would you choose?
I’d want to nerd out about constitutional law with Enlightenment thinker John Locke, James Madison and Justice RBG.
What’s your favorite curse word?
All the four-letter words.
How did you arrive in NYC/SF?
I’m an East Coast girl that dropped everything to move to SF, where I didn’t know anyone, to be with my former intern that I fell in love with and ended up marrying. True story.
Last song you listened to on your phone?
Money Trees by Kendrick Lamar.
If I wasn’t in PR, I’d be…
Top Chef judge, lawyer or real estate agent Madison and Justice RBG.
About your work at Ditto
How would you describe working at Ditto?
Working at Ditto is like coloring outside the lines.
Do you have a moment this year you are particularly proud of?
As I get older, I get more and more nervous about public speaking (something I use to love) but I recently gave a (really good) speech at my best friend’s wedding and I wasn’t nervous at all!
If you had to describe Ditto in three words, what would they be?
Bold, genuine, hungry.
Bigger thoughts on life and career
What makes for a positive work environment?
A place where you feel equally supported and challenged, and where you feel like you can be your authentic self because that’s when you can do your best work.
What tips would you give someone on balancing work and personal time?
It’s up to you to create your own work life balance because no one else is going to do it for you. Everyone has their own idea of what the best possible balance looks like and it’s up to you to set your own boundaries. It’ll never be perfect but if you don’t have the balance you want, make it known and start making changes today. You owe it to yourself.
If you could go back in the time and give yourself advice before you walked into your very first job, what would you say?
Embrace the uncomfortable: let go of perfection and take risks because that’s where real growth happens. Easier said than done and something I’ll be working on.