eBella Magazine, Aug/Sep 2020 issue. Story by Jennifer Reed, Photography by Heather Donlan.
It is the age of Zoom, and Marie Capita summoned her young team leaders on a video call one Friday afternoon for a final planning session for Taste of Immokalee’s summer internships. This is not how any of them had envisioned their season — a critical period for the student-run food company — but Capita, the executive director, was determined to make the best virtual learning experience possible.
"Like everything else, we’ll bring innovation to the table," she told them and delved into advice on how to optimize the work-from-home situation: Hold daily Zoom calls with your teams. Keep structured hours. Create shared electronic documents. Hold everyone accountable.