Connect ’17 – Gender in the Workplace and Notes from the Lab: Careers in Research

Connect ’17. This conference-style event will bring together 20+ distinguished alumni from the College to help students learn about diverse career paths that begin in the liberal arts and sciences.

Conference Site: https://careers.college.indiana.edu/events/2017/03/03/connect-2017/

Gender in the Workplace

Part of Connect ‘17

Friday, March 3

9:00-10:15 a.m.

Maple Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Discuss the role gender plays in the world of work with alumni from a variety of industries and environments. Topics include: workplace expectations, gender equity, and self-advocacy.

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Notes from the Lab: Careers in Research

Part of Connect ‘17

Friday, March 3

1:30-2:45 p.m.

Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Connect with alumni who discovered interesting and unique jobs with their technical skills and research acumen. Topics include: career paths outside academia and finding opportunities.

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Here is a list of confirmed alumni who will be attending the conference:

 

Linda Voss, Journalism

Project Creation, Direction and Management – NASA

 

Katie Fagan, IMP

A&R Manager at Prescription Songs – Kemosabe Records

 

Thom Patterson, Journalism and English

Digital Senior Producer – CNN

 

Jim Trilling, Political Science and Economics – LAMP

Attorney – Division of Privacy and Identity Protection – Federal Trade Commission

 

Nancy Labiner, French

Vice President, Global Business Partner for Finance and HCM – Goldman, Sachs & Co.

 

Gail Robertson, Psychology and Religious Studies

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow – Children’s Mercy Hospital

 

Keith Sims, Anthropology and NELC

School Therapist – Adult and Child Care

 

Krista Short, Journalism

Digital Marketing Production Associate – Hannapin Marketing

 

Rebecca Homkes, Political Science

Founder and Director – 21st Century Strategy

 

Greg Shugar, Telecommunications

Co-Founder – Thread Experiment

 

Jennifer Rinker, Chemistry

Senior Researcher – Proctor & Gamble

 

Shannon Hori Cogan, Journalism

Anchor – CBS 4 Louisville

 

Lia Mortensen, Theater

Actor

 

Sacha Thieme, Sociology

Executive Director, Admissions – Indiana University

 

Julie Singer, Sociology and Religious Studies

Financial Advisor – Raymond James & Associates

 

Abrim Schmuker, Chemistry

Senior Chemist – The Dow Chemical Company

 

Paul Bosler, English and Political Science

Product Manager – Fuchs Lubricants Co.

 

Michael Dixon – Biology

Vice President, Client Service & Support – Charles Schwab & Co, Inc.

 

Jennifer Grubb – Biology

Researcher – The Bishop Lab; Actor

 

Dana Olsen – Apparel Merchandising

Lecturer – Indiana University

 

Brandi Vardiman – Psychology

Founding Principal – KIPP Star Harlem College Preparatory Elementary School

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