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Announcements : 2018 San Diego Lessons from Abroad

Announcement: 2018 San Diego Lessons from Abroad

Event Date: 04/21/2018
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9:30-10:15 - Registration and Opportunities Fair

10:15-11:00 - Welcome and Keynote Speaker: Jamilah Shabazz

SDSU alumna who founded non-profit dedicated to creating international experiences for students of color.

11:15-12:00 - Concurrent Sessions

Going Abroad Take 2

Presenters: Lisa Armstrong (UCSD), Lucas Olson (UCSD), Brittany Williams (USD), David Saide (UCSD)

Panelists will share their experiences volunteering, working, and teaching abroad and provide tips for how to pursue international endeavors post-graduation

Finding Your Way Home

Presenter:  Andra Jacques (UCSD)

Screening of the short film Le Retour and discuss challenges of reentry into the U.S./California after amazing study abroad experience

Nonprofits with a Global Mindset

Moderator: Alex DuBois (Terra Education)

Presenters: Anna Santoro (Changing Tides Foundation), Jamilah Shabazz (IMANI), and Charlene Espinoza (Bosh Bosh, Inc.)

Panelists will discuss how they founded/became involved with non-profit organizations and how those organizations have expanded globally in business or in philosophy

12:00-1:00 - Networking Lunch, Opportunities Fair

1:15-2:00 - Concurrent Sessions

International Careers for Businesses and Nonprofits

Presenters: Jim Galvin (UCSD), Luis Vega (SDSU), Charlie Redden (Taylor Guitars), Savannah Benefield (SDSU), Kristine Love (Semester at Sea and Port of San Diego)

Panelists will share strategies for returning study abroad students pursuing careers in international business and nonprofit work

Session Title: Storytelling Your Study Abroad Experience

Presenters:  Vishal Amin (Travis Manion Foundation)

This session will help you unpack your study abroad experience and draw out the skills gained and how to highlight and verbalize those skills when applying to jobs and internships

Returnee Panel: How to live globally while residing locally

Presenters:  Isa Amon (UCSD), Justine Poulin (SDSU), Jordan McClanahan (Cal Lutheran)

Study abroad returnees will discuss how studying abroad has influenced their personal, academic and professional trajectories and provide tips for how to sustain a global mindset back at home

2:15-3:00 - Resume Workshop – Presenter: Lisa Armstrong

3:10-3:30 - Closing Ceremony and Raffle

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