Multicultural Networking and Career Conference

Michael Rawlins

2019 Keynote Speaker
Michael E. Rawlins '80, P'16, HWS Trustee


Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Saturday, March 30, 2019
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sankofa, Caribbean Student Association, Latin American Organization are partnering with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, Office of Intercultural Affairs, Office of Advancement, Africana Studies Program, Opportunity Programs, International Student Affairs, Afro Latino Alumni Association, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Campus Life to host the Colleges' third Multicultural Networking and Career Conference on March 30, 2019. The event will include several panel discussions and workshops with alumni and alumnae of color, and also include a keynote address.

More details to follow. For more information, contact the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education at cso@hws.edu or (315) 781-3514.


2019 SCHEDULE


8:30 a.m.

Alumni/ae Meeting – Campus Updates
Faculty Dining Room, Great Hall of Saga
Continental breakfast and campus updates from a few members of HWS Senior Staff
Sponsored by the Afro Latino Alumni Association (ALAA)

10 a.m.

Welcome
Mark A. Darden ’87, P’17, ALAA President
Attorney/Principal, Law Offices of Addison-Darden, P.C.

10:15 a.m.

Life after HWS Panel, Vandervort Room
Moderated by Mark A. Darden ’87, P’17, Attorney/Principal, Law Offices of Addison-Darden, P.C.
Walter Cruz ’11, Self-employed/creative collaborator
Mark A. H. Darden ’17, Accounting and Finance Recruiter at Aston Carter
Algrin A. Flowers ’91, CEO, Flow Entertainment Group
Rachel E. Hadley ’13, Associate Winemaker, Glenora Wine Cellars and Knapp Winery
Gary DeWitt Marshall ’89, Teacher/Actor, Comedian
Shavonne R. Ward ’09, Instructional Coach, AmeriCorps/City Year

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Leadership Concurrent Sessions (Stern Hall) –students select one

Interviewing Skills, Stern Hall, Room 103
The Honorable Ludwig P. Gaines ’88, Vice President, Hobart Alumni Association, Executive Director of the Northern Virginia Apartment Association
Rick Wallace ’91, Change Management Specialist, KPMG

Leveraging Feedback in the Workplace, Stern Hall, Room 203
Michael E. Rawlins ’80, P’16, Trustee, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Principal UX Design Architect, DTCI Fantasy Tools and Design, Walt Disney Company
 
Networking, Stern Hall, Room 201
Reinaldo Llano ’99, Data Analyst & Digital Marketing Specialist, BISCI

12:20 p.m.

Group Photo, Vandervort Room

12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote Address, Vandervort Room
Michael E. Rawlins ’80, P’16, Trustee, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Principal UX Design Architect, DTCI Fantasy Tools and Design, Walt Disney Company

Alumni Citation:
The Honorable Ludwig P. Gaines ’88
Presented by Jared C. Weeden ’91, Associate Vice President and Director of Alumni Relations

1:50 p.m.

Mock Interviews (prescheduled; resume review or mock interview sessions)
**Interviews will be conducted by many of the alum presenters

Identity in the Workplace, open session, Stern 203

Case Interviews: What to Expect and How to Prepare, Rick Wallace ’91, Change Management Specialist, KPMG, Stern 103

2:40 - 3:30 p.m.

Career Concurrent Sessions (Stern Hall)-students select one

Not-for-Profit Panel, Stern Hall, Room 201
Moderated by Shavonne R. Ward ’09, Instructional Coach, AmeriCorps/City year

  • Kevin M. Collado ’18, Food Access AmeriCorps VISTA, City of Geneva
  • Dan M. DeNose ’10, Senior Manager, Newark Public Schools
  • Stephanie C. Mejia ’14, Housing Program Supervisor, Catholic Charities of Buffalo
  • Joshua M. Serrano ’15, Development and Communications Manager, Teens for Food Justice

Sciences & Health Professions Panel, Stern Hall, Room 204
Moderated by Sarah Yoon-Miller Pelkey ’09, Director of Marketing and Sales, All About Books

  • Gregory A. Brown ’91, Transition Care Management Social Worker, Dept. of Veteran Affairs
  • Guanqun Li, M.D. ’14, Urology Residency, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Jericsson Pichardo ’15, Science Teacher, Vista Academy
  • Shaakir J. McIntosh-Samuel ’16, Medical Student, Ross University School of Medicine
  • Isabella Latimer ‘16, BS RN, Strong Memorial Hospital, Golisano Children’s Hospital, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Business Panel, Stern Hall, Room 203
Moderated by Michael E. Rawlins ’80, P’16, Trustee, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Principal UX Design Architect, DTCI Fantasy Tools and Design, Walt Disney Company

  • Linda D. Arrington ’88, HWS Trustee; Global Brand Manager & GM of RODIN, an Esteé Lauder Companies portfolio brand
  • Innis S. Baah ’10, Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Mark A. H. Darden ’17, Accounting and Finance Recruiter at Aston Carter
  • Reinaldo Llano ’99, Data Analyst & Digital Marketing Specialist, BISCI
  • Shane M. Samuel ‘13, Marketing Manager, Amazon

Entrepreneur Panel, Stern Hall, Room 103
Moderated by The Honorable Ludwig P. Gaines ’88, Vice President, Hobart Alumni Association; Executive Director of the Northern Virginia Apartment Association

  • Algrin A. Flowers ’91, CEO, Flow Entertainment Group
  • Walter Cruz ’11, Self-employed/creative collaborator
  • Phylicia Robinson Dove ’09, Owner, Black Monarchy
  • Gary DeWitt Marshall ’89, Teacher/Actor/Comedian
  • Ariel E. Trent ’14, Founder, Crave Moisture

Graduate/Professional School Panel, Stern Hall, Room 117
Moderated byJoseph Latimer P’16, Assistant Dean for Enrollment Diversity and Outreach, College Enrollment, University of Rochester

  • Stephanie D. Nieves ’15, Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University
  • Mark A. Darden ’87, P’17, ALAA President, Attorney/Principal, Law Offices of Addison-Darden, P.C.
  • Nathaniel M. Smith ’00, ASAP Academic Advisor, CUNY Bronx Community College

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Networking Session, Stern Hall Lobby
Rick Wallace ’91, Change Management Specialist, KPMG
Chevanne Graham DeVaney ’95, P’21, P’23, Associate Director, Annual Giving, HWS


MORE INFO

Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education
cso@hws.edu
(315) 781-3514

 

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