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Ph.D. Connections Conference: Career Panel—Non-Profit Organizations

March 21, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm EDT

Careers in non-profit organizations tap into the expertise of Ph.D. holders from a variety of academic backgrounds, and utilize skills ranging from scientific expertise, program management, research, administration, and more. Panelists working on issues such as disease surveillance, sustainability, energy, health outcomes, environment and public policy, and economics and politics will share their own career stories and provide insights on careers in the non-profit field.


LaShonda Brenson, Ph.D., Senior Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Supriya Kumar, Ph.D., Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Mike Shriberg, Ph.D., Great Lakes Regional Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation

Ph.D. Connections is a career conference designed to support doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in their exploration of career paths beyond academe. Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows will learn about career opportunities beyond the professoriate through engaging sessions with Ph.D.s working in diverse fields.

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March 21, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm EDT
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