Being Useful: Careers in Education, Health, Public Service and Social Entrepreneurship

October 17, 2015 | 9:00 am – 7:00 pm | Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street

#CareersLifeYale


9:00 am 

Opening Session

Auditorium, Whitney Humanities Center

Welcome

Lise P. Chapman ’81MBA

AYA Chair  – LinkedIn  Twitter

Rahul R. Prasad ’87PhD (Engineering & Applied Science)

Workshop Chair – LinkedIn  Twitter

Kimberly Goff-Crews ’83, ’86JD

Secretary and Vice President for Student Life, Yale University – LinkedIn  Twitter


9:30–10:30 am

Life Skills Panels – Four Simultaneous Breakout Sessions

Life Skills Panel A:

Career, Life Vision  Auditorium

Pulin Sanghvi ’92

AYA Board of Governors; Executive Director, Office of Career Services, Princeton University – LinkedIn

Life Skills Panel B:

From Backpack to Briefcase – Professional Etiquette  Room 108

Shah Karim ’81, ’87MA, ’05MPhil

CEO Saferock, Dumont, NJ – LinkedIn

Life Skills Panel C:

Live with Matt Meade! Mock Interviews  Room 208

Moderator

Matthew Meade ’87

AYA Board of Governors; Shareholder and co-chair of Cybersecurity and data protection group, Ingersoll & Rooney, Pittsburgh, PA – LinkedIn

Panelists

Lise Chapman ’81MBA

AYA Board of Governors – LinkedIn  Twitter

David McIntosh ’07

Assistant Director of Educational Travel, AYA – LinkedIn

Elisa Spungen Bildner ’75

AYA Board of Governors – LinkedIn

Alumni Panel D:

Global Citizenship  Room 116

Moderator

Eddie Mandhry

Director for Africa, Yale Office of International Affairs, New Haven, CT – LinkedIn  OIA  Twitter

Panelists

Peter Damrosch  ’12

Map Developer, Amman, Jordan / Boston, MA – LinkedIn

Drew Weil

MPH Candidate, Yale School of Public Health – LinkedIn

Alexia Cesar ’12

Engagement Manager, Healthcare Practice, McKinsey & Company, New York, NY – LinkedIn

Jason File ’98, ’04JD

United Nations War Crimes Prosecutor, The Hague, Netherlands – LinkedIn

Kristina Tremonti ’11

Greek Ministry of Defense, Athens, Greece – LinkedIn


10:40–11:40 am

Life Skills Panels – Four Simultaneous Breakout Sessions (Repeat from earlier sessions)

NOTE ROOM LOCATION CHANGES:

Life Skills Panel A: Career, Life Vision  Room 116

Life Skills Panel B: From Backpack To Briefcase  Room 108

Life Skills Panel C: Live With Matt Meade! Mock Interviews  Room 208

Alumni Panel D: Global Citizenship  Auditorium


Noon–1:30 pm

Networking Lunch

The Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street


1:45–2:45 pm

Keynote Address

Auditorium, Whitney Humanities Center

DELIVERING DISRUPTION: CHANGING THE WORLD IN THE “GIG ECONOMY”

Neal Keny-Guyer ’82MPPM

Former trustee Yale Corporation. Founder and CEO of Mercy Corps, Portland, OR

Neal Keny-Guyer is a social entrepreneur committed to creating a more just and peaceful world. He joined Mercy Corps in 1994 as Chief Executive Officer. Under his aegis, Mercy Corps has emerged as a leading international humanitarian and development organization with ongoing operations in more than 40 countries, a staff of 5,000, and global revenue of over $437 million. Neal Keny-Guyer serves on the Yale President’s Council on International Affairs and the Board of Advisors of the Yale School of Management (SOM). He was also a trustee of the Yale Corporation. – Mercy Corps  Twitter


3:00–4:00 pm

Career Panels – Four Simultaneous Breakout Sessions

Career Panel A:

Education  Room 108

Moderator

Valerie Hotchkiss ’90PhD (Medieval Studies)

AYA Board of Governors; Andrew Turyn Endowed Professor and Director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL – LinkedIn

Panelists

Benjamin Murray ’95

Red Gate Farm Initiative, Ashfield, MA – LinkedIn  Red Gate Farm

W. A. Bryan Patten ’96

EdOps, Washington, DC – LinkedIn  EdOps

Patricia Melton ’83

New Haven Promise, New Haven, CT – LinkedIn  New Haven Promise

Rosa Ayala ’09, ’10MA

Math Teacher, Hill Regional Career High School, New Haven, CT – LinkedIn  Career High School

Career Panel B:

Health  Auditorium

Moderators

Christine Walsh ’73MD (first session)

AYA Board of Governors; Director of Pediatric Dysrhythmia Center; Co-director of Montefiore-Einstein Cardiogenetics; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY – Montefiore

Susan Lennon ’85MPPM (second session)

Former President, Women’s College Coalition, Hartford, CT – LinkedIn

Panelists

Matthew Spitzer ’90

Family Physician and Past President, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins San Frontieres – USA, New York, NY

Jennifer Staple-Clark ’03

UniteforSight, New Haven, CT – Unite for Sight

Sharmila Majumdar ’87PhD (Engineering and Applied Science)

Vice Chair, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA – LinkedIn

Jose Carlos Gutierrez  ’11

Abt Associates, Washington, DC; alumni fellow of the Global Health Corps. – LinkedIn

Kevin Nelson ’92MPH

CEO, Aetna Better Health, Hartford, CT – LinkedIn

Alumni Panel C:

Public Service  Room 116

Moderator

Shah Karim ’81, ’87MA, ’05MPhil

CEO Saferock, Dumont, NJ – LinkedIn

Panelists

Patricia Russo

Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, New Haven, CT – LinkedIn  WCS Yale

Andrew Chapman ’81MBA

Macquarie Infrastructure ManagementNew York, NY

Kristina Tremonti ’11

Greek Ministry of Defense, Athens, Greece – LinkedIn

Jason File ’98, ’04JD

United Nations War Crimes Prosecutor, The Hague, Netherlands – LinkedIn

Alumni Panel D:

Social Entrepreneurship  Room 208

Moderator

Jeffrey Feldman ’95MBA

Managing Director, Bulldog Innovation Group, LLC, New Haven, CT – LinkedIn  Bulldog Innovation Group

Panelists

Caroline Smith ’14

SeeClickFix, New Haven, CT – LinkedIn  Twitter  See Click Fix  

Ruchit Nagar ’15

Co-founder, Khushi Baby, New Haven, CT; winner of Yale’s 2014 Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health – LinkedIn  Twitter  Khushi Baby  

Bo Hopkins ’86MBA

CM Equity Partners, New York, NY; Lecturer, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and School of Engineering, Yale University – LinkedIn

Sheryl Carter Negash ’82

Managing Partner, Negash and Associated Empowerment, Inc., Los Angeles, CA – LinkedIn


4:15–5:15 pm

Career Panels – Four Simultaneous Breakout Sessions (Repeat from earlier sessions)

NOTE ROOM LOCATION CHANGES:

Career Panel A: Education  Room 108

Alumni Panel B: Health  Room 116

Alumni Panel C: Public Service  Auditorium

Alumni Panel D: Social Entrepreneurship  Room 208


5:30–7:00 pm

Networking session

The Graduate Club, 155 Elm Street


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Yale Alumni Association

Yale International Alliance


Steering Committee:

Rahul R. Prasad ’87 Ph.D, Steering Committee Chair

Lise P. Chapman ’81 MBA, Chair, AYA Board of Governors

Valerie Hotchkiss ’87 MA, ’90Ph.D

Holly Lauridsen ’16 Ph.D

Andrew Lipka ’78

Nancy Stratford ’77 Officer, AYA Board


Future events scheduled:

Next major conference: Saturday, February 20, 2016 (tentative date) centered around careers in the arts. Watch our website for details!

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