Exploring Career Pathways in Economics and Related Fields
This event is designed to provide Black college students with an opportunity to learn more about career pathways in economics and related fields. The program includes interactive conversations with economists and research assistants, a skills-based workshop on programming and data analysis for research, and an interactive virtual career fair with top financial services firms. This two-day program will conclude with a conversation between the Chicago Fed's director of research, Anna Paulson, and the Sadie Collective's CEO and co-founder, Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman.
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|Day 1: September 17|
|10:00am||Welcome from the Sadie Collective and the Chicago Fed
||Kayla Jones and Charles Evans|
|10:15am||Panel 1: Career Pathways for Economists
||Lisa Cook, Damon Jones, Maude Toussaint-Comeau, and Jhacova Williams|
|11:15am||Skill-Based Workshop: General Tools of Research
||Cassandra Duchan and Malcolm Thomas|
|Day 2: September 18|
|10:00am||Welcome to Day 2 from the Sadie Collective and the Chicago Fed
||Kadija Yilla and Dina Carr|
|10:10am||Panel 2: The Research Assistant Experience
||Akila Forde, Bezankeng Njinju, Malcolm Thomas, and Ini Umosen|
|10:50am||Keynote Speaker: Susan Collins
|11:30am||Closing Remarks: A Conversation with Anna Paulson and Anna Gifty
||Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman and Anna Paulson|