WCSU will continue its celebration of HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH this Tuesday, Oct. 4, with an exceptional panel event featuring Connecticut State University alumni. This evening will be dedicated to featuring Hispanic and Latino voices in workforce success.
The panel will be moderated by the president of the WCSU Latino American Student Organization, ROZETTE FIGUEROA, and showcase the experiences of the following alumni:
EVELIN GARCIA, UX Researcher at NYC Consulting Firm (BS Biology and Community Health,MS in Global Health & Infectious Disease-Epidemiology Harvard)
CARLOS GUZMAN, Technology Risk Consultant at Ernst & Young (BS JLA and BBA Accounting)
KASSANDRA RUIZ, Art Director at Marathon Strategies (BBA Interactive Marketing)
FARLEY SANTOS, SBD VP for Community Development (NVCC)
We are also offering several networking opportunities with regional Hispanic/Latino-led organizations, the Danbury Regional Chamber, the Small Business Development Center and two WCSU student organizations (LASO and Marketing Club).
Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. for pre-networking, with the panel kicking off at 5:30 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. The evening will move into final networking at 6:40 p.m. The public is invited, so this is an outstanding opportunity for networking, learning, and savoring the sharing of triumph in the face of challenge.
The event is being produced by the WCSU Career Success Center in conjunction with the departments of Intercultural Affairs and Communications & Marketing, the Western CT SBDC and the Danbury Chamber.