On Thursday, February 25th, 2021, UConn Stamford students were treated to a special discussion “Diverse Journeys: Social Sciences Alumni Career Panel” featuring UConn Stamford alumni of color who majored in social sciences and now work in a variety of interesting and diverse careers.
The panelists were:
Daniel Caceres ’14 (CLAS), Real Estate Agent, YB Realty.
Saif Syed ’16 (CLAS), Investment Banking Associate, Goldman Sachs.
Destini Pereira ’19 (CLAS), Associate Project Manager, Lockwood.
Andrea Lopez ’14 (CLAS), Research Associate, Teachers College, Columbia University.
The participants shared candid insights and perspectives about job search and navigating the workplace as a person of color. Panelists also provided perspectives on how their educational experiences at UConn Stamford shaped their career journeys and put them on the path to success.
This event was organized by UConn Stamford — Department of Economics, Department of Political Science, the Center for Career Development, and the Honors Program in partnership with the UConn Foundation.
The recording of the event can be watched using this link.