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Casual Career Chat: Your Identities @ Work

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballrooms
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Rotate through casual small group chats with students, alumni, and local professionals who are passionate about equity in the workplace. Build community around shared values of how to leverage and celebrate your unique identities and experiences as strengths in the workplace.

ALL ARE WELCOME! Bring a friend! Dress Casual! Enjoy yummy FREE snacks! All participants will walk away with new connections and contact information to follow up with anyone you want to learn more from!

WANT TO EXPAND YOUR NETWORK? Stick around after the chat from 6pm-7:30pm for a city-wide multicultural networking night with 100s of locals excited to network with you and share their career stories with you! Make friends, find mentors, and win door prizes!

Alumni & Guests to casually chat with...

  • Jesse Quinn, Community Engagement Director at Lane Workforce Partnership
  • Aqsa Khan, Accelerator Manager  at VentureLab
  • Rob Hale, Talent Acquisition Analyst at Lane County Government
  • Vidur Moudgil, Product Management and Marketing Lead at Amazon 
  • Samira Lobby, Recruiter at Wayfair
  • Maddix Vickers, Outreach Coordinator at NAMI
  • Dr. Rachel Elizabeth Weissler, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at UO Linguistics
  • Ruth Huang, Campus & Community Engagement Program Associate at UO DEI
  • Adrian Sampedro Cruz, Duck Rides Shuttle Program Manager at Duck Rides
  • Janice Daniels, Digital Engagement Specialist at UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies 
  • Tang Tumbahangphe, Classification and Compensation Analyst  at UO Human Resources
  • Carolyn Williams, UO Peace Corps Recruiter at Peace Corps
  • Grace Ogden Parker, Policy Fellow at RespectAbility

Sponsored by UO Career Center and Enterprise Holdings as part of the Fall 2023 Career Readiness Week!

contact for accommodation requests!

Event Type

Student Life, Career, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Free Food, LatinX/Hispanic


Division of Student Life, University Career Center, Career Readiness Week

Target Audience

All Students





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