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Leadership and Storytelling

Friday, February 16 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Lillis Business Complex, Lillis 275
955 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR

Join us for this “fireside” chat about leadership and storytelling with Jennifer Borrero.

Global advocate for Sustainable Development through the lens of social justice. Empowering communities through Sustainability and Human Rights.

Jennifer Borrero is an award-winning, first-generation, Latina entrepreneur. Her work as a United Nations Ambassador has allowed her to lead projects around the world; from opening a public health clinic in Nicaragua to developing affordable housing communities in the US. She has run programs in the private and public sectors that focus on creating social change.

Jennifer has been recognized as an emerging Hispanic Executive receiving the “30 Under 30” award for her work as the founder of Youth Housing Coalition, an organization that aims to empower young people to solve some of the country’s most pressing problems. Her work has been featured on multiple TEDx stages. She is currently a Global Goals Ambassador for the United Nations Association.

Her work sits at the intersection of Sustainability and Social Justice. Jennifer’s ultimate goal is to highlight innovative solutions to global problems while building community across cultures

Bonus: Students who participate in this event are eligible to receive a free ticket and transportation to TedXPortland on April 27th.

ABOUT PROFESSIONAL EDGE

Professional Edge is an industry informed collection of short courses designed to help students develop cutting-edge skills essential in the modern job market.

Build targeted, practical skills in an interactive and engaging format and distinguish yourself in a field of other job applicants. As a participant, you'll receive guidance from instructors informed by the latest business trends and leave with tangible tools and stories you can leverage in your career search.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Workshop, Career, Professional Development

Departments

Lundquist College of Business, MBA, Professional Edge

Target Audience

All Students, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Website

https://business.uoregon.edu/hands-on...

Cost

Free

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