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ASA Engage Spring Series 2022

ASA Engage Spring Series 2022

Summary

Join us in an immersive virtual program for middle and high school students featuring live sessions with top professionals working in industries that are having significant global impact, including policy advocates, engineers working to build cures for various physical ailments, diversity and equity leaders, nurses, mental healthcare professionals and animal activists. This year, these conversations will offer students the chance to explore opportunities in careers that Heal the World, deep dive into their own career journey, and better understand what’s possible after graduation. This event is open to students grades 6-12.

Session Details:

DEI in the Workplace
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM EST 

Are you interested in social justice? Do you want to hear what companies are/can do to create inclusive environments for their employees? We will be exploring the impact of company-wide diversity & inclusion initiatives and the benefits to both employer and employee. Stop by and listen to industry professionals share their thoughts on how to create the best working environment! What makes someone stay at a company? And how can you be sure to find a company culture that works for you? Come and find out!

Presenter:

Quinten Foster Assistant Program Manager, East Bay Community Action Program

The Power of Voice: Advocating for Nonprofit Organizations
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM EST 

Looking for a way to work directly with people and maximize your impact? Learn about careers in policy and advocacy! This session is a must for anyone with an interest in government, public policy, how laws are created, advocacy, or anybody who wants to know how they can use their career to make a tangible difference in the world through the government and laws.

Presenter:

Cindy Kerber Spellman VP of Marketing & Communications, Media & Communications Consultant

The Frontline Workers of COVID-19
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM EST 

Want to hear more about how frontline workers are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic? Learn about the strength of these individuals, risking their health to care for patients while still not fully understanding the long-term impacts of COVID-19 exposure. They will share some of the sacrifices one must be aware of when joining the healthcare industry but also the experiences and patients that make it all worth it!

Presenter:

Erika Nelson Davis Crisis Response Team Lead, Community Bridges

Exploring Ways Healthcare Providers Can Support Their Patients
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM EST 

Looking for a way to work directly with people without committing to 10+ years of education after high school? This session is a must for anyone with an interest in counseling, mental health, social work, or anybody who wants to know how they can use their career to make a tangible difference in individual people’s lives without having a medical degree.

Presenter:

Kiana Yeganeh Certified Nursing Assistant, Moon River Senior Care and Transportation

Prosthetics & Healing
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM EST 

Looking for a way to work directly with people without committing to 10+ years of education after high school? This session is a must for anyone with an interest in counseling, mental health, social work, or anybody who wants to know how they can use their career to make a tangible difference in individual people’s lives without having a medical degree.

Presenter:

Tony Gutierrez Certified Prosthetist, Bionic Prosthetics and Orthotics Group LLC

Protecting Our Favorite Furry Friends
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM EST 

Are you an animal lover? Want to see how you could make a living hanging out with your furry friends? This may be the session for you! Learn about the importance of research and advocacy as well as the work being done to protect endangered species and the variety of careers that one can pursue within this important field!

Presenter:

Amanda Cordero Adjunct Professor, EDIC College

Details

Date 04/13/2022 — 06/22/2022

Website asa.nepris.com/app/events/asa-engage-spring-series-2022-94

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