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Landing a Job in Social Impact

Date: 11/03/2021

Time: 12:30pm
Where: LMHQ, Virtual,
Fee: FREE

According to the Center for Social Impact Strategy at the University of Pennsylvania, 90% of millennials say that when choosing between two brands of equal quality and price, they will opt for a cause-branded product, and 51% of global consumers will pay extra for products and services committed to positive social and environmental impact. It’s clear that the social impact sector is ripe for growth — and there’s no time like the present to get involved. 
 
In this workshop, Career Coach and Talent Development Consultant Emily Lamia showed participants how to understand what social impact means to them and gain clarity on the career path options within the social impact sector that most excited them. 
 
Over the course of an hour, particiants discovered and clarified their interests and skills in order to identify potential career path options in the social impact sector, engaged in specific exercises to help themselves map out various career path options and gained practical tools and resources to uncover the hidden job market in the social impact sector.
 
About Our Speaker:
 
As a Career Coach and Talent Development Consultant, Emily Lamia has helped individuals navigate their next career move and thrive in work that’s meaningful to them for over a decade. 
 
Emily spent the first part of her career working in electoral politics, serving on electoral and advocacy campaigns, and at the Democratic National Committee. She found her love of coaching and talent development as the Executive Director of a career development association for progressive political operatives. 
 
She has also worked at the Girl Scouts of the USA where she supported the recruitment, onboarding, and training of their National Board of Directors.
 
In 2020, she was selected as one of Business Insider's most innovative career coaches. She received her Masters in Public Administration from New York University, and her BA from Mount Holyoke College. 
 
Find Emily on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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