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Mon 17 February 2020
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Joanna Severino is the Founder & President of PREPSKILLS and the US College Expo. Joanna has been an educator for over 25 years, helping students to excel in achieving important milestones in education. For many Canadian families, applying to private schools and US colleges can be daunting. PREPSKILLS helps navigate this process by giving families the tools, resources and connections to maximize opportunities. Joanna created the US College Expo in Canada and PrepConnect events to help families explore their educational pathways. Education is really about resourcefulness. As a certified teacher and passionate mom-preneur, Joanna is always looking for ways to ensure that students connect with these opportunities and get the valuable information they need to make informed decisions about education.
Sun 16 February 2020
Leverage LinkedIn to expand your network.'
Bree is a Career Consultant, CEO of HD Career Consulting LLC and podcast host of Who Ate My Cake Podcast, with over 15 years’ experience. She leverages her knowledge of workforce development trends, career pathways, education and training programs, HR process and hiring partnerships to systematically and strategically assess people's challenges to help them find careers that stick. She gained her experience and training working in higher education, training and development and parted ways with the institution in 2018 to launch HD Career Consulting with the mission to bring career exploration and development services to working adults struggling to navigate careers efficiently and effectively because we all deserve Work + Happy.  
Her expertise
o   Adult Teaching, Learning and Career Development Specialist.
o   Member of the National Career Development Association.
o   Published Research Author in the Journal of Career Development.
o   Former peer reviewer for the Journal of Career Development.
o   Podcast host and creator of Who Ate My Cake, An all things career podcast.
o   Former Student Affairs Practitioner, and Graduate Student SuccessPrograms Creator and Evaluator.
Wed 13 November 2019
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 The lessons she learned from “The Colonel” have helped her make smart decisions and overcome adversity with humility and a sense of humor. 
 Lauren has navigated just about every aspect of corporate America in her varied career - from trucking to achieving top-tier Sales Director status for a global cosmetics firm to managing a non-profit foundation. 
 In her speaking career, she has presented in seven countries to associations, organizations, federal, state and local governments, as well as Fortune 500 companies - helping them improve the effectiveness of their communication and reduce unnecessary conflict. 
 Lauren is a Certified Speaking Professional through the NSA and The Global Speakers Federation. Able to relate to and energize everyone from the custodial staff to C-Level executives, Lauren is a master storyteller, delivering insightful, inspirational and relevant content that empowers people to absorb and act upon what they’ve heard – and she does so in an entertaining manner with a dry sense of humor that keeps them chuckling while they’re learning. 
 Her enthusiasm is infectious and her passion unmistakable. 
Tue 12 November 2019
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 David began his career in technology, as the first CEO of Samsung's first smartphone division, PC-e Phone, as well as executive roles at companies like Westlaw, Thomson Reuters, Everypath, and Accenture. 
 He is also a Top 100 Business Coach, the executive producer and host of Entrepreneur's #1 show, Elevator Pitch, and host of the top business podcast, The Playbook. 
 David sits on multiple boards including as Chairman of Unstoppable Foundation and as the Chief Chancellor of Junior Achievement University, which was ranked the #7 nonprofit in the world. He was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and as Variety Magazine's Sports Humanitarian of the Year, but David prefers to be known as the CEO who travels the world helping people. 
Mon 11 November 2019
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Lexi is the associate director of SEO and data for SourceMedia, a B2B media company in New York City with 15+ titles in the financial, technology and healthcare sectors. 
 She's also a long-time contributing writer and the founder of HerTrack.com, an online lifestyle community for young women. Named one of Folio Magazine's Rising Stars in the Media Industry in 2018, Lexi is a champion of data-driven content strategy and enhanced audience engagement. 
 She's constantly seeking out the latest tool, tactic or test and loves the opportunity to toss around those ideas with the best brains in the industry and an unlimited flow of coffee. 
Sun 10 November 2019
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 Caroline is a career columnist for Forbes.com and formerly wrote for Money.com, Time.com, CNBC, and Portfolio. She is the creator of online courses -- Behind The Scenes In The Hiring Process, and Making FIRE Possible – and is the author of Jump Ship: 10 Steps To Starting A New Career. 
 Caroline has been a repeat guest expert on CBS, CNN, CNBC, and Fox Business and has been quoted in major media outlets, including BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Fortune, Inc, NPR, and Success Magazine. 
 As an executive coach, Caroline has worked with executives from Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Google, McKinsey, Tesla, and other leading firms. Caroline also teaches professional development and negotiation courses at Columbia University. 
 Prior to starting her own firm in 2008, Caroline spent 15 years in strategy consulting, executive search, and HR. 
 A classically-trained pianist at Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music, Caroline stays active in the arts, performing stand-up comedy and producing horror and sci/fi with FBC Films. 
Thu 24 October 2019
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Ambition In Motion's workshop on how to prepare and make a positive impression during interviews with host Garrett Mintz and guest speaker John Boitnott. During this workshop, we will cover the key components of determining when the right time is to make a career change.

Tue 22 October 2019
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 He graduated with a Master of Science in College Student Affairs with a concentration in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from NSU and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology & International Relations from Florida International University. 
 Emilio became a Full Time Advisor with the Office of Career Development in June 2013. In September 2015 he was promoted to the Assistant Director for Career Advisement at NSU. 
 As of February 2018, Emilio has served as the Associate Director of Employer Relations. In his role, he is always developing new and unique ways to have employers and students engage with one another including case competitions, networking events and other innovative programs. 
 He also develops the strategic plan in which to promote employers brand awareness on campus while ensuring students have opportunities through internships that enhance their academic experience. Emilio also oversees the Business school career office and is always working to create new partnerships to provide the best outcomes for students own professional development. 
Mon 21 October 2019
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 Ashira’s background includes 13 years in Management and HR at companies in America, with two years abroad in Europe and Russia. 
 She has worked with organizations ranging from family businesses to Fortune 100 companies including ABC, NYPD, and Columbia University. She is a regular contributor for Forbes and has been featured in Business Insider, Inc., The Telegraph, Fast Company, Glassdoor, FlexJobs, and other industry publications. 
Sun 20 October 2019
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 He has been a trusted adviser to over one hundred businesses including many Fortune 500 companies. He is a huge advocate of Education and is a Pre-Doctoral candidate at Columbia University. 
 In recent years, Vinay’s vast industry experience has opened his eyes to the ever-changing plight of the American workforce and he has become a leading advocate in the fight against Multi-Gen Ageism (age discrimination) and wage/income inequality. 
 This “age and wage” crisis, as he calls it, has led Vinay Singh to his first book. His second book, debuting 2020 is specifically on Adult Leadership for Generation Z and how to navigate the “Chaotic and Hyper-Driven World of Work”. 

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