Financial Wellness Series – “Investing Made Simple”
Join us in our first installment of SACNAS + WCC + YCC’s three-part financial wellness series. Part 1 is focused on investing. Financial educator Karen Chan will be leading our session titled “Investing Made Simple,” where she will make stocks, bonds and mutual funds crystal clear using the story of a young company and its investors. We look forward to seeing you there!
Submit your investing questions!
STEM Alumni Panel – Monday, April 26th @ 4pm CT
We have a STEM alumni panel featuring Dr. Alicia Cintora (’14), Dalia Portillo (’19) and Alondra Sanchez (’20) on Monday April 26th @ 4pm. Our panelists have a wide range of experiences across STEM fields in industry and academia and will be discussing life at and after UIUC! See the flyer attached for more details and email email@example.com (using an illinois.edu email) for the zoom info!
Parker Lords Career Panel – Wednesday, April 9th @ 5pm CT
Next Wednesday April 14th @ 5 pm, SACNAS and Friends will be hosting a career panel with representatives from Parker-Lord. Our panelists will be more than happy to answer any career questions you may have related to education, corporate life, etc. In addition, information will be shared on current job openings (e.g. fall internships) at Parker Lord and how you can apply! Please see the flyers below for additional info on the event and Parker Lord.
Latinas in STEM Panel – Tuesday, March 16th @ 4pm CT
Please join us Tuesday, March 16th at 4 pm CT for a panel with three accomplished Latinas in STEM! Dr. Maria Mouchess (23andMe), Dr. Gabriela Sosa (Texas A&M), and Dr. Yolanda Vasquez (Oklahoma State) will join us to discuss their respective experiences in STEM fields.
If you have questions you’d like our panel to answer during the webinar, we encourage you to submit them here! You can also upvote questions from others.
Please register for the webinar here. Doing so will generate an email with a personalized Zoom link.
Thank you to this amazing group of women for sharing their stories during our Latinas in STEM Panel yesterday! It was extremely inspiring and uplifting to hear about their career paths.
See the links below for some resources that were brought up during the panel:
Join us and SHPE this Friday (Feb 19th 5pm) for a professional development panel of graduate students! We will be discussing questions that relate to being a minority student in graduate school, including:
How to be a strong applicant to graduate programs
Maintaining work-life balance
Fellowship opportunities for minority students
How to approach switching fields for graduate school
Zoom Meeting Details Below.
Zoom Meeting ID: 818 2813 1558
Password: email firstname.lastname@example.org with an illinois.edu email to get the password.
NOBCChE and SACNAS and Friends will hold a TED talk discussion of the mental health of students in graduate school and ensure that no one feels alone.