Career Conversations Events

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Career Conversations: How Did You Get That Job?


In our Career Conversations series, we engage with impact + sustainability professionals, with particular focus on our GCNYC alumni network, in order to illustrate through example what working in impact + sustainability looks like, break down the intentional and accidental steps that lead to their current position, and have an open dialog for your questions.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, July 14th at 12PM EDT

WHAT: Sometimes we just learn best by example. In our Career Conversations series, we engage with impact + sustainability professionals, with particular focus on our GCNYC alumni network, in order to illustrate through example what working in impact + sustainability looks like, break down the intentional and accidental steps that lead to their current position, and have an open dialog for your questions.

Jenn Horner is a sustainability strategist and certified health & nutrition coach. She is passionate about influencing leaders to value health of people and the planet. She is currently a Corporate Responsibility Specialist at PVH Corp, where she builds upon and operationalizes their sustainability strategy.

When she’s not influencing corporate leaders, she is a part-time health and nutrition coach, utilizing her contagious enthusiasm and energy to cultivate the potential in others to achieve their health-related goals.

Jenn graduated from Glasgow Caledonian New York College in December 2019.

 


Career Conversation with Shannon Welch, Sustainability Division Director at Chapter 2 Agency and Director of Strategic Initiatives & Creative Partnership for Fashion Revolution USA

WHEN: Thursday, May 18th at 5PM EDT

WHAT: We are so excited to talk with Shannon Welch, December 2020 GCNYC alumna, Sustainability Division Director at Agency and Director of Strategic Initiatives & Creative Partnerships for Fashion Revolution USA.

Currently, Welch is the Sustainability Division Director at PR agency, Chapter 2 where she leads accounts for bluesign®, Bombyx, Saitex, EDWIN USA, Vuarnet, and Roopa Pemmaraju. She also currently serves as the Director of Strategic Initiatives & Creative Partnerships for Fashion Revolution USA, a global organization calling for greater transparency in the fashion industry. Welch recently completed her M.S. in Impact-Focused Business & Investing from Glasgow Caledonian New York College in December 2020.

 


Career Conversation with Lauren Hood of Corporate Citizenship

WHEN: Thursday, April 29th at 6PM EDT

WHAT: We were so excited to talk with Lauren Hood of Corporate Citizenship.  Lauren received her B.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and her M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University, where she focused on water management and sustainable product development. Before joining Corporate Citizenship in 2020, she spent 6 years in the fashion industry working in sustainability, production, supply chain management, and material sourcing for a sustainable women’s wear brand.