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LA Mayor's Office Speaker Series: International Career Pathways (February 22 - March 5)

LA Mayor

10 talks about different international career pathways, designed to advance diversity in international careers

Monday, February 22, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Pacific Time)
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*This speaker series will take place on Zoom from 12 PM - 1 PM each weekday, from February 22 to March 5, 2021. Please refer to the schedule below and register for the dates you would like to attend.



Start your international career path by hearing from professionals working in diplomacy, tech, defense and intelligence, international finance, trade, entertainment, and beyond. Learn about different fields, career paths, opportunities, and how to best apply for jobs.

The speaker series features leaders from a variety of international career pathways, including private, nonprofit, and government sectors. It is intended for students of color, designed to increase exposure and access to different international fields and professionals with the goal of advancing diversity in international careers.

The series is hosted by the Los Angeles Mayor's Office of International Affairs and co-sponsored by UCLA, USC, California State University Northridge, Los Angeles Community College District, Young Initiative on the Global Economy at Occidental College, Mount St. Mary's University, Loyola Marymount University, and Pepperdine University. 



*Please refer to the attachment below for more information on each speaker.


DEFENSE & INTELLIGENCE with Erin Bromaghim, Director of Olympic and Paralympic Development, Mayor's Office of International Affairs
Monday, February 22, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

FINANCE with Kevin Johnson, Director, Citigroup
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

TECHNOLOGY with Jasson Crockett, Public Policy Manager, Snap Inc.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

TOURISM & TRAVEL with Suzanne Boda, Senior Vice President, American Airlines
Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

DIPLOMACY & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS with Daphne Michelle Titus, Principal, Cygnet Strategies LLC
Friday, February 26, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

DEVELOPMENT & AID with Marie Kagaju Laugharn, Former Employee, United Nations
Monday, March 1, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

TRADE POLICY with Stephen Cheung, Chief Operating Officer, Los Angeles Economic Corporation & President, World Trade Center Los Angeles
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

INTERNATIONAL LAW with Luan Tran, Partner, King and Spalding Law
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

LOGISTICS & TRADE with Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero, Director of Trade and Development, Port of Los Angeles
Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

ENTERTAINMENT with Jason Woo, President & Chief Strategy Officer, Next General Esports
Friday, March 5, 2021 | 12 - 1pm

Download file: Intl-Career-Pathways-Speaker-Series-Biographies-3a-4xo-ij-apg.pdf