Education & Youth Development: Careers in Nonprofits Series

Education & Youth Development: Careers in Nonprofits Series

Join the Education & Youth Development career community for a series of chats with alumni in the nonprofit sector. These chats are a great opportunity to learn about working with education- and youth-focused nonprofits and to network with an alum in the field!

Education & Youth Development Nonprofit Speaker Series: Leidra McQueen

Monday, April 19th 2021 | 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Virtual

Bring any questions you may have for our featured speaker, Leidra McQueen. Leidra graduated from UVA in 2011 with a B.A. in Sociology and currently serves as the Director of College Success at Lynchburg Beacon of Hope in Lynchburg, VA. Lynchburg Beacon of Hope helps students access postsecondary education by providing support for students in elementary school through college graduation. As the Director of College Success, Leidra serves students after they enter higher education, guiding them through financial aid applications and providing emotional support to ensure a successful transition into college. She currently oversees 400 former students of Lynchburg-area schools. 

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Education & Youth Development Nonprofit Speaker Series: Rebecca Berlin

Thursday, April 22nd 2021 | 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Virtual

Bring any questions you may have for our featured speaker, Rebecca Berlin. Rebecca graduated from UVA in 2004 with a Ph.D. in Education and currently serves as the Chief Learning Officer at Start Early, which is headquartered in Chicago, IL. Start Early serves families through early learning programs, conducts research on best practices, and advocates for effective early learning policies. As the Chief Learning Officer, Rebecca oversees the Quality, Solutions and Impact, Research and Evaluation, and the National Center for Parent, Family, and Community Engagement divisions at Start Early. 

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