This Partners and Progress section of OMNIA is dedicated to highlighting Penn Arts and Sciences’ vibrant and generous community of alumni, parents, and friends. In this issue we spotlight: Ben Talks in NYC; Professional Women’s Alliance Career Roundtables; and College Alumni Mentoring Series.
BEN TALKS IN NYC: MAKING A DIFFERENC IN DIVERSE COMMUNITIES
Penn alumni, friends, and parents gathered in New York City for the Penn Arts and Sciences Ben Talks program, generously hosted by Penn Arts and Sciences Overseer and Penn Trustee Dhan Pai, W'83, and his wife Heena Pai, PAR'12, PAR'15. This year’s program featured 3 faculty speakers discussing how students and faculty from the arts and sciences are addressing pressing issues in communities around the world through the Making a Difference in Diverse Communities
PENN ARTS & SCIENCES PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S ALLIANCE CAREER ROUNDTABLES
PWA connects professionally accomplished College alumnae, united by their deep appreciation and understanding of the value of a liberal arts education as it relates to the workplace, with students and young alumnae of the College. PWA hosts programs in New York City and on campus to facilitate networking, mentorship, career exploration, professional development, and intellectual engagement.
Each semester, PWA hosts Career Roundtables event, to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the wide variety of career paths possible with a liberal arts degree.
Careers in Health: Beyond the M.D.
From research to non-profit management, pharma to consulting, alumni discuss the multitude of health careers that Penn graduates can make an impact in.
Careers in Law and Policy
College alumni working in law and policy talk about their journeys and how their time at Penn shaped their careers.