Careers & Majors Alumni Panel Series: Social Sciences

Wed, Feb 24, 2021, 4:30 pm
Location: 
via Zoom
Audience: 
Undergraduate Students
Sponsor(s): 
Center for Career Development

Career & Majors Alumni Panel Series: Social Sciences

Moderated by Natalia Cordova *17, the director of studies at Mathey College, this panel will feature alumni discussing the connections between their social sciences concentrations and career journeys.

Students of all years, concentrations and interests are invited to attend this and a similar upcoming event for STEM. A follow-up conversation hosted by Peer Career Advisers and Peer Academic Advisers for students planning to study and/or pursue careers in humanities fields will take place on March 1. 

Attend the event via this link.

Moderator 

Natalia Cordova *17 is the Director of Studies at Mathey College. Natalia was born and raised in Puerto Rico and received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Princeton. In addition to studying the brain, Natalia worked as a learning consultant at the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, taught Ways of Knowing in FSI, worked for SIFP, served as an RGS for First College and taught group fitness classes at Dillon Gym. After completing her Ph.D., Natalia stayed at Princeton and served as a lecturer in the Writing Program, where she taught a Writing Seminar called "How We Learn." Natalia briefly left Princeton to teach in the Psychology Department at Yale University, where she also advised all students majoring in cognitive science.

Alumni panelists

Kemi Adegoroye '13 is a performing artist, attorney, and entrepreneur based in the D.C. Metro Area. After graduating from Princeton with a history major and a theater certificate, she attended law school at the University of Virginia School of Law and obtained a master's degree from Sciences Po.

She currently divides her time between her three careers in (1) the arts, as a musician and producer; (2) law, as a risk manager; and (3) entrepreneurship, as the creative director of 13 Roses Productions, a boutique production company and record label, and Alveo Creative, a digital arts startup. To learn more, please visit www.kemiadegoroye.com.

Andy Chen '09 is a partner at Isometric Studio, a visual identity and graphic design consultancy based in New York City. He studied sociology at Princeton University, where he was awarded the Pyne Honor Prize, the university’s highest general undergraduate distinction. He then studied graphic design at RISD, where he received his MFA as a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. Andy started his career at Pentagram, where he worked on the rebranding of Bausch + Lomb with partner Paula Scher.

As a Fulbright Scholar at the Royal College of Art, Andy conducted ethnographic research on aging, sexuality, and social stigma. He is a contributor to "Design Observer," "Design Taxi," and "Open Manifesto." Andy has spoken at international conferences including the London Design Festival, Design Indaba, RGD DesignThinkers, and Kyoorius Designyatra. He has served on the faculty of the Maryland Institute College of Art and the School of Visual Arts.

Edric Huang '18 is the global careers manager at Re:Coded, empowering thousands of conflict-affected and refugee youth in the Middle East to access careers in the digital economy. He is passionate about building equity and transnational solidarity across food and tech — with a focus on migrant, economic, and environmental justice.

Previously, he was the inaugural program director at Emma’s Torch. Edric graduated summa cum laude from Princeton, where he studied anthropology and poetry. He is currently based in New York City.

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