Last fall, the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) launched a new webinar series titled Moving Forward, creating an opportunity to allow our alumni, students, donors, retirees, faculty, and staff to connect during this difficult time of physical isolation. You can watch the recorded Fall 2020 webinars here. The series will resume for the Winter session on January 28.
Moving Forward Winter 2021 Schedule
How Entrepreneurs Overcome Adversity | Jan. 28, 2021
My English degree: what a great decision! | Feb. 4, 2021
How York alumni are advancing initiatives in Black communities | Feb. 9, 2021
How we tackled COVID: Discount Car & Truck Rentals | Feb. 25, 2021
Women in Leadership | March 8, 2021
How does Disaster and Emergency Response Work? | March 25, 2021
The Moving Forward series looks at how people and organizations are navigating the future with strength, determination, and skills needed to overcome unprecedented barriers and create a positive change. Each webinar will feature a distinct aspect of tackling the future, with key leaders sharing their experiences from industry, government, the not-for-profit sector and the academia.
The series will explore:
- How organizations are adapting in order to move forward through the global COVID-19 pandemic
- How our communities and organizations are moving forward on issues of equity and social justice
- How students can move forward in their career goals, through the advice and wisdom of alumni who are graduates of the same program
Each webinar will feature either a one-on-one interview or a panel discussion with high-level decision makers from various fields, offering unique insights gained through first-hand experiences.
All are welcome to attend and participate.