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Workshops Help Students Explore Career Options

Monday, April 27, 2009  
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George School Students explored nineteen different career options in workshops planned by the Parent Association on Monday, April 27, 2009.

Alumni workshop presenters were Wayne Chen ’99 (architect), Paul Hammer ’74 (career planner), Peter Ingerman ’52 (computer programmer), Ayse Figanmese ’03 (flood control engineer), Arthur Henrie ’47 (entrepreneur), Johanna Kolodny ’97 (food system expert), Allison Betof ’01 (MD/PhD candidate), Shari Nathanson-Rosenbloom ’80 (metallurgical engineer), Melicia Escobar ’96 (midwife), Jon Spare ’77 (pilot), Jennifer Kasirsky ’84 (OB-GYN hospitalist), Laura Goldberg Saluja ’84 (primary care physician), and Hannah Galantino-Homer ’84 (vet and biomedical researcher). Other speakers were Carson Elrod (Actor), Thomas Firchow (film industry executive), Rajie Cook (graphic designer), Phil Beck (journalist), Craig Barton (marketing), David Graham (photographer) and Scott Nelson (risk engineer).

Sixteen parent volunteers and six staff volunteers were there to welcome and host the speakers. Many of the speakers and parent volunteers stayed for lunch afterwards in the dining room, enjoying more time with George School students.