Washington, DC Career Month
During November 2016, your alumni club, along with clubs in 10 other cities, will participate in the annual Career Month series
During November 2016, your alumni club, along with clubs in 10 other cities, will participate in the annual Career Month series. These events connect alumni with each other, leverage their professional expertise, and demonstrate the power of the UChicago alumni network. Join us in Washington, DC, for a panel and Q&A on career transition, followed by a networking reception. Thinking of moving from government to industry? Changing cities? A new field? We will have a great alumni all-star panel to share their stories and advice.
Steven Berry, AB'94 has had a long career in politics and public service. He has worked on five presidential and numerous statewide campaigns, served two senior Members of Congress, worked in the George W. Bush Administration, and helped start a trade association. He is responsible for ushering major legislation through Congress on health care and energy policy, and specializes in agriculture, environment, and natural resources policy. He also participates in the University of Chicago Public Interest Program as an evaluator of student applicants.
Jeff Baich, MBA'92
Amanda Butler is a University of Chicago alumna (AB '04, JD '09). She began her career as an attorney in Washington, D.C. in litigation and antitrust at Kaye Scholer LLP. In 2014, she took a sabbatical to work for an NGO in India as a legal consultant on the campaign against labor trafficking. She is now an attorney at the U.S. Department of Labor, advising on programs related to workforce development and veterans' employment.
CJ Fritts, MA 11, is the Sr. Cybersecurity Policy Analyst at U.S. Bank. She works on industry projects to enhance security of financial sector assets and data, and is a member of the Cyber Exercise Program team. Previously, she worked for two industry groups on strategic policy for the inancial sector. CJ began working in cybersecurity during her tenure with the Strategic Technologies Program at CSIS after graduating from CIR.
Dana W. White, AB'98, is a former foreign policy adviser to Sen. John McCain and advised CEOs of three Global Fortune 500 companies in the U.S, France and Japan. She graduated from the College in 1998, with a degree in Chinese History. She grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, worked for the Department of Defense and the WSJ Editorial Page and lived in Hong Kong and Paris. Today, she has her own leadership and strategic communications consultancy firm here in Washington, D.C. and is the author of a new book, Leader Designed: Become the Leader You Were Made to Be.
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