Thursday November 19, 2020


8:50 am – 9:00 am | START WITH ART:

Briah Lucke

Artist/Art Therapist

Women’s Work

9:00 am – 9:30 am | POLITICAL COMMENTARY: Perspective on the Presidential Results and the Current State of Affairs

Ross Douthat

Op-ed Columnist

New York Times

10:00 am – 11:00 am | PANEL DISCUSSION: Panel: Unique Staffing Structures: Working in the Gig Economy / Independent Contractor

Paul Mayer


The Schegg Group

Dominick Bailey Scarano

10:50 am – 11:00 am:  Honoring Minority Owned Businesses

Moderated by:

Ray Andrewsen

Director of Membership Services

Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

11:00 am – 12:00 pm | PANEL DISCUSSION: Train for Tomorrow

Moderated by:

Wanda Lary

Business Services Coordinator

Workforce Alliance


Asha Strickland

Certified Nursing Assistant

Benchmark Senior Living

Singquel Short

Communication Specialist

American Job Centers

Samantha Buonanno

Senior Talent Management


Erika Lynch

Health Careers Advisor for the South Central Region of Connecticut

Gateway Community College

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12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | WORKSHOP: How to get Hired!

Pamela Shand, MS, CPRW

Career Coach

Offer Stage Consulting, LLC