Pitch Perfect: Building Your Professional Introduction
NetSI Professional Development Series
Emma Newcombe and Evelyn Panagakou
Emma Newcombe: Assistant Director, NU Career Design; Evelyn Panagakou: Education, Outreach, and Diversity Coordinator, NetSI
Past Talk
Virtual talk
Tuesday
Feb 13, 2024
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10:30 am
Virtual
177 Huntington Ave.
11th floor
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In this workshop, you will discover the essence of a professional introduction, the advantages of cultivating your professional brand for personal growth, and the art of tailoring your introduction to diverse professional situations.
About the speaker
About the speaker
Emma Newcombe: Emma Newcombe is an assistant director in the Career Design Office at Northeastern, where she provides one-on-one career counseling and programming for doctoral students across the university. She has a Ph.D. in American & New England Studies from Boston University. Previously, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies at Skidmore College, where she taught courses on material culture, wilderness studies, immigration, and the history of tourism. She has also taught writing and research courses at Boston University and Boston Architectural College. Before joining Career Design, Emma was an academic advisor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Evelyn Panagakou: Evelyn Panagako, PhD, is a physicist and applied mathematician with a specialty in applied developmental and educational psychology. As the Education, Outreach, and Diversity Coordinator of the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University, she is responsible for the development and career advising of doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, and she designs, delivers, and oversees educational activities and programs for the Institute. Evelyn also supports and evaluates a diversity, equity, and inclusion program at the Institute and functions as a liaison between the Institute and other relevant stakeholders and leaders within Northeastern University as well as with external community partners and collaborators. Previously she was a postdoctoral researcher at NetSI.
Emma Newcombe: Emma Newcombe is an assistant director in the Career Design Office at Northeastern, where she provides one-on-one career counseling and programming for doctoral students across the university. She has a Ph.D. in American & New England Studies from Boston University. Previously, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies at Skidmore College, where she taught courses on material culture, wilderness studies, immigration, and the history of tourism. She has also taught writing and research courses at Boston University and Boston Architectural College. Before joining Career Design, Emma was an academic advisor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Evelyn Panagakou: Evelyn Panagako, PhD, is a physicist and applied mathematician with a specialty in applied developmental and educational psychology. As the Education, Outreach, and Diversity Coordinator of the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University, she is responsible for the development and career advising of doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, and she designs, delivers, and oversees educational activities and programs for the Institute. Evelyn also supports and evaluates a diversity, equity, and inclusion program at the Institute and functions as a liaison between the Institute and other relevant stakeholders and leaders within Northeastern University as well as with external community partners and collaborators. Previously she was a postdoctoral researcher at NetSI.