Humanities@Work: Young Alumni
Mon. October 2nd, 2017, 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Clark Hall Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106
Panelists discuss how studying the humanities influenced their careers and answer questions from the audience. Panelists include:
Gilad Salomon (CWRU ’10) majored in History and minored in Economics. He joined Bloomberg soon after graduating, working first in New York and then in São Paulo, Brazil, where he became head of marketing for Latin America. He recently left Bloomberg to lead the commercial expansion of a Brazilian, Google-incubated, machine learning enterprise called Emprego Ligado, also in São Paulo.
Violette Robinson (CWRU ’10) majored in both Anthropology and Environmental Studies, and earned an MA in French. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo, worked at the CWRU Schubert Center for Child Studies, and then become a financial planner at Skylight Financial Group and a fire performer with her own performance company, Fire and Light Performing Arts in Cleveland.
Anne Trenholme (CWRU ’11) majored in Art History and French and completed a MA in Art History and Museum Studies. She then earned a Master in Library and Information Science at Kent State. As Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarian at the Cleveland Museum of Art, she is responsible for selecting all monographic materials entering the Ingalls Library collection.
Victoria Granda (CWRU ’13) majored in Music. Following her BA and her MA in Music History, she joined Teach for America in Cleveland and then earned an MA in European and European Legal Studies at the University of Hamburg, sponsored by the CWRU Wright-Plaisance Fellowship for Study Abroad. She is currently a JD candidate at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Eric Pellish (CWRU ’13) majored in both Religious Studies and Electrical Engineering, spending his summers as a fly fishing and bear viewing guide in Alaska. After receiving his BA and BS degrees, he worked as a consultant for Accenture, managing client relationships and system development. Then he became a software engineer for The Advisory Board Company before entering his current role as the Director of Engineering at e-Agree.com, a rapidly growing startup based in the Washington, DC area.
Dinner will be served. Registration requested.