Adulting 101: Transferable Skills, Changing Careers and Nontraditional Career Paths

Join Drexel Alumni on Thursday, February 25th from 6:00PM-7:00PM via Zoom!

Hear how our panel of recent alumni took the road less traveled after graduation to pursue careers outside of their majors. Get tips on how to position yourself for a career transition, using transferrable experience and skills. Whether you’re a current student, a recent graduate, or you’re looking for a career change, this webinar will help you discover how far your Drexel degree can take you.

This is the first event in Adulting 101, a series of programs hosted by Drexel Alumni to help current students and recent alumni gain skills and insight to help set them up for success after graduation and into the real world.

Panelists Include:

  • Zain Mahmood, BS/MS Biomedical Engineering ’18, Director, Strategy and Business Development at Cardinal Health
  • Sofia Bastida, BS Accounting ’18, AVP, Early Talent Recruitment and Development at TD Bank
  • Dan McCormick, BS Finance ’90, Playwright and Actor at Cape May Stage and KUNM-FM and KUNM.ORG
  • Robyn Frankel-Tiger, MD Medicine ’91, Founder of Stress Free MD
  • Nicole Boyer, MS Higher Education ’11, (Moderator), Group Sales Manager at Mount Hope Estate and Winery


Contact Diamond Schuler Douyon at for more information and/or with any questions.

How the Pandemic Made Us Even Less Equal: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa and the Americas

Thursday, February 26th from 12:00PM-1:15PM EST via Zoom!

Presented by the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Global Health-Dornsife School of Public Health, and the Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium (GPLASC).

Mausi Segun, the Africa executive director at Human Rights Watch, and Jorge E. Cuéllar, PhD, a scholar of Central America and Latinxs in the United States, will discuss how COVID-19 has deepened inequality worldwide. Besides the additional challenges caused by the pandemic, our panelists will discuss new opportunities to address these inequalities.

The annual Drexel Global Passport Series (GPS), organized by the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages, seeks to facilitate global conversations at Drexel and in Philadelphia to ensure rich student engagement and build strong partnerships with local communities and organizations.

For the Zoom registration link, and/or for more information, contact Jacqueline Rios at

Winter PDS #4: Job-Search Tools

Preparing for a co-op, internship, or life after Drexel? Learn more about the options available post-graduation for public health students and how to plan a targeted search that works for you!

Join us this Thursday from 5:30-6:30PM for part 4 of the Winter Professional Development Series and leave with resources for where and how to search for public health opportunities and clear next steps to take in your process.