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PennNYC's Navigating your Career through Stormy Financial Times

Careers panel discussion with wine and beer networking reception - open to ALL ALUMNI


Many alumni are becoming painfully aware of the effects of the current financial downturn.  PennNYC has created a panel of experts to help alumni navigate this storm - primarily with respect to the job market and individual careers.   Following the panel, there will be a networking reception with light refreshments and drinks (wine, beer, soda and water) sponsored by the Trustees' Council of Penn Women. This event is open to all alumni.  



The panel features:

  • Steven Greenhouse, New York Times workplace reporter and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker. Long before most analysts noticed the downturn, Greenhouse was reporting how troubled our economy looked from the bottom-up.
  • Marci Alboher C’88, author of One Person/ Multiple Career: The New Model of Work/Life Success.  The job for life has lost its place as a symbol of economic security and now workers realize that it’s up to them to cultivate other income, marketable talents and ways to feel fulfilled
  • Moderator Darby Dunn C'88, founder of public relations firm DarbyDunnCommunications.com and a former news anchor/reporter who worked for CNBC, CNN, and WNBC.

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2009
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: JPMorgan Chase, 245 Park Avenue (room details to follow)
RSVPRegister here. Email Wendy Vigroux (
Wendy.Vigroux@morganstanley.com) with questions.
CostEarly registration discount price (before January 14, 2009): $15.
On January 14, 2009 until the event: $25 online (credit card) and at the door (cash-only).  The cost includes the reception sponsored by the Trustees' Council of Penn Women.

The Trustees' Council of Penn Women is a national network of Penn alumnae. These leaders, by power of their example, support, foster and promote the advancement of women's issues within the University, thus enriching the University community as a whole.


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