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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Global Careers Speaker Series

The Buffett Institute's Global Career Speaker Series connects Northwestern PhD students with alumni and leaders across sectors for conversations on a wide range of exciting career paths in international affairs, policy and development. All Global Career Speakers Series events will take place on Thursdays at 12:00 p.m. CT, beginning January 7, 2021.
January 7: Bonnie Daniels ’69
Former Director at Management Systems International (MSI)
MSI is an international management consulting firm; Bonnie has experience working on activities sponsored by the World Bank, United Nations, and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

January 28: Owain Johnstone
Policy Advisor, Ethical Trading Initiative
Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford

February 25: Mrittika Sen ’17 PhD
Entrepreneur and Research and Development Consultant, Write Matters
Communication Studies, Northwestern University

April 1: Rebecca Webber Gaudiosi ’04 PhD

International Relations and Negotiation Expert, former U.S. diplomat
Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
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April 22: Careers in International Development Panel
Panelists to be announced
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April 29: Careers in Research Panel
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May 13: Sakhile Matlhare ’14 MA, ’17 PhD
Co-Founder and Art Director, Sakhile&Me
Sociology, Northwestern University
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May 27: Catherine Kelly
Assistant Professor of Justice and Rule of Law, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University; previously U.S. Department of State consultant
Government, Harvard University
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June 3: Career Changes and Combinations Panel
Panelists to be announced
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