Let the countdown begin! Employ the Pack: A Conference for Emerging Professional is just a few days away.  Happening Saturday (March 16th), this half day conference will feature breakout workshops and keynote speakers all aimed at providing seniors, graduate students, and young alumni the knowledge they need to confidently tackle the job search process.

We are excited to have Porter Gale serving as our opening keynote speaker.  Named a Digital Passionista by The Huffington Post, Porter is a social media expert and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in marketing, advertising, and independent filmmaking.  From 2007-2011, Porter Gale served as the Vice President of Marketing for Virgin America. She held the post of General Manager at Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners where she worked with clients like Vegas.com, Coach, and Snapple Natural Beverages.  Porter has received numerous accolades for her work in the communications field.  She was awarded the Changing The Game Award, by The Advertising Women of New York (AWNY) and was on AdAge’s Digital Hotlist, iMedia Top 25-Digital Marketers.

Porter Gale is also an independent filmmaker.  Ms. Gale has produced or directed documentaries that have aired on Lifetime, PBS, Channel 4/England and in film festivals around the globe. Porter’s film work has been honored by the Directors Guild of America, The Academy of Motion Pictures & Sciences and Filmmaker Magazine.

Porter’s first book, Your Network Is Your Net Worth will be published by Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster in 2013.  Her opening keynote address will address this same topic and will also be entitled; Your Network is Your Net Worth.  Come learn how to network yourself into employment from this knowledgeable expert.

Employ the Pack: A Conference for Emerging Professionals will be held in the Danna Student Center on Saturday, March 16th, 9 am – 1:30 pm.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  RSVP required!  To RSVP, click here or email lis@loyno.edu.  If you have any questions, please call the Career Development Center (504-865-3860).

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