Schedule

Date: March 12, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time

In addition to the keynote and breakout sessions, we will also provide opportunities for Scholars and Alumni to network and engage in smaller group or 1:1 conversations.

TimeSession
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Keynote: A Conversation with Anthony Jack
11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.Break
11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Breakout Rooms 1:
– The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Standing Out and Leveling Up in Your Career
– Make, Manage, Multiply: The Financial Principles Every Young Adult Should Know
– From Fraud to Freedom: The Intersection of Imposter Syndrome and Identity
12:00 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.Break
12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.Breakout Rooms 2:
– Finding your voice as an advocate for change: Founding a low-income fly-in program at the University of Virginia and the lessons learned along the way
– What to Do When You Realize YOU Were Your Parents’ Retirement Plan
– Purpose, Pivots, and Pennies: Building a Resilient and Dynamic Career
– Give Back Ethically: Redistributing Our Resources
– Tiny Actions: Navigating Life’s Transitions with Simple Self-Care
1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.Break
1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Career Corners (in Breakout Rooms):
– The Unnormal Course: A Nonlinear Path of a Product Designer into Tech
– Career Flexibility: Freelancing, Consulting, and Starting a Business
– The Career Switcher: How I Switched from Finance to Marketing & What I Learned Along the Way
– Sustainability: Working on Climate Change Solutions the Questie Way
– Taking the Leap: Leaving Academia for Tech
– Education Expanded: Careers in Education

QuestBridge has forever changed my life. Being apart of such a distinguished group of individuals is truly humbling. I can’t wait to meet more QuestBridge Scholars!

- Brandon, Vassar '20