Thursday, September 09, 2021 10:00 AM ~ 1:30 PM CST
This event provides Black college and high school students with an opportunity to learn more about career pathways in economics and related fields.
The program includes the following:
-Interactive conversations with economists and research assistants
-A skills-based workshop on programming and data analysis for research
-A virtual career fair with top financial services firms
Attendees will learn about these topics:
-What’s involved in being an economist
-What career pathways are available to economics research assistants
-How data helps solve questions
This two-day program features keynote speaker Cecilia Rouse, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers and concludes with a conversation between Chicago Fed’s executive vice president and director of research, Anna Paulson, and the Sadie Collective’s CEO and co-founder, Fanta Traore.