Thursday, September 09, 2021 10:00 AM ~ 1:30 PM CST

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Sadie Collective invite you to our upcoming virtual program, Exploring Career Pathways in Economics and Related Fields, to be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm CT and Friday, September 10, 2021, from 10:00 am to 1:45 pm CT.

Description

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.