Agenda Posted for USAID-HBCU International Development Conference!

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We’re excited to share that the agenda has been posted for first-ever USAID-HBCU International Development Conference! Co-sponsored by the Harry T. Moore chapter of Blacks in Government, this online event is taking place from 15-16 September 2021. This year’s theme is “Increasing Diversity in International Development” and will include announcements of job opportunities and scholarships for conference participants, as well as networking opportunities throughout both days.

Screenshot of agenda on TechChange platform
Screenshot of initial agenda on the TechChange platform

Day 1: Learn more about USAID’s work

  • USAID 101
  • The Black Humanitarian Experience
  • Promoting Peace and Reducing Global Conflict
  • Improving Global Health – Who we are and what we do
  • Supporting a Resilient and Food Secure World for All
  • Advancing Inclusive Democracies Abroad
  • Voices from the field – USAID local field staff provide their perspectives on the impact of USAID’s work
  • Networking session with USAID employees from the field as well as HQ

Day 2: Learn more about how you can work for USAID 

  • “Demystifying USAID Employment” panel discussion on different opportunities within the Agency
  • Student and Recent Graduate Employment
  • Federal resume writing
  • Veterans Employment Opportunities
  • Donald M. Payne International Graduate Fellowship Program
  • Engaging the Next Generation of Agency Researchers
  • Management Bureau recruitment event – Bring your resume and speak directly with a hiring manager!
  • Setting yourself up for future success
  • Navigating USAJOBS.GOV

Please note that while this  event is targeting current students and alumni from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), registration is open to all. Please note that space is limited for some of the sessions, so make sure you register soon

Screenshot of selected speakers

For more information, follow the Event on LinkedIn or register on TechChange now

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