· December 15 – Women and Planning Division – Women in Planning: Guiding Emerging Professionals – Speakers: Corrin Hoegen Wendell, AICP, Breanne Rothstein, AICP, Olivia Dorow-Hovland, Jahnee Prince, AICP
As the percentage of women entering the planning profession increases and gain a firm foothold in the doorway of success, they are reaching back to the next generation and welcoming them through that open door. Join the APA Women and Planning Division for an exciting and inspiring discussion focused on your most pressing career questions and what seasoned planners wished they would have known in school and what they would have done differently. Find out the benefits of working in the public or private sector, skills employers are really looking for, and walk away with strategies for getting hired and succeeding in the first year on the job. A panel of top female professionals from early, mid, and seasoned careers will discuss a wide range of important topics including career growth and development, how to gain a valuable planning network, and share their own experiences and stories. This moderated panel will allow the audience to participate in this important dialogue through the use of live polling technology and interactive questions.