<!-- Copy everything on this page and paste it in Mailchimp using the <> Source button in the editor --> <h1 class="mc-toc-title" style="text-align:center"><a href="http://www.rpcvw.org/events">Official Events</a></h1> <br><br> <h2 class="mc-toc-title" style="text-align:center"><a href="https://www.rpcvw.org/u_s_based_public_health_career_panel">U.S. Based Public Health Career Panel </a></h2> <a href="https://www.rpcvw.org/u_s_based_public_health_career_panel" title="Click here for more information"> <img alt="https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rpcvw/pages/3700/meta_images/original/Blue_and_Red_Health_Icons_Medical_Conference_Poster_%281%29.png?1568767713" src="https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rpcvw/pages/3700/meta_images/original/Blue_and_Red_Health_Icons_Medical_Conference_Poster_%281%29.png?1568767713" style="width:100%;margin: 15px auto;display: block;" /> </a> <h4 style="text-align:center">Tuesday, September 24 - 06:00 PM </h4> <p style="text-align: center; margin: 2rem 0;"><a style="display: inline-block; padding: 14px 32px; background: #cd3c48; border-radius: 4px; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: 1px; font-size: 20px; line-height: 26px; color: white; text-decoration: none;" title="Click here to RSVP" href="https://www.rpcvw.org/u_s_based_public_health_career_panel" target="_blank">Details/RSVP</a></p> <h3 style="text-align:center">Sospeso Bar</h3> <p>Join RPCV/W at an upcoming career panel featuring RPCVs and career professionals working in U.S. based public health. The panelists will speak about their career path in this sector and share tips for job seekers. Additionally, we will speak about careers in public health and share information about the opportunity to get full funding for an MPH or DrPH degree through the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.</p> <p>The panel will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 7:00-8:30 PM at Sospeso on H St (2nd floor). The discussion will be moderator led, then open to the audience for Q&amp;A. Following the event, there will be informal networking. See below for panelist organizations and information. </p> <p> </p> <p><span><strong>Panelists</strong></span></p> <p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/laquandra-nesbitt-4724132/">LaQuandra S. Nesbitt</a>, MD, MPH, Director of the D.C. Department of Health</p> <p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabetharend/">Elizabeth D. Arend</a>, MPH, Director of Provider Services at the Primary Care Coalition</p> <p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolyn-rhodebeck-mph-2416b192/">Carolyn Rhodeback</a>, MPH, City Research Scientist, New York City Public Health Laboratory</p> <p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/bkirk731/">Bryan Kirk</a>, MPH, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services</p> <p><span><a href="https://americanhealth.jhu.edu/people/deirdre-clarke">Deirdre Clarke</a>, Bloomberg American Health Initiative Fellow, Program Analyst, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency</span></p> <div> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-swain-10037b17/">Matt Swain</a>, MPH, Chief of Staff at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Health and Human Services</div> <p> </p> <p><strong><span>Moderator<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/karlia-brown/"></a></span></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristen-panico-msph/">Kris Panico</a>, RPCV/W Professional Development committee member</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Agenda</strong></p> <p><span>Pre-event Happy Hour at Sospeso Bar - 6:00-7:00</span></p> <p><span>Arrival/Welcome Remarks - 7:00-7:15</span></p> <p><span>Moderator Led Discussion with Panel - 7:15-7:45</span></p> <p><span>Q&amp;A From Audience - 7:45-8:15</span></p> <p><span>Informal Networking - 8:15-8:30 </span></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <hr> <h2 class="mc-toc-title" style="text-align:center"><a href="https://www.rpcvw.org/comserv_some_breakfast">Community Service: SOME Weekend Breakfast </a></h2> <a href="https://www.rpcvw.org/comserv_some_breakfast" title="Click here for more information"> <img alt="https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rpcvw/pages/3696/meta_images/original/RPCV_W_COMSERV_SOME_928.png?1567185829" src="https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rpcvw/pages/3696/meta_images/original/RPCV_W_COMSERV_SOME_928.png?1567185829" style="width:100%;margin: 15px auto;display: block;" /> </a> <h4 style="text-align:center">Saturday, September 28 - 06:30 AM </h4> <p style="text-align: center; margin: 2rem 0;"><a style="display: inline-block; padding: 14px 32px; background: #cd3c48; border-radius: 4px; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: 1px; font-size: 20px; line-height: 26px; color: white; text-decoration: none;" title="Click here to RSVP" href="https://www.rpcvw.org/comserv_some_breakfast" target="_blank">Details/RSVP</a></p> <h3 style="text-align:center"><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=71+O+St+NW%2C+Washington+%2C+DC+20001%2C+United+States">So Others Might Eat (SOME)</a></h3> <p>Start your day off right with RPCV/W as we serve breakfast to homeless and food insecure community members at <a href="http://some.org/">So Others Might Eat (SOME)</a>.</p> <p><span>Opened as a small soup kitchen in 1970, SOME now provides 1,000 nourishing, hot breakfasts and lunches every day with help from nearly 10,000 volunteers a year, including our Provide-A-Meal groups. Come be a part of this warm and nourishing kitchen. </span></p> <p>Optional brunch afterwards.</p> <hr> <h2 class="mc-toc-title" style="text-align:center"><a href="https://www.rpcvw.org/fall_peace_corps_trivia">Fall Peace Corps Trivia</a></h2> <a href="https://www.rpcvw.org/fall_peace_corps_trivia" title="Click here for more information"> <img alt="https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rpcvw/pages/3703/meta_images/original/Exiles_Fall_PC_Trivia_.png?1569000685" src="https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rpcvw/pages/3703/meta_images/original/Exiles_Fall_PC_Trivia_.png?1569000685" style="width:100%;margin: 15px auto;display: block;" /> </a> <h4 style="text-align:center">Monday, October 21 - 07:00 PM </h4> <p style="text-align: center; margin: 2rem 0;"><a style="display: inline-block; padding: 14px 32px; background: #cd3c48; border-radius: 4px; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: 1px; font-size: 20px; line-height: 26px; color: white; text-decoration: none;" title="Click here to RSVP" href="https://www.rpcvw.org/fall_peace_corps_trivia" target="_blank">Details/RSVP</a></p> <h3 style="text-align:center"><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1610+U+St+NW%2C+washington%2C+DC+20009%2C+United+States">Exiles Bar</a></h3> <p>Come out to another edition of Peace Corps Trivia Night at your local Peace Corps Bar, Exiles! Prizes awarded to the top 3 teams. Trivia night is always very popular, so come early to grab your table.  Please RSVP so we know you're coming!</p> <p>Rules:</p> <ul> <li>Max of 5 people per team</li> <li>7 rounds, 10 questions each</li> <li>$$$ off your bar tab to top 3 finishers </li> <li>Prize for most creative team name</li> </ul> <p> </p> <hr> <!-- End Official Events, Begin Member Led Events --> <h1 class="mc-toc-title" style="text-align:center"><a href="http://www.rpcvw.org/events">Member-Led Events</a></h1> <br><br> <h2 class="mc-toc-title" style="text-align:center"><a href="https://www.rpcvw.org/andrewsoles/money_matters_-_financial_planning_for_rpcvs">Money Matters - Financial planning for RPCVs</a></h2> <h4 style="text-align:center">Thursday, October 03 - 06:00 PM </h4> <p style="text-align: center; margin: 2rem 0;"><a style="display: inline-block; padding: 14px 32px; background: #cd3c48; border-radius: 4px; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: 1px; font-size: 20px; line-height: 26px; color: white; text-decoration: none;" title="Click here to RSVP" href="https://www.rpcvw.org/andrewsoles/money_matters_-_financial_planning_for_rpcvs" target="_blank">Details/RSVP</a></p> <h3 style="text-align:center"><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1801+K+St+NW%2C+Washington%2C+DC+20006%2C+United+States">Northwestern Mutual</a></h3> <p>Join other RPCVs for a fun and interactive discussion around steps you can take to understand and improve upon your personal finances.  Regardless of whether you are seeking to retire early, buy a home, or working your way through student debt, this seminar will provide you with a 5-part framework for prioritizing and achieving your financial goals.</p> <p> </p> <p>Areas to be addressed include:</p> <ul> <li>Budgeting</li> <li>Retirement planning</li> <li>Life, disability, and long-term care insurance</li> <li>Debt repayment</li> <li>Investing</li> <li>Charitable giving</li> </ul> <hr>