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Events

We have 3 official events and 1 member-led event coming up

U.S. Based Public Health Career Panel

Tuesday, September 24 at 06:00 PM Sospeso Bar

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.

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&A. Following the event, there will be informal networking. See below for panelist organizations and information. 

 

Panelists

LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, Director of the D.C. Department of Health

Elizabeth D. Arend, MPH, Director of Provider Services at the Primary Care Coalition

Carolyn Rhodeback, MPH, City Research Scientist, New York City Public Health Laboratory

Bryan Kirk, MPH, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Deirdre Clarke, Bloomberg American Health Initiative Fellow, Program Analyst, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Matt Swain, MPH, Chief of Staff at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Health and Human Services

 

Moderator

Kris Panico, RPCV/W Professional Development committee member

 

Agenda

Pre-event Happy Hour at Sospeso Bar - 6:00-7:00

Arrival/Welcome Remarks - 7:00-7:15

Moderator Led Discussion with Panel - 7:15-7:45

Q&A From Audience - 7:45-8:15

Informal Networking - 8:15-8:30 

 

 

Sep 24
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Community Service: SOME Weekend Breakfast

Saturday, September 28 at 06:30 AM So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Start your day off right with RPCV/W as we serve breakfast to homeless and food insecure community members at So Others Might Eat (SOME).

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. 

Optional brunch afterwards.

Sep 28
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Fall Peace Corps Trivia

Monday, October 21 at 07:00 PM Exiles Bar

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!

Rules:

  • Max of 5 people per team
  • 7 rounds, 10 questions each
  • $$$ off your bar tab to top 3 finishers 
  • Prize for most creative team name

 

Oct 21
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Find Your Country Group

Country specific service groups are invited to post local events and add their contact information to our directory

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