Hiatt co-sponsors SoJust Leadership Forum (2/10), capstone 'DEIS Impact! event
Nov. 07, 2013
Brandeis University’s 3rd Annual
SoJust Leadership Forum
Monday, February 10, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.*
Sherman Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center
*Please note the event timeline.
The SoJust Forum will be the capstone event that comprises 'DEIS Impact. Featuring Brandeis alumni in diverse fields including education, law and activism, this networking event will inspire current Brandeis students to see how their passions and experiences – through academics, volunteerism, internships and campus leadership – can translate into a career in public service and social justice.
View photos from the 2013 SoJust Leadership Forum.
Table hosts and Boston-based alumni in related fields will get the chance to network with one another at this on-campus cocktail pre-reception, co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center and the Boston Alumni Club. The reception will be held in the Levine-Ross reception room. Drinks and light refreshments will be provided.
6:00 p.m. | Student Registration
6:30 p.m. | Panel Discussion
Alumni, students and table host volunteers are invited to attend this panel discussion. Panelists include (more coming soon!):
- Yos Bugallo '03, Assistant Director, Inclusiveness Recruiting at E&Y
- Tara Cook-Littman ’97 Founder of GMO Free CT
- Will Tickle '03, Portfolio Manager; Director of Impact Investing at Ballentine Partners
- Blanca E. Vega '98, Director, Higher Education Opportunity Program at Marymount Manhattan College
7:15 p.m. | Round Table Networking for Students & Table Hosts
Following the panel discussion, students will rotate to different networking tables hosted by alumni and industry volunteers to learn about their organization, job function and career paths. Alumni guests will be invited to return to the reception venue at this time.
Undergraduate Students: RSVP via B.hired > Events > Forums
Graduate Students & Post-docs: RSVP here
Alumni: RSVP here
Professional dress is strongly recommended.
Prep Workshop: So Just Forum
Wednesday., February 5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Hiatt Career Center, Usdan Student Center
Make the most of your opportunity to meet professionals/table hosts at the So Just Forum on 2/10! Learn how to research organizations in advance, participate in the networking round tables, and develop questions and responses that set you apart - essential preparation for this great career event.
RSVP via B.hired > Events > Workshops
- The Hiatt Career Center
- The Career Development Center at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
- The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life
- The Department of Community Service
- The Brandeis University Alumni Association
More coming soon!
Yos Bugallo is a Campus Consultant in EY’s Inclusiveness Recruiting team, specializing in the diversity recruiting strategy and development. Yos works with university stakeholders to drive strategic and systemic change regarding diversity and inclusiveness at the student, faculty, and campus level. Her role focuses on increasing the pipeline of top diverse talent into EY and better preparing students for the global workforce.
Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Yos was an Associate Director at the NYU Stern School of Business MBA Admissions office, where she handled general admissions as well as diversity, LGBT, military and Latin American recruiting. She started her work in higher education in the Brandeis University Undergraduate Admissions office where she instituted a number of innovative programs and revamped their diversity recruiting function.
Yos has also served on the Board of the New York chapter of the Association for Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) as the Director of Student Programs. She has also been involved with several organizations including Management Leadership for Tomorrow, the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, and the Posse Foundation.
Yos holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Brandeis University. She lives in Queens, NY, with her husband Andrew, and her two children, Abby and Andy.