Emerging Workforce Scholars

at AAG Boston

April 5-7, 2017

At their 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston, the AAG (American Association of Geographers) launched their Advancing Diversity initiative and Emerging Workforce Scholars program, enabling aspirational community college and undergraduate students to interact with geography and geoscience professionals and learn about the preparation required for careers in their field.

Program Schedule
Day 1: Tours of Four Infrastructure Operations (Transportation, Wastewater, Energy, Recycling)
At Massport/Logan Airport
(speakers on the left side)
Casella Recycling (sponsor) - Materials Recovery Facility
At Mass. CEC Wind Turbine Blade Test Facility
Day 2: Attending AAG Tech Sessions and Exploring Sixty-Five Exhibits 
Day 3: Professional Skills Development and Workforce Panel
Environment & Education Professional Skills Workshop
Presenter: Drew Lehman
Environment, Education, and Sustainability Workforce Panel
Panelists: Maria Stein (Northeastern), Phil Jordan (BW Research), Cathleen Finn (IBM), Trinh Nguyen (Mayor’s Office), Drew Lehman
 
Our Students and Implementing Partners Were Engaged Throughout