Spend time with alumni this semester. The Loeb Center’s series of candid career conversations will help you explore possibilities, build relationships, and get real-world advice.
There are a variety of ways students can participate:
- Workshops: Learn skills or explore topics within the alum’s chosen career field
- Office hours appointments: Sign up in advance to ask questions and get tailored advice in a one-on-one setting
- Informal group conversation about career paths post-Amherst
- And more!
Contact the Loeb Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or (413) 542-2265 with any questions or accessibility needs.
Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Lineup
Pam Allyn ’84 is an esteemed author, educator, and founder celebrated for her profound contributions to the world of education. Most recently, Pam created Dewey, a startup devoted to providing exceptional products for family learning. Learn more about Pam.
Register for one of her events:
The 7 Strengths for Innovation in the Business of Education | Thursday, September 21, from 7 to 8:30pm
Exploring Education Beyond the Classroom – Diverse Pathways and Impactful Career | Friday, September 22, from noon to 1:30pm
Or meet with her one-on-one. | Friday, September 22, from 9am to noon
Phil Edmundson ’80 is a serial entrepreneur who founded Corvus Insurance Holdings in 2017, a company that leverages new data and artificial technology to better manage cyber risk and reduce cybercrime. Learn more about Phil.
Register for one of his events:
Exploring Generative AI in Business, Data Science & Emerging Technologies | Monday, October 30, from 7 to 8:30pm
Fusing Forces for Change: Social Impact and Entrepreneurship | Tuesday, October 31, from noon to 1:30pm
Or meet with him one-on-one. | Tuesday, October 31, from 9am to noon
Jennifer Estrada ’08 is a career nonprofit leader, educator, and advocate for social justice and human rights. Currently, Jennifer focuses on creating scalable and sustainable programs, training, and resources to support advocacy and activism for global human rights at Amnesty International. Learn more about Jennifer.
Register for one of her events:
Designing Impactful Programs for Global Human Rights Advocacy and Leadership | Monday, November 13, from 7 to 8:30pm
Empowering Change: Building Collective Power for Global Human Rights | Tuesday, November 14, from noon to 1:30pm
Or meet with her one-on-one. | Tuesday, November 14, from 9am to noon
Chelsea Agyiri ’18 is an Analyst in the Equity Research group at Putnam Investments (Putnam), specializing in the U.S. consumer staples sector. She is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues, assessing valuations, and making buy/sell recommendations for packaged food, health and wellness companies. Learn more about Chelsea.
Stephen Stewart ’09 is a passionate and hardcore gamer whose dream has become a reality as an Associate Class Designer at Blizzard working on Diablo IV. He is excited and humbled to be in the position to add to the legacy of Diablo and create experiences for gamers that could profoundly impact their lives, just as so many of his favorite games did for him throughout the years. Learn more about Stephen.
Dr. Cuthbert Simpkins ’69 is the Sosland-Missouri Endowed Chair in Trauma Services in the Department of Surgery at the UMKC School of Medicine, and the founder, President and Chief Innovation Officer of Vivacelle Bio, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the inventor of the phospholipid nanoparticle technology for treating shock due to sepsis or hemorrhage. Learn more about Cuthbert.