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Presented By: LSA Opportunity Hub

Employer Connections: "What can you do with your liberal arts and sciences degree?" Q&A

In this informal come-as-you-are event, LSA students will hear from a roundtable of representatives from companies spanning various industries to discover the myriad of professional pathways that an LSA degree unlocks. These are real people from real employers with real experiences to share. No résumé exchanges or fussy suits—these sessions invite students to explore and understand, rather than compete. Come ask your burning questions from people whose careers you admire the most and tap into the power of their hard-earned wisdom and experience.

A list of confirmed employers in attendance will be shared closer to the event with students who RSVP.

You should attend this Employer Connection if you are:
-An LSA undergraduate student
-First- and second-year students are encouraged to attend along with first-generation and transfer students.
-Still exploring potential career paths
-Eager to ask questions and receive feedback from industry professionals who are eager to share their career successes and challenges

What you’ll gain by attending:
-Get the chance to ask questions directly of seasoned professionals and walk away with invaluable information
-Gain insights from working professionals who harnessed the power of their liberal arts degrees to break into rapidly expanding industries.
-Create valuable connections with professionals in your desired career path

Our guests for this event include:

Chrissie Del Tato
Chrissie has been at Deloitte for 4 years, working across industries within both the Government and Commercial Practices. She specializes in customer-centric marketing, with a focus on data transformation, customer experience and digital acceleration programs. Prior to Deloitte, Chrissie spent over a decade at Google as a Sales Executive in digital advertising and media. She has extensive experience transforming organizational culture, optimizing business processes, and driving revenue for top companies such as McDonald’s, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and The LDS Church. She has experience with marketing challenges across the brand and performance space and is passionate about helping organizations best recognize their customers and how to reach them in the most authentic way. Additionally, Chrissie is passionate about creative leadership and bringing human values to business, as well as mentoring and coaching, particularly for women around career development.

Alexis Wilson
Alexis Wilson is a dynamic social entrepreneur, brand marketer and speaker. She is the CEO of Exalt Management, a talent management agency that specializes in elevating the minds and brands of purpose driven artists and athletes. She has devoted the past 5 years of her life to researching how humans can be renewed in mind, body and spirit, and has in turn identified efficient tools and practices for life transformation and elevation. Wilson uses her proficiency in personal development and her robust experience in brand marketing to take a holistic approach to talent management. Outside of her work with Exalt, Wilson leads The Menternship, a non-profit dedicated to the personal and professional development of Black and Brown young women with interest in entertainment, media, sports and fashion. In the past decade, Wilson has keynoted national conferences, launched several successful ventures and formed partnerships with some of the largest brands across the globe such as Nike, The Oprah Winfrey Network, and L'Oréal Paris.

Aidan Sova
Aidan Sova works as a Product Support Consultant at Google. He is also a recent graduate of the University of Michigan and holds a degree in Communication and Media. Additionally, he studies part-time as a Master of Liberal Arts student at the University of Pennsylvania. Aidan is also currently a candidate for Ann Arbor District Library Board of Trustees.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. This event will be hosted on Zoom (learn more about Zoom accessibility) and can be accessed by phone or computer. Presentation materials may be shared in advance if requested, and live captioning will be provided. To request other accommodations please contact Sairah Husain at sairah@umich.edu or 734-764-4920 so we can make arrangements.

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