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MNYCCPOA Fall 2022 Conference: "The Changing Landscape: GEN Z Entering the Workforce"

  • 11/04/2022
  • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Career Design Lab, Columbia University, 729 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
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  • For Board Members Only.
  • Site Location Host - Free Tickets
  • Raffles Winners and Comp Tickets for special Guest
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Friday, Nov 4, 2022

10:00AM-3:30PM EST

(Continental Breakfast 9:30am)

The Changing Landscape:

GEN Z Entering the Workforce

How to effectively engage Gen Z students in college, and help them transition and launch into the world of work.  


Columbia Design Lab, Columbia University,  

729 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019

(Midtown location)

Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Required


Diane Spizzirro - 

Director, Career Education & Development, Career Design Lab, Columbia SPS


  • Joan Ball - Associate Professor of Marketing at St. John's University, Co-Founder of WOMBlab
  • Leah Bohmbach - Graduate Student Career Advisor, Yeshiva University and Mental Health Counseling Graduate Student (and member of Gen Z) at Fordham University
  • Jeff Dessources - Director of the Center of Leadership and Engagement, New Jersey City University
  • Cody Rapp - Director of Community, Paragon One
  • Justin Smith - Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Burlington

**All registrations will be completed through the website 

(scroll down to "What's Happening"--> "Upcoming Events")**


  • 9:30am - Continental Breakfast
  • 10:00 a.m.: Welcome by Mariela Torres, President
  • 10:15 a.m.:  Panel Discussion
  • 11:15 a.m.: Q&A with Panel 
  • 12:00 p.m.: Lunch 
  • 12:45 p.m.: MNYCCPOA Business Meeting
  • 1:15 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
  • 3:30 p.m.: Conference Concludes 

If you have any questions, please contact: 

  • Jocelyn Coalter ( -1st Vice President
  • Marion Sadavoy ( - Director of Programs
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