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Navigating a Career in the Public Sector

Guest Speaker: Tinisha Agramonte (Department of Commerce)
Host: David Jasso (Rise First)

For our second webinar, Rise First invited Tinisha Agramonte, former Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Lead of the First-Gen Professionals Initiative at the US Department of Commerce, to share her background and career journey on July 30th, 2020. Tinisha discussed her experiences navigating a career in the public sector and offered tips and advice for first-generation students and professionals interested in exploring a career in the public space.

You can check out the recorded webinar below!

Tinisha’s Background & Career Journey: 3:15 minutes
Exploring the Department of Commerce’s First-Generation Professionals Initiative: 3:49 minutes
Advice for First-Generation Students & Professionals: 25:10 minutes
Q&A with Tinisha: 29:07 minutes

NOTE: A segment of Tinisha’s background & career journey was not recorded. Rise First apologizes for this error.