What the Heck is Gazpacho? First-Generation Professionals — Hidden Diversity, Hidden Challenges

Wednesday, June 26, 2019: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Southern Hemisphere I (Walt Disney World Dolphin)

Live Streamed

Session Type: Interest Sessions
Track: Leadership/Manager's Track
Audience: All
Credit Type: Credit Hours and Clock Hours
School Type: All Schools
What happens when first-generation college students enter the workforce? They become first-generation professionals who often struggle to successfully navigate the work world without the necessary social or experiential skills. How do we recognize their struggles and help build a bridge across the class divide?
Susan Swisher (Saint Xavier University)
Paula Luff (DePaul University)