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IST Alumni Identity Talks series, 'Disability Awareness,' on Oct. 27

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Members of the Penn State community are invited to join alumni of the College of Information Sciences and Technology for IST Alumni Identity Talks – Disability Awareness, to be held virtually from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27.

The virtual discussion includes panelists:

  • Scott Robertson, 2013 doctoral graduate, policy adviser, U.S. Federal Government
  • Alexander Ross, class of 2003, senior clinical systems analyst, Allegheny Health Network
  • Andrew Weinert, class of 2009, staff research associate, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Aubrey McElrath, class of 2021, moderator and panelist, student studying security and risk analysis

In the IST Alumni Identity Talks series, alumni panelists share their diverse experiences and perspectives gained through their educational and professional journeys. Learn from the challenges and opportunities faced by these individuals from underrepresented backgrounds as they navigated the college experience and work to advance their careers and grow their professional networks. This event aims to inspire an open dialogue for students and alumni, and provide unique viewpoints to help all attendees be better prepared to thrive in diverse professional and personal communities.

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Last Updated October 22, 2021