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Published on February 24th, 2017 | by Hans Luna


Backpacks 2 Briefcases Program

Ever wondered what steps young professionals have taken to succeed in their careers? In partnership with the Western Regional Diversity Conference and New York Life Insurance, the LAULYP has curated a panel of young professionals that will share an insightful dialogue on how they have transitioned from college to their careers. Backpacks to Briefcases is a mentoring program designed for college students to hear from diverse individuals and discover the path thay have taken to achieve a fulfilling career. Panelists include Lije Sarki – Owner of Nutbucket Films, Shanita Nicholas – Kirkland & Ellis Attorney, Odest Riley – CEO of WLM Financial, just to name a few.

Event Details – Wednesday, 3/1/2017

6:30 Arrival – Mixer

7:00 – Short Presentation on New York Life Careers

7:15 – Presentation Starts

8:15/8:30 – Q & A

8: 30 Closing Announcements

8:45: Mixer & Networking



New York Life Building

Million Dollar Round Table Room

801 N Brand Blvd.,

Glendale, CA 91203

Limited Seating: Refreshment Provided.


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