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Passion to Profession. Transforming your passion into a fulfilling career

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Want to land your dream job? Start with breakfast. Join us for an inspiring talk about life design by Vice Provost Farouk Dey and then hear from School of Education alumni who are working in their dream jobs—after taking some sometimes surprising twists and turns to get there. Moderated by Provost Dey, the discussion will take a fresh approach to pursuing life purpose.

Breakfast will be provided. Just bring your dreams.

Free parking available

Cheree Davis
, Cert ’15, Admin & Supervision
Assistant principal in Baltimore County
John Davis, MS ’01, Admin & Supervision
Chief of schools for Baltimore City
Molly Hoopes, MAT ‘98
Naturalist for Baltimore City Recreation and Parks
Natalie Kauffman, MS ‘85
Longtime private career counselor, transition consultant, and federal job trainer
William Matsuzaki, MS ’02, EdD ’13
Dean of curriculum at a private school in Dallas
Uriah Lee Shang, KSAS ’84, MAT ’96
Upper School science teacher at McDonogh School

Farouk Dey joined Johns Hopkins University as vice provost for integrative learning and life design in 2018 after roles at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, the University of Florida, the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE), and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Dey is passionate about life design, which aims to teach students to make career decisions based on a thorough exploration of what inspires them and to follow through with “audacious moves.”

Education Building
Education Building, Great Hall
2800 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218
Saturday, January 25
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM