Creating Your Pathway In Economics

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Summary Sentence: The event highlights exploring career and academic pathways in economics through a summer program on expanding diversity in economic held at the University of Chicago.

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Learn more about the importance and impact of economics and the array of academic and professional options available to students who draw on this important skill set. Engage with the Program Director and alumni from an innovative summer program at the University of Chicago designed to increase diversity in the field of economics.

About the EDE Program

The EDE Summer Institute is a University of Chicago program hosted by the Becker Friedman Institute designed to identify and support talented undergraduate students from a broad range of backgrounds interested in the study of economics. The program’s goal is to diversify the pool of students majoring in economics, who may go on to a graduate program of study, or a career drawing on this important skill set. More information is available on the EDE website. Please come to learn about charting your path in economics. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Meeting ID: 923 6541 8297

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Quentin Johnson

Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs and EDE Program Director, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics

Bringing almost 20 years of national and international experience in diversity education, outreach, recruiting, and talent development, Johnson leads the EDE team in integrating UChicago faculty, guest speakers, and skills training to motivate the next generation of leaders to their fullest potential.

Apueela Wekulom

2022 EDE Participant; Fourth-year Economics and International Affairs major, Georgia Institute of Technology

Currently serving as the Economics Club Recruitment Chair and Secretary for the African Student Association, Wekulom's interest in economics research was sparked after a semester-long guided research project. This motivated her to successfully apply to EDE and share her experience and path in economics.

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  • Created On: Sep 20, 2022 - 7:29pm
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