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Paying It Forward: Leveraging LinkedIn For Others When You’re Gainfully Employed

  • December 16, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Paying it Forward: Leveraging LinkedIn for Others When You're Gainfully Employed 

Jennifer Bangoura, CPCC - Senior Career Coach at 2U

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020  |  12 - 1 pm

    Via Zoom

    1 NBCC Contact Hour

    During this year's holiday season, what  better way to assist those who have lost their jobs than by extending a helping hand by leveraging the power of LinkedIn to help them land their next gig?

    This webinar will teach you how to use LinkedIn to lift others up and to reinforce your network by paying your social capital forward. By the end of the training, participants will be able to do the following:

1.     Understand why it is a good idea to focus on others as part of a networking strategy
2.     Identify novel ways of using LinkedIn to build their network’s social capital
3.     Discuss strategies to pay it forward on the platform

Jennifer Bangoura is a Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) and a Senior Career Coach at 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology that partners with great universities to build, deliver, and support online graduate programs and certificates at scale. Jennifer identifies strategic industry partners to hire students so they can achieve their career outcomes, provides 1:1 career coaching in order for students to realize their career objectives, and believes finding a career you love and creating the future of work is about building community. She has presented globally at conferences and seminars focused on elevating the voices of job seekers and providing them the tools and skills they need to advance in their careers.

With more than a decade of international career services and project management experience, Jennifer understands the importance of leveraging networks in genuine ways and relishes the opportunity to share her experience with job seekers and partners to improve the student and job seeker experience. She is an advisory board member of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network and active in PEO International, an organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for female students worldwide. Prior to working at 2U, Inc. she worked at IREX with their workforce development programs in Morocco and Iraq, at the World Resources Institute on West and Central African forestry programs, and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali in the environment and education sectors. 

Jennifer holds a BA in Art History and French from the University of Mary Washington, an MA in International Education from the SIT Graduate Institute, and is currently pursuing her EdD in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California, a program powered by 2U.

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