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Tuesday, March 17 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Build a Life, Not a Resume

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You are not just your job title. See why everyone should build a life—not a resume—with this discussion that explores the importance of integrating what you love into your work. Join Nathan Gebhard, cofounder of Roadtrip Nation, the organization dedicated to helping people create fulfilling worklives, and Holman Wang, who quit his job as a lawyer to create the bestselling felt art board books that distill great literature into 12-word narratives, as they share examples of those who are fashioning meaningful livelihoods around what matters to them. Through conversation, attendees will identify how can do the same.

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Nathan Gebhard

Co-Founder/Creative Dir, Roadtrip Nation
Cofound of Roadtrip Nation, the organization behind the PBS series, now in its 12th season. Coauthor of Roadmap. As Creative Director, Nathan oversees the production of Roadtrip’s multimedia content and career exploration resources, which reach millions of students and adults a... Read More →
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Holman Wang

Children's Author and Illustrator, Star Wars Epic Yarns
Holman Wang (along with his twin brother, Jack) are the authors and illustrators of the popular board book series "Cozy Classics", which abridges adults classics into just 12 words and 12 needle-felted illustrations.

Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
JW Marriott Room 407

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