E1 S7: The Secret Sauce of Networking with Career Coach Extraordinaire Jennifer Bangoura

Summary & Key takeaways

Jennifer Bangoura shares tips on how to succeed in the higher education space and her very secret sauce to networking like a pro.

Opening a brand-new season is a perfect example of career success in the social good space and then some.  Jennifer is a very proud former Peace Corps volunteer, career coach, PhD student, professional photographer, mother, and also a PCDN.global advisory board member.

In Episode 1 of Season 7 Jennifer shares her career journey with the Peace Corps living and working in a village of 1,000 people in Mali; her experience being evacuated from West Africa and having to face a sudden career change.

Jennifer is currently a senior career coach at 2U, which combines a purpose-driven mission with a student-focused culture to bring universities into the digital age.

Check out previous seasons & episodes of our Award-Winning Social Change Career Podcast.

*Episode recorded on May 14th, 2020

Key Links:

Peace Corps

2U

Jennifer Bangoura Productions

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