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Wherever you go, there you are: Tips on resilience in your social impact career journey

Craig Zelizer

August 18, 2022

PCDN is pleased to announce our next  Social Change Career Podcast Livestream.  Please also check out the 100 + episodes of our podcast featuring leading innovators in diverse sectors from around the globe.

This session is supported by the -funded master’s degree or certificate in peace and development studies. 

In our upcoming session, Learn from a leading changemaker and innovator, Lydia Cardona on Wherever you go, there you are: Tips on resilience in your social impact career journey

In this session Lydia will share key tips and lessons from building a career in the growing but still highly competitive social impact space.  She will highlight how to develop skills, advance networks and find the right (often) winding path, while building a career across diverse sectoral areas.  In addition, she will discuss strategies for dealing with the ups and downs that frequently occur and being open to the surprising opportunities that emerge during a career journey. 


Lydia works in the social responsibility sector helping translate complex ideas into actionable practice for diverse audiences. She is a firm believer in systems thinking for social change, rooted in her experience working as an advisor on conflict sensitivity, human rights, gender, and climate issues. She is passionate about social justice, sustainability, and community resilience and works actively on these issues in a personal capacity. Lydia holds a masters in International Peace Studies.

How do I attend: The Social Change Career Podcast livestream can be watched on  Linkedin & Youtube or Twitter. The recording will be also uploaded to our Youtube Channel and converted to an episode of the Social Change Career Podcast.

When: The session will be streamed August 23 1:00 pm EST

Why is PCDN doing this? We are deeply committed to helping social impact professionals and students around the world find their path to impact careers. We only have one planet and one life, and our goal is to help as many people put impact & changemaking at the heart of their work across diverse sectors.

For those who want much greater support, access to the world’s best experts, more interactive sessions, networking events & workshops over 350 opportunities per month (fellowships, jobs, funding, socent +startup, training and more) + tons of members only benefits please visit the PCDN Career Campus.

Format: The career chats features short interviews led by the PCDN leadership team with our guests and there is usually time for questions from the audience. 

Check out the Rotary Peace Fellowship

This session is supported by the Every year, 130 individuals are selected to receive a generous award from The Rotary Foundation that funds tuition, living expenses, international field experience, and research/conference opportunities at one of the Rotary Peace Centers, located within eight leading universities around the world.

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