Presented on: Tuesday, March 29th at 12:00 PM EDT
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Pivoting to a different career can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, many Bearcats have successfully moved forward to new, fulfilling careers. Join us as we chat with three alumni who reimagined their careers. They will share what motivated them to make the change and give advice on reinventing yourself.
About Our Moderator
Jaden Nogee '20 is an audit associate in KPMG’s New York Metro practice. She graduated from Binghamton in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and management information systems. Nogee then received a master’s degree in accounting and data analytics from Villanova University in 2021. Outside of work, she is a certified Zumba instructor and intuitive living life coach.
About Our Panelists
David Almonte ’13, ’17 graduated from Binghamton University in 2013 with a degree in Africana Studies. He then joined Teach for America and worked as an educator in Newark, N.J. After three years of teaching, he realized his passion for helping others was rooted in healthcare and returned to Binghamton in 2017 to complete the Baccalaureate Accelerated Track (BAT). Almonte earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing in one year and worked as a medical surgical nurse for three years at BronxCare Hospital Center. He recently transferred to become a nurse in the emergency department at Northwell Health Lenox Hill Hospital. His hobbies include sports, health and fitness, art and history.
Faye McCray ’03 is editor in chief of PsychCentral, a property of Healthline Media and a premier destination for mental health content. She is an experienced journalist whose work has been featured in Authority Magazine, HuffPost, The Hill, Parade Magazine, and many other publications. McCray transitioned to health journalism after working for more than a decade as a healthcare attorney. She holds degrees from Binghamton University, The Johns Hopkins University, and Howard University School of Law. She is based in the Washington, D.C., area where she resides with her husband and sons.
Stephon Braithwaite-Martin ’16 is a community-driven entrepreneur from Brooklyn. Fueled by his passion for facilitating growth in others, he founded Rhetoric Advising, a boutique business management consulting firm specializing in helping businesses and nonprofits drive revenue through organic marketing and sales strategy. In addition, he is vice president of strategy for The Connect, a Philadelphia-based (and soon to be national) organization connecting BIPOC professionals, communities and career advancement.
The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Binghamton University.