SAT FEB 7: Looking for professionals to share their experience

Saw this on the Las Comadres listserv:

Feria Para Aprender is looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to share with the youth attending the event the path you had to take to reach your career goals.

Since the focus of this event is higher learning and the importance of graduating high school and moving on to college, we want professionals who’ll be eager to share their great stories of success. We are looking for professionals in all fields, any and all are welcome, engineering, business management, information technology, and of course teachers, lawyers, and doctors.


If you want to help encourage these young minds to strive higher, please let us know.
DATE: Saturday, February 7th
PLACE: Burger Center, 3200 Jones Drive
SHIFT TIMES: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
We need at least four professionals per shift.

To volunteer or to share your college and career experiences please contact Nancy Rodriguez at (512) 912-5959 or via email.

About Feria: Thousands of students and their Spanish-speaking parents are expected to visit the Tony Burger Center on Saturday, February 7th for the annual Feria Para Aprender. This event debuted in 2007 as the first citywide Spanish language-only education fair, drawing more than 3,500 in attendance.

It is the area’s largest one-day education effort with a dual objective to
close the Hispanic achievement gap in Central Texas while fueling the economy with a workforce of bilingual, educated graduates.

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