An English Department Sponsored Event: Putting Your Liberal Arts Degree to Work

Join us for a roundtable and Q&A with three GW alums on how to use your Liberal Arts education in the professional World. It takes place on Friday, April 6th, at 2pm in Gelman 702.
Paula Mejia (English and Creative Writing B.A., 2013; English M.A., 2014): A writer and also an Associate Editor at Atlas Obscura, Paula’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, New York Magazine, NPR, The Paris Review, and Rolling Stone.  In 2016, she published a book in Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series about The Jesus & Mary Chain’s 1985 album Psychocandy.
Joseph Miranda (English B.A., 2010): Joseph is a Ph.D. student in English at Cornell University, focusing on Latinx literature and culture and queer studies.  Prior to Cornell, he taught high school English in Newark, New Jersey, for Teach for America, and worked in editing at Cambridge University Press.
Zahra Rehman (English/Biology B.A./B.S., 2014; Anatomy and Regenerative Medicine M.S., 2016): Zahra teaches high school Anatomy and Physiology in Brooklyn, New York.  She has worked as a Medical Scribe and Trauma Educator at the Reston Hospital ER, and has volunteered in Morocco, Peru, and Turkey in healthcare and education policy.

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