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2017 Options Workshop Registration

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Options Workshop 2017

How to Make a Living and Change the World – Careers in Change, a workshop by Dr. Craig Zelizer

This highly interactive workshop will provide students with concrete tools and resources to advance a changemaking career. We will explore topics including how to develop critical skills to advance one’s career, explore the range of sectors, how to effectively market one’s skills, and emerging trends. This will be an fun and engaging workshop where students will learn by doing.

*** All participants should also bring three copies of their resume. ***

Craig Zelizer (@CraigZelizer) is the Founder and CEO of PCDN, the go-to hub for global social change. From 2005 to 2016 he served as professor the Conflict Resolution program at Georgetown University before stepping down in June 2016 to work on PCDN full time. Craig has dedicated his life to being an entrepreneur and to creating a more peaceful world. Before creating PCDN, Craig also helped to found two NG0s – the Alliance for Conflict Transformation and the TEAM foundation in Hungary. Craig serves on a number of boards and advisory boards including the Alliance for Peacebuilding, the Inzone Project, Tech Change, Move this World, Amani Institute, and several others. He spent two years in Hungary as Fulbright Scholar and was a Boren Fellow in Bosnia.

Craig has led trainings, workshops and consultancies in over 20 countries organizations including USIP, USAID, CRS, Rotary International and others. Craig is a recognized leader in the social sector field. He has received several awards including George Mason’s School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution’s alumni of the year award and an alumni career achievement award from Central European University. He has published widely on peacebuilding, entrepreneurship, and innovation in higher education. His most recent edited book is Integrated Peacebuilding (2013, Westview Press) and most recent article is "The Role of Conflict Resolution Graduate Education in Training the Next Generation of Practitioners and Scholars" in Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.


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