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SHIFT is a webinar series offered by the College of Arts and Science.

LinkedIn Masterclass

SHIFT is a webinar series for students and recent graduates that focuses on how to succeed post-graduation


This event is part of the SHIFT webinar series for College of Arts and Science undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates. The online sessions feature alumni speakers and presentations focused on how to succeed post-graduation.

Guest speaker: Omar Garriott
Date: Monday, May 30, 2022
Time: 12 noon - 12: 45 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Online via Zoom (link to be sent out prior to event)
Register online here.

Questions? Email alumni.artsandscience@usask.caVisit the SHIFT website for more information about this session and the others in the series.

All students who attend three or more sessions will receive a Co-Curricular Record (CCR) credit.
PLEASE NOTE: Webinars will be recorded and made public on the College of Arts and Science YouTube channel once the webinar is over.

About the speaker
Omar Garriott leads Qualtrics’s education business. Previously, he was the senior product marketing manager at LinkedIn, managing content, campaigns and product development for students and universities. Prior to his role at LinkedIn, he led iPad marketing to schools (K-12 and higher ed) for Apple, and led product launches to students and schools for Adobe. Garriott has also spent time as a third-grade teacher for Teach for America, as a non-profit fundraiser and a lobbyist with national social enterprise PeerForward, as a summer consultant in FSG’s education practice and in social marketing with Porter Novelli. He earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction in commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He also holds a Non-profit Management Executive Certificate from Georgetown University and sporadically tweets from @socialchanger.

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