Timmy Nguyen facilitating the career strategies session
What is The Clarity Course?
The Clarity Course is a seasonal journey guiding you into the transition of living your life with passion and purpose. The content is best suited for college students and young professionals interested in graduate school.
The course includes:
- MENTORING from 6 proven leaders in their field of expertise
- SELF-PACED personal workbook
- MEASURABLE life outcomes and challenges
- MEMBERS-ONLY ACCESS to future courses and community events
*New For 2021 - Personal Coaching*
Brett is the founder of RavenandLotus.com, a company he founded to help develop programs, and have successfully improved business processes for 15 companies and organizations including higher education, non-profits, and social good. He has also contributed policy developments and improvements toward diversity and inclusion at a 61,000-student public research university. Brett holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a Political Science minor. At INNOVATE, Brett will be talking on Contemporary Marketing and Intercultural Communication.
Gabriel Rogoff is a consultant at Oracle NetSuite, career coach for University of Texas A&M Digital Marketing and UX Design Bootcamps and founder of bucareers.com. He has a strong track record with career coaching, resumes, Linked-In profiles, and cover letters for both technical and non-technical roles. Clients Gabriel has worked with have landed interviews with Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Tik Tok, and more. He will help you get by the robots, also frequently referred to as applicant tracking systems, and pitch your experience whether you are a sales associate at Nordstrom or a CTO at a Fortune 500 company.
Elizabeth Bass, MSW
In this course, Elizabeth shares insight on Mentorship. She has a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Virginia and a masters in social work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Elizabeth's career highlights include executive director of MENTOR VA and chair of the Affiliate Advisory Council for The National Mentoring Partnership. She is currently the assistant vice president of alumni relations at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Keisha Dawn Sowers, MPA
Keisha is The Clarity Course's founder and life coach. She is an alumna of VCU. Keisha earned her masters in public administration from the University of Southern California. Over the years, her educational initiatives have been covered by the media including BusinessWeek, The Economist Intelligence Unit, and BET Nightly News. Her strengths include entrepreneurship, innovation, and monetizing your passions to live out your best life. She lives in West Palm Beach, Florida with her husband, Tim.
Beth Lucchesi, MBA
Beth connects with students on Finance and Budgeting. She received her bachelor's in business administration from Averett University and masters in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. Beth has a "no-nonsense" approach to building wealth while managing risk.
Larry Powell provides advice on Networking for The Clarity Course. Larry received his bachelor's in mass communications/public relations from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is the associate director for Outreach and Engagement – Alumni Affinity Programs. In this course, he will share time-tested advice on how to build effective relationships.
Parks is a guest mentor on the topic of Networking for The Clarity Course. Parks received his bachelor's degree from Longwood University. He is the director of alumni volunteer programs and professional development at VCU. In this course, he shares insider tips on how to build life-long connections.
Timmy Nguyen discusses Career Strategies for The Clarity Course, including resume building and volunteering. Timmy is an alumnus of VCU. He has received several awards for his volunteerism including the U.S. Secretary Award and the Governor's Volunteerism and Service Award. His coaching in this course will show you how to start your service early to build your resume and skills.