[PAST EVENT] Welcome to the City

September 8, 2021 - September 30, 2021
7pm - 7pm
Virtual and In-Person
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Thrive wherever life takes you with this series of programs designed for Young Guarde alumni (Classes 2011-2021). Join us Sept. 8-30 for a series of virtual and in-person events to help you transition to life after W&M.


Wed., Sept. 8 | 7 P.M. ET | Welcome to the Real World: Adulting 101 (Virtual)
Recently out of college and starting out at your first job? Enjoy the company of fellow W&M alumni and get tips and advice to help you organize your post-college life! Topics include tips for saving and budgeting, building strong credit, understanding the different retirement options your employer may be offering, navigating your first job and office etiquette.

Speakers: Kelsey Carpenter ’15, M.P.P. ’16, Katherine Covino ’12, Jimmy Lockedmonds ’08, M.Acc. ’09

Wed., Sept. 15 | 7 P.M. ET | Navigating Life After College: Identity and Mindsets (Virtual)
Join Denée Reaves ’11, life and wellness coach, in an exploration into the transition from college to professional life through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion. Discover how to identify your personal values and how your values can enhance your job, relationships and finances. Learn the mindset and skills to help navigate any challenge that you might face in life after college. Come ready to engage, explore and receive practical advice that you can apply to your life as a young professional.

Speaker: Denée Reaves ’11

Tues., Sept 21 | 6 P.M. ET | Tasting and Tour with Virago Spirits, Richmond, VA
Join fellow alumni, family and friends at Virago Spirits, owned by Vicki Haneberg ’90 and Brad Haneberg ’90. During the hour-long tour, enjoy two cocktails while learning about the history of rum and its distillation. Each ticket includes two cocktail tickets and the tour.

Young Guarde alumni (Classes 2011-2021) registration is free.

Wed., Sept. 22 | 7 P.M. ET | Into the Thick of It: A Deep Dive into Career Navigation and How to Network Effectively (Virtual)
You have your first job! Now what? Join us to hear from career & networking professionals on how to navigate career and industry transitions and network effectively. Following the discussion you will have the opportunity to network 1:1 with fellow attendees and expand your W&M connections.

Speakers: Michael Steelman, Sam Constance ’13, Kayla Sharpe ’17

Sat., Sept. 25 | 7:30 P.M. ET | W&M at D.C. United, Washington, D.C.
Cheer on D.C. United as they take on FC Cincinnati! The first 75 registrants will receive a co-branded scarf. Seats are located in the 116 section.

Young Guarde alumni (Classes 2011-2021) registration is $20.

Thurs., Sept. 30 | 6 P.M. ET | Tasting and Tour with Pleasure House Brewing, Virginia Beach, VA

Join fellow William & Mary alumni, family, parents and friends in the South Hampton Roads region and beyond for a tour and beer tasting with Pleasure House Brewing! Wear your Tribe gear and join Drew Stephenson ’92 and Laura Papp ’18 for a W&M beer tasting with stories about the beers they create and insights into the current state of brewing. Each ticket includes one beer and the tasting.

Young Guarde alumni (Classes 2011-2021) registration is free.


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