#LaidlawCareers: Higher Education & the Humanities

Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for the #LaidlawCareers Panel on Higher Education and the Humanities, organised by the Laidlaw Alumni Society! You can watch the recording of the panel here.

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Thank you again to all of our panellists, Mikayla for moderating, and Serra for organising!  

The panel explored  the challenges in the field, breaking through the 'veil' which overshadows academia, and also how to make yourself a competitive candidate for grad school and beyond, particularly in the humanities.

The Panellists

🎓 David Ekbladh - Professor of History and International Relations at Tufts University

🎓 Neslihan Şenocak - Professor of History at Columbia University in the City of New York

🎓 Anne Moore - PhD, Director of Scholar Development at Tufts University

🎓 Rhys Madden - Laidlaw Scholarship Alumnus and PhD candidate in Anthropology at the The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

🎓 Moderated by: Mikayla Barreiro - Laidlaw Scholarship Alumna at Tufts University, History & Classical Studies Undergraduate Student


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Nikol Chen (she/her)

Digital Content Manager, Laidlaw Foundation

Hello! I have been with the Laidlaw Foundation for over 2 years, helping us strengthen the global Laidlaw community and expand our programmes to break the cycle of poverty, reduce inequality, and develop a new generation of leaders.

I am originally from Kazakhstan and I studied Human Sciences at UCL. I am a fan of all things human- and design-related, as well as an avid swimmer, obsessive podcast listener, documentary enthusiast, and film photography fan.

Drop me a line if you'd like to chat! 💬👀