The College of Business Administration and Public Policy will present the symposium “Overcoming Life’s Obstacles and Achieving Success” on April 9, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Loker Student Union.
The symposium will feature speakers who will share significant challenges they have faced, from incarceration to poverty to physical impairments, and how they have worked to find success:
Andre Green, a senior majoring in human services and CSUDH Disabled Student Services staff member, discussing how he manages to maintain a positive attitude and succeed personally and professionally despite being blind.
Randy Klinenberg, executive director, Performing Arts Studio, discussing how his studio provides an environment where adults with developmental disabilities can enhance their self esteem and employment opportunities.
Dr. Farnaz Tabaee, lecturer, College of Business Administration and Public Policy, discussing the hardships endured growing up during the civil war in Iran and coming to the U.S.
“Sweet Alice” Harris, community organizer, discussing how she has succeeded in the face of poverty.
The event is free, but RSVP are requested. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.