Career Camp [2023]

Career Camp 2023 ran July 10-14, 2023! We heard from four guest speakers, and each student did an Industry Deep-Dive on an informational interview they did. Students reported on wide-ranging fields from mechanical engineering and HR to medical entrepreneurship. Thank you to all the students and guest speakers who took part. 

Career Camp 2023 Speakers

Andrés Lemus-Spont

Andrés Lemus-Spont is a designer, educator, fabricator, and proud child of Mexican immigrants. He teaches art and architecture in various in-school and after-school programs for youth from kindergarten through college. He believes strongly in the value of mentoring and has done so formally through Big Brothers Big Sisters and informally through apprenticeships for college and early-career artists and designers. He is the founder of Building Brown Workshop, a design and fabrication studio serving artists, architects, and communities. Alongside Marya Spont-Lemus, Andrés is co-founder of their shared community arts practice, ¡Anímate! Studio, which is a vehicle for playful, intergenerational creative workshops centered around joy and criticality in public space. From 2015-2019 that work took the form of the FrankenToyMobile. Andrés is also a founding member of the Mobilize Creative Collaborative.

Helen Pang

Helen Pang is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who works at Commonwealth Care Alliance Primary Care, specializing in the primary care management of low-income adults with serious disabilities. She is Wound Care Certified and is also particularly interested in the management of diabetes and the social determinants of health. During the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, she volunteered for CCA's Covid Field Response Team, providing urgent care for high-risk patients in their homes to help prevent hospitalizations and nursing home stays. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Simmons University. Prior to her nursing career, she briefly taught high school science and earned a Master's in Teaching and Bachelor's in Geology-Biology from Brown University.

Maxwell Cohen

Max works on the Americas Growth Team for Ørsted, named the world’s most sustainable energy company. In this role he helps develop and execute Ørsted’s strategy for expanding its onshore wind, offshore wind, solar, and battery energy storage footprint in the Americas. Prior to Ørsted, Max was the lead North American wind power analyst at consulting firms IHS Markit and Wood Mackenzie, and before that he was a contractor supporting the US Department of Energy. He lives in Somerville, MA where he studies Italian in his spare time.

Danielle Harding

Danielle Harding graduated from Texas A&M University in 2020 with a Bachelor's in Accounting and a Master's in Financial Management. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Texas. After graduation she joined KPMG's Deal Advisory and Strategy practice, where she helps advise private equity firms and corporations engaging in mergers and acquisitions. She works primarily with travel, leisure and hospitality and consumer and retail clients.