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Monday, January 27 • 10:10 - 11:25
207: Incorporating Designing Your Life into Career Development

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The Designing Your Life (DYL) process applies design thinking principles to tackling the "wicked" problems of life and career (Burnette and Evans, 2016). This session will showcase how McGill and UBC have mobilized students, faculty and staff to help students design their lives through a variety of initiatives including staff training, student-facing activities, Individual Development Planning (IDP) and Communities of Practice.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the DYL framework for life and career;
  • Describe our prototyping experiences at McGill and UBC;
  • Generate one actionable conversation/experience to prototype at your institution

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Kimberley Rawes

Career Educator, UBC Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Kimberley Rawes is the first Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach in Canada. She activates career and learning theories into her practice in curricular and co-curricular settings for all students at the University of British Columbia.
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Lorna MacEachern

Career Planning Service, McGill University
Lorna MacEachern has been a career counsellor for over 10 years, dedicated to helping graduate students and postdocs create meaningful life goals through IDPs (Individual Development Plans) and career exploration. She is the current Chair of the Graduate and Postdoctoral Development... Read More →
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Karla Gouthro

Manager, Career and Professional Development, UBC Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Karla Gouthro (MEd) contributes to the UBC community as the Manager, Career & Professional Development, supporting the Centre for Student Involvement & Career's strategic direction to enhance the university's capacity to prepare career-ready graduates.

Monday January 27, 2020 10:10 - 11:25 EST
Room | Salle 207