A team of CFES alumni attended the HISPA Youth Conference on June 8, 2018 at Princeton University to learn about career opportunities and make connections with potential employers and other recent graduates. Alumni heard from inspirational speakers, participated in hands-on workshops, and networked with over 75 professionals. Educator and motivational speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez shared his inspirational message about being all-in and fully committed to anything we take on in our personal and professional lives. Other speakers included Jackelynne Silva-Martinez, a Telemundo TV anchor and Emmy award-winning journalist, and Iris Delgado, a NASA flight operations directorate. Pilar Herrera, a CFES alumna from Richard R. Green High School of Teaching, said her favorite part of the conference was attending the Graduate Student Panel: Navigating Graduate School Life. “A lot of people don’t talk about the stress of applying to graduate school and the actual process of getting in, so it was helpful to hear from students in graduate school,” she said.