EURO-TAM ALUMNI PANEL
Join alums of CES’ EURO-TAM Excel @ Carolina program as they share their experiences navigating the undergraduate major in Contemporary European Studies, the TransAtlantic Masters Program, and heading out into the transatlantic workforce.
Panelists: Jonathan Buechner, Amber Cassady, Erinn Crider.
This event is part of Europe Week 2022.
Reception and refreshments to follow.
Jonathan is currently working as the Development Coordinator for Metro at the Brookings Institution where he is focused on managing all development operations. Previously, he was the Philanthropy Manager at Arts+ where he was responsible for all grant writing and reporting as well as annual appeals. He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2017 with a BA in Contemporary European Studies and a minor in French and then graduated from TAM in 2019 as part of the EURO-TAM program. As part of TAM, he was enrolled in the double degree program at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.
Amber is a national security policy expert who leverages broad federal agency expertise, spanning the Department of Defense (DOD) and the National Institute of Standards of Technology (NIST), to develop and execute federal advocacy strategies. Amber drives agency engagement across the federal S&T enterprise, including basic and applied defense research, defense health research, and emerging technologies and innovation. Amber creates and protects vital S&T research programs through authorization and appropriations legislation. As a leader in the Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR), Amber identifies and advocates for community-wide defense S&T priorities on behalf of Lewis-Burke clients.
Erinn Crider is a European Studies (2017) and TAM (2020) double degree graduate. During the TAM program her track was European Governance at the partner site Uni Bremen. Currently she is working for the Department of Defense in Colorado, enjoying the many amazing trails with her husband and dog.