Published on August 7th, 2020 | by University Communications


Leaders in the Industry presents ‘Human Services in Action’

The public is invited to the next 2020 Leaders in the Industry webinar “Human Services in Action” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 20. This webinar will be a live, interactive webinar featuring four Saint Leo alumni, who earned their Bachelor of Arts degrees in human services. They now are working in entry-level and administrative positions at a nonprofit agency, for a local government, and at an organization that serves veterans, seniors, families, and youths.

They will discuss strategies that helped them transition from being students to working as knowledgeable professionals in the human services/social services field. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the discussion.

Panelists include:

Latiesha D. Handie, Class of 2020, executive director, Citizens’ Unity Commission for the city of Hampton, VA. Anissa D. Jones, Class of 2018, lead local veterans’ employment representative, Jobs for Veterans State Grant, Virginia Employment Commission
Willie “Jay” Brown, Class of 2018, veteran’s employment specialist with the Commonwealth of Virginia Employment Xiomara Harris, Class of 2017, executive director, The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors, Newport News, VA

To register and attend the webinar, use a Chrome browser and click here.

For more information, email Dr. Amina Abdullah-Winstead, chair of undergraduate human services, at

The views expressed during this event are those of the speaker/presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the University

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