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Tuesday, May 17 • 8:30am - 9:15am
Reinvent Yourself Through Career Change

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Listen to the stories of four well-established professionals who have experienced changing positions, titles, and responsibilities during their technical communication careers. In some cases, they've had to accept, choose, or take risks on different paths than what they originally intended or expected. Come to this session to be inspired and hear how they've faced their situations and overcome obstacles to come out ahead. They will then open it up to the audience for questions.

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Jackie Damrau

Sr. Business Systems Analyst
My career today is business process management/modeling, requirements gathering, and functional testing. I love talking about business process modeling. For STC, my passion is being the STC Book Review Editor and finding people who want to sign on to do book reviews or help with the administrative needs of this role.
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Rachel Houghton

Information Developer, Rockwell Automation
Rachel Houghton is an information developer with more than 18 years of technical communication experience. She is an STC Associate Fellow, past program chair of the STC Technical Communication Summit, actively involved in the STC Phoenix community, and reviews books for the STC journal, Technical Communication. She loves photography, Photoshop, and fonts - you can find her on Twitter at @rjhoughton.
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Brian Lindgren

Program Manager, IT Portfolio, Engility Corporation
Brian currently works for Engility Corporation, a Government contractor, in the dual role of program manager and director of business development. Over the course of his career Brian has been a technical illustrator, technical writer, editor, and web developer. At times Brian's career reinvention has been out of necessity, at times by choice. Although his current position is in a completely different place from where his career started, there... Read More →

Tuesday May 17, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
Platinum 4

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