English Alumni Bridget Todd and Christina Mayr Joined Us for Beyond Your Degree Event on 2/23
Department of English alumnae Bridget Todd and Christina Mayr were prominently featured at the Beyond Your Degree event Thursday, Feb. 23. The event was co-sponsored by Career Services and the Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences.
Todd is an educator, organizer, and writer living in Washington DC. She worked to amplify the writing of political activists as an outreach manager at Medium.com. She has worked on the digital team at MSNBC and taught writing at Howard University. Her work organizing digital trainings for progressive organizers for the New Organizing Institute was covered by the Washington Post. Her writing has been published by the Atlantic, Boston Review, and BuzzFeed. She has been featured on the Daily Show and she questioned former President Obama on MTV. Todd’s website is here: https://www.clippings.me/users/bridgetmarie
Mayr is a technical writer and editor in the Raleigh-Durham area and is the current president of the Society for Technical Communication, Carolina Chapter. She has worked in pharmaceuticals, engineering, government, manufacturing, and information technology industries. She currently is the Lead Technical Editor at Extreme Networks and is a teacher fight the Duke Technical Communications Certificate program. She also runs Resume Renovations, a resume writing and career counseling service. Christina was previously featured in an Alumni Spotlight for the English department: http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/englishnews/alumni-spotlights-christina-eftekhar-mayr/
In addition to Todd and Mayr, the alumni panel also featured Tremayne Smith (2011, Bachelors of Music Education & Political Science), Diana Ray (2006, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work), and Mandee Lancaster (Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Economic Development).