headshots of those taking part in a Power of the Workforce panel
From left, Priscilla Escobar, Angela Allen, Jean Celestin, and Tawonda Goode

The Katie School of Insurance will host the third annual career networking event, The Power of an Inclusive Workforce, from 5-8 p.m. March 23 in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University.  

The event is free and open to all Illinois State students of any major. Register for The Power of the Inclusive Workforce

Talks will include a keynote by Michelle Schrotter, the agency risk manager at Bouchard Insurance, a Marsh McLennan Agency; and a panel discussion with speakers Priscilla Escobar, vice president of operations at State Farm; Angela Allen, manager of diversity, equity, and inclusion at COUNTRY Financial; Jean Celestin, assistant vice president at Alliant Financial; and Tawonda Goode, a sales manager at Progressive Insurance. 

The event will consist of a networking hour with over 10 companies, a dinner, panel discussion, and raffle prizes. Raffle prizes will consist of items such as Apple AirPods, Amazon Alexa, an air fryer, and more. 

For more information, contact Emily Selenis at erselen@ilstu.edu.