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THE STRATEGIC CAREER

Join us for a panel discussion that features author Bill Barnett (Yale Adjunct Professor, emeritus), Dr. Elizabeth Eager (Yale ‘04) and Eric Wenick (Yale ‘96). The three panelists will discuss their respective career journeys, including how they have decided to either remain committed to or depart from a particular professional path. Bill Barnett will also share his published research on how to pursue a meaningful and strategic career.

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 Bill Barnett is a business and career strategist and the author of The Strategic Career: Let Business Principles Guide You (Stanford University Press). He helps professionals, executives, and people seeking those careers discover their potential callings and develop plans to get there.  During his 23 years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, Bill advised business clients on top strategy issues. Later, while teaching business strategy, he found that MBA students seeking his career advice got fresh insights when they deployed the business concepts from class to themselves. He created and taught a career strategy course for Yale and Rice and began formally counseling mid-career managers and professionals.

Bill Barnett is a business and career strategist and the author of The Strategic Career: Let Business Principles Guide You (Stanford University Press). He helps professionals, executives, and people seeking those careers discover their potential callings and develop plans to get there.

During his 23 years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, Bill advised business clients on top strategy issues. Later, while teaching business strategy, he found that MBA students seeking his career advice got fresh insights when they deployed the business concepts from class to themselves. He created and taught a career strategy course for Yale and Rice and began formally counseling mid-career managers and professionals.

 Eric Wenick is the Founder and General Partner of WRB Serra Partners, a company that invests in renewable energy, water, and energy efficiency infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. Before founding WRB, Eric spent several years in private equity and investment banking. He has raised almost $2.5 billion of debt and $2.0 billion of equity capital and closed more than 25 merger & acquisition and restructuring transactions.  Eric Wenick lives in Dallas with his wife and four children, all of whom love to travel, read, cook, and try new things.  He is passionate about helping people transition into jobs they find personally rewarding. Eric graduated from Yale University with a BA in economics and molecular biophysics & biochemistry. He earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Eric Wenick is the Founder and General Partner of WRB Serra Partners, a company that invests in renewable energy, water, and energy efficiency infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. Before founding WRB, Eric spent several years in private equity and investment banking. He has raised almost $2.5 billion of debt and $2.0 billion of equity capital and closed more than 25 merger & acquisition and restructuring transactions.

Eric Wenick lives in Dallas with his wife and four children, all of whom love to travel, read, cook, and try new things.  He is passionate about helping people transition into jobs they find personally rewarding. Eric graduated from Yale University with a BA in economics and molecular biophysics & biochemistry. He earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

 Elizabeth Eager is an art historian, specializing in the transatlantic history of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century art and material culture, with a focus on intersections between art, science and technology. Her current book project brings together images and objects from both the fine and the mechanical arts to consider the relationship between drawing, the body, and the production of technical knowledge in early America's industrializing society.  Elizabeth holds a BA in Architecture from Yale University, and M. Arch. from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and a Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University.

Elizabeth Eager is an art historian, specializing in the transatlantic history of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century art and material culture, with a focus on intersections between art, science and technology. Her current book project brings together images and objects from both the fine and the mechanical arts to consider the relationship between drawing, the body, and the production of technical knowledge in early America's industrializing society.

Elizabeth holds a BA in Architecture from Yale University, and M. Arch. from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and a Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University.

Earlier Event: April 7
Inspiring Art Through Punk Rock
Later Event: April 17
New and Admitted Student Reception