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Peace CorpsReturned Peace Corps Volunteers Making an Impact. The Peace Corps Thought Leader Series brings together RPCVs who have become thought leaders and influencers in various fields throughout the United States and around the world. Since 2019 these forums have explored how Peace Corps service informed and influenced career choices and how the knowledge, skills, and abilities they gained through service have helped them make a positive impact in their fields and in their local communities.The Peace Corps will host the next Thought Leader Series event on Thursday, July 21st from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. This virtual event will bring together returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) from the fields of development and technology to share their perspective on leveraging emerging trends in technology and maximize its impact within social and economic development of institutions, communities and countries. The panelists will also share how their Peace Corps service served as a pathway to their current career.This is an opportunity to learn more about Peace Corps and how service leads to impactful and meaningful careers. Register to attend this virtual event: Upcoming Virtual Events for July:July 20, 2022-Panel Discussion: Serving as an Arab American VolunteerJuly 21, 2022-Though Leader Series: Exploring the Intersection of Technology and DevelopmentJuly 29, 2022-Introduction to Peace CorpsMeet the Moment:Interested in working for Peace Corps? Check out our opportunities HERE.

NIH logoNational Institutes of HealthThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) in conjunction with the Professional Servies Council (PSC) will host a Reverse Industry Day on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. This industry led event will include two sessions for the NIH acquisition workforce: “Attributes of a Successful Business Forecast” and “Dynamics of Industry Teaming Agreements.”  Session I: Attributes of a Successful Business Forecast (50 minutes) This session will share industry perspectives on the importance of business forecasting to industry decisions on investment, teaming, company growth, staffing and solutions, and pursuit of opportunities. Speakers will walk through and explain the fifteen attributes of a successful business forecast and provide examples of the most critical information needed by industry. The objective is for the NIH acquisition community to understand ways to improve forecasts to attract investment, new entrants, quality vendors, and improve service and technology solutions.Session II: Dynamics of Industry Teaming Arrangements (50 minutes) This session will share industry perspectives on the decision-making process, factors, timelines, and practical business implications of teaming decisions based on company size, acquisition strategy, evaluation methodology, and role as prime or sub.  Panelists will share perspectives on ways for NIH to promote successful teaming arrangements, support DEIA initiatives, and ensure that the evaluation methodology chosen does not result in unintended consequences. The objective is for the NIH acquisition community to understand how forecasting information, acquisition strategies, and scoring methodologies influence teaming decisions and contract outcomes. The panelists will highlight the how teaming arrangements affect competition, the quality of bids, pricing, ability to acquire innovation, partnerships with academia and HBCUs, and small business goals.How to RegisterSign In (Don’t have an account? Create an account)Click “Register Myself” ButtonEnter your Zip Code at the bottom of the registration page as requested (this step is required to complete registration)Proceed to CheckoutSubmit OrderPlease contact if you have any questions or registration problems. Click Here to Register to Attend!

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