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    Duke Community Panel

    Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 7:00 PM until 8:30 PMEastern Daylight Time

    Duke Community Panels are 90-minutes long and bring together current students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff from across the Duke community to share their personal experiences, stories, and connections to Duke. Each program will be recorded and available for viewing on-demand at the Duke Admissions YouTube channel. You can read more about the panelist below.
    - Hector Rivera, '15
    Hector Rivera graduated from Duke in 2015 with a major in Earth Science, a minor in Environmental Science and Policy and a Certificate in Latin American Studies. After graduating, Hector pursued a Master of Science in International Development at NYU in New York City. Currently, he works at Corus International, an international development and humanitarian assistance organization, where he manages a series of US government and privately-funded programs, aiming at improving livelihoods, education and health access for many communities in developing countries. Hector is a native of El Salvador and grew up in Los Angeles, CA. He currently resides in Washington, DC.
    - Dr. Cara Kozma
    Dr. Kozma is the Global, Civic and Cross-Disciplinary Opportunities Advisor in Duke's Academic Advising Center. Her role is to provide students with specialized advice about integrating civic, global, and cross-disciplinary opportunities into their undergraduate experience. She meets with Trinity and Pratt students to suggest programs, courses, and experiences that will help develop their civic and global competencies. She maintains partnerships with programs and departments across campus to offer up-to-date information about opportunities, application processes, deadlines, etc. She’s also a team lead for an interdisciplinary Bass Connection project supporting the Durham University-Assisted Community Schools Research Collective. At the core of her work is a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. She strives to build and sustain meaningful relationships with advisees and campus partners in which they feel seen and heard.

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.