Networking Night allows students to connect with professionals


Courtesy Anna Lidsky

CFO of General Electric Healthcare Services Renika Sehgal discuses her career path. Seventeen professionals, including Sehgal, came to Algonquin on Nov. 13 to participate in DECA's annual Networking Night.

Gabriela Paz-Soldan, Editor-in-Chief

DECA held its fourth annual Networking Night to give students an opportunity to meet with local professionals on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the library.

Seventeen professionals from a variety of fields, including engineering, finance and biotechnology, were in attendance. The night consisted of a keynote speech delivered by CFO of General Electric Health Care Services Renika Sehgal, panel presentations, a Q&A session and a networking opportunity.

“I think it’s definitely been the most successful [Networking Night] we’ve had so far as far as attendance from both professionals and students,” senior and DECA president Paul Probst said. “We had an amazing panel and keynote speaker.”