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Craft & Career with Hanoi Hantrakul ’15, AI Research Scientist, Composer, and Cultural Technologist



Welcome back to the Craft & Career series, where we connect with professional creatives from the arts, entertainment, and media industries, inviting our guests to discuss the nuances of their craft, the reality of their career, and how, in often surprising ways, these two concerns can work together.

This week we’ll be discussing the unique and fertile ground lying between the arts and sciences with multimodal composer, AI researcher, and cultural technologist Hanoi Hantrakul ’15.

More guest info: lh-hantrakul.com/;

and associated projects: yaboihanoi.com/; Spotify


Craft & Career with Writer and Lecturer Derek Green – Part 2



Welcome to the new season of the Yale Office of Career Strategy’s podcast. In this expanded series of “Craft & Career” talks, we will be featuring conversations with professional creatives from the arts, entertainment, and media industries, inviting our guests to discuss the nuances of their craft, the reality of their career, and how, in often surprising ways, these two concerns can actually work together.

Our first guest is writer and Yale Lecturer Derek Green: derekgreenbooks.com/.


Craft & Career with Writer and Lecturer Derek Green – Part 1



Welcome to the new season of the Yale Office of Career Strategy’s podcast. In this expanded series of “Craft & Career” talks, we will be featuring conversations with professional creatives from the arts, entertainment, and media industries, inviting our guests to discuss the nuances of their craft, the reality of their career, and how, in often surprising ways, these two concerns can actually work together.

Our first guest is writer and Yale Lecturer Derek Green: derekgreenbooks.com/. Stay tuned for Part 2 on Monday, October 11.


Expanding Access to Quality Afterschool Programs with Jodi Grant



Jodi Grant, Executive Director of the Afterschool Alliance, discusses collaborating with policy makers at all levels of government and afterschool programs across the United States to improve childhood education and equal access to opportunity, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Promoting Racial Justice with Patricia N Okonta YC ’15



Judicial Law Clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals Patricia N Okonta discusses how the law can be used to improve systems of democracy and justice.


From Unpaid Employee to U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence with Christopher Mellon



Christopher Mellon recounts his career path from unpaid employee to U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. The Yale alum also discusses his current work on the History Channel show Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation and his conviction that life exists beyond earth.


Innovating National Security Solutions with Lucas Kunce ‘04 from the Pentagon



Lucas Kunce, Deputy General Council at the Defense Innovation Fund, discusses his path to military service after Yale and his career in national security negotiating arms control treaties and writing about the intersection of security, finance, and technology.