How’d You Get There?

The Evergreen Park Public Library presents their annual career panel.


Are you exploring careers? We’ve assembled a top-notch panel of five young professionals to share their stories and experiences. Once each panelist has shared their brief story, there will be a Q & A.

When: Monday, October 24th @ 6:30PM

Where: EPPL, 9400 South Troy Avenue, Evergreen Park, IL

Meet the panel:

Julia Allpow is a 2016 graduate of EPCHS. She currently works for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois as the Individual and Corporate Support Specialist. Her work focuses on funding projects to advance LGBTQ+ rights, reproductive rights, voting rights, racial justice, and more.

Alillia Clements is a 2016 graduate of EPCHS. She currently works as a financial analyst for Microsoft Finance Rotation Projects.

Z Jeffries is originally from the horse country of the Southeastern United States and now resides in Evergreen Park and works as an author. The hardest and most rewarding job of his life is being a dad. During nap times and evenings, he writes young adult contemporary fantasy fiction.

Grace Spee is a Clinical Assistant Professor in digital media design. Grace Spee’s design practice sits amongst the realms of design, animation, and computer science. She attempts to gamify her design process, pushed by her deep interest in video games as an artistic medium, digital living, kinetic typography, and virtual reality.

Samer Zayed grew up in Orland Park and has been a flight attendant for nearly 3 years. After working for 14 years in retail and over 6 years as an analyst for the Federal Reserve, he enjoys traveling the world in his most recent career.