Embracing Change: Lessons Learned from Navigating Career Transitions in the Museum Field

  • Saturday, October 7, 2023
  • 9:00 am – 10:15 am
  • Hilton Pasadena, San Marino Ballroom


Carlos Ortega, Chief Curator, Museum of Ventura County
Naiela Santana, Collections Management Technician, LACMA
Antoniette Guglielmo, PhD, Director, ARTEFFECT, Lowell Milken Family Foundation
Lorie Millward, Principal, Lorie Millward Consulting


  • Leadership & Careerpath

Learning Format: Active Learning

Change is an inevitable part of life, and our careers are no exception. In the museum field, career changes can be challenging and often bring up a mix of emotions. This interactive session will explore the personal and professional lessons learned from making career shifts within the museum field. Our diverse panel of speakers will share the challenges they faced during uncertain transitions that ultimately had a positive impact on their well-being and careers. They will provide insights and strategies for successfully navigating change, advocating for oneself, and setting boundaries.