In episode 119, Christine chats with Jackie DeFreitas about her role in the American Petroleum Institute (API), the only trade association representing all segments of America’s oil and gas industry.
Jackie graduated with a B.S. in International Business from Old Dominion University in 2010 and is currently a senior specialist in Intellectual Property & Distribution (IP&D), which falls under API’s Global Industry Services (GIS) division. She joined API in 2014 as part of GIS’ Monogram/APIQR team and transitioned to IP&D in 2016. As part of her current role, Jackie focuses on advancing API’s Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Initiative.
Be inspired by Jackie’s commitment to promoting diversity, practicing proactive work, and making a difference in the industry.
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