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Date: December 7, 2010
Subject: WSA Weekly Newsletter: December 8, 2010 - Issue # 13



 


    

WSA Weekly Newsletter 

December 8, 2010, Issue #13 

  

Holiday season is officially here but along with it comes exams and recruiting stress. Ease your exam concerns with the help of our review sessions and warm your heart by doing something good for others. We have opportunities to help our own WSA community by filling in the feedback survey and our local community with the personal care drive. Get involved now!

       

WSA Club Announcements 

RC Exam Review Session

Don't struggle alone! Come along to the student-led WSA review sessions.

 

FRC: Tuesday, December 14th, 3.00 - 5.00 pm at Spangler Auditorium

FIN: Saturday, December 18th, 10.30am - 12.30 pm at Spangler Auditorium

TOM: Saturday, December 18th, 3.00 - 5.00 pm at Spangler Auditorium


DON'T FORGET the 

 WSA Feedback Survey

We still want your feedback. Don't delay any longer. Tell us what you like and what you dislike? We want to best serve you and our community.

Click link below NOW!

http://poll.hbs.edu/poll/taker/pollTaker.jsp?poll=129613


Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work

HBS Alumna and Deloitte’s Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer Cathy Benko will be sharing her insights on achieving high performance. 

Wednesday, December 8th, 3 - 4 pm, Aldrich 207


This week, take time to do something nice for others with the

Holiday Personal Care Drive for Women's Lunch Place 

Donate all your extra personal care items to the homeless women and children served by the Women’s Lunch Place. 

Questions? Email mnasman@mba2011.hbs.edu

Monday, December 6th through 10th, The Grille 


Mark your calendars now for the

20th Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference

It will be held on campus on Saturday, February 5th, 2011 and you will not want to miss it. More details to come!

 

All Women’s Events 

Title: Deloitte's Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer, Cathy Benko, speaking about “Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work”

When: December 8th, 2010 – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where: Aldrich 207

What: Cathy Benko is Deloitte’s Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer for Deloitte LLP. She is responsible for driving the organization’s strategy to attract, develop and advance a highly skilled and increasingly diverse workforce. She is also leading a pioneering approach to employee engagement and career-life fit called mass career customization, a signature initiative of Deloitte’s Talent agenda. Come meet Cathy Benko in person and hear her insights on “Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work”! Date: December 8, 2010 Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM Location: Aldrich 207 For her professional achievements, Cathy Benko has been named one of the “25 Most Influential Consultants” and a “Frontline Leader” by Consulting Magazine, and is the recipient of its inaugural “Leadership Achievement Award” for Women Leaders in Consulting. To learn more about this esteemed HBS alum prior to December 8, visit Meet Cathy Benko.

For more information: Email Maureen Medlock - mmedlock@deloitte.com – FOR MORE INFO, See our WSA website!


 Title: Real Estate Career? Discussion with Penny Pritzker

When: December 9th, 2010 – 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Where: Baker Library 101

What: Penny Pritzker, one of the greatest business, real estate, and civic leaders in the US, will be hosting an afternoon discussion on issues relevant to women pursuing a career in real estate. RSVP here to attend.

For more information: Click Penny Pritzker Biography to access her bio.  

 

Admissions: 

[WSA Sponsored] Friday Admissions Lunch with Prospective Students (click or contact kepler@mba2011.hbs.edu)

[WSA Sponsored] WSA Calling Event: Congratulate Admitted Women on their Acceptance (click or contact kepler@mba2011.hbs.edu)

[WSA Sponsored] Admitted Women’s Welcome Event: HBS Housing Host Volunteers  (click or contact kepler@mba2011.hbs.edu)

                                                                                

CPD:  

Click here for all information on non-sponsored CPD eventsNO LOGIN REQUIRED! 

[WSA Sponsored]  “Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work”, Cathy Benko, Deloitte

Real Estate Discussion with Penny Pritzker 


Title: Bain & Company Case Interview Workshop

When: Tuesday, December 7th, 6.00-8.00 pm

Where: Aldrich 112

What: Come for a general presentation on how to structure and crack a case interview, after which you will get a chance to test your case skills in small  groups lead by Bain consultants.

For more information: RSVP: to Amy Langford at amy.langford@bain.com


Title: Bain & Company Healthcare Presentation

When: Wednesday, December 8th, 4.00-5.00 pm

Where: Aldrich 210

What: Open to RCs and ECs. Join Chuck Farkas, a partner in the Boston office, as he discusses trends in healthcare throughout the value chain, recent industry reforms, and Bain’s leadership and insight in the field.

For more information: Questions to Amy Langford at amy.langford@bain.com


Title: Microsoft Intern Marketing Interviews

When: January 26-27th, 2011

Where: Please apply through your career center website, the posting can be found under ID# 1879681 – “Marketing Internship.”

 

Social & Community:

Title: Holiday Personal Care Drive for Women’s Lunch Place

When: December 6th – 10th, 2010

Where: Items collected at the Grille

What: Bring in all of your extra personal care items to donate to the homeless women and children served by the Women’s Lunch Place. A great—and easy—way to give back this holiday season.  

For more information: Email mnasman@mba2011.hbs.edu with any questions


Title: UNC Kenan-Flagler Women’s Initiative – Survey Requested

When: Now through January 7, 2011

Where: Online at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZSRCXXW  

What: Kenan-Flagler Business School recently started a women’s initiative, and a few students are working on a project for this initiative.  Part of this project entails researching women’s programming at other top business schools and factors that influence women’s decisions to apply to and attend MBA programs.  Please help Kenan-Flagler in their research by filling out this short survey – it should take less than 5 minutes.  Thank you in advance for your help and participation!

For more information: Please feel free to reach out to danielle_casson@kenan-flagler.unc.edu with any questions.


Harvard Kennedy School: WAPPP Gender Center - Weekly Thursday Discussion (CLICK TITLE for INFO)

 

Other: 

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EVENT

Deloitte's Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer, Cathy Benko, speaking about “Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work”

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Aldrich 207, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
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Announcement: Cathy Benko to Visit HBS Campus on December 8, 2010
Sponsored by Deloitte Consulting

Cathy Benko once sat in Aldrich, prepared for more than 700 cases, and braved cold calls on the HBS campus by the Charles River.

Today, Cathy Benko is Deloitte’s Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer for Deloitte LLP. She is responsible for driving the organization’s strategy to attract, develop and advance a highly skilled and increasingly diverse workforce. She is also leading a pioneering approach to employee engagement and career-life fit called mass career customization, a signature initiative of Deloitte’s Talent agenda.


Come meet Cathy Benko in person and hear her insights on “Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work”!

Date: December 8, 2010
Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM
Location: Aldrich 207


For her professional achievements, Cathy Benko has been named one of the “25 Most Influential Consultants” and a “Frontline Leader” by Consulting Magazine, and is the recipient of its inaugural “Leadership Achievement Award” for Women Leaders in Consulting. To learn more about this esteemed HBS alum prior to December 8, visit Meet Cathy Benko.

PLEASE RSVP BY EMAILING MAUREEN MEDLOCK BY 12/6 - mmedlock@deloitte.com

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EVENT

Women Interested in Real Estate with Penny Pritzker, one of the greatest business, real estate, and civic leaders in the US

Thursday, December 9, 2010
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Baker Library 101, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
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Penny Pritzker, one of the greatest business, real estate, and civic leaders in the US, will be hosting an afternoon discussion on issues relevant to women pursuing a career in real estate in Baker Library 101 on December 9th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Click the following link to access her bio: http://www.penny-pritzker.com/penny-pritzker-biography.html. Also, to RSVP answer this poll: http://poll.hbs.edu/poll/taker/pollTaker.jsp?poll=129700

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EVENT

FRC Review Session

Tuesday, December 14, 2010
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Private Location (sign in to display)
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FRC Final Exam Review Session

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EVENT

WSA Calling Event: Congratulating Admitted Women on their acceptance

Friday, December 17, 2010
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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On December 17th beginning at 3 PM, Women’s Student Association will be hosting a session where WSA members will be calling women who have been admitted first round to Harvard Business School. This event will give admitted women a chance to ask current HBS students questions about HBS academics and life at HBS.

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EVENT

FIN Review Session

Saturday, December 18, 2010
10:30am - 12:30pm
Private Location (sign in to display)
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FIN I Final Exam Review Session

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EVENT

TOM Review Session

Saturday, December 18, 2010
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Spangler Auditorium, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
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TOM Final Exam Review Session

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EVENT

Friday Admissions Lunch with Prospective Students

Friday, January 21, 2011
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Spangler Dining Hall, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
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Please join prospective female students visiting HBS for lunch every Friday at Spangler Dining Hall! You will get to share your HBS experiences and they will truly appreciate the guidance. For more information email WSA VP of Admissions, Kira Epler - kepler@hbs2011.hbs.edu.

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EVENT

20th Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference

Saturday, February 5, 2011
8:00am - 5:00pm
Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
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Every year, the WSA conference brings together over 1,000 women, including students, alumnae, faculty, distinguished business leaders, and community members, to explore the opportunities and challenges facing women in today's business world. The Dynamic Women in Business conference is a powerful forum for women to learn, share, and inspire one another.

RSVP