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Date: November 30, 2010
Subject: WSA Weekly Newsletter: December 1, 2010 - Issue # 12



 


   


 

WSA Weekly Newsletter 

December 1, 2010, Issue #12 

  

Lots of announcements this week but hang in there till the end of the newsletter so you don’t miss out. We have a great mix of social and professional events for you and we want your feedback. Everyone loves the opportunity to vent so take your chance to tell us how we are doing. Read on to learn more…


 

WSA Club Announcements 

Deloitte Consulting WSA Wine & Cheese

Join our cocktail hour to learn how Deloitte Consulting drives growth and creates a culture where the best choose to be.

Thursday, December 2nd, 7.30 - 9 pm at Finale Desserterie & Bakery


Tired of cases and studying for exams? Take a break at the

WSA Exam Study Break

Use this time to get useful exam tips or even just partake in eating the yummy snacks.

Monday, December 6th, 4 - 6 pm, Hamilton Lounge 

Looking forward to seeing you all there!


Achieving High Performance in the Changing World of Work

HBS Alumna and Deloitte’s Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer Cathy Benko is returning to Aldrich to share her insights on achieving high performance.

RSVP to Maureen Medlock by 12/6

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


Career in Real Estate?

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Penny Pritzker, one of the greatest business, real estate, and civic leaders in the US, talk on issues relevant to women pursuing a career in real estate.

Thursday, December 9th, 1.30 - 3 pm, Baker Library 101

RSVP here: http://poll.hbs.edu/poll/taker/pollTaker.jsp?poll=129700. 


 WSA Feedback

We want to hear from YOU. What do you like? What do you dislike? Take 5 minutes now to tell us how you feel so that we can better serve you and our community. Click link below NOW!

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

 

All Women’s Events 

 Title: Deloitte Consulting WSA Wine & Cheese Event - Talented. Empowered. Leaders.

When: December 2th, 2010 – 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Finale Finale Desserterie and Bakery; 30 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

What: Talented. Empowered. Leaders. Please Join Deloitte Consulting for a Women’s Student Association Wine & Cheese Event! Please join us for a cocktail hour to learn about how Deloitte Consulting strives to drive marketplace growth and create a culture where the best choose to be. You will have the opportunity to mingle with our practitioners, learn more about the Women’s Initiative and hear first-hand about managing career-life fit at Deloitte. Phenomenal appetizers and cocktails will be provided! Dress: Business Casual

For more information: Email Marybeth Williams at marwilliams@deloitte.com with any questions


 Title: WSA Exam Study Break

When: December 6th, 2010 – Drop-in anytime between 4:00-6:00 PM

Where: Hamilton Lounge

What: Come take a break from studying with the WSA! Make it a time to hang out with your buddy or get advice on upcoming finals or recruiting. Snacks will be served!

For more information: Email Erin Moseley– FOR MORE INFO, See our WSA website! 


 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] Deloitte Consulting WSA Wine & Cheese

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

Real Estate Discussion with Penny Pritzker

Bain & Company Private Equity Group Presentation

Bain & Company Case Interview Workshop

Bain & Company Healthcare Presentation

Bank of America Women's Dinner

BCG First Year Coffee Chats

J. P. Morgan Private Bank Coffee Chat

      

Social & Community:

[WSA Sponsored] WSA Exam Study Break

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

 

Other:

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EVENT

Deloitte Consulting WSA Wine & Cheese Event - Talented. Empowered. Leaders.

Thursday, December 2, 2010
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Finale Finale Desserterie and Bakery; 30 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
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Talented. Empowered. Leaders.
Please Join Deloitte Consulting for a Women’s Student Association Wine & Cheese Event!

Please join us for a cocktail hour to learn about how Deloitte Consulting strives to drive marketplace growth and create a culture where the best choose to be. You will have the opportunity to mingle with our practitioners, learn more about the Women’s Initiative and hear first-hand about managing career-life fit at Deloitte.

Phenomenal appetizers and cocktails will be provided!


Dress: Business Casual
Please reach out to Marybeth Williams at marwilliams@deloitte.com with any questions.

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EVENT

WSA Exam Study Break

Monday, December 6, 2010
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Private Location (sign in to display)
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Come take a break from studying with the WSA! Make it a time to hang out with your buddy or get advice on upcoming finals or recruiting. Snacks will be served!

RSVP

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

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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