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WSA Weekly Newsletter

October 27, 2010, Issue #7

WSA Club Announcements

The annual RC Alumni Mentoring Program is almost here!

Next week we’ll kick things off with a brief survey about your career interests, and in just a few weeks you’ll be matched with one of 300+ fantastic HBS female alumnae mentors eager to help you navigate the internship process and beyond!

…Stay tuned for more details from our VP of Alumni, Megan Lesko (OI).

 

A special THANKS to the volunteers who assisted with last night’s WSA Wine and Dessert Social! And a major two thumbs up to Finale Desserts for the decadent treats! It was a great evening of company and conversation had by all!

 

DON’T MISS tomorrow’s Gender Stereotyping co-hosted by Professors Amy Cuddy and Michael Norton from 4 – 5 pm. This event had a PACKED house last year of both women AND men. Join us for insightful and relevant dialogue that directly applies to your experience in the classroom and beyond.

 

All Women’s Events

Academics:

Faculty Research Lunches - Fall 2010

CPD:

BCG First Year Presentation 

Credit Suisse 1st year MBA Global Presentation 

American Express Strategic Planning Group 1st Year Coffee Chats 

J.P. Morgan’s Networking Event 

Women's Day at Morgan Stanley

HUWIB's InFocus Finance Panel

Forté  Foundation Virtual Corporate Presentations

Recruiting made social with Identified.com  

Social & Community:

Gender Stereotyping – for Men and Women!

Sheila Heen, author of The New York Times best-seller "Difficult Conversations", discusses her latest work focused on assertiveness

 

WSA Sponsored Events

 

Social & Community

Title: Gender Stereotyping – for Men and Women!

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010, 4 – 5 pm

Where: Aldrich 10

What: Join Professors Amy Cuddy and Michael Norton in exploring issues around gender stereotyping and how it affects both men and women. Easily one of the most attended sessions last year!

For more information: http://beech.hbs.edu/eventCalendar/user/eventDetail.do?masterEventId=38828

 

WSA Supported Events

[Academics] Faculty Research Lunches - Fall 2010

When: Various

What:  Students have frequently expressed a desire for more faculty interaction outside the classroom. The MBA Program is therefore pleased to offer students the opportunity to have lunch with MBA faculty members and discuss their areas of research. Simply click on the "Sign Up" link to register for the lottery. Please note - no preparation is required to attend any of these lunches.

For more information: http://my.hbs.edu/mbadocs/admin/quick_info/hbs/activities/faclunch/

 

[CPD] BCG First Year Presentation

When: Monday, November 1, 2010:  Sign-in begins at 6:00pm, presentation will start at 6:30pm sharp

Where: The Charles Hotel, Ballroom

What:  Please join us for our First Year Global Marquee Presentation at The Charles Hotel on Monday, November 1st. Amyn Merchant, Senior Partner and Managing Director in our New York office, will be the host of the evening. You will have the opportunity to learn more about Boston Consulting Group, as well as meet many BCG representatives to answer your questions.

For more information: Please RSVP to Justine Shopis, shopis.justine@bcg.com. For up-to-date information please visit our website at http://hbs.bcg.com/events/default.aspx .

 

[CPD] Credit Suisse 1st year MBA Global Presentation - Summer Associate Opportunities

When: Monday November 1st, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Where: The Charles Hotel, Kennedy Room

What:  Opportunities are available within Investment Banking, Sales & Trading, Private Wealth, and Europe.

For more information: Registration is mandatory - please use the following zoomerang link http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22B6PTDFADD

 

[CPD] American Express Strategic Planning Group 1st Year Coffee Chats

When: Thursday, November 4, 2010,

Where: Spangler Project Rooms

What:  In a more intimate setting, this is an opportunity to learn more about SPG and a career at American Express.

For more information: To sign up for a timeslot, and for more information, please visit: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/jxzju

 

[CPD] J.P. Morgan’s Networking Event

When: Thursday, November 4, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Charles Hotel

What:  This event is for first-year MBA students interested in summer opportunities in Investment Banking, Private Banking and the Management Associate Program. Please follow up with your career center to confirm location and time.

For more information: www.jpmorgan.com/careers

 

[CPD] Women's Day at Morgan Stanley

When: Thursday, November 11th, 2010    

Where: Morgan Stanley Headquarters, 1585 Broadway, New York City

What:  We would like to invite all first year WSA members to join us for an event with women working in Investment Banking and Global Capital Markets. 

For more information: Please RSVP with your resume to randi.brown@morganstanley.com by Saturday, October 30th.

 

[CPD] HUWIB's InFocus Finance Panel

When: Wednesday, November 17th

Where: Boylston Hall, Room 105, Harvard Yard

What:  HUWIB's InFocus Finance program is a four week program that introduces our members to different aspects of the finance world. The last session of our program takes place on November 17th, and will be focused on helping our members learn how to tackle/prepare for finance interviews. We are searching for some WSA members who have gone through the process of interviewing for finance-related jobs to lead our panel!

For more information: Please email hennigan@fas.harvard.edu if you are interested or have any questions.

 

[CPD] Forté  Foundation Virtual Corporate Presentations

When: Various Dates (October 26 – November 9)

What:  Join us online for this exclusive series of 1-hour corporate presentation webinars. During each session a team of leaders from the presenting company will provide an overview of their business and employment opportunities for MBA’s, discuss the corporate culture, and share day-in the life insights and benefits. Each company will also address your questions directly during a 20 minute live Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

For more information: Forté  Foundation Online Events

 

 [CPD] Recruiting made social with Identified

Where: Create your professional profile in one easy click: www.identified.com

What:  Identified provides an interactive online platform for users and companies to communicate, connect and ultimately find jobs, transforming a user’s existing social network (Facebook profile professional information) into a professional recruitment tool.

 

[Community] Sheila Heen, Well known as one of the authors of The New York Times best-seller "Difficult Conversations", discusses her latest work focused on assertiveness.

When: Wednesday, October 27th, 6:30 - 8:15 p.m. (6:30 - 7:00: Check-in/Networking; 7:00 p.m.: Program)

Where: Hawes 101, HBS

What:  The HBS Women's Association of Boston invites members of the HBS WSA to its upcoming event on assertiveness. Do you sometimes struggle to speak up?  Or do you speak up but find you’re not “getting through” to those you’re trying to influence?  Do you find it easier to speak candidly in certain situations or relationships but not in others?  If so, you’ll want to join us on October 27 for an evening with Sheila Heen. Well known as one of the authors of The New York Times best-seller "Difficult Conversations", Sheila’s latest work focuses on assertiveness.  In this session, she will examine the most common obstacles to our ability to assert ourselves effectively as leaders. She’ll also share techniques for overcoming the obstacles – some of which may surprise you!  Cost: $10 per student

For more information: Register at http://www.hbswa.org/article.html?aid=246