Date: September 25, 2010
Subject: WSA Weekly Newsletter Sep 22, 2010 Issue

WSA Weekly Newsletter

September 22, 2010, Issue #2


WSA Club Announcements


What’s so great about the WSA compared to other clubs? 

-          Listserv sign-up is AUTOMATIC

-          Dues are ZERO DOLLARS

-          You get an amazing EC Buddy!

-          The WSA t-shirt at the RC Club Fair is FREE!

It was great to see so many of you at the Club Fair (Part 1) today! If you missed us, please stop by tomorrow to say hello and pick up your t-shirt.

WSA Buddy Program

Don’t forget that this week is the kickoff to the Buddy Program – Frozen Yogurt and Beverages in Spangler Grille!  ECs, vouchers for the Grille have been placed in your Aldrich mailboxes.  If you have not yet contacted or set up a time to meet your buddy, please go ahead and email your buddy!  Please contact with any questions.

WSA Leadership Positions:

Please see attached for the numerous fantastic opportunities to be a part of our leadership team this year and help our incredible female community THRIVE!

To apply for a position(s), please fill out this poll by next Wednesday at 5 pm: 

How do I learn more?

Title: WSA Leadership Roles Info Session

When: 9/27/2010, 4-5 PM

Where: Aldrich – Classroom to be announced

What: The WSA Leadership Board will provide a Q&A forum to review the currently available leadership roles open to RCs

For more information:


WSA Club Events


Classroom Participation Best Practices 


HBSWA of Boston Fall Kick-off: Co-founder of Fresh Cosmetics, Alina Roytberg


Forté Foundation Women Lead Webinar Series Prep Day


A Conversation with Brady Dougan, CEO, Credit Suisse: Issues in Leading a Global Financial Organization

Social & Community:

Women’s Golf Lessons

6th Annual Intercollegiate Business Convention – HBS Student Panelists Needed!



Title: Classroom Participation Best Practices

When: September 29, 2010; 3 – 5 pm

Where: Aldrich 9

What: Join insightful (and often hilarious) RC Head Francis Frei in a discussion on how to make strong comments and succeed in the classroom. Both men and women are welcome to attend.

For more information:



Title: HBSWA of Boston Fall Kick-off: Co-founder of Fresh Cosmetics, Alina Roytberg

When: Tuesday, September 28, 2010; 6:30 p.m

Where: Neiman Marcus, 5 Copley Place, Boston, 02116

What: Register today for what will surely be a memorable kick-off event to our 2010-2011 program season! We are looking forward to seeing you at our cocktail reception at Neiman Marcus as we welcome Co-founder of Fresh Cosmetics: Alina Roytberg.

For more information:



TitleForté Foundation Women Lead Webinar Series

When: Thursday, September 30, 12:00-1:00pm EST

Where: Online

What:  Ask the Coach – Preparing for Critical Career Moments presented by Dr. Wanda Wallace, Leadership Consultant, Executive Coach and CEO of the Leadership Forum Inc.  This session will examine critical moments such as:  acquiring a new manager; raising your hand for a new opportunity; moving into a strategic leadership role or high visibility committee role; coping with different styles; and planning a discussion about a short term leave of absence.  Dr. Wallace answers questions and provides practical strategies for managing these career moments and achieving a successful outcome.

For More Information:



TitleA Conversation with Brady Dougan, CEO, Credit Suisse: “Issues in Leading a Global Financial Organization”

When: Thursday, October 7th, 2010, 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Where: Aldrich 107

What:  CEO Brady Dougan and Chief Talent, Branding and Communications Officer, Pamela Graham, will be on campus and have offered to host an intimate educational discussion with a select group of females students. Registration is mandatory and will be on a first come first serve basis.

For More Information: Please use the following link to register for this event by September 27th.


Social & Community

TitleWomen’s Golf Lessons

When: Four, one hour lessons over the next four weeks

Where: Newton Commonwealth Golf Course (12 minute drive from campus)

What:  The WSA is coordinating beginner golf lessons with a pro at Newton Commonwealth Golf Course.  The lessons will be structured as a set of four one hour lessons for groups of four-six people over four weeks offered Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  (Ex. One group would go Sunday 9/26, Sunday 10/3, Sunday 10/10, Sunday 10/17.)  

The cost of the lessons is still to be finalized, but will be about $25/person (clubs and balls included). Transportation will need to be arranged by carpooling or taking a Zipcar from campus (Zipcar would be an additional cost to the group).   

Please fill out the following poll by Sunday 9/19 at noon if you would like to sign up for a group, and we’ll be in touch next Sunday to finalize the details:

For More Information: Please email Jennifer Lee at


Title6th Annual Intercollegiate Business Convention – HBS Student Panelists Needed!

When: October 23, 2010

Where: Westin Boston Waterfront

What:  The Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business Club is looking for HBS students with experience in the following industries to join the convention’s current list of panelists:

  • Lights, Camera, Action: Media and Entertainment (11-12pm)
  • Bylines and Bestsellers: Journalism and Publishing (12-1pm)
  • A Little R&R: An Inside Look at the Hospitality Industry (2-3pm)
  • Sports (2-3pm)
  • Going Green in Business: Forging a New Era of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility (2-3pm)
  • Emerging Markets (12-1pm)

For More Information: