This student-led conference will discuss the aspects of doing international business and economic growth in emerging markets. Speakers will share their experiences and perspectives on working in emerging markets, and will provide strategies and tips on best practices. Speakers include professionals from: USAID, the US International Economic Affairs Office with the White House National Security Council, the Inter-American Development Bank, a hedge fund CEO & Chief Investment Officer, and other private sector companies.
The day will consist of a morning session, focusing on how the private sector does business in emerging markets, and an afternoon session focusing on how international development organizations and governments support economic growth. For a full list of speakers and an agenda, please visit: http://business.gwu.edu/CIBER/events/IBUS2013.cfm
This is a great opportunity to network with students and professionals working in international business. Registration and breakfast begins at 9am and lunch is provided.
Please RSVP to attend: http://gwbusinesswithoutborders.eventbrite.com/
The Business Without Borders conference is hosted by the International Business Society (IBUS), the GW Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), and the Latin American Business Society
Megan is a CRM Manager at Monumental Sports and Entertainment. Megan will join us and discuss the challenges of being a women working in the sports world as well as discuss any question we may have, whether it’s about working in the sports industry, the marketing field, or how she manages to work full time and be in the Part time MBA program at GW.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Last week, the African Business Association (ABA) administered it’s annual leadership election. The results of that election are:
Anna N’jie-Konte, President
Tapan Bhargava, Executive VP
Charles Bakaly, Finance VP
Bethel Alemu, Corporate Relations VP
Please join me in congratulating Anna, Tapan, Charles, and Bethel on their new roles and welcoming them to the team.
On behalf of everyone at the MBAA, I want to extend special congratulations to Kafuti Talahumbu for a very successful term as President and Chairman of the ABA.
Under Kafuti’s leadership, the ABA hosted several outstanding events including the African Business Conference, which was attended by distinguished leaders of African countries, area business leaders, university leadership, and hundreds of students. Thanks to Kafuti’s tireless efforts, the ABA got started in a big way and stands to do great things in the future.
Congratulations Kafuti and Welcome Anna.
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The 14th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture featuring Hossein Fateh, CEO of Dupont Fabros Technology Inc. When: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 6:00pm
Where: Jack Morton Auditorium
800 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052
Join GW alumni, students, faculty and staff for the 14th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture. This year’s lecture, entitled Real Estate, Big Data, and Implications for the 21st Century Economy, will be delivered by Washington and Northern Virginia Business leader Hossein Fateh, BBA ’90, MS ‘97. Mr. Fateh is the Co-Founder, President, CEO and Director of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. GW School of Business Office of Alumni Relations
2033 K Street NW, Suite 230
Washington, DC 20006
Email: [email protected]
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Join GW Energy Group for our General Meeting with special guests from Viridian Energy. (Open to non-members)
WHEN: Tuesday, 16th April, 2013 (12:15 – 1:30 pm) – Lunch will be served!
WHERE: Room 620
WHAT: Viridian will come speak to us about their unique business model and how one could enter this business as an independent associate.
About Viridian: http://viridian.com/
“Viridian Energy was founded in March of 2009 and is a rapidly growing energy company. Viridian Energy provides greener electricity at an affordable price, allowing our customers and independent Associates to make a difference in the environment and their personal lives simply by switching energy providers. Viridian Energy offers high-quality and affordable renewable energy products that are better for the environment. Many states have already adopted Renewable Portfolio Standards, which require electricity suppliers and utilities to source a minimum amount of their electricity from clean energy sources. Viridian exceeds this requirement by at least 20% in each state in which we operate.”