GW MBAA Co-sponsored Event: Panel discussion on “The Future of Food, Water, and Energy Security”

The GW MBA Association is proud to co-sponsor a panel discussion, “The Future of Food, Water, and Energy Security,” during National Public Health Week (April 6-11).

When: Thursday, April 9, starting at 12pm
Where: Convening Room (B100A) at the GW School of Public Health

The event features a panel discussion about the use of these resources in the greater context of global health issues. Professionals from both the public and private sectors will discuss how we can work across disciplines to find viable solutions to these challenges and how international business can partner with the public sector.

This event is offered in partnership with the GW PHSA and the Elliott Graduate Student Forum

Lunch will be provided at the event. Click on the flyer below for more details about the event.April 9

Joint Event: Networking Bingo Night on April 8th!

Have fun, network and win at the Networking Bingo Night hosted by Elliott Graduate Student Forum​, GW Law Student Bar Association​ and GW MBA Association​!

When: Wednesday, April 08, 7:30pm-9:30pmBINGO FLYER
Where: Marvin Center Room 302

It’s going to be a great event to mingle and meet grad students and members from the other two schools andtheir student organizations. And of course, all the bingo fun and prizes too!!

First, there will be a networking bingo among participants so they can meet others from different schools. After that, we will play four rounds of Bingo of different patterns with a final black-out round where you have to cover the full board of numbers. Prizes will be gift cards to local businesses in the amounts of $10, $15, and $25!

So come and join all the fun on April 8th!

Get your ticket for the Follies performance NOW! Just a few days left!!

Follies is a GWSB student group that puts on an MBA-themed comedy show in the spring.In the show, you can expect video and live skits that poke fun at the MBA experience, GWU, and your classmates and professors. View the trailer here.

It’s all in good fun, and we hope to see you there on April 3rd from 7:00 – 8:30 PM in Jack Morton Auditorium. Tickets are $9. gwsbfollies.eventbrite.com

Follies Production on Friday, April 3

Follies is a GWSB student group that puts on an MBA-themed comedy show in the spring. In the show, you can expect video and live skits that poke fun at the MBA experience, GWU, and your classmates and professors. View the trailer here. It’s all in good fun, and we hope to see you there on April 3rd from 7:00 – 8:30 PM in Jack Morton Auditorium. Tickets are $9. gwsbfollies.eventbrite.com

Club Fair now on February 24th (5pm-7pm): Attend and Sign Up!

The Club Fair is now happening on February 24th (Tuesday) between 5pm-7pm at the Graduate Lounge where the board members from the following clubs will answer your questions, give you an opportunity to hear about their upcoming plans and become members:

GW Follies
Healthcare Club
Energy Club at GW
Net Impact
GW Women’s MBAA
National Association of Asian MBAs
REIDO
Graduate Finance Society
Out For Business
Consulting Club
Marketing Club
International Business Society

There’ll be pizza at the venue for everyone attending!

So mark your calendars, come to the fair and sign up for the clubs you’d like to join!

A Fireside Chat with Van Adams – President, VanAdams Sports Group: hosted by GWU Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

The GWU Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence will be hosting a fireside chat with Van Adams, the President of VanAdams Sports Group on February 23rd 6 pm. We will be asking Ms. Adams to share her entrepreneurial experiences with us – specifically sharing best practices and advice for students looking to start their own business. We will also be encouraging students to ask questions about her business or the sports industry in general.
Date/Time: February 23rd, 6 pm
Place: Duquès Hall, Room 258
Van Adams, President of the VanAdams Sports Group, is an award-winning marketing professional with expertise in event management and talent relations. She has represented a number of iconic sports celebrities for their personal brand marketing and business ventures. She’s a recognized revenue-generator, proficient at negotiating deals and adept at strengthening the athlete’s brand making her a highly respected consultant. Her entrepreneurial proficiency extends to digital platforms, niche markets, business management, and program development.

Since becoming an entrepreneur, Van has produced upscale hospitality events for athlete and corporate clients in Super Bowl, MLB, and NBA All-Star cities across the nation. She recently was a Business Connect participant with the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee, a program providing increased opportunities for local small business owners to conduct Super Bowl business. Additionally, she was a keynote speaker and featured panelist as a marketing expert for the program.

As an advocate for women in business, Van created Gathering on the Greens®, an initiative that provides businesswomen an opportunity to learn how to play golf, thus strengthening their confidence to “get in the game” and increase their professional development and networking opportunities. Van is a founding board member of the NYC Metro Chapter of Women in Sports and Events (WISE) where she currently serves as Chapter President leading the way in marketing strategy and programming to fulfill the organization’s national mission of being the voice and resource for professional women in sports business.

At the onset of her career, Van worked with the world-renowned Tiger Football and Baseball programs at her alma mater, Grambling State University in Louisiana where she earned her bachelors in Biology/Pre-Med and masters in Sports Administration. Van has held key positions at prestigious sports organizations including the United States Golf Association, Sports Illustrated, and Buffalo Bills before launching her own business. Van’s most recent accolades include being named one of the 2014 Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners. An alumnus of the Executive Leadership Institute at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Van is an adjunct professor teaching a graduate class on sports marketing (Manhattanville College) and revenue pricing and strategies (NYU). Van also conducts workshops for small businesses and writes for a number of prominent industry publications on careers, business development and marketing strategies.