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!

LinkedIn Office Hours with Joel Renner in the 5th Floor Grad Lounge, TODAY, 330PM-530PM; LAST SESSION OF THE SEMESTER

Come by the Graduate Lounge on the 5th floor of Duques from 3:30 to 5:30 for LinkedIn Office Hours with Joel Renner. Spruce up your profile and learn LinkedIn tricks and ideas. This is the last session for the semester so if you plan on applying to jobs over winter break or will be otherwise using LinkedIn, you will definitely want to attend these office hours.

National Association of Asian MBA Networking Mixer, Tonic, 5-730PM, Wednesday, November 12th

Join the GW National Association of Asian MBA (NAAMBA) for a networking mixer on Wednesday, November 12th at 5:00 PM at Tonic. The NAAMBA aims to represent and support the professional, cultural, and social activities of diverse MBA and other professional degree students at The George Washington University. Join us for a mid-mod event for light refreshments and great networking! RSVP via the Facebook event page.

REMINDER TOMORROW Education Pioneers Graduate School Fellowship Information Session, Tuesday, November 11, 5:00 to 6:00 pm, Duquès Hall, Room 453

Tuesday, November 11
5:00 to 6:00 pm
Duquès Hall, Room 453
Pizza will be provided

The Education Pioneers Graduate School Fellowship is a full-time, paid, 10-week program that places talented graduate students with school districts, charter school organizations, and other education organizations to tackle mission-critical consulting projects.

As a fellow, you will:

  • Work as a consultant under the guidance of an experienced manager;
  • Gain access to our robust network of alumni and partner organizations (such as KIPP, NewSchools Venture Fund, Aspire Public Schools, Teach For America, and many, many more), as well as career counseling and job placement assistance;
  • Become a part of a cohort of talented, diverse graduate students from varying backgrounds and programs, and with unique skill sets;
  • Attend and participate in workshops and professional development sessions with your cohort;
  • Receive $7,000 stipend for the 10-Week Summer Placement

During this information session, you will learn how to utilize your talent and skills to make an impact in the education sector. This presentation will cover information about our placement locations as well as unique opportunities for Business students, with ample time at the end for questions. More information can be found in the attached fliers: Education Pioneers Overview One Pager Education Pioneers_Graduate School Fellowship Description_2015

Colonial Cup Election Night Presented by MBA Student Engagement, November 4th, Tonic, 7PM to 9PM

Join us on Tuesday, November 4 from 7pm-9pm at Tonic (3rd floor) for the 2014 U.S. House and Senate Elections. There will be free food and drinks. Students, please take a look at the attached document to see who is in the race for Senate. Next, vote here on the candidates you think will win from the 10 contentious elections. Your ballot must be in by November 3, 12pm.  The person to correctly predict the most races wins a prize and receives 15 Colonial Cup points for their team. Please confirm your attendance by emailing Jessica Elias at [email protected]

STARTS TODAY, Register for 2014 GW October Global Entrepreneurship Conference in Washington, D.C.!, October 15-18

Partners for this year’s conference include the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), VISA Inc. Small Business, The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Gallup Inc., and the International Council for Small Business (ICSB). The networking opportunities over three days will be significant.

Pre-Conference – Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – USASBE Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship
Launched in 2012, USASBE’s Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship is ideally suited for faculty who are considering teaching a new course in Social Entrepreneurship or others who wish to improve a current course with state-of-the-art curriculum enhancements.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 – Productive Development Financing and Marketplace Day at IDB
Hosted at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the program offers an IDB led panel on Latin America and a marketplace in the afternoon where researchers have the opportunity to discover new data sets related to firm creation, entrepreneurship, and public policy. The Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (PSED), Global Entrepreneurship Development Institute (GEDI), the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Kauffman Firm Survey and more will be represented. PSED 101 and GEDI 101 training sessions will also be offered.

Friday, October 17, 2014 – Public Policy Forum
Keynote Speakers on Friday, October 17 at the GW School of Business include:
-Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup Inc.
-Professor G. Thomas Lumpkin, PhD, The Chris J. Witting Chair in Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University
-Kevin Lenane, Founder and CEO of Veenome
-Heekyung Min, Executive Vice President and Executive Director of Global CSV for CJ Corporation (S. Korea)

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – Research Day
The final day of the conference includes peer-reviewed empirical research presented by authors at the George Washington University School of Business. This year, the presentation tracks will focus on (1) Global (2) National and (3) Local issues related to entrepreneurship research and public policy.

Conference website

*Speakers*

Jim Clifton
Chairman and CEO of Gallup
Since 1988, Jim Clifton has served as CEO of Gallup, a global leader in consulting, public opinion research, and analytics. Under his leadership, Gallup has expanded from a predominantly U.S.-based company to a worldwide organization with 30 offices in 20 countries and regions.

 

Kevin Lenane
Founder and CEO of Veenome
Kevin founded Veenome in 2011 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since 2011. He is an experienced Mobile Product Manager and Business Development Expert with a keen sense of how location, platform and portability play into the mobile experience for businesses and consumers. He worked with clients at PointAbout including GM/OnStar, Microsoft, FEMA, The Huffington Post and various confidential military and aviation organizations.

Professor G. Thomas Lumpkin, PhD
The Chris J. Witting Chair in Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University
Professor Lumpkin is a globally recognized scholar whose research has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Management, Family Business Review and Strategic Management Journal.

Ms. Heekyung Min
Executive Vice President and Executive Director of Global CSV for CJ Corporation (S. Korea).
Prior to joining CJ, Ms. Min held various executive positions in both government and private companies with extensive experience in HR, Finance and Intercultural Management. In 2007, Heekyung acted as the Director General of the Business Opportunity Bureau at the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) in Incheon, Korea, responsible for leading the team that supervised the development of the city while promoting Korea’s and IFEZ’s investment opportunities to the world.

*Register Today!* Registration is now open for the 2014 GW October Conference!