Press Release Archive
Event to Feature Keynote Lectures, Panel Discussions, and an Elevator Pitch Competition
WHAT: The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, will introduce students and other participants to a variety of topics related to entrepreneurship through a series of lectures and panel discussions. The event is open to the public.
Robert Kimmitt to Deliver Remarks at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business
Professor Phillip Swagel (back row on the left) and MBA students from his finance course on monetary policy visited the Federal Reserve on January 15 to learn about the Federal Open Market Committee and how it makes decisions on monetary policy.
Juan José Daboub To Discuss Global Financial Crisis and Reform Experience in El Salvador
WHAT: Juan José Daboub, managing director of the World Bank, will speak about the global financial crisis and its impact on Latin America, as well as the reform experience from his country El Salvador, at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
The event, which is co-sponsored by Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and the Latin American Board, is open to the public.
School Advances Two Positions in the Global MBA Ranking
The Financial Times 2010 ranking of Global MBA Programs lists Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business MBA Full-Time Program 38th in the world, up from No. 40 last year. The school also was named the third best for international business, up from No. 4 in 2009.
J. Willard Marriott Jr.’s Distinguished Leaders Series lecture, originally planned for late January, has been rescheduled for Monday, April 12. It will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Rafik B. Hariri Building's Lohrfink Auditorium.
Click here to RSVP for Marriott's April 12 presentation.
The MBA Leaders Breakfast Series will continue throughout the spring semester, bringing business executives and MBA Full-Time and Evening Program students together to share a meal and thoughts on leadership.
Sixteen business leaders from a variety of industries are slated to participate in the series, which is held each semester. At the breakfasts, the executives speak to a small group of students about leadership and then engage in discussion through a question-and-answer session.
The spring’s lineup of speakers includes:
In December, Georgetown Women in Business (GWiB) held its first daylong leadership conference, titled Breaking Ceilings and Building Bridges. More than 100 people, including GWiB members, prospective students, alumni, and Georgetown faculty, braved the snowy weather to attend the conference.
The keynote lecture was delivered by Ambassador to Lichtenstein Claudia Fritsche who discussed the many political roles she has held, as well as the importance of setting goals and striving to reach them.
Speakers Include CEOs from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Marriott International, and the Volkswagen Group of America
Washington, D.C. – The 2009-10 Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business continues this spring with lectures by executives from WilmerHale, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Marriott International, the Volkswagen Group of America, and the former president of India.
Robert L. Reynolds
Peter J. Clare