Check out events for Hoyas year-round and worldwide
Virtual Reunion Kick-Off
Celebrating the MBA, EMBA, GEMBA, CIM, EML, MSF, and MSA
Classes of 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015
While we can’t celebrate in person, we invite you to join us virtually to connect with fellow Georgetown McDonough alumni!
Date: Friday, Oct. 2, 3-6:30 PM EDT
Virtual Fall Cooking Class with Food Network Star Melissa d’Arabian (MBA’93)
Melissa d’Arabian (MBA’93) returns to host another virtual cooking class featuring her recipe for her Four-Step Chicken Piccata from her cookbook, “Ten Dollar Dinners.”
Date: Thursday, Oct., 15, 6 PM EDT
iRelaunch Return to Work Conference
With our move to a virtual iRelaunch Return to Work Conference, we will provide you the excellent Conference experience you’ve come to expect, give you the tools you need to make your relaunch a success, put you in touch with employers who want to hire you, all while putting your health at the top of our priority list.
Date: Friday, Oct. 1 – Saturday, Oct. 2, 11 AM – 5 PM EDT
Date: Monday, Nov. 19 – Tuesday, Nov. 20, 11 AM – 5 PM EDT
Network & Chill
Join the Georgetown McDonough community at the one and only Network & Chill. This casual networking opportunity is a don’t-miss event, sponsored by the current MBA Student Government Association and the MBA Career Center. Meet the current full-time and flex MBA students, along with your own batchmates, for virtual beers and cheers! We would love to see our alumni connect with current Hoyas and help them get their networking groove on as the recruitment season kicks off!
Date: Saturday, Nov. 7, 4-5:30 PM EDT
Georgetown Financial Markets Quality Conference 2020
The annual Financial Markets Quality (FMQ) conference will be held in a virtually this year. During these unprecedented times, the theme of this year’s conference is “The Future of Global Finance in Addressing Societal Challenges.” Corporate leaders, policymakers, market participants, and scholars will discuss critical issues related to global finance and propose solutions for the future.
Date: Monday, Nov. 16 – Friday, Nov. 20, 12 PM to 2:30 PM EST
Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series Presents Aesthetic Intelligence: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Will Redefine Branding in the Post-Pandemic Era
Featuring Pauline Brown, former chairman, LVMH North America.
Stanton Distinguished Leaders Summer Series presents: One Person, Many Roles – Thriving Personally and Professionally
Featuring Daisy Dowling, founder and CEO of Workparent and Kelsey Lents (MBA’18) co-founder and CEO of Two Birds
Stanton Distinguished Leaders Summer Series Presents: A Catalyst for Good: How AI is Helping the Fight Against COVID-19
Featuring Ken Mulvany, founder of Benevolent AI
Cooking with Melissa d’Arabian
Join MBA’93 alumna and Food Network star Melissa d’Arabian as she takes through how to make sesame crusted salmon with miso sauce
The Business of Sustainable Investments
Featuring Jeff Cohen (MBA’11), head of private investments Initiatives, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, moderated by Vishal Agrawal, Provost’s Distinguished Lapeyre Family Associate Professor.
A Reskilling Revolution, Lifelong Learning and the Future of Work
Featuring Koma Gandy (MBA’06), head of curriculum at Codecademy and her insights on AI and its future in education
Tactics for Teleworking Success
Webinar Presenters: Brooks Holtom, professor of management, and Michael O’Leary, teaching professor of management and faculty chair of the Undergraduate Program, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
Telework Leadership Best Practices
Establishing a strong telework environment will continue to become essential for years to come. Michael O’Leary, teaching professor of management and faculty chair of the Undergraduate Program, shares best practices for managing employees, yourself, and others in your home while working remotely.
Balancing Act: Managing Your Work and Family While Working Remote
Led by Alison Davis (MBA’00), executive director, JP Morgan, with Jennifer Balkus (MBA’15), director, American Express, and Lisa Mayr (MBA’98), former chief financial officer, MicroStrategy.
Global Perspectives on Covid-19 Across Industries
Featuring Marcelo Lu (F’03), Sissi Freeman (F’03), Henrik Lund (F’01), David Gold (B’03), and Hitesh Bharwani (B’04).
Should Financial Markets be Closed?
Panelists included former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chief economists James Overdahl and Jeff Harris, along with former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chief economists Larry Harris, Chester Spatt, and Craig Lewis.
Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “On the Rise of FinTechs – Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints”
Featuring Manju Puri, J. B. Fuqua Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.
Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “Cryptocurrency in the Coronavirus Crisis”
Featuring David Yermack, Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation, New York University Stern School of Business.
Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “Beyond the Balance Sheet Model of Banking- Implications for Bank Regulation and Monetary Policy”
Featuring Amit Seru, the Steven and Roberta Denning Professor of Finance, Stanford University.
Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “Stable Fees: A Predictable Market for Cryptocurrencies”
Featuring Maureen O’Hara, the Robert W. Purcell Professorship of Management at Cornell University.
The Markets Have Been Rocked! Where are the Headed?
Moderated by Reena Aggarwal, Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration, professor of finance, and director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, the panel included Michael J. Mauboussin (C’86, P’17, ’19), head of Conciliant Research, Counterpoint Global, author of three books, and adjunct professor, Columbia Business School; Nancy Flanagin Doyle (C’86, P’22), founder, The Doyle Group, consultant and author, CFA; Guy Adami (B’86, P’21, ’22, ’23), original member, CNBC’s Fast Money; and Kathleen Murphy, president, personal investing, Fidelity Investments.
Overview of Markets
Led by Thomas Cooke, distinguished teaching professor, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Global Virtual Seminar Series on Fintech: “Kill Zone”
Featuring Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and Charles M. Harper, faculty fellow, University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Business for Impact
Corporate responsibility in the time of the coronavirus.