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Your 2021 Resume Refresh
Let’s kick off 2021 with a resume refresh. We will zoom in on resumes and professional bios to teach you how to make small changes that will dramatically improve your audience’s impression of you. This session will be workshop-style, so please come prepared with a working version of your resume or bio to edit during the session.
Date: Friday, Jan. 15, Noon EST
New Year, New Career | Georgetown Career Change Kit
Enter the Georgetown Career Change Kit, brought to you by certified life coach Talane Miedaner (SFS’87, C’89), which contains two of the best online career assessment tests in the world: The Highlands Ability Battery and the Workplace Motivators Report. The Georgetown Career Change Kit will help you identify your natural hard-wired talents and abilities, your passions, and your hidden motivating values to give you all the information you need to make the best professional decisions and start doing work you truly love.
Date: Thursday, Jan. 21, Noon EST
Good Business: The Talk, Fight, Win Way to Change the World
Join Bill Novelli, former chief executive officer of AARP and founder of Georgetown University’s Business for Impact, along with Rahul Pasarnikar (MBA’11) and MBA candidate Julie Fedick (MBA’21) as they highlight emerging social change campaigns and how you can do well, by doing good. Moderated by Kate Stanley (MBA’11)
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 5 p.m. EST
The Future of Retail
Join Hoyas in the retail sector to explore the future of the direct to consumer industry. Featuring: Rosalia Bucaro Polizzi (C’00), senior vice president, womens, mens, and kids fashion, Rue Gilt Groupe; P.C. Chandra (B’08), head of global operations, Diane Von Furstenburg (Former); Monica Ferguson (B’00), co-founder and CEO, Solemates; Nicole McGrew (L’05), owner, Threadleaf; and Matthew Shay (EMBA’11), president, National Retail Federation
AI & the Future of Work
Join Paul Almeida (P’16, ‘20), dean and William R. Berkley chair, Georgetown McDonough, and Georgetown alumni in the world of AI for a look at how AI is shaping the future of work and what steps are being taken to prepare the next generation workforce.
Skills Day – Excel for Finance
How Corporations Can Be A Force for Good
Featuring Troye Bullock (C’16), co-founder and chief operating officer, Good Projects; Danielle Conkling (B’01), senior manager, Silicon Valley Bank; and Jennifer Heflin (B’03, MBA’10), senior manager, management consulting, Accenture
Moderated by Patricia Grant, senior associate dean of the undergraduate program, Georgetown MCDonough
Looking Forward: the Future of Environmental, Social , and Corporate Governance (ESG)
Featuring Natasha Braginsky Mounier (SFS’91), former ESG investment director, The Capital Group.
Virtual Reunion State of the School
Featuring updates from Dean Paul Almeida and Senior Associate Deans Prashant Malaviya, Bardia Kamrad, and Allan Eberhart
Reunion Panel: Big Data, Small Data, and COVID-19
Featuring Jose Luis Guererro Cusumano, associate professor, Jocelyn Byrne Houle (MBA’98), and Aishah Iqba (MBA’06).
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 chair, 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, 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, Benevolent AI.
Cooking with Melissa d’Arabian
Join Food Network star Melissa d’Arabian (MBA’93) 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. Listen to her insights on AI and its future in education.
Tactics for Teleworking Success
Featuring Brooks Holtom, professor of management, and Michael O’Leary, teaching professor of management, 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, 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 include 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, 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, Robert W. Purcell professor of management, 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.