This Week’s Student Club Speakers: European Politics, Organic Groceries, and Startup Culture

Every week, accomplished alumni and other leaders visit Edward P. Evans Hall at the invitation of student clubs, sharing career advice and insights into their industries. Here are a few of the speakers who visited the school during the week of November 6.

Monday, November 6

The Business and Politics Club presented “The Future of Europe: Economy, Politics, Identity,” a discussion led by Annemie Turtelboom. Turtleboom is a member of the Belgian Federal Parliament and a 2017 Yale World Fellow. 

Roger Davidson, former COO of Supervalu, gave an overview of the organic and grocery industries during an event hosted by the  Retail and Marketing clubs. Davidson also led a field trip to a nearby Whole Foods following his talk.

The Public Speaking Club hosted a workshop on storytelling with Charles Vogl.

Wednesday, November 8

Women in Management and the Out of Office clubs hosted the second event in their new Leadership Symposium series. Emily Berger ’13, vice president at Morgan Stanley, was the speaker.

Thursday, November 9

The Entrepreneurship Club hosted a fireside chat with Bridgett Farrer ’15, general manager, West Coast, and head of public affairs at Commons. Farrer discussed what it’s like to be part of a fast-growing startup.