Club Highlights: A Discussion of Jewish Business Ethics, a Look at the Chinese Electricity Industry, and a Ukrainian Rock Star
Each month we share highlights from the dozens of club events taking place across Yale SOM.
How to Achieve Business Success Facing a Changing Electricity Grid
The Energy Club hosted Scott Fisher ’98, director of Alternative Energy Services at NRG Energy, for a discussion on the energy industry and its historical relationship with government.
Impact Investing: Innovations, Challenges, and Future Trends
Andi Phillips, a vice president in the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group and the head of the Goldman Sachs Impact Fund, on the role of private capital in driving social impact.
State Grid Corporation of China: Cutting-Edge Power Grid Technology and Global Strategy
Cheng Mengrong, former deputy general of the State Grid Corporation of China Department of International Cooperation, spoke about her 20 years’ experience in the Chinese power industry.
Yale World Fellow Gemma Mortensen
Gemma Mortensen, a Yale World Fellow, former executive director of Crisis Action, and soon-to-be chief global officer of Change.org, spoke at the invitation of the new EuroSOM group about coalition-building to address crises.
The XX Factor
Kristi Faulkner, president and cofounder of Womenkind, a creative agency targeting female consumers, on gender differences and marketing to women.
The Hockey Stick: How to Get Your Startup to its High-Growth Stage
SeeClickFix cofounder and CEO Ben Berkowitz discussed his strategy for efficiently and effectively expanding his sales team.
Yale World Fellow Slava Vakarchuk on the ‘European Idea’
Slava Vakarchuk, a former member of Ukrainian Parliament and member of Ukraine’s biggest rock band, on how Ukraine can build “constitutional patriotism.”
More Club Events
Jewish Business Ethics
Host: Jewish Students Association
Speaker: Rabbi Josh Ratner
Art of Behavior: A Conversation with Tania Bruguera
Host: Women in Management
Speaker: Yale World Fellow Tania Bruguera, a political performance artist
Conversation with Global Healthcare Executives about Current Issues and Trends in Emerging Markets
Host: Health and Life Sciences Club
Speakers: Hemendra Sharma, sales director at Thermo Fisher Scientific; Vimal Narayanan, CEO of MedTrix Health Care; and Karthik Anantharaman, CMO of BPL Medical Technology
Power, Gender, & Professional Advancement
Host: Women in Management
Speaker: Alison Wood Brooks, assistant professor at Harvard Business School
Host: Business & Politics Club and EuroSOM
Speaker: Associate Dean David Bach and panel of Spanish students