This Week's Student Club Speakers

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 September 26.

Monday, September 26

The Consulting Club hosted a panel of second-year students who discussed their summer internships with consulting firms within the United States and abroad.

The Marketing Club welcomed Tanmay Manohar ’16 of Viacom, who spoke about marketing roles in the media and entertainment industry. The focus of the presentation was on marketing one’s career background to secure a position in the industry.

Howard Gruenspecht YC ’82, deputy administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, joined the Energy Club  via video conference for an overview of trends and issues impacting the energy industry.

The Responsible Investing  Group hosted a meet-and-greet session in which second-year students shared information about their summer internships with first-years. 

Tuesday, September 27

Will Araujo ’14, head of operations and business development at Luxe, spoke to students as a guest of the  Technology Club.

The Greater China Club hosted venture capital investor Li Feng, founder of Frees Fund. Feng shared with students his experiences in and insights into the industry.  

Wednesday, September 28

OCHO Candy founder Denis Ring ’84 brought chocolate samples and his success story to students in the Entrepreneurship Club and their guests. Ring previously served as vice president of corporate brands for Whole Foods and was responsible for launching the Whole Foods 365 product line.

Anir Chowdhury, policy advisor of the Access to Information Program to the Bangladesh Prime Minister’s Office, spoke during a Social Impact Lab event  about embedding and scaling up innovation in “old-school” civil service.

Thursday, September 29

The Women in Management Club hosted a fireside-chat presentation with Dhivya Suryadevara, vice president, finance, and treasurer of GM.