Testimonals

Young Women in Business (YWIB): Beyond Pink Conference 2014

Danielle Hickes –  Young Women in Business : Beyond Pink Conference Featured Speakers:  Kayla Roxas, Erin Robinson, Maili Wong, Amielle Lake, Corrine Kessel, Jennifer Johnstone Website: http://beyondpinkvancouver.com/about/beyond-pink-2014/   Attending the Young Women in Business (YWIB): Beyond Pink Conference had different conferences that aimed to empower women and propel our careers. My major things I took away were the following: 1. Negotiating…read more →

John Molson Sports Marketing Conference #2

Verena Facundo –  John Molson Sports Marketing Conference Featured Speakers:  Marc Bergevin, Ned Coletti, Julien Brisbois, Kerry Bubolz Website: http://jmsm.ca/ I’m Verena Facundo, a 5th year Sauder student majoring in Marketing & Human Resources. With relevant experience and a strong interest for learning more about sports marketing, I was very keen attend the John Molson Sports Marketing Conference and have the…read more →

Marketing Association of Columbia Conference (MAC)

Christopher Rey  –  Marketing Association of Columbia Conference Featured Speakers:  Chris Louie, Miguel Pairano, Babs Rangaiah, Jared Grusd Website: https://www0.gsb.columbia.edu/students/organizations/mac/conference.html I, Christopher Heathcote-Rey am a currently second year student at the Sauder School of Business. I was born and raised on the small island Mauritius, off the coast of Madagascar in Africa.I had the incredible opportunity to attend the MAC (Marketing…read more →

John Molson Sports Marketing Conference

Anita Facundo (BCom’16) –  John Molson Sports Marketing Conference Featured Speakers:  Marc Bergevin, Ned Coletti, Julien Brisbois, Kerry Bubolz Website: http://jmsm.ca/   My name is Anita Facundo and I am a 3rd Marketing student at the Sauder School of Business. Last weekend I attended the John Molson Sports Marketing Conference held in Montreal, Canada. I chose to go to this conference…read more →

Harvard Intercollegiate Business Convention

Yuge Liu (BCom’15) –  Harvard Intercollegiate Business Convention 2014 Featured Speakers:  Richard Edelman, Lauren Leader-Chivee, Andy Bird Website: http://ibc.huwib.org/   I’ve always understood that women face certain struggles in the workplace, but knowing that there is a supportive group of women from across the continent and meeting them at the Harvard IWIB and IBC was an empowering experience.   Hearing from speakers like Richard Edelman,…read more →

Arc Initiative

Taylor Davis (BCom’17) –  Arc Initiative 2014 Website: http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Global_Reach/ARC_Initiative   Travelling and living in Ethiopia as a first year business student was one of the most impactful and important experiences of my life. It was incredible to be able to directly apply what I had learned in school and teach it to a group of passionate and intelligent individuals at the workshop. Moreover, having…read more →

Queen’s Business in the Environment Today (QBET)

Millie Wu (BCom’16) –  Queen’s Business in the Environment Today (QBET) 2014 Time: October 30th – November 1st, 2014 Featured Companies: Shopify, Scotia Bank, Telus, The Globe and Mail Website: http://www.qbet.ca/   My name is Millie Wu and I am a fourth year student specializing in Human Resources and Business Technology Management. I attended Queen’s Business in the Environment Today (QBET) 2014 conference…read more →

European Innovation Academy

Kathryn Huynh (BCom ’17) –  European Innovation Academy 2014   I think the most valuable thing that I’ve learned after my time at EIA was personal development as a business student and also as a person as a whole. My growth as a business student came down to the knowledge I’ve acquired from the lessons taught at the program, facing challenges…read more →

hEDGE Conference

Joe Ip (BCom’15) –  hEDGE Conference 2013 Time: August 2013 Featured Speakers: CPP Investment Board, Scotia Global Banking & Markets, TD Asset Management, BMO Capital Markets Website: http://hedgeconference.ca/   My name is Joe Ip and I was a third year finance student interested in a career in the capital markets. I attended the hEDGE Finance conference hosted by the University of…read more →

Harvard National Consulting Competition

Angela Son (BCom ’15) –  Harvard National Consulting Competition 2014 Time: May 3rd, 2014 Featured Speakers: Oliver Wyman, McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Fidelity, Bain, CEB, L.E.K, and APT Website: http://www.harvardconsulting.org/competition/ The Harvard National Consulting Competition was an excellent opportunity for personal, professional, and academic development. Personally, it was my first time visiting a city in the East Coast outside of Canada, so I…read more →

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