Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

August 25, 2015



August

SOLD OUT! Thu, 08/27 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — Berkeley
B-HAN EAST BAY: Haas Welcome Party
Mingle with fellow Berkeley-Haas alumni and welcome new students to the school. See SkyDeck, Berkeley's startup incubator and hear some team members talk about their startups.

Thu, 08/27 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Haas Happy Hour
Join fellow alumni for a casual happy hour at Yucca de Lac in Palo Alto to socialize and network with fellow alumni and classmates. Questions? Contact Kristen Lee, BS 12. Register

Mon, 08/31 — Virtual Deadline
Berkeley Board Fellows Program: Applications for Nonprofits
A valuable resource helping nonprofits further their mission is available through the Center for Social Sector Leadership. Full Program details and application can be found here. Questions? Contact Cathy Garza, Program Director.



September

NEW! Tue, 09/08 — 12:00pm-1:00pm — Berkeley
Berkeley-Haas Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Information Session
Refer a stellar candidate to our MFE program! The MFE program invites individuals who have strong quantitative backgrounds and are considering careers in finance to learn about the program and launching a career with top finance firms. Register

Can't make it this month? Stay tuned for two more events in Berkeley in October and November.

NEW! Thu, 09/10 — 5:00pm-6:00pm — San Francisco
Berkeley-Haas Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Information Session
Refer a stellar candidate to our MFE program! The MFE program invites individuals who have strong quantitative backgrounds and are considering careers in finance to learn about the program and launching a career with top finance firms. Register

Fri, 09/11 — Virtual Deadline
Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event: San Francisco
Deadline to pitch is 9/11/15. To apply to pitch, see instructions. Audience is limited to accredited investor UC Berkeley alumni, who will meet 10/13/15.

Wed, 09/16 — 6:00pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: The Economic Future of the U.S. with Prof. Ross Levine
Hear Berkeley-Haas Prof. Ross Levine on the economy and interest rates in 2015 and where we go from here. Save the date, details to follow.

NEW! Thu, 09/17 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN EAST BAY: How NerdWallet Can Help You Find the Best Financial Products
Dan Yoo, FTMBA 05, shares his personal journey from Haas to COO of NerdWallet. Learn about the ways that NerdWallet facilitates the selection of credit cards, bank accounts, mortgage loans, insurance, investments and other financial products and services. Register

NEW! Fri, 09/18 — 10:00am-4:00pm — Berkeley
MBA Alumni: 2015 International Business Development (IBD) Conference
MBA alumni are invited to attend the 2015 IBD Conference to learn about this year's 32 IBD projects, meet the 2015 Spring and Summer IBD MBA student participants, and hear about their experiences from around the world. Register

Wed, 09/23 — 6:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: Wine and Chocolate Tasting
Save the date, details to follow. (The last tasting sold out in one week!)

SOLD OUT! Thu, 09/24 — 6:30pm-10:45pm — San Francisco
B-HAN EAST BAY: The Phantom of the Opera
Join us at the Orpheum Theater for a re-imagined Broadway classic, preceded by a no-host networking reception. Critics rave that this breathtaking production is "bigger and better than ever before!" Waiting list



October

Thu, 10/01 — 5:00pm-7:00pm — Santa Rosa
B-HAN NORTH BAY: Haaspitality at La Tortilla Factory
A tour of La Tortilla Factory led by Willie Tamayo, BS 77, followed by a social hour featuring hors d'oeuvres, local beers and wines. Register

Sat, 10/03 — 10:30am — Berkeley
Haas Homecoming
Game tickets are going fast. Don't miss your chance to cheer on the Golden Bears from the Haas section of the Homecoming football game! While on campus, hear from Prof. Catherine Wolfram and Dean Lyons, BS 82, and tailgate with fellow alumni and students. Register

Mon-Fri, 10/05-10/09 — 8:30am-5:00pm — Sunnyvale
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Product Management Training
The PM Certificate Program teaches the latest business model and product design skills needed to develop profitable products customers will love. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

NEW! Thu, 10/07 — 6:00pm-9:00pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN Silicon Valley: Save the Date — VC Panel Discussion
B-HAN Silicon Valley will be hosting a VC Panel Discussion and networking event on Wednesday, October 7 at WSGR in Palo Alto. More details and registration link to come.

Tue, 10/13 — 5:00pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Audience is limited to accredited investor UC Berkeley alumni. To apply to pitch, see instructions (Deadline: 09/11/15).

Wed, 10/14 — 6:15pm-8:15pm — Oakland
B-HAN EAST BAY: Moving up the Career Ladder: 3 Skills for Promotion
An interactive workshop with networking to help you stand out and catapult your career. Master the skills to skyrocket your influence and project executive presence in the workplace. Register

Tue, 10/20 — Save the Date — San Francisco
San Francisco Networking
Network and connect with your Berkeley-Haas student and alumni community at the ninth annual San Francisco Networking event. Save the date for one of our largest and most effective Haas industry networking events!

Fri, 10/30 — 8:00pm-12:00am — San Francisco
Cal Young Alumni Blue & Gold Bash
Cal young alumni (Classes of 2005-15) are invited to a Roaring 20s themed cocktail party the night before the Golden Bears take on USC at home. Proceeds benefit the Kruttschnitt Aspire Scholarship Program (KASP). Learn more and register.



November

Fri, 11/06 — 9:00am-4:30pm — San Francisco
2015 Berkeley-Haas Healthcare Conference
Save the date for the 2015 Berkeley-Haas Healthcare Conference at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center. Inspire Technology. Advance Healthcare. Improve the World. Learn more.

Fri, 11/13 — Save the Date! — San Francisco
14th Annual Haas Gala
Celebrate the vibrant Berkeley-Haas community with Dean Lyons, BS 82, and fellow alumni at the annual Haas Gala. Save the date for one of our biggest and best Haas nights of the year!

Fri-Sat, 11/13-11/14 — 9:00am-4:30pm — Berkeley
Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work: 15% Discount for Alumni!
Join the Greater Good Science Center, Mindful magazine, top scientists, workplace leaders and mindfulness teachers at an event where they share practical strategies to help transform your work experience and your workplace. Learn more.


Jennifer Chatman, PhD 88, speaks to the L.A. Times about Amazon's demanding workplace
The Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management was "unsurprised" by reports of Amazon's demanding workplace culture. Chatman puts both the revelation and the public response into historical and social context.Learn more.