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September 5, 2022
Rounding up content from the business school and across Stanford University, keep learning about complex topics, hear the latest from faculty, or keep your career search going. Want to plan an event in your area? Let us know if we can help! Email [email protected].

⭐ Keep an eye out for the GSB Alumni Survey planned for September 8.
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Stanford Alumni Association Welcome2 Events
September–October, Various Dates
Stanford Alumni Association

Join fellow alumni as we gather and welcome new grads and recent arrivals to your neighborhood! These Welcome2 events are a great way for new alumni to meet members of your alumni community.

GSB Alumni Day Faculty Talks Livestream
Friday, October 7, Various Times
GSB Alumni Relations

Can’t make it on campus for GSB Alumni Day? You don’t have to miss out! Tune in live to the webstream of our featured faculty — Nobel Laureate Professor Guido Imbens, and Jaedicke Faculty Award winner Professor Anat Admati — as well as a school update from Dean Jon Levin.
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Bangkok: Stanford Thailand Get-Together
Saturday, September 10 | 6:00–9:00 PM ICT
Stanford Club of Thailand

Come hang out with your fellow alums and current/new students before the Fall quarter starts.


Are you curious about design thinking? Hungry to experience it for yourself? Hungry to experience it for yourself? Don’t just watch from the sidelines — come give it a try at the Join us for a student-led public workshop to learn some of the key design thinking methods.

GSB Chicago Chapter

Learn how to create lasting profits and growth in the smartest way possible: by creating a solid partnership between digital innovation and traditional business operations ― in other words, by marrying brains and brawn. Stanford GSB Lecturer Rob Siegel, MBA ’94, provides everything you need to set your company apart from your competitors in real and measurable ways ― and take the lead in your industry for years to come.

Earthquakes Soccer at Stanford Stadium
Saturday, September 24 | 7:00–9:00 PM PDT
Stanford Alumni Association

Watch the San Jose Earthquakes take on the LA Galaxy in the Cali Clasico at Stanford Stadium. Each ticket purchased includes a Stanford Alumni/Quakes branded scarf to be picked up on game day!

New York: GSB Welcome Party
Wednesday, September 28 | 6:30–8:30 PM EDT
GSB New York Chapter

Please join fellow local GSB alumni as we welcome the newest graduating Class of 2022 and other recent alumni who have moved to New York. The event will be hosted by Debora DeCotis, MBA ’78.

Alumni Working Together to Address Inequity
Friday, October 7 | 1:00–2:30 PM PDT
GSB Allies for Equity

Join an interactive discussion during GSB Alumni Day about the many diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts GSB leaders are currently spearheading. Learn about alumni identity chapters, class-based efforts, and other programs like Project Redwood and Stanford Alumni Consulting Team — and help us launch a new intersectional chapter, Allies4Equity.
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Cardinal Service

What do you StandFor is a series of events and opportunities to get students and alumni involved in public service and civic engagement during fall quarter. It’s an introduction to the service programs available at Stanford and an invitation to think about what’s important to you and what you’d like to be involved in while you’re on campus and after you graduate.

GSB Alumni Career Services

Sign up to get access to our 2022 Recharge Your Career playlist, with five of our top-rated webinars with strategies for investing in — or rebalancing and redesigning — your career right now.

Stanford Social Entrepreneurship Hub

There are many things to do before launching and operating a social venture — especially in the areas of planning and implementation. These free resources from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business can help you navigate the Path to Launch.

Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Texas Chapter September Pitch Event
Thursday, September 8 | 3:00–4:30 PM PDT
Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Texas Chapter

Featuring the excellent startups that made it through the vetting process. Come as an investor, an interested observer, or as a founder looking to learn from other startups.

Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs United Pitch Event
Thursday, September 8 | 4:00–5:00 PM PDT
Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs United

Join Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs United to hear pitches from 5-8 curated startups and meet the talented founders. This event is open to accredited investors with angel membership.

Allies99 Presents: The State of US Voting & Democracy 2022
Friday, September 9 | 9:00–10:00 AM PDT
GSB Allies99

Allies99 and Stanford Law School’s Nate Persily unite for an important and timely discussion on the state of US voting and democracy, including election administration, voting rights, election integrity, and democratic institutions. This engaging discussion will address current voting-rights, the election-administration landscape for the upcoming midterms, and concrete actions you can take to ensure election integrity and equal access to voting.

Alumni Career Services Information Session and Career Q&A
Friday, September 9 | 9:30–10:30 AM PDT
GSB Alumni Career Services

Come learn how Alumni Career Services can support you as you navigate change throughout your career — especially in times of uncertainty — whether your goal is to find a new job, change career paths, move up the ladder, reenter the workforce after a break, or create a meaningful “retirement.”

Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts and Doubters
Friday, September 9 | 10:00–11:00 AM PDT

The Stanford invites Kara Goldin, founder of award-winning Hint water, to share insight on how to move past your fears and defy the doubters. Kara has received numerous accolades, including being named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Northern California and one of InStyle’s “2019 Badass 50.”

Jump-Start Your Job Search: Virtual Career Series, Fall 2022
Wednesdays, September 14–October 5
9:30–11:30 AM PDT

GSB Alumni Career Services

This virtual career series is composed of four interactive sessions to help GSB alumni jump-start a networking-based job search. Executive coach and GSB alumna Debbie Wolter, MBA ’92, will lead participants through best practices for personal positioning, networking, interviewing, and negotiation.

GSB Lifelong Learning

Former dean and professor emeritus at Stanford Law School, Paul Brest, explores corporate philanthropy, reputation, and greed vs virtue. This is the fifth session featuring experts who will touch on a different topic from Frontiers in Social Innovation: The Essential Handbook for Creating, Deploying, and Sustaining Creative Solutions to Systemic Problems.

Fireside Chat with X’s Captain of Moonshots Astro Teller
Monday, September 26 | 10:00–11:00 AM PDT

The Stanford invites Astro Teller, X’s Captain of Moonshots, to share insight on realizing magical, audaciously impactful ideas. Dr. Teller currently oversees X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory, which focuses on using science and technology to bring ideas to reality.

Midas Investor Series with Saar Gur of CRV
Wednesday, September 28 | 4:00–5:00 PM PDT
Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs United

As part of our Midas series with a focus on star early stage investors, join us for candid insights and first impressions of startups with alumnus Saar Gur, MBA ’03, of CRV. Saar has led investments in DoorDash, Ring, ClassPass and Patreon among other exemplary companies. Founders sign up for a chance to pitch to Saar for his first impression.

Think Like a Rocket Scientist
Thursday, October 13 | 10:00–11:00 AM PDT

Rocket science is often celebrated as a triumph of technology. But rather, it’s the apex of a certain thought process — a way to imagine the unimaginable and solve the unsolvable.The Stanford invites Ozan Varol, former rocket scientist, to reveal the habits, ideas, and strategies that will empower you to turn the seemingly impossible into the possible.

GSB Lifelong Learning

Professor Paul Oyer takes an engaging look at the ways economic thinking can help us understand how sports work both on and off the field. He’ll show the many ways economics permeates the world of sports, with GSB alumni and Stanford student-athletes Nji Nnamani, ’08, MBA ’13; Justin Davis, ’04, MSx ’17; and Toby Gerhart, ’10, MBA ’20; dropping in to share their insights.

“Social Innovation in the 21st Century,” Professor Neil Malhotra
Thursday, November 17 | 9:00–10:00 AM PST
GSB Lifelong Learning

Social innovation is the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenging and systemic social and environmental issues in support of social progress. Closing our seven-part Frontiers in Social Innovation series, Professor Neil Malhotra will give an overview of trends and where social innovation is heading in the 21st century.
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