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2014 Events

Information Sessions
Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more about the Mills MBA and Joint Degree Programs and meet with currently enrolled students, alumni, and faculty and staff. Light refreshments are provided.

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm

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Information Session Attendees will receive an application fee waiver for spring or fall! 

Women, Careers, and Technology
Join us for a panel discussion on Women, Careers, and Technology moderated by Dean Deborah Merrill-Sands and sponsored by AT&T's Leadership Development Program (LDP) and the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College. The panelists are women with extensive experience working in different types of roles in cutting-edge technology companies. They will share their perspectives on how they have built successful careers in technology, highlighting their personal and professional experiences and providing insights into their current roles. Panelists include:

  • Kate Gentry, Senior Leader, Software Development, Salesforce
  • Svetlana Kipnis, Technical Project Manager, Macy's
  • Karen May, VP People Development, Google
  • Kisha Michelle Richardson, Founder & Lead Software Engineer, cleanME
  • Ellen Valencia, Director of Logistics, AT&T Supply Chain Operations

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  • Monday, September 15, 2014 from 4:00-6:00pm

MBA Reunion/Entrepreneur Showcase

Please join us for the 3rd Annual Entrepreneurs Showcase

Friday, September 19th, 2014 from 5 - 7 p.m.
GSB Gathering Hall and Atrium.

Featuring student and alumnae/i entrepreneurs from the Mills MBA, MPP and MBA joint degree programs showcasing their wares and services at this fun annual event. We have approx. 15 participating entrepreneurs.

Renowned marketing professor Michael Bush will also be presenting on the topic of "Methodologies for Lean Startups" at 6 p.m.

This event is free, but every donation to the Lokey Fund for Excellence of $10 or more will qualify you for a raffle ticket!

Light refreshments will be served.

Socially Responsible Business Career Panel

The Center for Socially Responsible Business at Mills College invites you to join us for our Fall Career Panel featuring a dynamic, compelling, and diverse array of leaders from the world of Socially Responsible Business.

Monday, September 29, 2014, 4 - 6 pm

Panelists include

  • Alisa Cordesius, Cause Manager, Indiegogo
  • Kim Kerry-Tyerman, Senior Program Manager for Employee Involvement in Corporate Responsibility, Adobe
  • Tony Moraga, Community Relations Officer, BBVA Compass
  • Michelle Peterson, Network Operations Manager, AT&T's Leadership Development Program
  • Nancy Reyes, Director of Advisor Relations, Parnassus Investments
  • Lena Robinson, Regional Manager in Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

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2014 Forte Forums

Don't miss out on hearing advice and stories from MBA women across multiple industries and career stages and learn how an MBA can help you succeed in virtually any career or industry - even the nonprofit sector. You will have an opportunity to learn how to finance your MBA.

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2014 QS World MBA Tour
The QS World MBA Tour offers you the opportunity to meet with MBA admissions officers and alumni from top business schools around the world. This is a great opportunity for you to receive advice on your MBA admissions strategy, improve your GMAT or GRE scores, and find out how to apply for $1.7 million in QS scholarships.

Register today.

2014 San Francisco Idealist Graduate Fair
The Idealist Grad Fairs connect prospective students with graduate schools in fields such as public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, global and public health, theology, environmental science, and socially responsible business. The fairs are free and open to anyone interested in learning about grad school.

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Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Net Impact Chapter Earns Gold Status

For the third year in a row, Net Impact has awarded the MBA Net Impact Chapter at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College one of its prestigious gold ratings.

With more than 300 chapters worldwide, Net Impact is a leading national organization comprised of MBA students and professionals who use their careers to tackle the world's toughest social, economic, and environmental problems.

Lokey Graduate School of Business Adopts "Hippocratic Oath for Business" at Mills College

As part of a growing movement among business school students around the country, MBA candidates at Mills took the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Oath on graduation day shortly before receiving their diplomas.

Modeled after Harvard Business School's MBA Oath, the Lokey GSB Oath is a voluntary pledge and public commitment by graduating MBAs and current MBAs to hold themselves accountable as socially responsible leaders to ensure that they use their business skills to have a positive impact on society, the environment, and the communities in which they live and work.

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Last Updated: 9/17/14