williamjamesfoundation.org/ competitions – a list of sustainable/socially responsible business plan competitions.
williamjamesfoundation.org/ conferences – a list of conferences focused around sustainable/socially responsible businesses
williamjamesfoundation.org/ accelerators – a list of accelerator projects focused around sustainable/socially responsible businesses
williamjamesfoundation.org/ orgs – a list of organizations that support sustainable/socially responsible businesses
The CSRB’s Office for Applied Research, which provides students’ opportunities to do important research and get published, has funded internship opportunities available. Click here for descriptions and if you are interested in these or other project opportunities, contact Ed Quevedo (email@example.com).
Silicon Valley Leadership Group: The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is involved in sustainability, community development and business and is looking for two students to conduct a survey of green supply chains and make recommendations to member companies. Look for details in next week’s MBA updates!
E&J Gallo Winery: Gallo Winery is looking for 2 students to do a teaching case on Gallo Winery’s journey towards sustainable development, which will run through the end of Spring term. The case will be published. Gallo Winery is also looking for 1 student to help run management system for sustainability. All 3 students will be working directly with Matt & Gina Gallo
Excited to see you all in San Jose! Below are categories of information for you to use a resource:
Conference Location: The San Jose Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Mills Shuttle: The shuttle will be leaving Mills at 7AM sharp on Friday morning and returning to Mills on leaving San Jose at 9PM to return to Mills. Details for Saturday will be announced soon, but plan for a similar schedule.
Parking: Convention Center parking is available for a fee; information on additional parking can be found here.
Goal is to have 75% of all attendees at the conference know about our Lokey GSB by the time they leave the conference. Please wear you Mills buttons, and hand out postcards (if you have them) about the CSRB/Net Impact conference.
Encourage conference attendees to visit our booth during the expo on Friday.
Also, please consider actively using social media to share thoughts/reflections while you are at the conference. Twitter handles to use include: @LokeyGSB, @SoulfulMBA, @CSRBMills. The conference hashtag is #NI13.
Sessions that Mills students helped design and may feature other Mills Faculty:
From Micro to Macro: Microenterprise as a Strategy for Community Revitalization (designed by Dean Deborah and a student)
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM, October 26 2013
Society & Schools: Education Trends That Drive Change
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM, October 26 2013
Rewiring the Classroom: Ed Tech as a Catalyst for Community Development
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, October 25 2013
Sessions that feature our very own Professor Ed Quevedo as a speaker or moderator:
*Featured* Forward-Looking Finance: How to Make Capitalism More Sustainable
Friday, October 25 2013 10:15 AM
Nonprofit vs. For-profit: The Battle of Skills for Pathbending Leadership
Friday, October 25 2013 2:45 PM
Grooming a New Generation: A Salon for Faculty and Career Services
Friday, October 25 2013 4:30 PM
Equipping a New Generation for Impact: A Session for Faculty and Career Services
Saturday, October 26 2013 1:30 PM
Friday Night Happy Hour:
Please join us at Vino Vino in San Jose for our a happy hour with Dean Deborah. So we have an idea of how many plan to attend, please RSVP: http://j.mp/VinoVino
Bring it to the Conference!
Dress is business casual, you might want to bring layers and/or an extra pair of comfortable shoes.
Bring business cards, a portfolio/binder to carry papers, possibly a few resumes.
Tablet/laptop, notebook, or whatever you take notes on.
Also don’t forget your 5 Top Networking Tips card!