Bay Area Events Bulletin - weekly digest

February 24, 2015


Tu, 02/24 — 5:30pm — Berkeley
How I Became a Quant
Panel discussion on quantitative finance careers hosted by Berkeley-Haas MFE Program and the Intl. Assoc. of Financial Engineers with Q&A and networking reception to follow. Join us and spread the word. Register

Wed, 02/25 — 7:00pm-8:30pm — Berkeley
Best Practices Series: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Term Sheets (But Were too Afraid to Ask)
In-depth review of venture financing term sheets with speaker: Brady Berg of Mintz Levin. Register

Th, 02/26 — 6:30pm-8:00pm — Palo Alto
Socialize and network with fellow alumni and classmates during happy hour at Yucca de Lac.Contact Kristen Lee, BS 12, for questions. Register

Sat, 02/28 — 8:30am — Martinez
B-HAN EAST BAY: Habitat for Humanity Build Day
The East Bay Chapter of the Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network and the Tri-Valley Cal Alumni Club invite you to help a great cause and build a house for Habitat for Humanity. Register


NEW! Mon, 03/02 — 7:00pm-8:30pm — Berkeley
Entrepreneurial Best Practices Series: Startup War Stories
Join Matt Kirmayer, Partner at Lowenstein Sandler and a panel of VCs and entrepreneurs as Matt continues his deep dive into the foundation of successful startups. Register

Wed, 03/04 — 5:00pm-7:30pm — San Francisco
Board Match
Is 2015 your year to volunteer or serve on a nonprofit board? Find over 150 nonprofits in one room and network with other Haas alumni. Select "Alumni Association" under "Other Information" then "Haas" when registering. Look for Haas in the Alumni Lounge!! Register

Wed, 03/04 — 6:30pm-9:00pm — San Francisco
The Failure Nights
Join entrepreneurs, techies and business minds to discuss failure. Speakers share their own stories followed by an activity focused on our own failures. Event is informal, friendly and cordial. Hosted by Haasies. Register

Th, 03/05 — 6:30pm-8:30pm — Palo Alto
B-HAN SILICON VALLEY: Create Brand Names that Stick
Save the date! Alexandra Watkins, founder of Eat My Words, has named thousands of brands. Learn techniques for creating great brand names, and how to tell a good name from a stinker! Register

Fri, 03/06 — 11:30am-6:00pm — San Francisco
Berkeley-Haas Asia Business Conference
Join the 15th annual flagship Berkeley-Haas event featuring insightful speakers and unrivalled networking opportunities. Keynote speaker is Thomas Clayton, BS 99, VP of Houzz, & CEO of Bubbly. Register

Th, 03/12 — 6:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
B-HAN EAST BAY: What's my Career Next Step?
Pondering a career move? Unclear about the "right" next role? Join this workshop led by Lara Klein, Assoc Dir, MBA Career Management Group & coaches, Jo Ilfeld, MS 02, PhD 04 & Steve Terusaki, EWMBA 89. Register

Sat, 03/14 — 8:00am-6:00pm — Berkeley
Berkeley-Haas 18th Annual Women in Leadership Conference
Join more than 400 women & men for a day of connecting, sharing, & skills building at one of the oldest & largest student led conferences at Berkeley. Alumni receive a 10% discount with the code: ALUMNI2015. To register & find more information on the day, visit

Mon-Fri, 03/16-03/20 — 8:30am-5:00pm — Berkeley
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

Tu, 03/17 — 12:00pm-1:00pm — Webinar
Navigating Working Parenthood: 5 Essential Tips
Heather Wasielewski, BCEMBA 12/13, and Founder of Parents with Careers, leads this session to enhance parenthood and professional life. Register

Wed, 03/18 — 5:30pm-8:00pm — San Francisco
Berkeley-Haas Celebration in San Francisco
Celebrate the programs & centers of the Institute for Business & Social Impact (IBSI). Hear about effective solutions to social challenges from Prof Laura Tyson, IBSI Director, in conversation with Walter Robb, Whole Foods Co-CEO. Register


Tu, 04/21 — 5:30pm — San Francisco
B-HAN SAN FRANCISCO: SF Giants Baseball Game
Save the date! Join Berkeley-Haas alumni and friends for the SF Giants vs. LA Dodgers game and pre-game party at Momo's. Registration information to come.

Sat, 04/25/15 — 8:30am-5:45pm — Berkeley
Save the date! All Alumni Conference
Reconnect with friends, re-experience the classroom, and hear from some of Berkeley-Haas' most accomplished, path-bending alumni leaders incl Tim Campos, BCEMBA 10/11, CIO of Facebook. Registration information to come.

Mon-Fri, 04/27-04/30 — 9:00am-5:00pm — Berkeley
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: Pricing for Profitability in the Information Age
This 4-day Executive Education course with top Berkeley-Haas faculty provides the tools to get pricing right and improve profits. 15% discount for alumni (code CEE15). Register

Wed, 04/27 — 5:00pm-8:00pm — Berkeley
Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
To apply to pitch, see: (Deadline: 03/29/15). Angel investors interested in getting involved with the group visit Audience is limited to accredited investor UC Berkeley alumni.

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