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Consumer Electronics Show 2017

Post by Vivian Fang ’17 What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas … except for all the AMAZING KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATIVE IDEAS that I was exposed to thanks to #CES2017. For those who don’t know, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is the biggest tech convention in the United States, with approximately 170,000 attendees, that takes place…

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2017 NRF Retail’s BIG Show Student Program Experience

Post by Marsalis Pearce ’18 Over the winter break, I had the pleasure of attending the Student Program at Retail’s BIG Show, an annual event hosted by the National Retail Federation. Accompanying me were Dr. Lauren Beitelspacher, Lucy Turner, and several of my peers who share a similar, burning passion for retail. A record-breaking 650+ students…

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My Learnings from Tech Inclusion

Post by Yulkendy Valdez ’17 There is something about the tech industry—beyond its appetite for innovation and highly-intelligent people that are always searching for the next big thing—that appeal to me. The tech sector is always daring to change, faster than its counterparts, both internally and externally. Attending Tech Inclusion in San Francisco helped me…

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Hello Tomorrow Global Summit

Post by Dylan Husted ’17 With over 3,000 applications worldwide, the Hello Tomorrow Startup Challenge was an intense one spanning months of vetting processes. My startup, SaveOhno, was selected to the top 500 worldwide overall, top 50 worldwide in the Data & Artificial Intelligence track, and top 10 in North America for Data & AI. Receiving…

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National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) Conference

Post by Stephane Rosarion ’17 Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) Conference. It was an amazing experience and I was able to grow my professional network. As a young and concerned Haitian, I have always been interested in the socio-economic situation in my…

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