Laidlaw Scholars Breakfast - September 2019 Quarterly Update from the LCBS Executive Board Dear Laidlaw Community, Happy New Year! On behalf of the Laidlaw Columbia Business Scholars (LCBS) Executive Board we hope that you had an enjoyable holiday break! In addition, we hope that the beginning of this new decade brings in new opportunities to grow and connect as a community. In this first newsletter, we hope to showcase important information as well as highlight members of our community. Lastly, we encourage you to read along and provide us with your feedback at email@example.com! Upcoming Events Founding Women of Family Wealth presented by the Columbia Business School’s Family Business Program on Monday, February 3rd from 6:00PM - 8:00 PM at the Faculty House - RSVP here. Women’s Business Leadership in Tech - Unlocking the Value of Gender Diversity on Wednesday February 19th from 8:00AM - 4:15PM at Convene (466 Lexington Ave). We are giving away 10 CBS-sponsored tickets to the event. Sign up here for your chance to win a ticket! CBS Reunion 2020 from April 3rd to April 5th at Columbia Business School - Register here. LCBS Survey Thank you for taking the time to complete this year’s LCBS Survey. We heard your feedback and are folding in exciting new developments to the LCBS community strategy! To start, we wanted to share this year’s results with you for you to gain a better idea of how the community is doing. You can find the results here. Note: these results are confidential to LCBS members and not to be shared publicly. Leadership Opportunities LCBS Mentorship OpportunityWe are excited to launch our LCBS Mentorship program, exclusively for LCBS students and alumnae!The mentorship program will run from January - May 2020 with the expectation that mentors/mentees connect (virtually or in-person) at least twice during this time period. This is a great opportunity to connect within the greater LCBS community and develop strong relationships with the women that makeup this program. To sign up, complete this application by Friday, February 14th. You will receive notification of your mentorship match in early March. Reach out to Lindy Gould (firstname.lastname@example.org), VP of Mentorship, with any questions. Looking for Candidates for the 2020-2021 LCBS Executive Board Apply to the LCBS Executive board to serve our community and its cause. The Laidlaw Scholars at Columbia Business School stand 283 women strong. We are a community of women deeply committed to each other and to women in business, funded to help attend CBS by the generous donation of the Laidlaw Foundation founded by Lord Irvine A.S. Laidlaw '65. Apply to be on the Executive Board to be the liaison between the Laidlaw Foundation, Laidlaw Columbia Business Scholars and Columbia Business School in our collective mission to increase the number of women MBAs in company c-suites. Deadline to apply is February 28th. Spotlight On: Shuli Hervitz - VP of Data & Analytics
City: New York, NYHometown: Miami, FLCompany: IBMRole: Strategy Consultant Most exciting thing you did at CBS: I had the opportunity to organize a major conference during my time as President of the Hispanic Business Association. We brought together incredible speakers, students from top MBA programs, and corporate sponsors committed to promoting diversity in the business community How did LCBS help you achieve your goals: LCBS has connected me to a community of strong, inspiring women. As a member of the LCBS board, I work alongside a group of talented individuals toward a common mission of advancing the role of women in business.