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Global Career Event: Women in International Business Roundtable

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Interested in learning about:

  • What is needed to work in China?
  • The ins and outs of trade with India?
  • Being a female business leader in the UAE?
  • Empowering local communities in Haiti?
  • Leading ethics and compliance efforts for a Fortune 500 company in the UK?

Then register now before the event sells out!

Join us for engaging discussions and networking opportunities with women executives from a range of backgrounds and industries and experience in international and multinational work. Two roundtable sessions will provide the opportunity for personal discussions regarding industry, positions, and tips on how women can excel in their chosen fields and the global arena. Industries and areas to be covered include bio-technology, consulting, data analytics, education, electronic communications, energy, finance, international relations, international trade, non-government work, and public relations.

Complimentary professional headshots will be provided by Canon!

Register Now

Columbian Women of GWU Scholarship

The application for the Columbian Women of The George Washington University scholarship is now open. Each year, Columbian Women awards $90,000 in scholarships to women attending GWU.

Apply Now

You can also join Columbian Women at our Networking Happy Hour at Cities Restaurant & Lounge (19th Street NW) on Thursday, February 9th at 6:00 pm. Columbian Women board members and past scholarship recipients will be on hand to answer questions about our organization and our scholarship.  Please RSVP for Happy Hour by emailing columbianwomen@gmail.com

The objective of The Columbian Women Scholarship (TUITION ONLY) is to recognize and assist women pursuing a degree program in any field of study at The George Washington University who demonstrate a high level of achievement in academia and a commitment to their chosen profession.

The Columbian Women Scholarship is based on merit and financial need. Applicants are first evaluated for financial need; applicants meeting the need criteria typically have an expected family contribution of less than $10,000 as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All applicants are required to complete a FAFSA application prior to applying for a Columbian Women Scholarship.

Awards will only be made for the 2017-2018 academic year. Although award amounts may vary, approximately $90,000 will be awarded in 2017-2018 with most individual awards ranging between $5,000 and $10,000. Scholarship awards will cover tuition costs only.

See www.columbianwomen.org for more information about our organization and our scholarship opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact columbianwomen@gmail.com

Deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017

Regulatory Science Summer Institute

This program explores how innovative drugs and medical devices are developed and regulated. You will visit regulatory agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). You will meet with government decision-makers who control access to the market, and learn from policy experts and thought leaders of the ramifications of proposed regulatory initiatives.

This institute is an international, multi-disciplinary program organized through collaborations between the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the GW Law School, and the European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM) at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

This unique opportunity will allow you to network with some of the brightest minds in the sector and discuss the regulatory issues and trends. The Institute will cover key topics and provide you an unrivaled networking opportunity.

Program Dates:

  • Online: May 8 – June 24, 2017
  • In-Person: May 22 – 25, 2017

View the Flyer for Additional Details and Registration Instructions.

Walk-In Advising Hours Suspended Until Monday, January 9th 2017

Please be advised that MBA walk-in advising hours have been suspended until Monday, January 9th, 2017.

Spring 2017 Elective Course: Data Ethics & Policy

DATS 6450 | Data Ethics & Policy | 3 Credits

  • Taught by Nima Bari
  • DATS 6450 – Section 10, CRN 57719 (3 Credits)

  • Dates: 01/17/17 – 05/01/17
  • Day/Time: Tuesdays 7:10-9:40 PM

This course will examine legal, policy, and ethical issues that arise throughout the full life cycle of data science from collection, to storage, processing, analysis and use including, privacy, surveillance, security, classification, discrimination, decisional autonomy, and duties to warn or act. Case studies will be used to explore these issues across various domains such as criminal justice, national security, health, marketing, politics, education, automotive, employment, athletics, and development.

Attention will be paid to legal and policy constraints and considerations that attach to specific domains as well as particular datatypes, collection methods, and institutions. Technical, legal, and market approaches to mitigating and managing discrete and compound sets of concerns will be introduced, and the strengths and benefits of competing and complementary approaches will be explored. This class is being offered in collaboration with great scientist in Data Ethics field Dr. Anna Hoffman.

For more information, or to enroll: Please fill out the Registration Transaction Form and email Dr. Nima Bari at nbari@gwu.edu to collect it and get it signed by the department.

New Spring 2017 Healthcare Focused Online Elective

MBA Programs is excited to announce a new healthcare-focused online elective, available Spring 2017:

ISTM 6290 | What You Need to Know to Manage Your Enterprise Information Assets: Health IT, Big Data & Mobile in Healthcare | CRN: 58408


Shaun Khalfan
Chief Information Security Officer
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Hillary Lewis
Senior Official for Privacy
Office of Inspector General
Dept. of Health & Human Services


A risk management overview of concepts in security, privacy, big data, and health information management for all levels of technical expertise.


Spring 2017 Elective Course Offering: SMPP 6210 | Strategic Environmental Mgmt.

SMPP 6210 | Strategic Environmental Management | 3 Credits – taught by Jorge Rivera, Section 10, CRN 56985

While many in the business, government, and non-profit sectors view environmental protection as a threat to competitiveness, others see win-win opportunities. This course provides students with graduate level knowledge and real life case examples that will allow them to design profitable corporate environmental management strategies.


Spring 2017 Registration Will Open Wednesday, November 2nd at 7:00 AM

Registration for Spring 2017 coursework will open on Wednesday, November 2nd at 7:00 am (EST).

Please contact your Academic Advisor if you have additional questions regarding your remaining requirements.

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