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Dean's Speaker Series featuring Dirk Van den Berghe, Walmart Executive VP & Regional CEO

You’re invited to attend the next Dean’s Speaker Series talk featuring Dirk Van den Berge, Walmart Executive Vice President and Regional CEO – Canada, Asia and Global Sourcing. Mr. Van den Berghe will share insights from his experience leading Walmart’s business growth and development in Canada and Asia while overseeing the company’s sourcing offices in 19 countries.

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PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series

How can research be applied to create a healthier society? In the first event of this year’s PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, five doctoral students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will talk about how to advance society’s health and wellbeing.

Date: Thursday, February 1
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Paetzold Auditorium, Vancouver General Hospital, 899 W. 12th Avenue

Free to attend, but registration required

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UBC Sauder Philanthropy Speaker Series: Abdul Ladha

The UBC Sauder Philanthropy Program and The Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics are pleased to announce their second speaker of the year, Abdul Ladha. Abdul is the founder of the Spark Global Philanthropic Foundation (SPARK) which seeks to promote and teach strategic philanthropic practices that empower youth to understand and navigate charity. Besides his own charity, Abdul has continually supported other local charities in BC such as the Canucks Place Children’s Hospice, BC Children’s Hospital, and the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) program.

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Wall Street 101

Capital markets internships now often begin between 2nd and 3rd year of university, and for many banks, full-time employment offers are made at the end of a successful internship at the bank between 3rd and 4th year of university. Thus, students need to start preparing early in their university experience! This talk will outline what are the career possibilities, what skills and personalities are required, and why would you enjoy having such a career.

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