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December 2014
Monday, 1st
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6:30pm-9:30pm, Cafe Pacifico, Covent Garden, 5 Langley St., London WC2H 9J
Join the London Chapter at Cafe Pacifico for dinner, drinks, and networking.

If you know of anyone from McCombs passing through London either as a student, intern, or visitor, please feel free to extend the invitation. Spouses and partners are welcome as well.

To RSVP, email Chapter president Ashley Walker at ashleykimberwalker@gmail.com.
Friday, 5th
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7:00am-9:00am, Dry Creek Cafe, 544 Yale St., Houston, TX 77007

Please join the Houston Chapter for their monthly First Friday Breakfast Series. All McCombs alumni and friends are welcome to attend. This is a great opportunity to connect with other alumni and hear the latest news and updates from McCombs. Alumni Director Keary Kinch is attending and looks forward to seeing you.

Please mark your calendar for upcoming First Friday Breakfasts. They take place at the same time and location each month. RSVP today!

Tuesday, 9th
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Noon-1:00pm, https://meeting.austin.utexas.edu/ktgwebinar/
About Dr. Andres Almazan:
Dr. Andres Almazan is Professor in the Department of Finance. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research and teaching interests include corporate finance, contract theory, financial intermediation and banking.

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Friday, 12th
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7:30am-8:30am, Stinson’s Bistro, 4416 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78756
The Austin Chapter invites you to come mix and mingle with your fellow McCombs alumni and friends at our monthly breakfast meeting at Stinson’s Bistro. We look forward to seeing you! RSVP today!
Saturday, 13th
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9:00am-Noon, Hermann Park’s Bayou Parkland, 6530 ½ Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77030

Please join the Houston Chapter and the Hermann Park Conservancy volunteers on the second Saturday of December to help preserve the Coastal Prairie and keep Hermann Park beautiful.

Project Blazing Star is a collaborative effort by community groups to create pocket prairie’s throughout Hermann Park to remind visitors what the area once looked like before development took over. Historically, much of Houston and parts of Hermann Park were covered by vibrant grassland known as the Coastal Prairie. This landscape was dominated by tall-grasses towering up to 8 feet above the ground in fall. As development proceeded and trees were planted, the prairie became an increasingly rare ecosystem with few native prairies left in Harris County and no remaining sites left in Hermann Park – until now! Two pocket prairies have been created in Hermann Park since the inception of Project Blazing Star.

The second Saturday of every month Hermann Park Conservancy volunteers come together to help maintain these important pocket prairies by removing invasive grasses and planting native species. Come join us at Bayou Parkland to help butterflies, birds, rabbits, raccoons, opossum and other park wildlife enjoy this amazing habitat of native plants and preserve some of Houston’s natural history!

Please email the conservancy volunteer coordinator at volunteer@hermannpark.org to RSVP today!

Thursday, 18th
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Noon-1:00pm, https://meeting.austin.utexas.edu/careerwebinar/

In this interactive presentation, Wendy Nolin of Change Agent Careers will guide you through various techniques employed by professional career coaches to help clients create a comprehensive job search strategy that is effective and repeatable.

Without an effective, actionable job search plan, countless hours can be wasted with little to no results, and further frustration. The more specific the plan, the more progress you can make in a shorter amount of time.

In this presentation you will learn how to:
• Define and identify your target market
• Outline specific steps and when to implement them
• Prepare for and manage schedule slippage

About Wendy Nolin:
Wendy Nolin is the President of Change Agent Careers, a career development and business coaching firm started in 2008. Wendy has nearly 2 decades of career development and management experience working with executives, entrepreneurs, and business owners to take their career to the next level.

After 2 very successful careers lasting a decade each, Wendy reached that point that many of her clients also reach: feeling like she was in the career spin cycle. Waking up each day feeling unfulfilled and lacking the motivation to go to work, but not sure what to do next or where to even start, she just kept spinning her wheels and going nowhere. After working with her own coach, Wendy founded Change Agent Careers, to help people like her who were stuck in the spin cycle find the right career for the right reasons.

Wendy was previously the Interim Director of Talent Management Solutions, and Interim VP of Marketing at a startup talent management software provider, and she has served as General Manager and VP for a career development company. She was responsible for business development, revenue growth, sales & marketing, customer relations, coach training and also carried a full client roster. Prior to career and business coaching, her career spanned sales, coaching, and training leadership roles in the airline industry and luxury retail.

Wendy is a subject matter expert in the career development space, and has spoken at numerous conferences locally and nationally such as HR.com, ExecSense, St. Edward’s CareerConnects, The American Library Association National Conference, The Department of Veterans Affairs, and Executive Women in Texas Government.

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March 2015
Friday, 6th
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8:00am-5:00pm, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., Austin, TX 78705

Save the date for the McCombs Alumni Network's 10th Annual Alumni Business Conference Friday, March 6, 2015 in Austin, TX.

Featured Keynote Speakers

  • Antonio "Tony" Garza, U.S. ambassador (Ret.) 
  • Christi Craddick, chair, Texas Railroad Commission
  • Moderator: Evan Smith, editor-in-chief, CEO, The Texas Tribune

We are currently putting together a list of additional faculty and industry speakers. Registration information will be available in late fall. Please make sure your contact information is up to date in the alumni directory so you do not miss your invitation.