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  •  Ninth Annual Women in Business Conference Features Keynote Speaker Maddy Dychtwald

    Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2011 12:50 PM

    Maddy Dychtwald, a nationally recognized author and co-founder of Age Wave, will be the keynote speaker at the Ninth Annual Women in Business Conference presented by the Women in Business Network (WIB) of Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business on April 9, 2011 from 9:00AM to 6:00 PM.  The conference will be hosted by Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. at their new location at 130 Holger Way, San Jose, California.

    The theme of this year’s conference is “Be the Change.”  The event will connect you with business professionals who want to embody the change that they want to see in the world and will conclude with a networking reception with wine and hors d'oeuvres.

    Says Adelene Gallego Ramos, WIB President, “Whether you are a seasoned business professional or about to embark on a new career, the 9th Annual Women in Business Conference will give you the tools for success in demand today to be more effective leaders, more inspired individuals and more profitable professionals.  It will give you the power to create change.

    The conference will also include a panel on social entrepreneurship, a strategic networking workshop, and Lunch with the Experts, giving attendees a chance to meet with staff of such companies as Brocade, McAfee, TechCU, and the Winkler Group.  Everybody is invited to attend, including undergraduates, alumni, and also men.  Please contact WIB with any questions at scuwib@gmail.com.

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  •  Statman Book Signing on November 11

    Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 12:08 PM

    Finance Professor Meir Statman will sign his new book, "What Investors Really Want," at a reception on Thursday, November 11, in Lucas Hall.

    The book will be available for purchase at the event, and Professor Statman will give a brief talk about the topics he covers in the book. RSVP at www.scu.edu/business/finance/statmanbook.cfm

    Builiding on his research as a behavioral finance scholar, "What Investors Really Want" explores the real world of investing, examining the mind-sets and motivations behind major money decisions. Statman reveals:

    • How our desire for free investment lunches can leave us with no lunches
    • How our desire to win the investment game can turn us into losers
    • How we struggle between spending too much and spending too little
    • How to know what's really important in life
    • How to recognize and confront the regret that accompanies losses

    Meir Statman is the Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, and Visiting Professor at Tilburg University in the Netherlands.

    His research on behavioral finance has been supported by the National Science Foundation, CFA Institute, and Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) and has been published in the Journal of Finance, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management, and many other publications. A recipient of two IMCA Journal Awards, the Moskowitz Prize for Best Paper on Socially Responsible Investing, and three Graham and Dodd Awards, Statman consults with many investment companies and presents his work to academics and professionals in the U.S. and abroad.

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