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January 2021

Jan 14 – YLAN presents – From Zero to $38 billion: A Silicon Valley Vision, and Career Development Attributes to be part of it

January 14, 2021 | 12:00 pm till 1:00 pm

It's the "billion dollar" question: As a student or alumn developing oneself career-wise, what attributes are needed to succeed in financial technology? Nico Sand’s latest vision is Zanbato, a financial technology company established to make private markets more liquid and reliable. Launched in 2016, Zanbato’s ZX platform is an independent, SEC-registered Alternative Trading System that is today the leading inter-broker platform for trading venture-backed private shares. More than 100 banks and brokers are involved with ZX with total ticket values…

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December 2020

Dec 10 – Webinar: Our Hiroshima Legacy – with the Yale Latino Alumni Network

December 10, 2020 | 12:00 pm till 1:00 pm

YLAN is hosting Leslie Sussan, author of Choosing Life: My Father’s Journey in Film from Hollywood to Hiroshima.  We will be addressing the issue of legacy as a nation and between generations.  2nd Lt. Herbert Sussan was assigned by the Strategic Bombing Survey crew to film the aftermath of the atomic bombings in Nagasaki and Hiroshima.  After his discharge, he spent his entire life arguing for the public release of the entire footage. Leslie spent years trying to understand the torment she…

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November 2020

Nov 19 – Native American History in the Capital: Discovering Indigenous DC

November 19, 2020 | 6:30 pm till 7:30 pm

Native American History in the Capital: Discovering Indigenous DC by Yale Club of Washington, DC   Join us this Native American Heritage Month for a discussion about contemporary Native American politics and pressing issues. About this Event Join us this Native American Heritage Month for a discussion about contemporary Native American politics and pressing issues. In this talk, Director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy at George Washington University, Dr. Elizabeth Rule '13 (Chickasaw Nation), will discuss…

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October 2020

Oct 7 – Webinar: The Biotech Midas: An Exclusive Conversation with Vivek Ramaswamy, CEO of Roivant

October 7, 2020 | 8:00 pm till 9:00 pm

Join Accelerate Yale for a conversation with Vivek Ramaswamy, JD ‘13, Founder and CEO of Roivant Sciences. Vivek will share his innovative approach to licensing, incubating, and listing biotechnology companies, and discuss the ways he has set up incentive structures and used capital markets. The discussion will also explore the future of capitalism. Sam Hendel ‘03, Co-Founder of Accelerate Yale and Yale Angels, will moderate the conversation, with Grace Hsieh ‘07, Co-Founder of Accelerate Yale and Yale Angels, leading the…

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September 2020

Sep 21 – YCFW: A Conversation with Professor Paul Kennedy Webinar

September 21, 2020 | 4:00 pm till 5:00 pm

  Paul Kennedy, the J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History, Director of International Security Studies at Yale, and Distinguished Fellow of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, coordinates the ISS programs funded by the Smith Richardson Foundation. He is internationally known for his writings and commentaries on global political, economic, and strategic issues. Time Sep 21, 2020 03:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada) Attendees are encouraged to join the discussion during the Q&A session. Register Online

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July 2020

Jul 23 – Webinar: Effective Networking in the Time of COVID-19

July 23, 2020 | 3:00 pm till 4:00 pm

Leandro Margulis will go over his learnings of how to network effectively throughout his tech entrepreneurial career and how these best practices apply in these unique times for digital networking. This webinar will be moderated by David Sanchez, Chair of the Yale Latino Alumni Network. This webinar is produced by the Yale Latino Alumni Network and made possible by the Yale Alumni Association Shared Interest Groups. The webinar is co-sponsored by 1stGenYale and SUBE. By registering for this webinar, you…

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Jul 8 – Diversity in Tech: A Conversation with Gary Stewart, CEO & Co-Founder of The Nest

July 8, 2020 | 3:00 pm till 4:00 pm

Currently, black founders receive 0.5% of VC funding in the U.K. and 1% in the U.S. How can the tech industry change its approaches to hiring, leadership, and funding to live up to espoused ideals of diversity? Join us for an exclusive conversation with Gary Stewart, CEO and Co-Founder of The Nest, as we explore the issues facing black entrepreneurs and how we can move forward to create lasting change in the tech space. The session will be moderated by…

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June 2020

Jun 24 – Increasing Education Access in Underserved Youth Communities: A Conversation with Yale-Jefferson Award Recipients

June 24, 2020 | 12:00 pm till 1:00 pm

Yale alums have experienced a unique and world class education. And while educating aspiring leaders in scholarship and research is paramount in the Yale mission statement, so is service to all sectors of society, in an environment that supports free exchange of ideas through diverse, ethical, and inclusive experiences. This webinar will explore topics surrounding the educational access and opportunities that the panelists have helped to create through service work during and beyond their time at Yale. Each a Yale-Jefferson…

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Jun 16 – Webinar: Parenting Teens in a Pandemic: A Conversation with Dr. Lisa Damour ’92

June 12, 2020 | 12:00 pm till 1:00 pm

How can parents help their kids navigate the challenges of adolescence during the pandemic? If you're the parent of a tween, teen, or young adult, don't miss this exclusive conversation with Dr. Lisa Damour '92.   Dr. Damour is a psychologist, best-selling author, and writer of the monthly Adolescence column for the NYTimes, and regular contributor to CBS News. Anne Johnsos '93, journalist and producer of the podcast, uh-PARENT-ly, will moderate the conversation. Dr. Leonard Su '93 will manage the…

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Jun 9 – Webinar: Persuasive Presentations: Virtual and In Person

June 9, 2020 | 3:00 pm till 4:00 pm

Overnight, our communication methods have had to change radically. With that, you've probably noticed that virtual and face-to-face communication dynamics are different. In this webinar, you will learn verbal and non-verbal strategies designed to increase your confidence and equip you to better influence, engage, and even entertain an in-person or virtual audience. Presented by Sharon Sayler and moderated by David Sanchez, this webinar will help you become a powerful public speaker, regardless of the platform. During this webinar, you'll discover…

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