Vancouver career series event: Where could my degree take me? Nov 21

Vancouver career series event: Where could my degree take me? Nov 21

Whether you’re a recent grad, building on your career, or looking for something new, CFLSE Vancouver invites you to join us for our exciting inaugural ‘career series’ event. The evening will feature talks from several LSE alumni representing a variety of careers, informal roundtable sessions with each presenter, and also include a tutorial on how you can make your resume stand out from the crowd. Find out about some of the diverse places your degree can take you while getting a chance to network with fellow alumni. We look forward…

Toronto networking pub night November 21!

Toronto networking pub night November 21!

In partnership with the British Canadian Chamber of Commerce and BCS, we are pleased to invite you to a networking pub night in Toronto November 21, 2017! Join us and bring a guest for an evening of networking in a comfortable setting.  Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Location: PJ O’Brien’s Pub, 39 Colborne Street, Toronto (close to King Station) Tickets: There are two ticket options for this event: (1) Regular tickets, which include dinner and one drink for $50; (2) Networking Only tickets, which include one drink for…

Meet your chapter presidents

Meet your chapter presidents

From top left: Kaitlyn Shannon, Jamil Jaffer, Karin Poldaas, Christopher Mylde, Benjamin Dachis, In-Leng Ng, Christine Cail, Dominique Hamel, Shannon Hale Working closely with CFLSE President Usman Sheikh and our National Executive Committee, your chapter presidents bring local alumni together to participate in a cross-section of events that appeal to both recent graduates, retired alumni, and everyone in between. Please meet your leadership team in each city chapter, from Vancouver all the way to Halifax: Kaitlyn Shannon, Co-President, Vancouver Kaitlyn Shannon (MSc International Relations, ’14) is co-chair of the Vancouver…

What does social responsibility mean to you?

What does social responsibility mean to you?

We asked Canadian LSE alumni to tell us what social responsibility means to them. Thank you to the alumni that contributed their thought leadership. Here is what they had to say:  It requires both genders participating equally… Philanthropy is just one form of personal social responsibility, alongside other forms such as volunteering in support of community causes or fighting against social injustice. Yet while the desire to help others is universal and gender neutral, women appear underrepresented among philanthropists.   Ask someone which big names spring to mind when you…

Distinguished Canadian alumni: Dr. Gregory Marchildon

Distinguished Canadian alumni: Dr. Gregory Marchildon

We are honoured to feature Dr. Gregory Marchildon as our Distinguished LSE alumni in this issue of Alumni Reflections. Dr. Marchildon currently holds the Ontario research chair in health policy and system design with the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He has set himself apart in the fields of health, public policy and economic history through a long and productive career, both in academia and public service. In 2001-02, Dr. Marchildon was the executive director of the federal Royal Commission on the Future…

Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

From 1970 to 1973, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell pursued three years of graduate work in Soviet Studies at LSE. We are pleased to share her reflections on her program of study at the LSE, what student life was like in London – as well as her advice for current students. Interview by Ryan Khan Edited by Hilary Carter Why did you choose LSE? “I liked the idea of travelling and studying in Britain. The great thing about LSE was it was in the heart of London, where other schools…