November 2019 Alumni Newsletter SFU Beedie
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November 2019 Edition

Featured Story

Creating an entrepreneurial mindset through community

Charles Chang, BBA'95, President & Founder, Lyra Growth Capital Partners shatters the misconception of entrepreneurs as lone pioneers. Learn more.

SFU Beedie News
JDC West Alumni Party
#MadeBySFU competition attracts record number of entrepreneurs
This year's annual #MadeBySFU entrepreneurship competition attracted twice as many competitors as last year, and for the first time, all of them were women. Learn more.
Nanotechnology Meets Healthcare
The GDBA celebrates 20 years of innovation and inclusion
The GDBA program continues to evolve but its core proposition remains the same as it did 20 years ago: a flexible and inclusive option to access high-quality graduate business education. Learn more.
Alumni Spotlight

Ali Najaf, BBA '18, Author of Maclean's article The culture shock of Western Canada

Travelling more than 10,000 kilometres from his home in Jalal Pur Bhattian, Pakistan to Vancouver Ali Najaf, BBA'18, shares his experience as an international student. Learn more about his experience.

Events & Educational Opportunities
Tokyo: SFU Alumni & Friends Social
November 18, 2019

Join fellow SFU alumni and friends for a casual social at Two Dogs Taproom. Family and friends are welcome to join! Light appetizers will be provided.

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. JST
Location: Two Dogs Taproom, Aries Bld. 2F,
3-15-24, Roppongi, Minato, Japan
Register now.
Toronto: Misinformation: Fake News and Your Beliefs
November 19, 2019

Immerse yourself in this educational and thought-provoking evening, as Peter Akman, BA'99, senior investigative reporter, CTV, W5 and National News, explores the impact fake news creators have on your political views and decisions.

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
Location: Manulife Building, 200 Bloor St. E., Toronto
Buy your tickets online.
Career Workshop: Networking Skills
November 19, 2019

Networking is a key component to a successful career and personal life. Learn how to recognize and make the most of your existing network, how to grow your network successfully, and much more.

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PST
Location: Room 2300, Segal Graduate School of Business
Buy your tickets online.
Hong Kong: Joint Canadian Universities Alumni Mixer
November 22, 2019

Join fellow Canadian alumni and friends for a Happy Hour social at Sound Dept. With over 18+ Canadian University alumni groups participating, this is the event to connect with other Canadian graduates and friends.

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. UTC
Location: Sound Dept, Pedder St 82, Central, Hong Kong
Register now.
Career Workshop: Cover Letter
November 26, 2019

Your cover letter is often the first impression an employer has of you. Is it a good one? Is it targeted? Does it highlight the best of you? Learn how to tailor your cover letter through this hands-on workshop.

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PST
Location: Room 2300, Segal Graduate School of Business
Buy your tickets online.
Hot Jobs
Title Job ID Company Apply by
Program Coordinator 20024 Skills For Hope Foundation November 18
Bookkeeper 20034 St. John Ambulance BC & Yukon November 22
Entry Level Outside Sales Trainee 20032 Reynolds and Reynolds Canada Ltd. November 28
Retail Portfolio Operations Specialist 19850 Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group November 29
Corporate Accountant 20046 Gilic Developments Inc. November 29
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