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Help The Alumni Society Get 5K Members By Our Fifth Anniversary!

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We're constantly expanding and inviting more Latino alumni from our university alliances to provide you with a high-caliber network, but we can't do it alone. As a trusted member of The Alumni Society, we turn to you to help us build our network and help us get to five thousand members by our fifth anniversary (year-end 2020)!

So, what’s the Back-to-School Challenge?

For the next two weeks, we're asking you to refer Latino leaders in your networks to join The Alumni Society and have a chance at winning bragging rights if your alma mater receives the most points between September 13th and 30th. Additionally, the Society member with the most referrals will receive a Society swag box!

Here's How the Challenge Works:

  1. Get your amigo/a to join The Alumni Society. To qualify, they must be a Latino leader with seven-plus years of professional experience and have obtained a degree from one or more of our nineteen university alliances (see here for the full list).

    Here’s how you help your amigo/a to join:
    - Fill out the referral form for them
    - Forward the join form link directly to them

  2. Repeat step one through September 30th while we tally each school's referrals and new joiners
    - A school gets a point for each referral and each new Society member
    - The school with the most points, WINS

  3. We'll announce the winning school and the Society member with most referrals on October 2nd

Who's ready for Back-to-School?

Members of The Alumni Society have received a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree from one or more of the following universities:

Brown University • California Institute of Technology • Columbia University • Cornell University • Dartmouth College • Duke University • Georgetown University • Harvard University • Johns Hopkins University • Massachusetts Institute of Technology • Northwestern University • Princeton University • Stanford University • UC, Berkeley • UC, Los Angeles • University of Chicago • University of Pennsylvania • Yale University

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UPCOMING EVENTS

SocietyCast Featuring Facebook Leaders (Part 1)

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Please join us Thursday, September 17th from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET for a special edition of SocietyCast, featuring a three-part series with Facebook leaders. First up, Francesca de Quesada Covey, Strategic Response, Office of the CEO and COO, Facebook and Carl Bernadotte, Director, Executive Recruiting, Facebook. In an interview led by Carl, Francesca will share her insights on “Careers at Facebook”. Everything from navigating Facebook, the environment, having a leadership seat at the table, and much more.

Then, we'll have an engaging networking session where you can connect with the speakers and fellow members of The Alumni Society.

Virtual Happy Hour to meet NYC Mayoral Candidate Dianne Morales

We’ve never had a Latina run for Mayor of New York nor a member of The Alumni Society. New York members, join us on Thursday, September 17th from 5:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. ET, for an evening of casual networking and discussion to meet fellow member, Harvard alumna and pioneer, Dianne Morales, 2020 New York City Mayoral Candidate. Come ready to ask her questions about her platform and candidacy!

RSVP for the 2020 Leadership Summit

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Thursday, October 15, 2020
1:00-5:00 p.m. ET

The 2020 Leadership Summit is our boldest venture to date, as we bring the magic of the special occasion to your home office. Join us for a one-of-a-kind program in which the top Latino leaders in the United States come together to connect, share, and take accíon!

A Look Back at A2A

On July 16th, we heard from Carla Vernón, Forrest Deegan, and other extraordinary leaders at our first-ever A2A: Alumni to Alumni event. Carla and Forrest each spoke to the importance of courage, explaining the myriad ways that they lean into challenges each and every day. Watch for yourself!


CARLA VERNÓN

President and CEO of Inspired Tiger, LLC

“I don’t care if you’re in the C-suite or the ninth grade—you are a megaphone. We need to hear you."

FORREST DEEGAN

Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

"Every individual has the chance to be a disruptor, to lead with integrity and have their words match their actions—the power to reform."

Stay tuned for the next round of A2A videos in our upcoming newsletter!

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MEMBER NEWS
New Member Spotlight

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Lourdes Slater

Founder and CEO of Karta Legal LLC (Georgetown, Penn)

Where are you from (city, state, heritage)?

I'm from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. I am Boricua/Latina.

What is something interesting about you?

I am a lawyer turned technologist, turned process expert, turned change instigator, turned innovator.

What is your favorite thing about your job?

I help law firms and legal departments think outside the traditional box and reimagine the delivery of legal services, thereby having a hand in designing the future of the profession. That is both my passion and my mission.

What is your greatest career accomplishment?

I am very proud to have worked in the architecting and management of the logistics, operations, and legal processes of two of the most high profile and successful cases of the 2010-2020 decade, both on the plaintiffs' side (the first, representing the Trustee in the Bernie Madoff Bankruptcy litigation; the second, representing the FDIC and several Federal Home Loan Banks in the RMBS litigation).

What are you looking to gain from The Alumni Society?

To coalesce with others seeking to make a difference in placing Latino leaders at the top levels in business and government. To meet and network with like-minded successful professionals, with a shared heritage, who are seeking to make a difference. And to make some strong friendships in the process.

Like Father, Like Daughter: A Spotlight on Two Alumni Society Members

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Roberto Carmona is rightfully proud of his daughter, Tonantzin Carmona. A graduate of Northwestern University, Tonantzin is now an MPA candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she is enrolled in the same Mid-Career Master program her father enrolled in during his time at the school.

“Many of The Alumni Society members are parents, were inspired by their parents, and one day may become parents," Roberto says. "Alumni Society members, as well as academic and professional accomplishments, create legacies of excellence and open new possibilities for generations to come.”

Celebrating Members' Career Accomplishments

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Career Opportunities

NEW Listings

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Philadelphia, PA; Remote

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Menlo Park, CA

Menlo Park, CA; Washington, DC

Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX; Menlo Park, CA; Washington, DC; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA

Los Angeles, CA; Menlo Park, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL

Austin, TX; Menlo Park, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL

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San Francisco, CA

Fort Worth, TX

*Interested applicants can apply by emailing recruiting@tpg.com.

Are you actively looking or open to strategic introductions?

  1. Set up a call with one of our engagement managers who can help connect you to exclusive job opportunities with our corporate partners. Schedule time with our Engagement Managers Elyse Schultz and Haylee Himel.

  2. Email us if you have applied to any of the positions listed. Include your resume along with a link to the job you applied to, and we will be sure to promote you to our corporate partners.

  3. Visit our career opportunities page for additional career opportunities with our partners
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The Alumni Society is a network of mid-to senior-level Latino leaders who graduated from the country’s top universities. This network offers exclusive opportunities for growth and empowerment, with the goal of advancing business leadership.

Photos: Courtesy of Roberto Carmona (Carmona and Carmona)

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